Senior (2016): Captain … CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team … All-Ivy Honorable Mention … Ivy League Player of the Week … Dartmouth Invitational All-Tournament … MVP of Sacred Heart Invite … WVU Invitational All-Tournament … appeared in all but one of the team’s 93 sets, starting all 25 matches … led the team with 257 kills and 2.79 kills per set and was second with 232 digs and 58 total blocks … had a .184 hitting percentage and 16 aces … had seven double-doubles in kills and digs throughout the season … reached her 1,000th career kill at home against Cornell … she sits in fourth in the Dartmouth all-time record book with 1,107 … ended her final season with 306 points.
Junior (2015): All-Ivy First Team … Ivy League Player of the Week … appeared in all 88 sets and started every match as a junior … ended the year with a career-high and conference-leading 350 kills … had a .208 hitting percentage … recorded 15 assists, 16 aces and 157 digs … had 48 total blocks and ended the season with 392.5 points … registered four double-doubles … had over 20 kills in seven matches … her career-high 27 kills against Eastern Illinois has her tied for third in Dartmouth’s all-time record book … she is also second in kills per set (3.98) and seventh in kills in a season.
Sophomore (2014): All-Ivy Honorable Mention … appeared in 89 of the team’s 93 sets and started all but five matches throughout the season … was tied for first on the team with 268 kills, which ties her for 20th in the all-time record book for kills in a season … was also first in total blocks (54) and block assists (48), third in digs (168), sixth in assists (13) and fourth in service aces (13) … recorded seven double-doubles … had a season-high 23 kills in the 3-2 victory over Princeton … was named to the Greyhound Challenge All-Tournament Team (Sept. 5-6) … selected to the Seton Hall Classic All-Tournament Team (Sept. 19-20) … ended the season seventh in kills in the Ivy League.
Freshman (2013): During her first year on campus, Astarita saw action in 82 of the team's 101 sets … named to the Volley in the Valley All-Tournament Team … selected to the Dartmouth Duels All-Tournament Team … Ivy League Rookie of the Week … ranked second on the team with 232 kills … had an attack percentage of .217 while averaging 2.83 kills per set … registered 32 blocks … added 88 digs and eight service aces ... had 15 or more kills in four matches, including a season-high 24 in a five-set win versus Princeton … had a season-high five blocks at Marist.
Before Dartmouth: Astarita was a four-year, two-sport varsity athlete at Ward Melville starring on both the volleyball and track and field squads … a three-time All-Conference performer, she led her team to four consecutive AA League championships … Suffolk County Player of the Year, All State AA Tournament Team, first team All-State and All-County Tournament Team MVP.
Personal: Emily Claire Astarita is the daughter of James and Mary Astarita … has one brother and two sisters.
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