#1 Emily Campbell
|HOMETOWN||Grand Rapids, Mich.|
|HIGH SCHOOL||Forest Hills Central|
2015: Played in 101 sets for the Crusaders as a junior over 31 matches ... repeated as a member of the All-Horizon League team ... hit .251 on the season with a team-high 429 kills (4.25/set) ... ranked second in the Horizon League and 33rd nationally in kills/set ... also posted 297 digs (2.94/set) ... registered 1,169 attacks on the season, ninth-most in a single season in Crusader history ... closed junior year seventh on Valpo's all-time charts in career kills (1,150) and attacks (3,344) ... finished in double figures in kills 23 times on the year, including five matches with at least 20 kills ... reached double digits in digs 15 times and posted 14 double-doubles on the year ... opened season by earning All-Tournament Team accolades at the Chattanooga Classic Aug. 28-29, hitting .284 with 3.90 kills/set and 3.80 digs/set in three Crusader wins ... kicked off campaign with 19 kills and 15 digs in win over Chattanooga Aug. 28 ... hit .407 with 13 kills in just two sets of action versus Eastern Kentucky the next day ... posted 15 kills on .324 hitting and 12 digs to open Popcorn Classic in sweep of Kennesaw State Sept. 11 ... recorded 19 kills in tournament finale at Indiana State Sept. 19 ... opened Horizon League play with 22 kills in four-set win at Northern Kentucky Sept. 25 ... set then-career high with 25 kills on .400 hitting in victory over UIC Sept. 29 ... did not commit an attack error in sweep of Chicago State on Oct. 13, hitting .538 with 14 kills ... tallied 25 kills on .317 hitting in five-set win at Youngstown State Oct. 17, including her 1,000th career kill, while also posting a season-best 22 digs and registering five service aces ... five aces tied for fourth-most in a five-set match in program history, just one shy of the record of six ... named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 19 for her performances against Chicago State, Cleveland State (18 kills) and Youngstown State ... tallied 20 kills and 16 digs in win over IPFW Oct. 21 ... set new career high with 26 kills and also recorded 21 digs Oct. 24 against Northern Kentucky ... recorded 77 total attacks against the Norse, tied for the most in a single match in program history ... hit .400 with 16 kills in sweep at UIC Oct. 27 ... tallied 19 kills and 13 digs Nov. 7 at Milwaukee ... suffered injury in opening set of regular season finale against Cleveland State Nov. 14 and was able to play just two front-row rotations over the Crusaders' three matches at the Horizon League Championship ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2014: Started all 31 matches she appeared in as a sophomore, totaling 111 sets of action ... named Horizon League co-Player of the Year and a member of the All-League Team ... Valpo's first league Player of the Year since 2008 ... also was named an AVCA Honorable Mention All-Northeast Region choice ... led the Crusaders with 480 kills (4.32/set), ranking second in the league, and hit at a .253 clip ... reached double figures in kills 29 times and surpassed the 20-kill mark on eight occasions ... also finished third on the team with 2.93 digs/set (325 total) ... posted 19 double-doubles as she reached double digits in digs on 19 occasions ... 480 kills ranks fifth-highest in a single season in Crusader history ... ranked 24th nationally in kills/set ... bumped her averages up to 4.43 kills and 3.49 digs per set within Horizon League action ... earned All-Tournament Team honors opening weekend at the NCCU Invitational ... posted 33 kills over the two matches she played, including 20 kills against Campbell Aug. 30 ... kicked off season with 11 straight matches in double figures in kills ... tallied then-career high 22 kills and 12 digs in win over IUPUI Sept. 3 ... hit better than .319 with at least 15 kills in each of the Crusaders' three matches at South Dakota State Sept. 5-6 ... earned Tournament MVP honors at UT Martin's Skyhawk Invitational Sept. 12-13 ... registered double-doubles in all three matches, ending the weekend hitting .323 with 4.45 kills/set and 4.33 digs/set ... named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week Sept. 15 as well for her work the previous weekend ... totaled 20 kills in win over Murray State to open Crusader Classic Sept. 19 ... opened Horizon League play with 12 digs and 18 kills on .400 hitting in sweep at Green Bay Sept. 26 ... tallied 21 kills at Milwaukee the next night ... two league-opening matches were the first of five consecutive matches with double-doubles ... set career high with four service aces to go with 21 kills and 11 digs Oct. 19 against North Dakota State ... posted 20 kills and 19 digs versus Milwaukee Oct. 24 ... set new Valpo single-match record for attacks in a three-set match, totaling 56 swings at Youngstown State Nov. 1 (18 kills) ... registered second 20-20 match of her career Nov. 8 against Oakland, finishing with 21 kills (on .327 hitting) and a career-best 25 digs ... set a new standard with 23 kills on .320 hitting in win at IPFW Nov. 11 ... closed regular season with most efficient offensive performance of the season in sweep at UIC Nov. 15, hitting .571 with 17 kills ... earned league Offensive Player of the Week accolades for a second time Nov. 17 for her performance in the prior two matches ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2013: Appeared in 115 sets over 31 matches in her first season as a Crusader ... named to the Horizon League All-Freshman Team ... averaged 2.10 kills/set and 2.26 digs/set ... ranked third on the team in digs/set ... also tallied 58 blocks on the year ... posted 11 matches with at least 10 kills and totaled at least 10 digs on 12 occasions ... debuted with eight kills and 14 digs in win at UCF Aug. 30 ... recorded first double-digit kill match of her career Sept. 6 with 13 terminations in win over Army ... registered double-double later that day versus Eastern Michigan with 12 kills (on .289 hitting) and 16 digs ... tallied season highs with 20 kills and 20 digs in win over SIU Edwardsville Sept. 14, Valpo's first 20-20 performance in a match since November of 2009 ... performance in win over the Cougars propelled her to All-Tournament honors at Evansville's event ... registered double figures in digs in four consecutive matches Sept. 21-Oct. 5 ... in that stretch were a pair of double-doubles to open league play - Sept. 28 at UIC (12 kills, 10 digs) and Oct. 4 versus Green Bay (11 kills, 11 digs) ... recorded back-to-back double-doubles Oct. 12 at Cleveland State (12 kills, 10 digs) and Oct. 15 at IUPUI (11 kills, 11 digs) ... picked up 19 digs in win Oct. 22 at Illinois State ... notched another double-double with 11 kills and 14 digs in big league win at Milwaukee Nov. 1.
Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Rangers ... earned First Team All-State honors as a senior ...received First Team All-Area and First Team All-Conference honors in each of her three seasons, and was also a two-time First Team All-Region honoree ... picked up Honorable Mention All-State accolades as a junior ... helped the Rangers to their first regional final in 25 years in 2012, as well as the district title ... totaled 749 kills, 325 digs and 57 service aces as a senior ... 749 kills ranks 19th in Michigan prep history in a single season ... tallied 39 kills in a single match during senior year, the second-best single-match performance in state history ... played in MIVCA All-Star match following senior year ... played club volleyball for Michigan Volleyball Academy ... helped team finish 9th at Nationals in 2011, 16th in 2012 and 11th in 2013 ... earned All-Tournament honors at President's Day tournament in 2012.
Personal: Emily is the daughter of Julie Campbell ... major is health care leadership.