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Emily Day:
 
Emily Day
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Ken Delgado
Birth Date August 9, 1987 (30 years old)
Home Town Torrance, CA
Resides Torrance, CA
Height 6'1"
College Loyola Marymount
Web Site www.emily-day.com
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 1st (11 times) $163,730
   AVP 1st (6 times) $139,105
   AVP Young Guns 1st (2 times) $1,450
   NVL 3rd $3,375
   Pro Beach 3rd $14,175
   USAV IDQ 1st (2 times) $0
   Wide Open 1st $5,625
International 2nd $171,825
   FIVB 2nd $170,025
   FIVB C&S 4th $1,800
Pan American 4th $0
   PAN AM 4th $0
NORCECA 1st (4 times) $7,200
   NORCECA 1st (4 times) $7,200
Continental Cup $500
   Cont Cup 9th $500
Overall 1st (15 times) $343,255
 
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In September 2012 Day partnered with Summer Ross for the first time in the World University Games in Brazil and went undefeated in winning the title. In November 2012, the pair played together in a NORCECA event for the first time and the duo won. And in September 2013 they competed in their first AVP event as partners and went undefeated.
Since her breakthrough win in September 2013, has not had consecutive AVP events of not advancing to the semifinals
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2016: Day played four AVP events with three different partners, winning the Manhattan Beach Open with Brittany Hochevar. Day ranked sixth in aces per set (0.96).  On the FIVB Tour Day played 13 tournaments, winning a bronze in the first one alongside Jennifer Kessy.  Day and Kessy competed 11 times internationally.
2015: Day formed a partnership with Jennifer Kessy, and they advanced to the championship match in each of their two AVP events, winning once. On the year, they played in four semifinals in seven tournaments. Day was second on the Tour in kills per set (7.10) and was fourth in hitting percentage (.457). Day and Kessy played in 11 FIVB events, with a best of fifth.
2014:
Day and Ross advanced to the semifinals in four of the seven AVP tournaments, with a best of second. Day ended the year ninth in hitting percentage (.418) and 10th in digs (4.40 per game). The duo played 10 FIVB events, with a best of fifth and finished the season as the second highest ranked team from the U.S.
2013:
Day played the first AVP event of the year with Brooke Niles, placing ninth. She then teamed with Summer Ross for the first time on the AVP and the duo became the first ever team to go through the qualifier and win the event. They reached the championship match in each of their first three AVP events, with three different outcomes. They won, then placed second, then tied for second as the finals in St. Petersburg never occurred due to weather. They ended the season with two third-place finishes. On the FIVB Tour, Day played once with Hochevar and three times with Whitney Pavlik, with a best of 17th. She partnered with Summer Ross in seven FIVB tournaments, placing 17th in the World Championships in Poland and concluding the season with a silver medal in Phuket.
2012: Day and Hughes competed in four FIVB tournaments, then in the season finale in Thailand Day partnered with Brittany Hochevar and played in her first FIVB main draw, as the pair placed 13th. Day won two Norceca events, one with Hughes and one with Summer Ross. Domestically Day and Hughes finished 13th in their only AVP event, and won one other domestic tournament. 
2011: Day and Hughes played in 10 domestic events on three tours, with a best of third on each tour. The duo also won the USA IDQ in Playa del Rey. Internationally the duo finished fourth in an FIVB Challenger as well as in the Pan American Games. They placed second in a Norceca event and competed in two FIVB events.
2010: Day played five AVP events with two partners, getting a best of 13th twice with D'Amore. Day and Hughes reunited to play in an AVP Young Guns event, winning in Hermosa Beach.
2009: Day played nine events with five different partners. After losing in the qualifier in her first tournament, Day was in the main draw in all the rest of the events. She had her best finish of 13th with Angela Bryan. She also played in two AVP Young Guns events, winning with Diane Pascua in Manhattan Beach. Day and Claire D'Amore represented the U.S. in the Norceca tournament in Jamaica, winning the title. The duo also won the USAV IDQ tournament in Long Beach.
2008: Day and Hughes played one qualifier together but did not advance to the main draw,
2007: Making her pro beach volleyball debut in Long Beach in July 2007 while still in college, Day and her partner Heather Hughes established an AVP record for the lowest-seeded team to advance from the qualifier (seeded 54th) as well as for the youngest team to do so (combined age just over 41 years).

