Emily Less
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    Emily Less

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Forsyth, Ill.

    High School:
    St. Teresa

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    Outside Hitter


    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    11/09/2012

    Volleyball falls to Northern Iowa in four

    Salukis come up short against aggressive Panther team

    10/13/2012

    Salukis fall to Northern Iowa on the road

    Southern Illinois struggled against Panther offense.

    08/24/2012

    Volleyball splits matches to open season

    Salukis fall to Eastern Michigan, sweep Memphis

    09/03/2013

    Volleyball vs. MTSU

    Volleyball vs. MTSU

    09/07/2012

    Volleyball vs. Nicholls State (Sauki Invitational)

    Volleyball vs. Nicholls State (Sauki Invitational)

    Emily Less
    2013
    Game-By-Game Stats

    2012
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Played in 57 sets and 22 matches as a junior • Recorded 17 kills to average 0.30 per set • Tallied 52 digs and 12 total blocks • Posted a career-best 13 digs on Aug. 24 against Eastern Michigan • Also recorded a career-high five block assists on Nov. 16 against Illinois State.

    2011
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Saw action in 32 sets of 15 matches as a sophomore • missed SIU's last nine matches of the season after suffering a season-ending injury against Wichita State • tallied 32 kills, 12 digs and six blocks throughout the season • posted a career-best 10 kills against UT Martin (Aug. 27).

    2010
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Saw limited action, playing in just one match as a freshman.

    High School
    A four-year letterwinner, helping lead her team to a 34-3 record and a regional championship as a senior team captain • a two-time all-conference, all-county pick and her team's Offensive Player of the Year • broke the school record in career blocks with 471 • named Honorable Mention All-State in 2009 finishing her career with 574 kills • as a junior set a new school record with 186 blocks in a season • named to five all-tournament teams during high school career • high school number was retired • played two years of high school basketball • led the varsity team in scoring as a sophomore and was named team MVP • ranked top-10 academically in her graduating class • also a member of the National Honor Society and recipient of the Rotary American IP Scholar-Athlete Award and the Macon County Principal's Student-Athlete of the Year Award.• club team placed fifth at 2009 AAU Nationals and seventh at the Junior Volleyball Directors Association (JVDA) Championship.

    Personal
    Club Team • Illini Elite
    Full name is Emily Michelle Less • majoring in special education • born April 4, 1992 • daughter of John and Jeanne Less • has three siblings, David, Marie, and Michael.

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