Emily Less
    Emily Less


    Forsyth, Ill.

    High School:
    St. Teresa


    Outside Hitter


    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award


    Volleyball falls to Northern Iowa in four

    Salukis come up short against aggressive Panther team


    Salukis fall to Northern Iowa on the road

    Southern Illinois struggled against Panther offense.


    Volleyball splits matches to open season

    Salukis fall to Eastern Michigan, sweep Memphis


    Volleyball vs. MTSU

    Volleyball vs. MTSU


    Volleyball vs. Nicholls State (Sauki Invitational)

    Volleyball vs. Nicholls State (Sauki Invitational)

    Emily Less
    Game-By-Game Stats

    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.

    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).

    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.

    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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