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Emily Williams
Emily Williams

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Mishawaka, Ind.

High School:
Mishawaka Marian

Height:
6-2

Position:
MH



2006: Academic All-Big Ten ... saw action in 24 matches ... tallied 36 kills and 36 blocks.

2005: Redshirted the season while recovering from an ACL injury suffered during the spring season.

2004: Saw action in 18 matches, starting one ... posted 43 kills and 27 blocks in 39 games ... averaged 1.10 kills per game ... tallied season-best eight kills against East Tennessee State and Michigan ... put up 0.69 blocks per game ... recorded season-best six blocks against Michigan State ... led team in blocks against Wake Forest and Michigan State ... pulled up five digs, including season-best two against MSU ... lone ace of the season came against Wake Forest ... tallied three kills and two blocks in Boilermaker debut against Tennessee-Martin ... earned Sue Jurkonis Strength Award for Most Improved Freshman.

High School: A four-time first team all-state honoree in volleyball ... led Mishawaka Marian to the state finals as a senior, while receiving Northern Indiana Conference and team MVP honors ... posted a .552 hitting percentage with 368 kills, 58 aces and 286 blocks in her final season ... nominated for the Wendy's High School Heisman award ... led team to three sectional and two regional titles and two state finals appearances ... picked up three South Bend Tribune athlete of the week honors ... named to Indiana North/South All-Star team two years ... named prepvolleyball.com and 17-club All-American selection ... owns Marian record for kills and blocks ... also played basketball for the Knights, setting the school's blocking record as a freshman, the rebounding record as a sophomore and the scoring record as a junior ... named team MVP sophomore and junior years ... a six-time Junior Olympic tournament participant in club volleyball ... earned all-tournament team honors at the Junior Olympics in 2003 as a member of the Dunes Club team ... earned honorable mention academic all-state accolades.

Personal: Given name is Emily Claire Williams ... born Nov. 6, 1985 ... parents are Jim and Jan Williams ... has three brothers, Jason, Eric and Andrew ... majoring in photography ... nicknames are Em, E-dubs, and Willy.