The Women of Troy defeated Wichita State, 3-0, in the 2012 NCAA Austin Regional semifinal on Friday, Dec. 7.
She appeared in 16 matches as a freshman...registered 16 kills (0.67 kps) while hitting .308 with one assist, four digs (0.17 dps) and four blocks (0.17 bps)...posted a season-high five kills on Oct. 15 against Oregon State while hitting .556 (5-0-9).
She was a 2011 Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection and earned Prep Volleyball All-America special mention as a senior...played at Schaumburg (Ill.) High...earned Academic All-America second team honors...named Cook County honorary captain of the 2010 Daily Herald all-area girls volleyball team...rated as the No. 30 Senior Ace by Prep Volleyball...was a two-year team captain for Schaumburg...president of the National Honor Society...posted an academic class rank of 14 out of 603 students and recorded a 4.6 grade-point-average on a 4.0 weighted scale...played club volleyball for the Sports Performance 18 Elite squad that finished first at the 2011 JVA Premier Invite.
Emily Ann Young was born on April 20, 1993...parents are Timothy and Margaret...has one brother, Matt...lists Mia Hamm as her biggest sports hero...favorite movie is The Princess Bride...favorite television show is Big Bang Theory...enjoys listening to Michael Buble, Matt Nathanson, The Script and Parachute...she is majoring in business.