Emily Ellis
8 Emily Ellis
  • Height:
    5-9
  • Year:
    SR
  • Hometown:
    Georgetown, Texas
  • High School:
    Georgetown
  • Position:
    MB
  • Major:
    Communication
  • m
    31
  • k/s
    2.16
  • h %
    .385
  • a/s
    0.03
  • b/s
    1.28
  • sa/s
    0.01
  • d/s
    0.23

Bio

2022 Team Captain

Career Highs

Match

  • Points: 19 (9/21/18 at Illinois Wesleyan)
  • Blocks: 9 (11/2/19, East Texas Baptist; 11/22/19 v. Johns Hopkins)
  • Kills: 16 (9/21/18 at Illinois Wesleyan; 9/6/19, v. Pacific Lutheran)
  • Blocks/Set: 2.25 (11/2/19, East Texas Baptist; 11/22/19 v. Johns Hopkins)

Season

  • Points: 434 (2019)
  • Blocks: 152 (2019); 3rd in NCAA III
  • Kills: 342 (2019)
  • Blocks/Set: 1.08 (2019); 21st in NCAA III
  • Hitting %: .415 (2019), 5th in NCAA III

Record Watch

  • Leads Trinity career hitting percentage list (.380), second in active NCAA III, following 2021 spring season
  • 14th all-time at Trinity with 318 blocks following 2021 season
  • Highest single-season hitting percentage in Trinity history (.415; 2019)
  • 8th-highest single-season mark in blocks at Trinity (152; 2019)

Collegiate Honors

American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

  • All-American (2019, 2nd Team)
  • All-Region (2019)
  • Division III National Player of the Week (9/17/2019)

Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC)

  • All-SCAC (1st Team, 2019; 2nd Team, 2018)
  • Offensive Player of the Week (Week 7, 2019)
  • Defensive Player of the Week (Week 9, 2021; Week 3, 2019)
  • Academic Honor Roll (Spring 2021)

All-Tournament Teams

  • NCAA III National Championship (2019)
  • Trinity Fall Classic Most Valuable Player (2019)
  • Washington (Mo.) East-to-West Battle (2019)
  • Illinois Wesleyan Holiday Inn Express Classic (2018)

Personal

  • Daughter of Scott and Cristy Ellis
  • Has one older sister: Kyleigh
  • Sister Kyleigh played soccer at Hardin-Simmons University
  • Interests include sewing, cooking, hiking, and playing with my dog
  • Favorite spot on campus is the 4th floor of the Library
  • Member of Gamma Chi Delta
  • Considers three-time Olympic Gold-Medal beach volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings as her favorite athlete

Intended Major

  • Communication

Why Trinity?

  • "I wanted to be somewhere where I could get a good education but also play competitively and win team titles."

 

