Emily Day


Hometown: Torrance, Calif.
Birth Year: 1987
Resides: Hermosa Beach, Calif.
Height: 6-1
College: Loyola Marymount, '09 applied mathematics
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  • Finished 17th at the Beach World Championships with Jennifer Kessy, duo was eliminated in the round of 32
  • Won her first FIVB medal in 2013 when she and partner Summer Ross finished second at the Phuket Open in Thailand
  • Won her second AVP title, first with Jennifer Kessy, at the New York City Open on July 19, 2015
  • Named the 2013 AVP Most Improved Player and the 2013 Volleyball Magazine Women’s Team of the Year with Ross
  • As of May 9, 2016 currently tied for 18th in provisional Olympic Ranking with Jennifer Kessy, ranks third among U.S. women's teams
  • Finished 17th at the second Antalya Open of the Olympic qualification season
  • Duo finished ninth four consecutive times: at the Vitoria, Xiamen, Fuzhou and Sochi Opens, their best finishes in Olympic qualifying since they took bronze in Antalya back on Oct. 25, 2015
  • Placed 17th at the Maceio Open to start the 2016 FIVB World Tour and 25th at the Rio Grand Slam
  • Won bronze at the 2016 FIVB Antalya Open with Kessy, their first medal together and Day's second career podium appearance
  • Placed seventh at the 2015 NORCECA Continental Tour Finals with Kessy
  • Started the FIVB World Tour with a fifth place showing at the Moscow Grand Slam. Tied for 17th at the Porec Major, Yokohama Grand Slam and Xiamen Open and ninth in St. Petersburg, Gstaad, Long Beach and Olsztyn, Poland
  • Tied for seventh at the inaugural FIVB World Tour Finals with Jennifer Kessy
  • With Kessy, tied for third at the 2015 AVP Manhattan Beach Open
  • Opened the AVP Tour with a second place finish at the New Orleans Open and picked up her first team title with Jennifer Kessy at the New York City Open, her second personal
  • Tied for third at the 2015 AVP Championships with Kessy
  • Day and Summer Ross won the 2013 AVP Tour event in Cincinnati, finished second in Atlantic City and St. Petersburg, Fla., and third in Santa Barbara, Calif., and Huntington Beach, Calif.
  • Made her beach volleyball debut in 2007 while still in college with her Loyola Marymount teammate Heather Hughes
  • Took silver at the 2011 World University Games and finished fourth at the 2011 Pan American Games with Hughes 
  • Took gold at the 2012 World University Championships with Ross
  • Has won four NORCECA Tour events since 2009
  • Played outside hitter for Loyola Marymount’s women’s indoor team where she totaled more than 1,500 kill and 1,000 digs
  • First Team All West Coast Conference in 2007 and 2008
  • West Coast Conference All-Academic Team in 2006, ’07 and ‘08
  • Graduated from LMU in 2009 with a degree in applied mathematics and a minor in business administration
  • Works part time as a match tutor
  • Daughter of Joan and Bob Day, has a sister, Laura and a brother, Gregory

Emily Day

"This off-season, we had to work hard and train hard because we saw that there was an opportunity. You don't get many, so when you do, you just kind of have to kick the door in and win." Emily Day in the LA Times

Video: Emily Day interviewed by student from Santa Barbara Middle School
Video: Emily Day and Summer Ross interviewed after the final of the Phuket Open
Beach volleyball: Summer Ross-Emily Day pairing working out well - LA Daily News

Updated May, 2016

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