Penn State volleyball kicks off the 2016 campaign hosting West Virginia Friday, Aug. 26 in Rec Hall
2017 (Sophomore): Played in 31 sets over 22 matches as a defensive specialist … recorded nine digs and two aces on the season … recorded a season-high two digs against Yale (9/15) and Wake Forest (9/16).
2016 (Freshman):Played in eight matches, playing in 11 sets as a defensive specialist … Posted five digs and two service aces in 2016 … Logged a dig in collegiate debut against Siena (9/9) … Recorded a dig against Hofstra (9/10) … Logged a pair of service aces and a season-best three digs against Rhode Island (9/16).
Personal Born Emily Wing Sciorra, February 26, 1998 in Fairfax, Virginia … Parents are Kate and Cary Sciorra … Has one brother, Mike, who plays baseball at James Madison … Father, Cary, played golf at Miami (Ohio) … Names the Washington Capitals and the Washington Nationals as favorite professional sports teams … “Step Brothers” as favorite movie, Michael Jordan as favorite athlete … Will Ferrell and Melissa McCarthy as favorite actor and actress, ribs as favorite food and playing guitar, drawing and hiking as favorite hobbies … Undecided on a major with an interest in health and human development.
High School A four-year letterwinner at Chantilly, she helped the Chargers to a Conference 6A championship in 2013 as the team’s libero … Served as team captain in 2015-16, picking up team MVP honors from 2014-16 … Earned first team VHSL 6A All-Conference honors from 2013-16 and First Team All-Region and All-State honors following the 2015-16 season … Earned ALL-MET honorable mention honors in 2015-16, having previously earned Concorde Conference MVP distinction in 2013-14 … Played club volleyball with Metro Volleyball Club of Washington D.C., helping her team to gold in the Sports Performance National Junior Classic Open.