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11  Emily Ziegler
Emily Ziegler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Highland Park

Position:
Setter

Experience:
3L


2007 (Senior): Senior captain finished her career sixth on Tech's career assist list with 2,675 and sixth in career assist average at 8.06 apg... Played in 17 matches and a total of 67 games on the year, starting each match she played in... Missed the last 12 matches of the season due to injury... Ranked sixth in the Big 12 in hitting percentage with a .356 clip...Finished ninth in the conference in assists with 10.67 per game...Totaled 715 assists and 129 digs (1.93 dpg) for the season...Recorded six double-doubles on the season...Named to the UNLV Tournament and Red Raider RoundUp All-Tournament teams...Selected by coaches as the Outstanding Setter of the Red Raider RoundUp...Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team for the third time in her career...Recorded the conference's fifth-highest hitting percentage in a match with her .733 outing against Villanova...Picked up career-high 12 kills twice during the season, against Villanova and again against SMU...Tallied 10-or-more digs four times during the season...Tied career-best 58 assists against Texas A&M...Picked up 12 kills and 46 assists against Villanova...Tied her career high of four blocks against Lamar and also against Princeton.

2006 (Junior): On the season, played 109 games, second most for the Raiders ... led the team for career assists 1960, positioned eighth in the school records ... tallied 866 assists on the season, averaging (7.94/spg) ... notched a team match-high with 58 assists (vs. Texas A&M) ... 30 assists in match vs. Missouri was top mark for three-game contest ... passed other teammates with her 49 assists in a four-game match (at Kansas State)... recorded a double-double on five occasions on the 2006 season in assists and defensive digs ... tallied 19 digs in five-game match against Oklahoma, placing her fifth on the 2006 season. ...marked the school's match records with a fourth-place tie with her 5 aces, two occasions (at UTPA, vs. Wright State) ... named CoSIDA Academic All-District VI ... also honored Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

2005 (Sophomore): Led the squad in assists with 859 in 108 games and had 13 30-assist games ... led the team in assists per game with 7.76 and was ninth in the conference ... also led the team in serves, recording 38 aces and was ranked seventh in the Big 12 ... tallied four double-doubles on the season and was fourth on the team in digs with 173 ... also notched one solo block and 24 block assis.

2004 (Freshman): Played in 48 games, 22 matches and recorded one start ... led the team in assists against Texas A&M in her first career start (six kills, 56 assists, one ace, 12 digs, two blocks) ... recorded a double-double against Texas A&M (12 digs, 56 assists) ... second on the team in attack percentage with a .274 (29 kills, nine errors).

High School: A graduate of Highland Park High School in Dallas, Texas ... lettered in volleyball ... at Highland Park, led the team to district championships from 2001-03 ... 2001 regional semi-finalists, 2002 Area Finalists and 2003 State Runner-up ... individual honors include 2001 District Newcomer of the Year ... in 2002, was named District MVP, Justin Northwest All-Tournament Team, the Coppell Classic All-Tournament Team, second-team all-area ... in 2003, named district MVP, Skyline All-Tournament Team, Justin Northwest Outstanding Offensive Player, Coppell Classic All-Tournament Team, all-state team, and the academic all-state team ... participated in the National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Hilites Service Club, Feed My Starving Childern Service Club (Officer), Principal's Advisory Committee.

Personal: Born March 31, 1986 in Dallas, Texas ... daughter of Richard Ziegler, a real estate agent and alumni of Texas Tech and Gretchen Ziegler, who works in political grassroots and was a graduate of the University of Southern Illinois ... one sister, Maddie, and one brother, Will ... enjoys music, knitting and shopping ... majoring in psychology.

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