Ht.: 6-0 Hometown: Salem,VA
Previous School: Salem
Major: Elementary Education
2011: Appeared in all 32 matches and a total of 113 sets ... led team in blocks ... high of seven blocks came in SAC Tournament win over Newberry ... had nine kills and six blocks in O/11 loss to Wingate ... also had six blocks against Tusculum and Carson-Newman while adding eight kills ... reached high of 11 kills three times … other double-figure kill effort was 10 in S/16 win over Mars Hill ... stood 10th in SAC in hitting percentage ...
2010: Played in all 27 matches as a true freshman and totaled 81 sets ... third on team in blocks and fourth in kills ... high of 10 kills came in win at Anderson ... had nine kills, three digs and three blocks in win at USC Aiken ... recorded five blocks in O/8 match with Anderson ... served up a pair of aces in O/26 win over Lenoir-Rhyne ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter at Salem High School ... was a three-time all-district performer and was also named all-region and All-Timesland ... helped Spartans to a district title and to the State Final Four ... also earned all-district honors in basketball ...
PERSONAL: Born Emily Marie Richardson on April 21, 1992 in Salem ... daughter of Glen and Kathi Richardson ... elementary education major with a good 3.23 GPA.