Player Profile

Recent Games
Nov 10 vs. Puget Sound W, 3-0
Nov 11 vs. Chicago W, 3-0
Nov 12 at #1 Claremont-M-S W, 3-2
Nov 16 vs. #18 MIT W, 3-0
Nov 17 vs. New York U. W, 3-1
Nov 19 vs. Juniata L, 3-0
  Overall Conf
Matches 31 16
Sets 101 52
Kills 218 130
Kills per set 2.16 2.50
Errors 47 21
Total Attacks 444 242
Hitting Percentage .385 .450
Assists 3 3
Assists per set 0.03 0.06
Service Aces 1 0
Service Errors 3 0
Service Aces per set 0.01 0.00
Receptions 6 3
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 23 13
Digs per set 0.23 0.25
Block Solo 20 14
Block Assist 109 51
Block Total 129 65
Blocks per set 1.28 1.25
Block Errors 10 6
Ball Handling Errors 2 2
Points 293.5 169.5
Points per set 2.9 3.3
Matches started 24 12
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se r re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 2 Edgewood W, 3-0 1 3 3 1 6 .333 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 5 0 6 0 7.5
Sep 2 #6 Berry W, 3-0 1 1 1 1 5 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 3 #24 Transylvania W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 3 #1 UW-Eau Claire W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 vs. #7 Johns Hopkins W, 3-2 - 5 12 4 19 .421 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Sep 9 at #14 Emory L, 3-1 1 4 6 3 17 .176 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 7.5
Sep 10 vs. #1 Claremont-M-S L, 3-1 1 4 6 1 17 .294 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 10.0
Sep 16 #2 Juniata W, 3-1 1 4 2 0 9 .222 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 7 0 8 0 6.5
Sep 17 La Verne W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 11 .364 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Sep 17 Scranton W, 3-0 1 1 5 0 5 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 7.0
Sep 24 vs. Austin W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 7 .429 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 6.5
Sep 24 at Centenary W, 3-0 1 2 11 4 17 .412 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 12.0
Sep 25 vs. Dallas W, 3-0 1 3 9 1 12 .667 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Oct 1 vs. #24 Colorado Col. W, 3-0 1 3 10 1 19 .474 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 0 11 0 16.5
Oct 1 at Schreiner W, 3-0 1 3 10 3 17 .412 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 6 0 8 0 15.0
Oct 7 vs. Southwestern W, 3-1 1 4 10 1 15 .600 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 11.5
Oct 7 vs. St. Thomas W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 21 .286 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 3 1 10.0
Oct 8 vs. Texas Lutheran W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 13 .462 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 9.0
Oct 14 UC Santa Cruz L, 3-1 1 4 8 1 16 .438 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 6 0 11.5
Oct 15 Susquehanna W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 17 .353 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 12.0
Oct 21 Austin W, 3-0 - 3 5 1 9 .444 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 5.5
Oct 21 Dallas W, 3-1 - 3 3 0 11 .273 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 7 0 7.0
Oct 22 Centenary W, 3-0 - 2 4 0 6 .667 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Oct 23 Colorado Col. W, 3-1 - 4 6 2 13 .308 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 1 5 0 8.5
Oct 26 Schreiner W, 3-0 1 3 13 0 19 .684 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 14.5
Oct 29 vs. St. Thomas W, 3-1 1 4 9 0 15 .600 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 11.0
Oct 29 vs. Southwestern W, 3-2 1 5 13 2 27 .407 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Oct 30 at Texas Lutheran W, 3-1 1 4 8 2 21 .286 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 1 8 1 13.5
Nov 4 vs. Texas Lutheran L, 3-2 - 5 10 4 19 .316 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 2 5 0 12.5
Nov 10 vs. Puget Sound W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 15 .400 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 5 0 10.5
Nov 11 vs. Chicago W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at #1 Claremont-M-S W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 vs. #18 MIT W, 3-0 - 2 0 2 5 -.400 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 2.5
Nov 17 vs. New York U. W, 3-1 1 4 9 2 22 .318 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 10.5
Nov 19 vs. Juniata L, 3-0 1 3 4 1 19 .158 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Nov 19 vs. NCAA Championship Match   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s r re digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2018-19 28 74 153 2.07 38 325 .354 2 0.03 2 0.03 7 0 19 0.26 4 54 58 0.78 186.0 2.5
2019-20 41 141 342 2.43 68 660 .415 7 0.05 0 0.00 13 1 46 0.33 32 120 152 1.08 434.0 3.1
2020-21 16 45 86 1.91 28 190 .305 1 0.02 1 0.02 5 1 11 0.24 8 39 47 1.04 114.5 2.5
2021-22 24 61 96 1.57 14 190 .432 5 0.08 3 0.05 3 0 20 0.33 4 57 61 1.00 131.5 2.2
2022-23 31 101 218 2.16 47 444 .385 3 0.03 1 0.01 6 0 23 0.23 20 109 129 1.28 293.5 2.9
Total 140 422 895 2.12 195 1809 .387 18 0.04 7 0.02 34 2 119 0.28 68 379 447 1.06 1159.5 2.7
    m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s r re digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Event Total 31 101 218 2.16 47 444 .385 3 0.03 1 0.01 6 0 23 0.23 20 109 129 1.28 293.5 2.9
Conference 16 52 130 2.50 21 242 .450 3 0.06 0 0.00 3 0 13 0.25 14 51 65 1.25 169.5 3.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 12 34 64 1.88 10 127 .425 0 0.00 1 0.03 2 0 5 0.15 6 44 50 1.47 93.0 2.7
Away 4 13 35 2.69 12 72 .319 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0 5 0.38 6 14 20 1.54 48.0 3.7
Neutral 15 54 119 2.20 25 245 .384 3 0.06 0 0.00 4 0 13 0.24 8 51 59 1.09 152.5 2.8
Result Wins 26 81 184 2.27 37 356 .413 3 0.04 1 0.01 5 0 22 0.27 18 88 106 1.31 247.0 3.0
Losses 5 20 34 1.70 10 88 .273 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0 1 0.05 2 21 23 1.15 46.5 2.3
Month September 11 33 65 1.97 18 125 .376 2 0.06 1 0.03 2 0 7 0.21 6 32 38 1.15 88.0 2.7
October 15 51 122 2.39 18 239 .435 1 0.02 0 0.00 3 0 13 0.25 13 59 72 1.41 164.5 3.2
November 5 17 31 1.82 11 80 .250 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0 3 0.18 1 18 19 1.12 41.0 2.4

