|Hometown:||Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.|
|High School:||Westminster Academy|
High School: Played for coach Katie McCrath at Westminster Academy in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. … named to the Miami Herald All-County First-Team as a junior and senior … was nominated for the class 2A State Player of the Year award as a senior … earned all-conference honors as a junior and senior … named to the Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel first-team as a senior and earned second-team honors as a junior … helped lead her team to state runner-up honors in class 2A her senior season … named valedictorian of her class upon graduating and was the treasurer of the National Honor Society … was also a member of the track & field team.
Club: Played five seasons with Tribe Volleyball Club in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. for coach Carla Nicolson … helped lead her team to a fifth place finish at the 2010 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship … named All-Tournament at the national championships for her efforts.
Personal: Emily Elizabeth McMurtrey … born Jan. 16, 1993 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. … daughter of Fred and Debi McMurtrey … has one older brother, Robert … double majoring in kinesiology and pre-physical therapy at UNCG.