University of Iowa Athletics

#9 Emily Yanny

Height 6-2
Class Sr.
Hometown New Berlin, Wis.
High School New Berlin Eisenhower
Emily Yanny - Volleyball - University of Iowa Athletics

2014 as a Senior… Appeared in five matches… saw her first action of the season against Eastern Illinois on Sept. 12, posting one kill and two blocks in the match… played two sets against Penn State on Oct. 4, tallying one kill and three blocks… recorded one kill on one attempt in Iowa’s win at Rutgers on Nov. 1… appeared in a set at Northwestern on Nov. 22… appeared in one set and posted two total attacks against Michigan State on Senior Night on Nov. 28… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2013 as a Junior… Appeared in 10 matches and 21 sets… earned four starts as a middle blocker… posted a season-high six kills and career-best three solo blocks vs. Western Illinois on Sept. 14… hit over .300 on three occasions: vs. Western Illinois on Sept. 14 (.333), at Milwaukee on Sept. 17 (.500), at Purdue on Nov. 23 (.333)… matched her career-best with two service aces against UIC on Sept. 14… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2012 as a Sophomore… Academic All-Big Ten… played in nine matches, with four starts, before missing remainder of season due to injury… notched season-best eight kills in win over South Dakota State (8/24)… turned in four kills and three total blocks in sweep of Eastern Washington (9/8)… letterwinner… named to the 2012-13 Dean’s List.

2011 as a Freshman… Appeared in 26 matches with 17 starts… played in 73 sets… averaged 2.1 kills and 1.0 blocks at the Hawkeye Challenge… career-high 15 kills vs. Arizona State (9/2)… recorded 10 kills on a career-best 33 attacks vs. Oakland (9/10)… career-high three digs vs. Chicago State (9/9)… recorded six total blocks vs. Arizona State (9/2) and Oakland (9/10)… recorded four kills and one block vs. Indiana (11/7)… recorded five kills at Wisconsin (10/16)… recorded 10 kills and a career-high nine blocks vs. Michigan (11/5)… recorded a Big Ten high 11 kills and two service aces at Purdue (11/10)… recorded four kills and three total blocks at Indiana (11/12)… recorded five kills and three total blocks vs. Minnesota (11/19)… recorded nine kills vs. Illinois (11/26)… letterwinner.

High School… Three-year varsity starter and letterwinner… three-time all-conference honoree, including first team laurels in 2009 and 2010… 2010 Woodland Conference Player of the Year… named team MVP in 2010… third team all-state honors in 2010… named to the 2010 AVCA Under Armour All-America Watch List and selected to the Tri-State All-Star Game… all-state honorable mention in 2009… all-conference honorable mention as a sophomore in 2008… played for the Milwaukee Sting club team and was named to the 2010 AAU All-America Team after leading the Sting to a fifth place finish at the AAU Junior National Championships.

Personal… Born August 10, 1993… parents are Kevin and Vicki Yanny… has one sister, Megan… high school coach was Mary Campbell… Health and Human Physiology major.

Personal Bests
Kills: 15 vs. Arizona State, Sept. 2, 2011
TA: 33 vs. Oakland, Sept. 10, 2011
Attack %: 1.000, 2x, last at Rutgers, Nov. 1, 2014
Aces: 2, four times, last vs. UIC, Sept. 14, 2013
Digs: 7 vs. Michigan, Nov. 5, 2011
Solo Blocks: 3 vs. Western Illinois, Sept. 14, 2013
Total Blocks: 9 vs. Michigan, Nov. 5, 2011