6 Emily Kaup
6 Emily Kaup
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Chandler, Ariz.
High School: Corona Del Sol
Position: MB/RS
Major: Undeclared

As a sophomore: Saw action in 30 of 35 matches (106 games), getting the starting nod in 22... Eclipsed the 100-kill mark for the second-straight season, finishing with 115... Added 43 assists and 49 digs to her offensive numbers, which include an impressive 62 total blocks (5 solo), good for third on the team... Finished the year with 148.5 points... Put up a career-high 10 kills against Buffalo on Sept. 19... Recorded a season-high seven blocks against Quinnipiac in a five-set win with six blocks vs. Buffalo.

As a freshman: Has a stellar rookie campaign, appearing in every set all season long... Finished the year with 105 kills and 55 digs... Put up 84 total blocks in 34 matches, good for second on the team... Had 81 block assists on the year with a trio of solo blocks... Her 81 block assists rank her 17th in the single-season record books... Collected a season-high eight stuffs against Columbia and recorded another six on three other occasions, including on the road against Brown where she also registered a career-best 11 digs... Recorded a season-high nine kills vs. Providence on Sept. 5... Her eight block assists against Columbia tie her for sixth all-time in the single-match records. 

Before Bryant: A 2009 graduate of Corona del Sol High School, Kaup was a three-year member of the Aztecs varsity volleyball team... Helped lead team to regional titles in 2005 and 2008... Led Aztecs to state championship game in 2006... Second team all-state selection... Named an all-region honorable mention selection... Led team to Highland Tournament title in 2007... Played club with the Arizona East Volleyball Juniors.

Personal: Daughter of Kenneth and Jane Kaup, Emily Marie Kaup was born June 12, 1990.