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2 Emma Griffith
2 - Emma Griffith
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
High School: Calhoun
Position: S
m 32
k/s 0.70
h % .276
a/s 11.01
b/s 0.41
sa/s 0.51
d/s 3.17

School Records:

  • Career: No. 2 in assists (3,723)
  • Season: No. 4 in assists (1,367 in 2018)

2019:

  • AVCA First Team All-American
  • AVCA All-Region
  • First Team All-UAA
  • CoSIDA Third Team Academic All-American
  • AVCA National Player of the Week (Oct. 22)
  • Ranked fifth in the nation in assists per set (11.01)
  • Collected 1,222 assists, 352 digs (3.17 per set), 45 blocks (0.41 per set) and a team-high 57 aces (0.51 per set) on the season
  • Dished out a season-high 54 assists against Calvin
  • Posted 50 assists versus Aurora and Dubuque
  • Tallied at least 40 assists in 13 matches
  • Tallied 47 assists, 22 digs and four blocks at Elmhurst
  • Recorded 21 matches with at double-digit digs
  • Served up five aces in four different matches
  • UChicago Gargoyle Classic All-Tournament Team
  • Illinois Wesleyan All-Tournament Team
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Sept. 3, Sept. 9, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 21, Oct. 28)
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2018:

  • AVCA Honorable Mention All-American
  • AVCA All-Region
  • First Team All-UAA
  • CoSIDA Google Cloud Academic All-District
  • Finished the season ranked second in the nation with 1,367 assists (10.94 per set)
  • Totaled 396 digs (3.17 per set), 44 aces and 39 blocks on the season
  • Tallied 21 matches with double-digit digs and seven matches with at least 50 assists
  • Set a new career high with 57 assists along with 21 digs versus Aurora
  • Posted 56 assists and 23 digs at Augustana
  • Collected 54 assists and 19 digs versus Cornell
  • Gargoyle Classic Tournament MVP
  • Carthage All-Tournament Team
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Sept. 4, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 1)
  • UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2017:

  • First Team All-UAA
  • UWEC Nike/Eastbay All-Tournament Team
  • Illinois Wesleyan Classic All-Tournament Team
  • Totaled 1,134 assists (10.40 per set), 340 digs (3.12 per set), 33 blocks, 31 aces and 38 kills on the season
  • Tallied a season-high 52 assists along with 10 digs, three blocks and four kills against North Park
  • Dished out 45 assists and a season-high 21 digs versus Carnegie Mellon
  • Compiled 11 matches with at least 40 assists and 19 matches with double-digit digs
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25, Oct. 9)

Personal:

