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Emily Knuth
Emily Knuth

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Joseph, Mich.

High School:
St. Joseph

Height:
5-10

Position:
Outside Hitter

Birthdate:
08/29/1987

Major:
Communications

2008:
•Played in 14 matches, starting in six
•Posted her first career double-double with a career-high 12 kills and 13 digs against Mercer
•Led the team in digs against Samford and New Orleans
•Hit .333 with nine kills and three errors on 18 attempts in the season-opener against Samford
•Left the team on Sept. 29, 2008

2007:
•Played in 22 matches, starting in four of them as the libero
•Primarily came off the bench in a defensive specialist/libero role
•Posted a career-high 17 digs against Tennessee State at the War Eagle Invitational
•Had 14 digs and a kill in her start at Tennessee, one of Auburn's three SEC wins
•Came off the bench for her first career kill in Auburn's win at South Carolina
•Posted four double-digit dig performances on the season

2006:
•Saw action in nine matches, starting in three
•Tallied six digs and an ace in her first collegiate appearance against Louisiana-Monroe
•Picked up five digs in her first career start against Arizona State
•Posted two aces in back-to-back performances against Southern Methodist and Kennesaw State
•Recorded a career-high 11 digs at Tennessee

High School:
•Named first-team all-state, all-region, all-division and all-conference in as a senior in 2005
•The 2005 Gatorade Player of the Year
•Holds the school record for career kills, season kills, kills per set and aces in a season
•A third-team all-state selection as a junior; also earning all-conference and all-division honors
•Earned all-conference, all-region and all-division honors as a sophomore
•Helped lead St. Joseph to the state final four
•Also earned three varsity letters in soccer
•An all-academic team selection
•Elected as President of her junior class and Vice-President of her senior class
•Participated in Habitat for Humanity

Personal:
•Full name is Emily Jeanne Knuth
•Born August 29, 1987
•Daughter of Sally Huling
•Has two brothers, Aaron and Jarod