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Emily Ruetter
Emily Ruetter

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Burlington, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Nelson

Height:
5-11

Position:
SET

Experience:
2L


10/25/2014

Errors Plague Texas Tech in 3-0 Loss to Kansas

Red Raiders drop to 15-5 overall and 3-5 in Big 12 play after a 3-0 loss to Kansas Saturday

09/06/2014

Red Raiders Corral Cardinals, Take UTPA Tournament Title

Texas Tech rallies from a set down to defeat Lamar and move to 6-0

04/13/2014

Red Raiders Find Success in Home Tournament

Texas Tech improves to 6-0 this spring with four wins on Saturday

03/28/2014

Red Raiders Score 3-1 Victory to Open Spring

Jenna Allen connects on a match-high 21 kills Friday evening against Wayland Baptist

03/27/2014

Red Raiders Open Spring Slate With Wayland Baptist

Texas Tech and Wayland Baptist will begin Friday's scrimmage at 5:30 p.m. in the United Spirit Arena

11/30/2013

Texas Tech vs. TCU

Texas Tech vs. TCU

11/21/2013

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma

09/05/2013

Texas Tech vs. Abilene Christian

Texas Tech vs. Abilene Christian

08/24/2013

Red & Black Scrimmage

Red & Black Scrimmage

05/20/2013

Emily Ruetter Photo Gallery

Emily Ruetter Photo Gallery

Emily Ruetter Photo Gallery

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Remained the usual starter at setter for the Red Raiders as a sophomore ... appeared in 31 of 32 matches while making 28 total starts ... totaled 1,128 assists on the year, which ranked just outside the top-10 in Tech single-season history ... marked the most assists by a Red Raider setter since Laura Grote in 2003 ... averaged 10.35 assists per set, the third-highest average in the Big 12 ... assists per set average also ranked 89th nationally ... finished the year with 12 double-doubles, twice as many as her 2012 freshman campaign ... seven of her double-doubles came during Big 12 play ... totaled 249 assists, second-most on the team, after averaging 2.28 digs per set ... dished out 40 or more assists in a match 12 times on the year ... now has 19 career 40-assist matches in just two seasons ... recorded a season high with 60 assists on Sept. 16 at Incarnate Word ... was one of six matches with at least 50 assists ... distributed 52 assisted in back-to-back matches on Aug. 31 against Grand Canyon and Weber State ... in Big 12 play, dished out 50 assists at TCU on Oct. 12, 50 at West Virginia on Nov. 2 and 52 against Kansas State on Nov. 6 ... had a season-high 17 digs to go along with her 50 assists against TCU ... her 17 digs were three off her career high ... also effective at the net with 32 blocks, fifth-most on the team ... averaged 0.29 blocks per set ... posted three or more blocks four times on the year ... recorded 12 aces from behind the service line ... dropped in a season-high four aces on Sept. 17 at Texas State that was one off her career high ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Had one of the best seasons for a freshman setter in school history ... was one of three Red Raiders to appear in all 32 matches ... started in 29 matches, all at the setter position ... played in 113 sets, which was third-most on the team only behind Tory Vaughan and Rachel Brummitt ... totaled 1,071 assists on the year at a 9.48 per set rate ... finished the year ranked seventh in the Big 12 Conference for assists per set ... her total was the second-most among the league's freshmen setters, trailing only Oklahoma's Julia Doyle (9.52 per set) ... assists per set average lowered late in the season when Texas Tech turned to a 6-2 rotation for several matches ... finished with 40 or more assists in seven different matches ... set a season high with 71 assists Sept. 14 in a five-set victory over Houston Baptist ... marked the most assists by a Red Raider since Laura Grote dished out 81 on Oct. 30, 2002, against Kansas State ... was the most assists by a Big 12 player all season ... was one of just three conference setters to register 60 or more assists in a match ... also had 17 digs against Houston Baptist for one of her team-high seven double-doubles on the year ... her 17 digs were three off her season high set on Sept. 3 against North Texas ... totaled 54 assists against the Mean Green as well for her fourth double-double of the year in just the first eight matches of the year ... joined Brummitt as the only two Red Raiders to reach the 20-dig mark in a match ... was named the Big 12 Rookie of the Week on Sept. 4 for her performance in the Lone Star Showdown ... recorded 111 assists, 21 digs and seven blocks over the three-match tournament ... posted her third double-double of the year with 38 assists and 10 digs in a 3-0 victory over Northwestern State ... was one of three Red Raider freshman to earn Rookie of the Week honors ... marked the first time a Tech setter earned a conference weekly award since Lisa Hilgers on Nov. 16, 1998 ... also had double-double performances in the season opener against Fordham (Aug. 24), Boston College (Aug. 25) and Furman (Sept. 8) ... final double-double of the year came Oct. 27 against West Virginia ... dished out 43 assists to go along with 12 digs against the Mountaineers ... came close to several other double-doubles with nine digs against Rice, Nevada, and Baylor ... was also effective serving with 21 aces, which was second on the team behind Brummitt's 27 ... five of those aces came against Central Arkansas on Oct. 2 ... was the most by a Red Raider since Holly Hicks dropped seven in against Stony Brook on Sept. 2, 2005 ... her 44 blocks were sixth-most on the team ... had a season-high six blocks against Boston College on Aug. 25 in her strongest performance at the net all season ... finished with 234 digs at a 2.07 per rate average, second-highest on the team ... honored on the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team.

CAREER HIGHS (entering 2014 season)
Kills: 5, vs. UC Riverside (Aug. 30, 2013)
Total Attacks: 10, at Incarnate Word (Sept. 16, 2013)
Hitting Percentage (Min. 5 Kills): .556, vs. UC Riverside (Aug. 30, 2013)
Assists: 71, vs. Houston Baptist (Sept. 14, 2012)
Service Aces: 5, at Central Arkansas (Oct. 2, 2012)
Digs: 20, vs. North Texas (Sept. 3, 2012)
Solo Blocks: 2, at Boston College (Aug. 25, 2012)
Block Assists: 5, twice, last vs. Northwestern State (Sept. 1, 2012)
Total Blocks: 6, at Boston College (Aug. 25, 2012)
Double-Doubles: 19, last at Kansas (Nov. 23, 2013)

NELSON HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner for Nelson High School ... named the squad's team MVP following junior season ... also a four-time academic honor role selection ... named MVP in the Regional All-Star match ... played for high school coach Mitchell Kleer.

AMATEUR
Played for one of the top club programs in Canada (Defensa Volleyball Club) that won the 2011 National Championship ... named the tournament MVP of both the U-18 Ontario Provincials (equivalent to a state championship) and the Canadian Nationals that year ...played in both tournaments as a 17U ... won the National silver medal in 2012 ... member of the 2011 17U Canada Selects team ... also played on the indoor and beach teams with the Ontario Provincial club ... club coach was Rob Fernley.

PERSONAL
Born April 24, 1994 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to parents Derrick and the late Connie Ruetter ... has a younger sister, Melissa, who also plays high school volleyball ... father signed a professional baseball contract with the Toronto Blue Jays organization right out of high school ... played several seasons in the minor leagues ... an accounting major.

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