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Emily Brown

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glen Rock, Pa.

High School:
Susquehannock

Height:
5-7

Position:
Defensive Specialist

Birthdate:
06/16/1987

Major:
Nursing

On Brown: The most dynamic defender on the squad...Can make plays from anywhere on the court...Was the starting libero on last year's team...Will compete for a starting spot...Brings great energy to the court.

2007: Saw action in 115 games appearing in all 29 matches...was the team leader in digs, collecting a career-best 357 for the season...Averaged 3.10 digs per contest...tied for second on the team with 32 service aces...Tallied a career-high-tying 28 digs versus William & Mary...Had an 11-match streak of double digit digs from Aug. 31- Sept. 15...BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

2006: Played in 92 games while appearing in all 31 matches ... One of the team's best defensive players ... Ranked fourth on the team with 178 digs and 1.93 digs per game ... Also registered 19 assists, 12 aces, three kills and 15.0 points ... Reached double figures in kills on five occasions, including a string of three straight matches ... Her season-high of 12 digs came on two occasions, in a loss to Cal State Fullerton and a win over UMBC ... Villanova won all three matches played during her streak of three straight with at least 10 digs ... Collected four assists and eight digs in a win over Penn ... BIG EAST Academic All Star.

2005: Appeared in 30 matches and played 76 games ... Became a part of the team's rotation for her defensive abilities and finished the season with 72 digs ... Recorded a career-high 15 digs against Valparaiso ... Also notched 11 assists and 15 aces during the season ... Seven of her assists came in a come-from-behind victory against St. John's ... BIG EAST Academic All Star.

Susquehannock High School: Recipient of the Fackler-Hower Sportsmanship Award ... Team co-captain ... Established new career assist record at Susquehanna ... Chosen to the all-tournament team at the 2005 Junior Olympic Invitational in Louisville, Ky. ... Voted to PVCA All-State and All-District squads as a senior ... Named to York Daily Record Division I all-star team in 2003 and 2004 ... Team finished second in the state in 2004 ... Susquehanna was also the YAIAA County and Division I champion in 2002, 2003 and 2004 ... Four-year member of the track team and the team captain ... State championship qualifier in the 1,600 meter relay ... Set school record as part of a relay team that posted a mark of 4:02.18 in the 1,600 meter relay ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Winner of the E. Jerry Brooks Award for Academic Excellence ... Earned Distinguished Honor Roll status three times and was the School's Student of the Month as a senior.

Personal: Born 6/16/87 in York, Pa. ... One of three children of Jeff Brown and Joy Keller-Brown ... Has a twin brother, Ben ... Also has an older sister Sarah who was a setter at Duquesne University ... Mother played volleyball at Gettysburg College ... Majoring in Nursing.

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