College: Day was an outside hitter at Loyola Maryrmount University where she amassed over 1,500 kills and 1,000 digs (which has only been done twice in the history of LMU).  She was named 1st Team All West Coast Conference in 2007 & 2008, honorable mention All-WCC in 2006, and 1st Team Freshman All-WCC in 2005.  She was named to the WCC All-Academic Team in 2006, 2007, & 2008.  Day earned WCC Player of the Week honors four times in her four year collegiate career.

Indoors: Day played two years professionally indoors in Switzerland before deciding to train year round to become a top player on the AVP Tour.

Personal: In high school Day was a three-time all-league selection, including being named the Most Outstanding Player in 2004.  Day graduated from LMU in 2009 with a degree in applied mathematics and a minor in business administration. Her hobbies include snowboarding and reading, and she played competitive soccer until graduating high school.
 
 
 
Awards
 
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st CQ
2007 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $250.00 26.0 160th 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2008 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 12.0 159th 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2009 AVP 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $4,280.00 760.0 53rd 1 6 1 1 0 0 0
2009 AVP Young Guns 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 $950.00 180.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 USAV IDQ 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 AVP 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $2,200.00 455.0 43rd 2 1 2 0 0 0 0
2010 AVP Young Guns 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $500.00 95.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 USAV IDQ 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Pro Beach 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 $7,300.00 612.0   1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 NVL 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 $2,750.00 1,180.0   0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st CQ
2011 USAV IDQ 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 0.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Wide Open 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 $5,625.00 0.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $750.00 101.3 27th 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Pro Beach 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 $6,875.00 675.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 NVL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $625.00 200.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 USAV IDQ 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Wide Open 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 AVP 6 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 $28,125.00 1,412.5 7th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 AVP 7 0 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 $23,700.00 1,805.0 5th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 AVP 6 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 $25,250.00 1,610.0 5th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st CQ
2016 AVP 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 $17,200.00 990.0 22nd 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 AVP 6 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 $37,350.00 2,331.0 1st 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  71
(101st)
11
(28th)
6 14 0 10 0 5 5 $163,730.00
(42nd)
12,444.8   6 8 4 2 0 0 0
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st CQ
2011 FIVB C&S 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $1,250.00 35.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 FIVB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 9.0 239th 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2012 FIVB C&S 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $550.00 16.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 FIVB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $2,125.00 119.0 124th 1 0 0 0 1 1 2
2013 FIVB 11 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 $36,250.00 1,985.0 23rd 0 4 2 0 1 0 0
2014 FIVB 11 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 $46,000.00 1,520.0 35th 0 6 1 0 0 0 0
2015 FIVB 11 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 $47,350.00 1,570.0 40th 0 4 1 0 0 0 0
2016 FIVB 13 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 $23,300.00 1,470.0 42nd 0 6 2 0 0 0 0
2017 FIVB 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 $13,950.00 790.0 43rd 0 1 2 0 0 0 1
2018 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $1,050.00 90.0 25th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  64
(153rd)
0 1 1 2 5 0 1 16 $171,825.00
(113rd)
7,604.0   1 21 8 0 2 2 4
 
 
Pan American
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st CQ
2011 PAN AM 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  1
(23rd)
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
NORCECA
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st CQ
2009 NORCECA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $850.00 100.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 NORCECA 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 $400.00 110.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 NORCECA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 $500.00 90.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 NORCECA 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,700.00 200.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 NORCECA 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $2,075.00 100.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 NORCECA 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $250.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 NORCECA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 NORCECA 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 $1,225.00 0.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 NORCECA 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $200.00 40.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  13
(46th)
4
(11th)
1 3 0 2 2 1 0 $7,200.00
(30th)
640.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  150
(62nd)
15
(31st)
8 18 3 17 2 7 21 $343,255.00
(77th)
20,688.8   7 29 12 2 2 2 4
 
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