NAME: Emily Schmahl
SCHOOL: Notre Dame Academy
GRADUATING YEAR: 2012
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: NKY Div. I Player of the Year; USAV national all-tournament team
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5’9”-135 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Edgewood, Ky.
PARENTS: Ken & Stacie
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: “My parents because they’ve pushed me and always have been there for me.”
FUTURE GOAL: Continue volleyball career for Murray State; work in sports medicine
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: A 4-year starter, Emily was a strong hitter for last year’s 22-10 Pandas, helping her team to a Kentucky 9th Region runner-up finish. For the season, she had 270 kills, 65 digs and 33 blocks and was named by the NKY volleyball coaches as the Div. I Player of the Year and was 1st team all-Northern Kentucky (Enquirer). Emily was also named to the regional and district all-tournament teams. Emily was honorable mention all-state by the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association, and named to the all-tournament team of the USAV championships. “Emily has been a tremendous asset to the NDA volleyball program,” says coach Andrea Lanham. “Being the starting outside hitter since her freshman year, Emily has become the ‘go-to’ player on the team.” A good student (3-time academic all-state) and an avid reader, Emily is active in community service, and will continue her volleyball career next season at Murray State University. Her favorite athlete is Misty May Treanor.
COACH’S QUOTE --“Emily’s athletic ability, dedication and competitive drive for the game are just a few of the attributes that set her apart and make her an outstanding player.” – Andrea Lanham, Volleyball Coach.
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