Emmerson

Smith

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#19

Outside Hitter
Height: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Oregon City, Ore.
High School: La Salle Catholic Prep

Bio

2018:

  • Appeared in one set.
  • Recorded two digs, one kill and one block at UC Davis (8/25).

2017:

  • Played in 28 matches with 24 starts, appearing in 87 sets.
  • Totaled 11 blocks on the season.
  • Recorded 150 kills, 9 assists, 212 digs and served 12 aces.
  • Had a season's best 21 kills and 15 digs against Bucknell (10/14).
  • Notched two double-doubles on the season.

Before Holy Cross:

  • A three-year member of the varsity volleyball team at La Salle Catholic Prep, serving as team captain her senior year.
  • Earned the team’s MVP award in 2014 and 2015.
  • Named first team All-Conference in 2015, second team All-Conference (2015) and second team All-State (2015).
  • Selected as the OSAA State Championship Player of the Game.
  • Helped her team in finishing second in the state in 2014 and 2015.
  • Notched 203 kills for a .355 hitting percentage, while amassing 149 digs and 22 service aces in 2016.
  • Also played for the Portland Volleyball Club under head coach Carl Neuberger, serving as team captain from 2009-2016.
  • Earned the Directors Award in 2009, helping her team to two league championships (2010 and 2011), as well as two Junior Nationals qualifiers (2010 and 2011).

Personal:

  • Daughter of Christine and the late Dennis Smith, and Patrick Bray.
  • Her father played football for Oregon State (Class of 1987) while her mother played volleyball for Linfield College (Class of 1993).
  • Has two brothers (Keeston and Tyler) and two sisters (Emily and Natalie).
  • Her brother Keeston plays basketball for Army West Point (Class of 2020).
  • Majoring in environmental science. 
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Volleyball vs. Bucknell Highlights (9/28/2018)
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