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Emily Klitzke
Emily  Klitzke

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shawano, Wis.

High School:
Shawano

Height:
6-3

Position:
Middle Blocker

11/06/2015

Auburn defeats South Carolina, 3-1

Four Tigers record double-digit kills

09/10/2016

09-10-16 Volleyball vs Jacksonville

09-10-16 Volleyball vs Jacksonville

09/09/2016

09-09-2016 Volleyball vs Miami (OH)

09-09-2016 Volleyball vs Miami (OH)

08/27/2016

08-27-16 Volleyball vs Pacific

08-27-16 Volleyball vs Pacific

11/06/2015

11-06-15 South Carolina vs Auburn Volleyball

11-06-15 South Carolina vs Auburn Volleyball Anthony Hall

10/16/2015

10-16-15 Kentucky vs Auburn Volleyball

10-16-15 Kentucky vs Auburn Volleyball Anthony Hall

Awards and Honors
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2016: Started in eight matches at middle blocker and one at right ... Totaled a season-best 16 kills against Kennesaw State (8/30) ... Instrumental in the team's 3-2 upset of No. 21 Louisville (9/3), having 13 kills and a .323 attack percentage ... Had 14 kills vs. Santa Clara (9/3) and again vs. Miami (OH) (9/9) ... Finished with a .306 hitting percentage to lead the team ... Earned a redshirt for the remainder of the season.

2015: Started 20 matches for the Tigers and played in all 30 ... Ranked third on the team with 274 kills (2.42/set) ... Was also third on the team with a .226 hitting percentage ... Finished second on the team with 77 blocks (11 solo, 66 block assists) for a .68 average ... Hit over .400 four times with a season-best .545 (14-2-22) hitting percentage at South Carolina (10/9) ... Posted 15 double-digit kill performances on the season ... Led the team in kills in eight matches ... Set a career-high with 19 kills vs. Kentucky (10/16) ... Recorded a career-best seven blocks on three occasions: vs. Samford (8/29), vs. Florida A&M (9/1), vs. Ole Miss (11/20) ... Finished with 15 kills and three blocks at LSU (10/25) ... Totaled 14 kills in back-to-back matches: LSU (10/4), at South Carolina (10/9) ... Notched a .455 hitting percentage with 13 kills on 22 attempts in Auburn's three-set sweep of Arkansas (11/22) ... Hit .500 and posted 13 kills in the 3-0 win over Tennessee Tech (9/12) ... Had 10 kills and five blocks against Jacksonville (8/29).

2014: Played in 111 of 115 sets, starting 25 matches ... Ranked third on the team with 273 kills (2.46/set) ... Was also third on the team with 80 blocks (0.72/set) ... Hit over .400 four times during the season ... Posted a .600 hitting percentage and collected 13 kills on 20 attempts against Mississppi State (11/29) ... Recorded a season-high 18 kills at home against South Carolina (10/5) ... Finished with a .448 hitting percentage and 16 kills at South Carolina (11/6) ... Hit .522 and posted 15 kills in a four-set win at Mississippi State (10/31) ... Led the team with 12 kills against Florida A&M (9/19) ... Topped the double-digit mark in kills 11 times during the regular season ... Posted season-high six blocks, twice, in matches against FGCU (9/7) and Tennessee (11/9) ... Had 10 solo blocks and 70 block assists during the season ... 80 total blocks rank as the seventh-most in single-season history ... Record five blocks on four different occasions ... Finished with four digs versus North Dakota (8/29) and Troy (9/12).

2013: Played in 24 matches, earning 19 starts and seeing time in 76 sets as a freshman ... Started the final 16 matches of the season ... Finished third on the team with a .254 hitting percentage (min. 100 kills) with 117 kills (1.54/set) on 276 attacks with 47 errors ... Fifth on the team with 41 blocks (0.54/set) ... Led Auburn in hitting percentage five times during the season ... Best match of the season came against LSU (10/18), where she had 12 kills and hit .474 ... Topped the double-digit mark in kills one other time with 11 kills and a .318 percentage in the season-finale at Georgia (11/27) ... Season-high 23 attempts vs. Ole Miss (11/24); finished with eight kills and just one error, hitting .304 ... Posted five blocks on two occasions, at South Carolina (10/27) and at LSU (11/15) ... Had eight kills and four blocks in win over Arkansas (11/10) ... Made first start against Mercer (9/6), where she recorded six kills and three blocks while hitting .455 ... Hit .500 with seven kills on 12 swings with one error in win at Jacksonville State (9/9).

High School: Named offensive player of the year all four years at Shawano High School ... Team MVP as a senior ... All-conference first-team selection in 2011 and 2012 ... All-Wisconsin second-team selection in 2012 ... Named to Green Bay Press Gazette All-Area Team in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Finished career at Shawano HS with 1,127 career kills ... In her senior season, had 336 kills (3.0/set), 95 blocks, 339 digs and 60 aces ... Club team was FC Elite.

Personal: Parents are Tim and Joan Klitzke ... Has three sisters, Kaitlin, Megan and Morgan ... Will finish with a degree from the College of Human Sciences.

Klitzke's Career Highs
Category Career High Opponent Date
Kills 19 vs. Kentucky 10/16/15
Attempts 48 vs. Kentucky 10/16/15
Hitting Percentage .667 (3x) last vs. Georgia Tech 8/26/16
Assists 1 (10x) last at Tennessee 11/25/15
Digs 5 vs. Missouri 11/8/13
Blocks 7 (3x) last vs. Ole Miss 11/20/15
Aces - - -
Points 19.5 vs. Kentucky 10/16/15

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