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Emily Astarita
Player Profile:
Emily Astarita 1455138
Position: Opposite Hitter
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Setauket, N.Y.
High School: Ward Melville

Named a team captain for the 2016 season.

Junior (2015): All-Ivy First Team … twice named 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 blocks (five-solo and 43-assists) and ended the season with 392.5 points … registered four double-doubles in kills and digs … 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 … tied for first on the team with Paige Caridi with 268 kills, which ties her for 20th in the all-time record book for kills in a season … 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 in kills and digs … had a season-high 23 kills in the 3-2 victory over Princeton on Oct. 17 … was named to the Greyhound Challenge All-Tournament Team and the Seton Hall Classic All-Tournament Team … 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 and the Dartmouth Duels All-Tournament Team ... twice named 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 (23-assists & 9-solo) ... 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 in the second game of the year 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 ... during her senior season, Astarita was named the 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.

Astarita's Career Statistics

Year Sets K K/S A A/S SA SE D D/S BA BS
2013 82 232 2.83 2 0.02 8 10 88 1.07 23 9
2014 89 268 3.01 13 0.15 13 27 168 1.89 48 6
2015 88 350 3.98 15 0.17 16 36 157 1.78 43 5
Total 259 850 3.27 30 0.11 37 73 413 1.58 114 20
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