Name: Emily Day
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball
Height: 6-1
Birthplace: Long Beach
Hometown: Torrance, Calif.
High School: West Torrance High School
College: Loyola Marymount, '09 applied mathematics
Other Career Highlights
  • Finished 17th at the 2016 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
  • Was named the USA Volleyball Beach Team of the Year in 2011 with Heather McGuire
  • DID YOU KNOW
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  • Paired with Brittany Hochevar in 2017; duo had a best finish of fifth-place on the FIVB World Tour. On the domestic AVP Tour, they won three and finished third on two occasions
  • With Jennifer Kessy, finished tied for 18th in 2016 Olympic rankings, which was third among U.S. women's teams
  • Won bronze at the 2016 FIVB Antalya Open with Kessy, their first medal together and Day's second career podium appearance
  • Tied for seventh at the inaugural FIVB World Tour Finals (2015) with Jennifer Kessy
  • Between 2015-16, with Jennifer Kessy, duo played in 24 FIVB tournaments with best finishes of third and fifth
  • Played the 2014 FIVB season exclusively with Summer Ross, their best finish was fifth in Stavanger
  • Made her FIVB debut in 2011, her breakout season on the World Tour was 2013 when she played in 11 tournaments with three different partners, playing second with Summer Ross in Phuket
  • Made her beach volleyball debut in 2007, on the AVP Tour, while still in college with her Loyola Marymount teammate Heather Hughes
  • Since 2007, Day has won three AVP tournaments and finished on the podium 15 times
  • Took gold at the 2012 World University Championships with Summer Ross
  • Took silver at the 2011 World University Games and finished fourth at the 2011 Pan American Games with Hughes
  • Has won four NORCECA Tour events since 2009, including her NORCECA and international debut in Jamaica in 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 and West Coast Conference All-Academic Team in 2006, ’07 and ‘08
Personal: Graduated from LMU in 2009 with a degree in applied mathematics and a minor in business administration...Tutors students in math as a career outside of beach volleyball...Daughter of Joan and Bob Day, has a sister, Laura and a brother, Gregory