  • Major: Law, Letters & Society
  • UChicago activities: Special Events Chair for Women's Athletic Association, Delta Gamma, Women in Law
  • Edith Ballwebber Award (2018, 2019)
  • Dean's List
  • Played four years of varsity volleyball and one year of basketball in high school
  • Three-year team captain
  • All-League (2014-16), League MVP (2016), The Calhoun School Athlete of the Year (2016-17)
  • League and tournament champions (2013-16)
  • Played six years of club volleyball including two years qualifying for Nationals with Team VB Rags (2015-17)
  • Peer Leader, President of Model UN, Social Justice Organizer, Jazz Piano
  • National Merit Commended Student
  • Awarded the Geane Linz Cup for overall scholarship and leadership, the Castellana Award for character and high integrity, and All School Spanish and English awards for achievement
Recent Games
Nov 8 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 3-0
Nov 8 Carnegie Mellon W, 3-0
Nov 9 Emory L, 3-2
Nov 15 Westminster (Mo.) W, 3-0
Nov 16 Otterbein W, 3-0
Nov 17 #4 Carthage L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 32 7
Sets 111 23
Kills 78 22
Kills per set 0.70 0.96
Errors 16 3
Total Attacks 225 49
Hitting Percentage .276 .388
Assists 1222 258
Assists per set 11.01 11.22
Service Aces 57 9
Service Errors 42 10
Service Aces per set 0.51 0.39
Reception Errors 2 2
Digs 352 65
Digs per set 3.17 2.83
Block Solo 1 0
Block Assist 44 5
Block Total 45 5
Blocks per set 0.41 0.22
Block Errors 3 0
Ball Handling Errors 23 4
Points 158.0 33.5
Points per set 1.4 1.5
Matches started 28 4
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 Concordia Wisconsin W, 3-1 1 4 4 0 9 .444 41 1 1 0 20 0 3 0 3 2 6.5
Aug 30 Wis.-Stevens Point L, 3-0 1 3 1 0 5 .200 26 2 2 0 8 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Aug 31 DePauw W, 3-0 1 3 1 1 5 .000 38 3 2 0 12 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Aug 31 Texas-Dallas W, 3-1 1 4 1 0 10 .100 43 3 2 0 14 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Sep 6 vs. Otterbein W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 8 .125 28 3 0 0 5 0 1 0 1 2 4.5
Sep 6 vs. Hendrix W, 3-0 - 3 1 0 4 .250 37 2 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 2 3.0
Sep 7 vs. Millikin W, 3-0 1 3 1 1 5 .000 35 1 1 0 14 0 2 0 2 1 3.0
Sep 11 at Ill. Wesleyan W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 4 .500 30 1 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 1 3.0
Sep 14 Dubuque W, 3-1 1 4 3 0 13 .231 50 5 2 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 14 North Park W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 2 .000 41 0 0 0 9 0 2 0 2 1 1.0
Sep 18 #1 Calvin W, 3-1 1 4 3 0 6 .500 54 2 1 0 14 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Sep 21 vs. New York U. W, 3-0 - 3 3 1 4 .500 38 3 3 0 7 0 0 0 0 2 6.0
Sep 21 vs. Case Western Reserve W, 3-0 - 3 2 0 10 .200 37 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 22 vs. Washington (Mo.) W, 3-0 - 3 1 0 2 .500 30 3 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 28 Aurora W, 3-1 1 4 1 2 7 -.143 50 5 3 0 10 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 6 vs. Brandeis W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 10 .500 37 0 2 2 11 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Oct 6 vs. #14 Carnegie Mellon W, 3-1 1 4 2 1 12 .083 35 3 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 2 5.0
Oct 12 vs. North Central (Ill.) W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 3 .667 33 0 0 0 16 0 1 0 1 1 2.5
Oct 12 at Elmhurst W, 3-1 1 4 2 1 11 .091 47 0 3 0 22 0 4 0 4 1 4.0
Oct 15 #4 Carthage W, 3-1 1 4 2 4 6 -.333 47 0 1 0 11 0 3 1 3 0 3.5
Oct 20 vs. Rochester (N.Y.) W, 3-0 1 3 3 0 3 1.000 32 0 1 0 10 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Oct 20 vs. #1 Emory W, 3-1 1 4 5 0 8 .625 49 0 2 0 10 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 23 Wheaton (Ill.) W, 3-0 1 3 2 1 4 .250 34 4 0 0 5 1 2 0 3 0 8.0
Oct 26 at #20 Hope W, 3-1 1 4 4 1 10 .300 44 1 1 0 14 0 2 0 2 2 6.0
Oct 26 vs. Alma W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 6 .333 35 1 0 0 10 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Nov 2 at Wis.-Eau Claire L, 3-1 1 4 1 0 7 .143 43 0 3 0 16 0 2 0 2 3 2.0
Nov 8 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 3-0 1 3 4 0 8 .500 33 5 3 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Nov 8 Carnegie Mellon W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 6 .333 27 5 1 0 11 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Nov 9 Emory L, 3-2 1 5 3 0 11 .273 47 1 1 0 14 0 3 1 3 2 5.5
Nov 15 Westminster (Mo.) W, 3-0 1 3 5 0 9 .556 28 0 1 0 9 0 4 0 4 0 7.0
Nov 16 Otterbein W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 10 .400 25 1 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Nov 17 #4 Carthage L, 3-2 1 5 3 1 7 .286 48 2 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 1 5.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2017-18 31 109 38 0.35 10 147 .190 1134 10.40 31 0.28 340 3.12 1 32 33 0.30 86.0 0.8
2018-19 34 125 53 0.42 12 163 .252 1367 10.94 44 0.35 396 3.17 1 38 39 0.31 117.0 0.9
2019-20 32 111 78 0.70 16 225 .276 1222 11.01 57 0.51 352 3.17 1 44 45 0.41 158.0 1.4
Total 97 345 169 0.49 38 535 .245 3723 10.79 132 0.38 1088 3.15 3 114 117 0.34 361.0 1.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 32 111 78 0.70 16 225 .276 1222 11.01 57 0.51 352 3.17 1 44 45 0.41 158.0 1.4
Conference 7 23 22 0.96 3 49 .388 258 11.22 9 0.39 65 2.83 0 5 5 0.22 33.5 1.5
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Home 16 58 40 0.69 10 118 .254 632 10.90 39 0.67 176 3.03 1 26 27 0.47 93.0 1.6
Away 4 15 9 0.60 2 32 .219 164 10.93 2 0.13 56 3.73 0 8 8 0.53 15.0 1.0
Neutral 12 38 29 0.76 4 75 .333 426 11.21 16 0.42 120 3.16 0 10 10 0.26 50.0 1.3
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Wins 28 94 70 0.74 15 195 .282 1058 11.26 52 0.55 298 3.17 1 38 39 0.41 142.0 1.5
Losses 4 17 8 0.47 1 30 .233 164 9.65 5 0.29 54 3.18 0 6 6 0.35 16.0 0.9
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August 4 14 7 0.50 1 29 .207 148 10.57 9 0.64 54 3.86 0 7 7 0.50 19.5 1.4
September 11 36 18 0.50 4 65 .215 430 11.94 25 0.69 99 2.75 0 7 7 0.19 46.5 1.3
October 10 35 30 0.86 9 73 .288 393 11.23 9 0.26 123 3.51 1 18 19 0.54 49.0 1.4
November 7 26 23 0.88 2 58 .362 251 9.65 14 0.54 76 2.92 0 12 12 0.46 43.0 1.7