9 Emily Ast
9 Emily Ast
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lancaster, N.Y.
High School: Lancaster
Position: S
m 25
k/s 0.68
h % .147
a/s 9.32
b/s 0.32
sa/s 0.37
d/s 2.63

2017: Started 30 of 33 matches played … finished first on the team with 1,128 assists … totaled 51 kills, 1,128 assists, 35 service aces, 297 digs, and 30 blocks on the season … compiled 44 assists in a 3-1 loss to Denison (9/1) … made 11 digs against Alma in a 3-1 loss (9/1) … compiled a season-high five blocks against Wooster in a 3-2 win (9/2) … contributed 50 assists and 10 digs in a 3-2 loss against Wellesley (9/8) … compiled 13 digs against Babson in a 3-1 win (9/9) … recorded two season-highs with 51 assists and 22 digs against Springfield in a 3-2 loss (9/9) … added 11 digs in a 3-0 win against Pitt.-Bradford (9/13) … posted five kills and 13 digs against Gallaudet in a 3-1 win (9/15) … gained 45 assists in a 3-2 win against New Paltz (9/22) … notched 43 assists in a 3-1 win at Plattsburgh (9/23) … contributed 41 assists against Potsdam in a 3-0 win (9/23) … compiled 42 assists and 11 digs against Nazareth in a 3-1 win (9/29) … gained 43 assists against Cortland in a 3-1 win (10/6) … posted 44 assists and 20 digs in a 3-2 loss against Brockport (10/7) … added 42 assists and nine digs against Nazareth in a 3-2 loss (10/14) … notched 41 assists and nine digs against Scranton in a 3-1 loss (10/24) … made 15 digs in a 3-0 victory against Alleghany (10/28) … had 38 assists and 12 digs in a 3-0 loss to Fredonia in the SUNYAC Semifinals (11/3) … named Second Team All-SUNYAC.

2016: Played in all 32 matches … led the team in assists (1,030) and assists per set (8.31) and second in service aces with 42 … ranked third in assists in the SUNYAC … compiled 46 assists and three service aces in a 3-1 loss to John Carroll (9/2) … accumulated 41 assists, three service aces and four blocks in a 3-2 loss at Mount Union (9/3) … completed 49 assists and 14 digs against Grove City in a 3-2 loss (9/3) … acquired four service aces and two blocks in a 3-0 victory against Houghton (9/13) … compiled 44 assists and 11 digs in a 3-2 loss to Nazareth (9/16) … accumulated 58 assists, 12 digs, and three service aces in a 3-2 win at Pitt.-Bradford (9/29) … had 45 assists, 10 digs and two service aces in a 3-1 win versus Plattsburgh (10/8) … completed 41 assists in a 3-1 loss to Brockport (10/8) … acquired 42 assists and 14 digs against St. John Fisher in a 3-2 win (10/19) … had 43 assists and 15 digs in a 3-2 loss to Union (10/28).

2015: Appeared in 29 of 34 matches … completed the season first with 587 assists, 7.62 assists per set … made 46 assists and 13 digs in a 3-1 loss against Oneonta 
(10/10) … acquired 41 assists and 12 attacks in a 3-1 win against Elmira (10/16) … compiled seven points and 31 assists in a 3-0 victory over Wilkes (10/17) … accumulated 30 assists in a 3-0 defeat versus Canton (10/17) … completed 30 assists and 6.5 points in a 3-0 triumph over Nazareth (10/21) … made 30 assists in a 3-0 win against Potsdam (10/23) … accumulate 43 assists in a 3-2 loss to Oswego (10/24) … compiled 37 assists, 13 attacks and 13 digs in a 3-2 victory over RIT (10/28) … had a season high of 49 assists as well as acquiring 13 attacks, 11 digs and 6.5 points in a 3-2 loss at Skidmore (10/31).

Prior to Geneseo: Named second team All-Erie County Interscholastic Conference (ECIC) in 2014 as a member of Lancaster Varsity Volleyball … named second team All-Western New York (WNY) in 2014 … played under head coach Becky Edwards … played for Niagara Frontier Volleyball (NFVB) under head coach Craig Starzynsk.

Personal: Emily Marie Ast was born in Buffalo, N.Y. … raised in Lancaster, N.Y. … parents are Dennis and Michele Ast … has one older sibling, Josh … majors in accounting with a minor in mathematics … mom, Michele, played softball at Buffalo State College while dad, Dennis, swam and ran track at Buffalo State College … enjoys hanging out with friends and family and playing softball … favorite professional sports team is the Buffalo Bills … favorite professional athlete is Derek Jeter … started playing volleyball in seventh grade because she always thought it was fun when she played on the beach … favorite athletic-related moment was playing in the sectionals during her junior year of high school because of the amazing crowd … best advice received during her playing career was to “never say die” because it reminds her to never give up, to just look back and see how far she’s come and how much more she is capable of accomplishing … credits her parents as having the most influence during her playing career because they have always been there for her and pushed her to get better; “they have supported me in my sports throughout the years and have always believed in everything I’ve done.”

