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1 Emily Perilli
Emily  Perilli

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Thompson's Station, Tenn.

High School:
Page

Height:
5-9

Position:
Outside Hitter/Libero

Club:
Impact Volleyball Club

Worth Noting--Could see playing time at several different positions in 2006 ... a solid defensive player ... a crafty and mentally tough player.


2005- Played in all 120 games and started 15 of 31 matches ... played several positions ... was pressed into action as a middle because of injuries in the early portion of the season ... set career highs in digs and service aces ... was third on the team with 276 digs and fifth with 30 aces ... added 25 kills and 15 blocks ... reached double figures in digs 12 times, including 20 vs. Saint Mary's (9/3) ... posted a season-high nine kills and added eight digs, three assists, three blocks and an ace for 11.5 points against NC State (9/23) ... registered a career-high 10 blocks vs. Boston College (9/30) ... named to the 2005-06 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2004--Started 14 matches and appeared in 29 overall ... in 96 games, totaled 58 kills, 178 digs, 40 blocks and 17 service aces ... set a career high with her 178 digs ... third on the team in assists with 43 ... set a career-high with nine assists against North Carolina (10/1) to go along with 15 digs ... had a career-best 23 digs and three service aces against Pennsylvania (9/11) ... set a career high with six blocks against Marshall (9/18) and Wake Forest (10/23) ... tallied a season-high nine kills and 11 points vs. Towson (9/14).

2003--Saw quite a bit of playing time ... started 13 matches and played in 25 overall ... in 59 games, totaled 69 kills, 135 digs, 15 blocks and seven service aces ... posted lone double-double of the season against Clemson (11/1) with then career-bests of 12 kills, 14 digs to go along with a career-best 13.5 points ... also set a then career high with three block assists ... had six double-figure digs matches ... notched two service aces against Duke (10/21) and NC State (11/7) ... selected to the 2003-2004 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

High School--A four-year starter on the Page High School volleyball team ... selected as the MVP in the state championship volleyball game in 2000, 2001 and 2002 ... earned All-District, All-Region and All-Sectional honors three times ... All-American Highest Mention ... All-National Team ... AAU All-American ... played club volleyball for Impact Volleyball Club ... named All-Tournament at the USVA Junior Nationals in 2002 and 2003 as she helped her club team take second place both years ... named Page's Distinguished Athlete ... honor roll student.

Personal--Daughter of Tammy and George Perilli ... born 8/8/85 in Beaver, Pa. ... plans a career in business ... older sister graduated from Rhodes College (Tenn.) in 2005 ... also has younger twin sisters who won USVA Nationals at the 15 nationals level this summer ... majoring in psychology.

Why Emily chose UVa- "Because of the incredible academics and volleyball program."

Perilli's Career Statistics

Year MP/GP ATT K E Pct. K/Gm Ast. SA Digs BS BA TB
2003 25/59 249 69 56 .052 1.17 5 7 135 1 14 15
2004 29/96 196 58 24 .173 0.60 43 17 178 4 36 40
2005 31/129 106 25 16 .085 0.21 21 30 276 1 14 15
Totals 85/275 551 152 96 .102 0.55 69 54 589 6 64 70

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