Clements was fourth on the team with 2.30 kills per set, appearing in 10 matches and 27 sets ... started the first two matches of the year against Ohio (Aug. 29) and Penn State (Aug. 30) ... recorded a career and match-high 16 kills at Oregon State on Oct. 4 ... added three digs and a personal-best six blocks against the Beavers ... had nine kills and no errors in 13 attempts (.692 hitting percentage) in only two sets during the NCAA First Round victory against LSU on Dec. 5 ... had four other matches with at least five kills, posting eight at UC Riverside on Sept. 3 ... notched six kills and three assists against Ohio ... had three digs against Penn State ... named to the Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team.
Started the first nine matches of the season before suffering a torn right ACL against Cal State Northridge on Sept. 14 ... earned a medical redshirt ... averaged 2.38 kills per game, playing in 24 games ... recorded 16 blocks (0.67 bpg) ... posted 13 kills, 15.5 points and five blocks in a victory against Kansas State on Sept. 2 ... hit .571 against the Wildcats with just one error in 21 swings, leading the Bruins in kills and blocks in that match ... followed that with a 12-kill performance the next night in a win at Hawai'i, swinging at a .450 percentage (12-3-20) ... had at least five kills in seven of her eight completed matches ... recorded seven digs in a season-opening win against Utah (Aug. 24) ... had a pair of blocks in five of her first six matches ... served a pair of aces in a win against Southern Mississippi (Sept. 8).
Played in 16 games over 10 matches, starting once against Georgia on Sept. 9 ... fell just short of a double-double against the Bulldogs, posting nine kills and nine digs, along with three block assists and 10.5 points ... had at least one kill in all 10 matches played, including a perfect 4-for-4 effort against Long Island on Sept. 16 ... registered four block assists against Colorado (Sept. 1) and Towson (Sept. 12).
ISIDORE NEWMAN SCHOOL
Clements prepped at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, La. ... lettered four years in volleyball ... played her senior season at Episcopal High School in Houston, Texas due to Hurricane Katrina ... attended Episcopal for the Fall semester before returning to New Orleans ... was named All-Southwest Prep League as Episcopal finished runner-up for the league title ... named Best Female Athlete at Isidore Newman for 2005-06 ... played club volleyball for Cajunland from 2002-05 and the Texas Tornados in 2006 ... coached by four-time U.S. Olympian Tara Cross-Battle while playing for the Tornados.
Born Emily Elizabeth Clements on April 2, 1988 in New Orleans, La. ... parents are Mary and Miles Clements ... has two older brothers, Miles and Jack ... father played football Tulane and brother played football at Virginia ... uncle is Mike Dunleavy, Sr., the head coach of the National Basketball Association's Los Angeles Clippers (NBA) ... cousin is Mike Dunleavy, Jr., who plays for the Indiana Pacers ... majoring in history.
Emily Clements' Career Statistics
Emily Clements' Match Highs
|KILLS||16, at Oregon State (10/4/08)||TOTAL ATTACKS||39, at Oregon State (10/4/08)||HITTING PCT (MIN. 10 KILLS)||.571 (13-1-21), vs. Kansas State (9/2/07)||ASSISTS||3, Three Times (last vs. Ohio, 8/29/08)||SERVICE ACES||2, vs. Southern Mississippi (9/8/07)||DIGS||9, vs. Georgia (9/9/06)||BLOCK SOLOS||1, Three Times||BLOCK ASSISTS||6, at Oregon State (10/4/08)||TOTAL BLOCKS||6 (0-6), at Oregon State (10/4/08)||POINTS||19.0, at Oregon State (10/4/08)|