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Emily Kennedy Athlete Profile

#6 Emily Kennedy

Emily Kennedy
Positions: Setter, Defensive Specialist Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 1998-1999 Hometown: Arcadia, CA Last School: Arcadia High School


High School: Arcadia

Major: Undeclared

Parents: John and Sharon Kennedy

Family: Two older sisters ... both played volleyball for BYU

Favorite Movie: Father of the Bride

Favorite Foods: Cereal

Favorite Actor: Tom Cruise

Sports Hero: Michael Jordan because working hard has paid off and he never gives up.

Non Sports Heroes: "My sister, Amy, who passed away for health reasons, because she was brave during the trials she faced, even on her last day."
How Got Started in the Sport: "My two oldest sisters started playing when I was young so I decided to follow in their footsteps."

Favorite Parts of the Game: "I love blocking a great hitter."

Came to BYU Because: Education, great volleyball program, church school

Before BYU

CLUB: Club Long Beach ... 1998 Most Inspirational ... team placed 13th at Davis Nationals.
HIGH SCHOOL: 1995 Most Inspirational ... 1995 first team All-League ... 1996 League MVP, Most Inspirational (team) ... 1997 first team All-League ... 1997 League MVP and team MVP ... 1997 Pasadena Star News All-San Gabriel Valley first team... high school team was undefeated in league matches each year she played.

1998 | Redshirt Year