|High School:||Cary-Grove HS|
SOPHOMORE (2010): Appeared in 20 sets for The Citadel during the course of the season … contributed 37 digs, including 11 against N.C. Central (Sept. 18) … registered six service aces on the season and in the process established a career-high (three) in a match against Mercer (Sept. 4).
FRESHMAN (2009): Contributed at least one dig in six Southern Conference matches played, including seven against Wofford (Nov. 14) … established a career-best on the back row with 13 digs against rival Charleston Southern (Sept. 19) … one of seven Citadel players to average more than one dig per set (1.36).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Cary-Grove High School in 2009 ... lettered in volleyball three years ... recorded the most aces in 2007 ... high school team was crowned 2006 and 2008 conference champions after recording an undefeated season in 2006 ... high school team was named 2007 regional champions ... earned the Fox Valley Conference Athletic All-Academic award ... was named to the high honor roll all semesters.
PERSONAL: Emily Joy Dalton ... born March 29, 1991 in Honolulu, Hawai’i ... grew up in Cary, Ill. ... daughter of Patrick and Susan Dalton ... her cousin Jens Damgaard played football at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Penn. from 1975-79 ... chose The Citadel over Truman State, Wheaton, East Stroudsburg, Washington & Lee, Birmingham Southern, Marietta and Ohio Dominican ... majoring in health exercise and sport science.