Discovered by the Rapids at an open tryout in January 2011.
First player in school history to join an MLS squad following his playing career at Metro State.
Has played his entire soccer career (high school, college and professional) in the state of Colorado.
Did not make a regular season appearance.
Made his first professional appearance in a U.S. Open Cup play-in match against Chicago Fire (3/30).
Played in nine matches (six starts) for the Rapids Reserves. Scored two goals during the season.
Signed with the Rapids on March 1, 2011 after being discovered by Colorado at an open tryout in January.
Closed at college career with the Roadrunners scoring 38 goals and registering 23 assists in 85 games played.
Ranks as the school’s all-time leader in shot attempts and among the Top 5 in 12 different categories.
Led Metro State to four winning seasons and two NCAA Tournament appearances.
Honors: 2010- first team All-America, NSCAA first team all-region, Daktronics Central Region Player of the Year, Daktronics first team all-region, RMAC Player of the Year, first team All-RMAC, RMAC All-Tournament. 2009- second team All-America, NSCAA first team All-Central Region, Central Region Player of the Year, first team All-Central Region, RMAC All-Tournament, RMAC Player of the Year, first team All-RMAC. 2008- NSCAA first team All-West Region, second team All-Central Region, second team All-RMAC, RMAC All-Tournament.
Son of Gordon and Jeanine Emory and has a brother, Kevin, and two sisters, Lauren and Kailyn.
2007 graduate of Fort Collins High School.
First team all-state and first team All-Front Range selection as a senior and a second team all-state pick as a junior.
Lambkins won the state championship as a 2005 junior after posting a 14-3-3 record.
Played club soccer with Colorado Rush.
Member of the Rapids Youth Academy in 2007.
Majored in health care management with a minor in management.
Was among 57 players to take part in a three-day tryout with the Rapids in January 2011.
Scored a goal and recorded an assist in 2011 preseason game against LA Galaxy and added another goal in preseason match versus Columbus Crew.