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Emily Klitzke
Emily Klitzke

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Shawano, Wis.

High School:
Shawano

Height:
6-2

Position:
Middle Blocker

Klitzke2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

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 career-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 ... Picked up first career assist Jacksonville State (9/20) ... 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 ... Auburn was 13-6 with her in the starting lineup ... 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 8 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 collegiate debut vs. ULM (8/31) ... Made first start against Mercer (9/6), where she recorded six kills and three blocks while hitting .455 ... Hit .500 with 7 kills on 12 swings with one error in win at Jacksonville State (9/9) ... Was very efficient in win at Tennessee (11/1) with 8 kills on 15 swings with just one error for a .467 percentage ... Combined for 21 kills over weekend sweep of LSU (10/18) and Texas A&M (10/20) ... Had season-high five digs vs. Missouri (11/8).

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
Full name is Emily Marie Klitzke ... Parents are Tim and Joan Klitzke ... Has three sisters, Kaitlin, Megan and Morgan ... Plans to major in pre-med.

Klitzke's Year-by-Year Stats
Year Sets MP Kills KPS E TA Pct. Ast. APS SA SAPS SE Digs DPS RE BS BA TB BPS
2013 76 24 117 1.54 47 276 .254 1 0.01 0 0.00 0 30 0.39 0 0 41 41 0.54
2014 111 31 273 2.46 136 669 .205 4 0.04 0 0.00 0 31 0.28 1 10 70 80 0.72
Totals 76 24 117 1.54 47 276 .254 1 0.01 0 0.00 0 30 0.39 0 0 41 41 0.54