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Natalie Emro
Natalie Emro

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wildwood, Mo.

High School:
Lafayette

Height:
6-1

Position:
S


12/02/2011

Spartans Top Arizona, 3-1; Advance to NCAA Second Round

Senior Kyndra Abron had 22 kills and hit .500 in the Spartan win.

11/26/2011

Volleyball Falls to No. 9 Penn State, 3-1 on Senior Night

Abron, Emro, Rathje, Weiler and Zlabis honored post match.

11/23/2011

Volleyball Falls at Michigan in Four; Retains State Pride Flag

Moster leads all defense players with 23 digs.

11/22/2011

Volleyball Closes Regular Season With Ranked Michigan and Penn State

Spartans travel to Ann Arbor on Wednesday; host Penn State Saturday.

11/18/2011

Senior Class Powers Volleyball Through No. 7 Illinois, 3-1

Abron, Rathje and Zlabis each tallied double-digit kills against Illini.

Career Stats
2008 Match-by-Match Stats
2009 Match-by-Match Stats
2010 Match-by-Match Stats
2011 Match-by-Match Stats


SENIOR (2011): Continued her streak and has competed in every collegiate match at MSU since her arrival ... Started in 13 of 34 matches on the season ... Finished second on the team in assists with 587 and blocks with 94 ... Recorded six blocks and had 19 assists in a 3-0 win at UCF and was named to the UCF Classic All-Tournament Team (8/26) ... Had 29 assists and five digs at Bowling Green (9/9) ... Notched a double-double against VCU (9/17) with 11 kills and 30 assists ... Scored six kills on seven attacks at Northwestern (10/14) ... Recorded another double-double at Minnesota (11/9) with 28 assists and 13 digs ... Had a season high eight blocks at Wisconsin (11/12) ... Recorded 31 assists and six blocks in a 3-2 win over Northwestern (11/19) ... Came away with 30 assists in a 3-1 NCAA Tournament win over Arizona (12/2).

JUNIOR (2010): Has appeared in every collegiate match since her arrival at MSU ... Increased her consecutive starts to begin her career to 84 straight matches ... Appeared in all 31 matches, starting in 21 ... Recorded her first double-double of the season at No. 4 Hawai'i (9/3) with a season-best 37 assists and 12 digs ... Posted 34 assists and 12 digs against Eastern Michigan (9/11) for her second double-double of the year ... Notched 28 assists along with 10 digs against No. 6 Illinois (10/8) for her third double-double ... Tallied a career-high 15 digs and 28 assists for her fourth double-double ... Recorded a season-best nine kills on three separate occasions -vs. Bowling Green (8/27), vs. Evansville (8/28) and vs. Oakland (9/14) ... Recorded double-digit assists totals on 29 different occasions and double-digit dig marks four times ... Posted a season-high seven blocks against New Mexico at the Hawaiian Airlines Wahine Volleyball Classic (9/2) ... Led the team with a 653 assists on the year ... Tied her career-best block solo mark at Indiana (10/23) with two ... Recorded six block assists in MSU's upset win over No. 19 Michigan (11/24) to tie her season-high tally.

SOPHOMORE (2009): Only Spartan to start all 33 matches, increasing her career total to 64 straight ... Named to the All-Tournament team at the Clemson Classic and the Spartan Invitational ... Received MVP Honors at the UIC Invitational .... Ended the season ranked fifth all-time in assists with 2,544 total ... Currently is sixth in assists per set with a 10.60 average ... Led the team with 1,299 assists on the season, including a career-high 65 assists vs. Indiana (11/13) ... Ranked fifth in the Big Ten with a 10.64 assists per set average... Posted 141 kills on the year ... Recorded a career-best .667 (9-1-12) attack percentage with a season-best nine kills vs. North Carolina (8/29) ... Had 31 service aces on the year ... Ranked eighth in service aces in conference only matches with a 0.24 average ... Ended the season with two double-double performances ... Tallied a season-high three service aces at Illinois-Chicago (9/12) and vs. Ohio State (10/16) ... Led the team with 18 service aces in conference matches ... Recorded 160 digs, including a career-best 15 vs. Indiana (11/13) ... Posted 71 blocks on the season ... Tied a career-best seven block assists in the upset win over No. 12 Illinois (10/2).

FRESHMAN (2008): Earned a spot on the All-Big Ten Freshman Team, the fifth Spartan in program history to be named to the team ... Was one of only two players to participate in all 118 sets in 2008 while starting each match at setter ... Developed into the quarterback of one of the top offensive attacks in the Big Ten, handing out 1,245 assists, giving her 10.55 per set, ranking fourth in the Big Ten ... Accounted for 74-percent of the team's offensive point production, ranking second in the Big Ten ... Handed out a career-high 60 assists at Illinois (11/22) while adding seven kills at a clip of .316 ... Posted her second-highest assist total, 54, on three different occasions - at Central Michigan (9/20), vs. Northwestern (10/10) and vs. Purdue (10/25) ... Her 13.50 assists per set at Central Michigan is a career-best ... Posted 50 or more assists in seven different contests and was over 40 in 17 of 31 matches ... Was a very efficient attacker for MSU as well, posting 144 kills on the season, including a career-high 12 in the first match of the season at Oklahoma (8/29) ... Added 10 kills at Ohio State (11/15) for her only other double-digit kill performance ... Hit .275 from the setter spot to rank second on the team ... Led the team with five double-doubles on the season ... Posted a career-best 15 digs twice, once at Iowa (10/18) and another against Minnesota (11/29) in the final match of the season ... Her 182 digs on the season ranked fifth on the team ... Finished second on the team in blocks with 71, eight of which were solo ... Her 0.60 blocks per set also ranked second on the team ... Had a career-high nine blocks against Northwestern (10/10), two of which were solo, helping account for 66.5 total points in the match ... Added 24 aces on the season which was first on the team ... Posted a career-high four aces at Michigan (11/14) and added three against No. 1 Penn State (11/7) ... Finished the season with 207.5 points ... Earned her first varsity letter.

HIGH SCHOOL: Led St. Louis metro area in assists as a senior, averaging 10.62 per game ... Recognized by PrepVolleyball.com on its "Senior Aces" list, ranking No. 33 nationally ... Earned first-team all-state, all-conference, all-region and all-district honors ... Led Lafayette to a third-place finish at the Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 4A Championship ... As a junior shared team most valuable player honors ...Won a USA Volleyball National Championship in the 16-National Division and earned all-tournament team honors in the process ... An honor roll student ... Also lettered two seasons in basketball.

CLUB: Trained as a member of the Team St. Louis Volleyball Club in St. Louis, Mo.

PERSONAL: Born May 7, 1990 ... Daughter of Todd and Lori Emro ... Majoring in advertising.

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