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Emily

Keilen

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Height: 5'11"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Austin, Texas
High School: Round Rock HS
Major: Undecided
Experience: High School

Bio

2018 (Junior): A solid contributor to the Spartan unit over the course of the season, finishing among the top five in six major categories including total attacks (686—2nd), kills (212—3rd), kills / set (2.38—3rd), solo blocks (2—4th), assisted blocks (25—4th) and total blocks (27—5th) … integral part of UNCG’s offense in the win over Air Force (Aug. 24) as she emerged with 14 kills, four digs and three assisted blocks … enjoyed her best offensive performance of the season (19 kills) while adding two digs and two assisted blocks in a four-set win at Wake Forest (Aug. 25) … ended a solid August with 13 kills in 26 attempts (.423 hitting percentage) while contributing two assisted blocks in a clash with North Carolina (Aug. 31) … had her first of three double-digit kill performances in September against Winthrop (Sept. 7), driving 13 past the Eagle defense in a four-set win … posted 11 and 10 kills in back-to-back matches against Chattanooga (Sept. 28) and Samford (Sept. 29), respectively … opened October with 10 kills in 20 attempts (.350 attack percentage) in a meeting with East Tennessee State (Oct. 3) … enjoyed her first double-double of the season (10 kills, 11 digs) at Wofford (Oct. 13) … drove home 13 kills and added seven digs in a five-set match with Mercer (Oct. 19) … capped off a four-set match with Western Carolina (Oct. 24) with a season-best 18 digs and 10 kills … made her defensive presence felt at Chattanooga (Oct. 27) with 16 digs and eight kills.

2017 (Sophomore): Played in 30 matches and made one start … earned 133 kills, averaging 1.43 per set … hit at a .140 average on 451 attacks … recorded 51 assists with 18 blocks … added 1.62 points per set … recorded double digit kills in two games … season-high 14 kills against Chattanooga (Oct. 21) … recorded 13 kills against Mercer (Sept. 29) … multiple kills in 28 matches … recorded four assists, one in each match against UMass Lowell (Aug. 25), Presbyterian (Sept. 1), Western Carolina (Nov. 8) and ETSU (Nov. 18) … recorded six service aces including two against Morgan State (Aug. 26) and North Carolina A&T (Sept. 2) … nine digs against Morgan State (Aug. 26) … recorded a season-high two solo blocks against The Citadel (Nov. 8) … two block assists against Samford (Sept. 30), ETSU (Oct. 20) and Western Carolina (Nov. 8) … multiple digs in 12 matches.

2016 (Freshman): Appeared in 11 sets, earning nine kills in her freshman season … earned her first kill against Youngstown State (Sept. 3) … earned three digs against Youngstown State (Sept. 3) … earned her first block assist in one set played against North Carolina A&T (Sept. 10) … notched her first solo block against Furman (Sept. 24).

Prep: Keilen, was a four-year letterwinner at Round Rock High School for coach Diane Watson … she was a team captain her senior season when she led the Dragons to a District Championship and a Bi-District Championship … she was named the Most Valuable Player of the district and was named to the All-Tournament team at the Westwood Tournament … an Academic All-District selection, Keilen played club volleyball for the Austin Juniors and coach Amy Knowles for four years … she helped her team qualify for Nationals in 2013.

Personal: She is undecided on major and is the daughter of Gary and Andrea Keilen.

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