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Emily Thater
Emily Thater

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Springfield, Mo.

High School:
Kickapoo

Height:
6-3

Position:
MB


09/28/2014

Mizzou Takes Down Tennessee 3-0, Improves to 2-0 in SEC Play

The Tigers extended their SEC winning streak to 20 matches

09/26/2014

Tigers Sweep Mississippi State to Open SEC Play

Carly Kan's nation-leading 12th double-double helped spur Mizzou to victory.

09/20/2014

Little Guides Mizzou Past UNCG in Miami Invite Opener

Little tallied third career block-kill double-double and seventh career match with 10 or more block.

09/12/2014

Little Resets School Blocks Record in Win Over Portland

Senior middle blocker now has 455 career blocks, resetting the program record.

09/12/2014

Mizzou Sweeps Boise State, Wins Second Straight in Idaho

Emily Wilson again leads the way with 14 kills on .387 hitting.

09/26/2014

Missouri Volleyball vs Mississippi State - September 26, 2014

Missouri Volleyball vs Mississippi State

09/09/2014

Missouri Volleyball vs St. Louis University - September 9, 2014Stl

Missouri Volleyball vs St. Louis University

09/06/2014

Missouri Volleyball vs Xavier - September 6, 2014

Missouri Volleyball vs Xavier

09/05/2014

Missouri Volleyball vs Lipscomb - September 5, 2014

Missouri Volleyball vs Lipscomb

08/20/2014

Missouri Volleyball Black and Gold Scrimmage - August 20, 2014

Missouri Volleyball Black and Gold Scrimmage

IN THE NEWS

Thater finds her niche at the net - Columbia Daily Tribune | Sept. 12, 2103
2013 (FRESHMAN)

Thater Freshman
•Averaged 1.37 kills per set on .377 hitting with 93 blocks, second-best on the team.
•Finished the season with 37 service aces, tops on the team and second in the SEC following the regular season.
•Pitched in three kills and a team-high four blocks in Mizzou's 3-0 sweep of Arkansas.
•Posted seven kills on .600 hitting in Mizzou's sweep of Mississippi State.
•Added two kills and two blocks in the Tigers' sweep of No. 16 Kentucky.
•Tallied five kills on nine errorless attacks with two blocks and an ace in Mizzou's three-set sweep at South Carolina.
•Hit 1.000 with seven kills, an ace and four digs in Mizzou's three-set sweep at No. 5 Florida.
•Posted four kills at Auburn and had five kills on .429 hitting with three blocks in Mizzou's four-set win at Alabama.
•Posted seven kills on 12 attacks with six total blocks in Mizzou's three-set win over No. 19 Kentucky.
•Added four kills on six attacks with a block and a career-high four digs in Mizzou's win over Ole Miss.
•Had four blocks and a kill with two aces in Mizzou's four-set win at LSU.
•Added five kills on .667 hitting with two aces and three blocks in a three-set sweep at Texas A&M.
•Tallied 12.0 points in the Tigers' upset of No. 2 Florida with five kills (.444 hitting), three aces and five total blocks.
•Was very good against Georgia as well with seven kills on .312 hitting with while pitching in eight blocks.
•Posted three kills on .400 hitting with two blocks in the Tigers' sweep of Austin Peay.
•Tallied four kills on eight errorless attacks with two blocks in the Tigers' 3-0 sweep of Auburn.
•Posted a kill and three blocks in the Tigers' 3-1 win at Arkansas.
•Had a kill and a block and led Mizzou in service aces at with three in its win over South Carolina.
•Averaged 2.00 kills per set on .586 hitting in the Mizzou Classic while pitching in nine total blocks.
•Had 14 kills on .257 hitting with a team-best 12 blocks over the three matches at the Rice Invitational.
•Posted 12 kills on .310 hitting and tallied six blocks in the Yale Invitational.
•Was very productive in her first weekend of action, hitting .531 while averaging 2.31 kills with 22 blocks.
•Led Mizzou in blocking in every match of the Tiger Invitational.
•Also had four service aces on the weekend as well.
•Had five kills on eight swings with just one error while adding a block in the annual Black & Gold scrimmage
HIGH SCHOOL

• Named the No. 36 recruit nationally by PrepVolleyball.com and was named to the Under Armour/AVCA High School All-America watch list as a senior at Kickapoo High School under the direction of Coach Deborah Downs.
• First team All-Conference, All-Region and All-District and was an honorable mention All-State selection as a senior in 2012.
• As a junior, she was named first team All-Conference, second team All-District and honorable mention All-Region.
• Was also named to PrepVolleyball.com's Fab-50 list as a junior.
• Guided Kickapoo to a second-place finish at the MSHSAA Class 4A State Championships.
CLUB

• Played for Springfield juniors under the direction of Trish Knight.

PERSONAL

• Born Feb. 1, 1995, to parents David and Jennifer Thater in Springfield.
• Is the Tigers' third commit from the Springfield area in the last three years, following the footsteps of Jade Hays (Ozark) and Regan Peltier (Nixa).
• Brother, Daniel, is a student-athlete for the Tulsa Cross Country/Track and Field Teams and he won several MSHSAA State titles in his high school career.
• Plans to major in marketing and advertising while at Mizzou.

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Year MP/MS SP K E TA H% A SA D BS TB PTS
2013 36-36 110 151 41 292 .377 5 37 39 17 93 243.0
Career 36-36 110 151 41 292 .377 5 37 39 17 93 243.0

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