News Mentions

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No. 6 Volleyball Sweeps No. 18 MIT for Program’s Fourth NCAA III Semifinal

Strong performances from Tiger rookies, Jenna Rodriguez and Reagan Whatley, led to overcoming a slow start en route to another sweep.

November 16, 2022

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Flynn, Ellis Named AVCA First-Team All-America as Trinity Volleyball Preps in Pittsburgh

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November 15, 2022

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November 10, 2022

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No. 6 Volleyball Axes Puget Sound, 3-0, to Open NCAA III Regional at Claremont

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November 10, 2022

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November 2, 2022

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October 30, 2022

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October 27, 2022

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October 26, 2022

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October 21, 2022

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October 19, 2022

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October 15, 2022

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October 14, 2022

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October 13, 2022

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October 7, 2022

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Ellis Logs 19 Blocks in SCAC Sweep, #2 Volleyball Shuts Out #24 Colorado College

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October 1, 2022

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September 28, 2022

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September 25, 2022

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Coach Jenkins Earns 1,000th Victory at Trinity, No. 2 Tigers Sweep SCAC Opening Day

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September 24, 2022

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No. 2 Volleyball to Open SCAC Play; Tigers Sweep Conference Weekly Honors

After knocking off No. 2 Juniata on Friday, Trinity returned to the AVCA's No. 2 spot in NCAA III; Williammee and Ellis sweep SCAC Offensive and...

September 21, 2022

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September 18, 2022

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No. 3 Tigers Best No. 2 Juniata for Triumphant Return to Calgaard

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September 16, 2022

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No. 3 Volleyball Prepares for Trinity Fall Classic, Top-Five Showdown Friday

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September 14, 2022

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September 10, 2022

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September 9, 2022

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September 2, 2022

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August 24, 2022

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Photos

Emily Ellis action photo 1
  • Edgewood vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Berry vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Juniata vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Juniata vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Juniata vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • La Verne vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • La Verne vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Scranton vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • UC Santa Cruz vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • UC Santa Cruz vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • UC Santa Cruz vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Susquehanna vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Austin vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Dallas vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Dallas vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Centenary (La.) vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Centenary (La.) vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Centenary (La.) vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Centenary (La.) vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Colorado Col. vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Schreiner vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Schreiner vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Puget Sound vs. Trinity (Tex.) @ Claremont, CA