LSU Gold
Graduate Student
Plano, Texas
Previous School
Texas A&M
High School
Trinity Christian Academy


Compiled a 9-6 record during the season including matches on the extra court… Defeated No. 14 Cal Poly on Court 5 with partner Gina Tillis on February 23.

Played indoor volleyball for Texas A&M … Battled an injury throughout her senior season that limited her action … Despite the injury, she managed to play in 22 matches and averaged 1.50 kills and 1.80 points per set … Appeared in all 31 matches and started 28 her junior year … Amassed double-digit kills six times and double-digit digs nine times as a junior … Helped lead her team to being SEC Champions in 2015 … Led the team with 776 service receptions as a sophomore … Achieved a double-double against VCU posting 19 digs and 15 kills … Finished the season averaging 2.70 digs per set … Started five consecutive games as the libero … Started in 14 matches and played in 27 during her freshman season … Averaged 1.34 kills and 1.11 digs as a freshman … Named to the Texas A&M Athletic Director’s Honor Roll every semester of her undergraduate career … Coached by Laurie Corbelli.

Attended Trinity Christian Academy where was a four-year letter winner … As a freshman middle blocker, she was named 2nd Team All-District … Was named 1st Team All-District and 2nd team All-State as a sophomore … As an outside hitter her junior year, she awarded as the District MVP … Was named 1st team All-District and All-State … Led her team to a 40-1 record as a junior on the way to winning the Tapps 5A State Championship … Was named team captain as a senior … Designated the Co-Offensive player of the Year for 2012-13 … Named to 1st Team-All District and All-State once again as a senior … Coached by Karen Wright.

Full name is Emily Anne Hardesty … Born on February 2, 1994 … Parents are David and Beth Hardesty … Father played basketball at Baylor during his junior and senior year … Has one younger sibling, Kyle.

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