Recent Games
Oct 20 Fredonia W, 3-1
Oct 26 vs. Clarkson L, 3-2
Oct 27 vs. Salisbury L, 3-2
Oct 27 at Frostburg St. W, 3-0
Nov 2 Fredonia W, 3-0
Nov 3 New Paltz L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 25 9
Sets 76 30
Kills 52 24
Kills per set 0.68 0.80
Errors 25 6
Total Attacks 184 67
Hitting Percentage .147 .269
Assists 708 292
Assists per set 9.32 9.73
Service Aces 28 13
Service Errors 30 13
Service Aces per set 0.37 0.43
Reception Errors 3 1
Digs 200 81
Digs per set 2.63 2.70
Block Solo 1 0
Block Assist 23 10
Block Total 24 10
Blocks per set 0.32 0.33
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 14 5
Points 92.5 42.0
Points per set 1.2 1.4
Matches started 20 8
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 at St. Lawrence W, 3-0 - 3 1 0 4 .250 24 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Aug 31 vs. Marywood W, 3-0 - 1 0 1 1 -1.000 11 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 1 vs. Keuka W, 3-1 - 3 1 1 5 .000 30 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Sep 1 vs. Coast Guard W, 3-0 - 3 3 0 5 .600 28 2 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 7 at Ithaca L, 3-0 1 3 0 2 5 -.400 19 0 0 0 7 0 2 0 2 1 1.0
Sep 7 vs. Susquehanna L, 3-1 1 1 0 0 0 - 6 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Sep 8 vs. Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Rochester (N.Y.) L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 vs. Medaille W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Nazareth W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 vs. Mount Union L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 vs. Keuka W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Potsdam W, 3-0 - 3 1 0 4 .250 31 0 3 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 22 vs. Oswego W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 14 .429 34 3 2 0 8 0 1 0 1 2 11.5
Sep 22 vs. Oneonta W, 3-2 1 5 5 1 10 .400 50 0 3 0 11 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Sep 26 at Hamilton L, 3-0 1 1 0 1 3 -.333 9 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 2 Alfred W, 3-1 1 4 3 2 12 .083 37 3 1 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 5 vs. Brockport W, 3-0 1 3 0 1 5 -.200 26 0 0 0 11 0 2 0 2 0 1.0
Oct 6 vs. Cortland W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 5 .200 24 1 2 0 8 0 3 0 3 0 3.5
Oct 6 at Buffalo State W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 2 1.000 27 2 0 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Oct 9 Houghton W, 3-0 1 1 1 3 5 -.400 13 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Oct 12 at Clark University W, 3-1 1 4 4 0 10 .400 47 2 2 0 15 0 2 0 2 1 7.0
Oct 13 at Wellesley L, 3-0 1 3 1 1 9 .000 18 1 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Oct 13 vs. Plymouth St. W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Plattsburgh W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 5 .400 29 3 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Oct 20 New Paltz W, 3-0 1 3 3 2 14 .071 32 1 0 0 5 0 1 0 1 2 4.5
Oct 20 Fredonia W, 3-1 1 4 2 0 8 .250 39 3 2 1 15 0 0 0 0 1 5.0
Oct 26 vs. Clarkson L, 3-2 1 5 3 1 20 .100 43 0 1 0 24 0 3 0 3 1 4.5
Oct 27 vs. Salisbury L, 3-2 1 5 6 4 18 .111 34 1 1 0 14 0 1 0 1 2 7.5
Oct 27 at Frostburg St. W, 3-0 1 3 3 0 5 .600 37 3 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Nov 2 Fredonia W, 3-0 1 3 2 1 8 .125 28 1 0 0 6 1 0 0 1 0 4.0
Nov 3 New Paltz L, 3-0 1 3 0 2 7 -.286 32 0 1 1 10 0 3 0 3 2 1.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2015-16 26 77 40 0.52 14 134 .194 587 7.62 28 0.36 130 1.69 5 14 19 0.25 80.0 1.0
2016-17 32 124 49 0.40 20 188 .154 1030 8.31 42 0.34 247 1.99 4 28 32 0.26 109.0 0.9
2017-18 33 114 51 0.45 33 226 .080 1128 9.89 35 0.31 297 2.61 5 25 30 0.26 103.5 0.9
2018-19 25 76 52 0.68 25 184 .147 708 9.32 28 0.37 200 2.63 1 23 24 0.32 92.5 1.2
Total 116 391 192 0.49 92 732 .137 3453 8.83 133 0.34 874 2.24 15 90 105 0.27 385.0 1.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 25 76 52 0.68 25 184 .147 708 9.32 28 0.37 200 2.63 1 23 24 0.32 92.5 1.2
Conference 9 30 24 0.80 6 67 .269 292 9.73 13 0.43 81 2.70 0 10 10 0.33 42.0 1.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 21 13 0.62 10 59 .051 210 10.00 12 0.57 55 2.62 1 5 6 0.29 28.5 1.4
Away 8 23 12 0.52 4 42 .190 212 9.22 8 0.35 59 2.57 0 5 5 0.22 22.5 1.0
Neutral 10 32 27 0.84 11 83 .193 286 8.94 8 0.25 86 2.69 0 13 13 0.41 41.5 1.3
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Wins 18 55 42 0.76 14 122 .230 547 9.95 26 0.47 135 2.45 1 14 15 0.27 76.0 1.4
Losses 7 21 10 0.48 11 62 -.016 161 7.67 2 0.10 65 3.10 0 9 9 0.43 16.5 0.8
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August 2 4 1 0.25 1 5 .000 35 8.75 1 0.25 5 1.25 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.5
September 8 22 18 0.82 7 46 .239 207 9.41 5 0.23 49 2.23 0 6 6 0.27 26.0 1.2
October 13 44 31 0.70 14 118 .144 406 9.23 21 0.48 130 2.95 0 14 14 0.32 59.0 1.3
November 2 6 2 0.33 3 15 -.067 60 10.00 1 0.17 16 2.67 1 3 4 0.67 5.5 0.9