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7  Emily Wright
Emily Wright

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cypress, Texas

High School:
Cy-Fair

Height:
5-10

Position:
DS/OH

Experience:
2L


09/03/2013

Red Raiders Take Down Abilene Christian in Home Opener

Breeann David finishes in double figures for fifth-straight match Tuesday in a 3-0 victory

08/31/2013

Brummitt, David Power Texas Tech Past Weber State

Red Raiders claim a share of the tournament title following a 3-1 victory Saturday afternoon

07/12/2013

Flora Finalizes 2013 Volleyball Roster

Texas Tech returns 12 letters from its 2012 squad while adding seven newcomers

03/26/2013

Red Raiders Continue Spring Slate With Two Home Matches

Texas Tech will face Midland College at 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning and then LCU at 6 p.m.

10/01/2012

Texas Tech Resumes Non-Conference Slate at Central Arkansas

Red Raiders will face the Sugar Bears at 6 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Prince Center

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 Wright Photo Gallery

Emily Wright Photo Gallery

Emily Wright Photo Gallery

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Became a regular on the Tech back row during freshman season ... appeared in 29 total matches while making eight starts ... saw action in 86 total sets ... finished fourth on the team with 148 digs ... also added nine kills, eight service aces and 15 assists ... used more for her defensive work and serving ability ... totaled 10 or more digs six times, beginning with a season-high 12 against Boston College on Aug. 25 ... recorded 12 digs again on Sept. 8 against Furman ... wrapped the home-opening Lone Star Showdown with 10 digs against both San Jose State and Northwestern State ... posted two aces in three different matches, beginning with Binghamton on Aug. 24 ... also had two aces against Texas-Pan American (Aug. 31) and Northwestern State (Sept. 1) ... set a season high with three aces at Montana on Sept. 8 ... was also used occasionally for a back-row attack as she had 73 total attempts on the year.

CAREER HIGHS (entering 2013 season)
Kills: 2, vs. Houston Baptist (Sept. 14, 2012)
Total Attacks: 12, vs. Houston Baptist (Sept. 14, 2012)
Hitting Percentage (Min. 5 Kills): None
Assists: 3, at Montana (Sept. 8, 2012)
Service Aces: 2, three times, last vs. Northwestern St. (Sept. 1, 2012)
Digs: 12, twice, last vs. Furman (Sept. 8, 2012)
Solo Blocks: None
Block Assists: None
Total Blocks: None

CY-FAIR HIGH SCHOOL
Three-year letterwinner for the Bobcats ... was a team captain her senior year ... led the squad in kills, aces, and digs her first two seasons ... totaled 576 kills in 2011, over 100 more than her total the year before ... led district 17-5A in both kills and aces during senior season ... recorded 85 aces as a senior and 83 as a junior ... had at least 475 digs per season as well ... earned first team all-district 17-5A honors as both a junior and senior ... was an all-state pick as a senior by the Texas Girls Coaches Association ... named one of the top 2012 volleyball athletes by Vype Magazine ... honored on the 2012 Top 30 Select Team by the Greater Houston Volleyball Coaches Association ... also successful in the classroom as a three-time academic all-district honoree and two-time all-state selection ... member of the school's National Honor Society ... also involved in the club volleyball scene ... was on the National Junior Olympic qualifier teams from 2010-12 ... also participated in track and soccer ... high school volleyball coach: Donna Benotti.

PERSONAL
Born June 15, 1994 to parents Len and Robin Wright ... has two younger brothers, Brady and Brock ... parents are both Texas Tech graduates ... father was a center on the Red Raider football team from 1986-89 ... he is now a health care consultant ... her granddad was a basketball player at Penn State ... other grandfather played football at West Texas A&M and played professionally in the Canadian Football League ... a multidisciplinary studies major ... hopes to one day become an elementary school teacher.

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