Emily Danks
Emily  Danks


Round Rock, Texas

High School:
Round Rock


Outside Hitter

Austin Juniors


Ohio State to Face Two Top 15 Opponents on the Road

The Buckeyes face off with No. 11 Minnesota Friday; No. 14 Wisconsin Sunday


Buckeyes Set to Host Indiana, No. 14 Purdue this Weekend

Ohio State will take on the Hoosiers Friday; the Boilermakers Saturday


Second Half of Big Ten Season Awaits Buckeyes this Weekend

Ohio State travels to No. 14 Michigan State and No. 17 Michigan


No. 24 Buckeyes to Face No. 2 Penn State, No. 13 Nebraska

Ohio State travels to Penn State Wednesday; hosts Nebraska Friday in St. John Arena


Big Ten Road Swing Continues for No. 17 Ohio State

The Buckeyes head to conference rival Illinois Sunday


Ohio State vs. Toledo Photo Gallery

Ohio State vs. Toledo Photo Gallery


Emily Danks

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  • Game Day Magazine Feature (Sept. 1, 2012) - Family Values (EmilyDanks)
  • Career: Set Ohio State career aces record on Oct. 6, 2012 at Northwestern and has 230 overall ... second with a .45 ace average...12th in career kills with 1,313 ... recorded her 1,000th career kill on Aug. 25, 2012 in Ohio State's 3-0 win over Toledo ... her .259 attack percentage ranks 20th ... 3,479 attack attempts is sixth ... 311 career block assists is ninth all-time, while 354 total blocks ranks 11th ... 43 solo blocks is 17th .... has 1,741.5 career points for seventh in Ohio State history.

    2012 (Senior Season): Career-high 24 kills against Maryland (9/1) and a career-best point total of 27 vs. the Terps ... total of 327 kills and 431.5 points this season... season-high of 50 attacks against Maryland (9/1)... total of 50 service aces ... 16 solo blocks and 77 block assists to lead the squad with 93 total blocks ... had seven block assists in three-set win at Northwestern (10/6) ... had a .235 attack percentage and averaged 2.53 kills and 3.34 points per set ... had a season-best attack percentage of .611 (11-0-18) in the three-set sweep against Iowa (9/21)... named to the Sports Imports DC Koehl All-Tournament team... Maryland Invitational All-Tournament team and named the tournament's Most Valuable Player...All-Big Ten honorable mention...AVCA All-Mideast honorable mention.

    2011 (Junior Season): Played in 36 matches starting in 32 of them...had a career-high 22 kills at Toledo (9/10)...had double-digit kills in 28 of 36 matches...recorded 20 or more kills in four matches...totaled six double-doubles on the year...tied a career-high eight blocks (1s, 7a) at Indiana (10/14) had a career-high of 11 assists at Iowa (9/23)...matched a career best with six aces against Penn (9/9)...finished the season with 453 kills, a kill percentage of .274, 111 assists, 97 blocks and 570 points...2011 AVCA All-Mideast Region Honorable Mention...named to the All-Regional Tournament Team...AVCA Honorable Mention All-America...All-Big Ten Honorable Mention...Academic All-Big Ten.

    2010 (Sophomore Season): Started 35 matches and played in 36 matches...Academic All-Big Ten...Ohio State Scholar-Athlete...career-high six aces against Pittsburgh...season-high 17 kills and career-high 13 digs against Indiana...has three or more ace serves in nine matches...11 matches with double-figure kills...ranks second in Ohio State season records with 73 aces and a .57 aces per set average.

    2009 (Freshman Season): Played in 35 matches with 26 starts ... season-high 16 kills at Marquette ... double-figure kills in seven matches ... career-high .714 (10-0-14) attack percentage against Bowling Green ... season-high four ace serves against Rider and Maryland-Eastern Shore ... season-high six digs at Colorado State and against Cincinnati ... season-high five assist blocks at Michigan ... season-high 18 points at Marquette ... named to the Sports Imports Classic All-Tournament Team ... named the Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week for her play against Bowling Green, Cleveland State and Xavier ... named the Ohio State Athlete of the Week for her play against Western Michigan, Milwaukee and Marquette.

    Round Rock High School: Played four years for Diane Watson ... three-time all-district (2006-08) ... 2008 district most valuable player ... 2008 all-state ... regional finalist in 2006 and 2008 ... regional semifinalist in 2007 ... 2007 Northside ISD Tournament best hitter ... 2008 Northside ISD most valuable Player ... 2008 Pearland Invitational All-Tournament Team ... four-time academic all-district (2005-08) ... 2009 Volleyball Magazine Fab 50.

    Austin Juniors Club: Coached by Glen Lietzke ... 2008 17-open national champions and named to the all-tournament team.

    Personal: Full name is Emily Fair Danks ... nickname is EM ... daughter of John and Renee Danks ... has two brothers playing professional baseball for the Chicago White Sox organization, John and Jordan ... enjoys watching baseball...majoring in Communication.