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Emily Ryan

Emily Ryan - Volleyball - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

(Updated July 2022)

Graduate (2022):

Totaled five blocks and 12 kills for two season highs at North Carolina… registered three kills against NC State… logged seven kills and four blocks versus Louisville… recorded five kills and one dig against Notre Dame… reported seven kills and two digs versus UAB… totaled 11 kills at Florida… registered five block assists and 12 kills against Creighton… recorded eight kills vs Omaha… totaled 11 kills, 14 points, and a season-high of two digs against Austin Peay… recorded nine kills vs Yale… logged four kills and three block assists against James Madison… registered ten kills against Florida A&M… recorded seven kills and four block assists at Cincinnati…logged nine kills and three block assists vs Dayton… registered ten kills and .316 attacking percentage in her FSU debut vs Illinois State.

Career at UCLA (2017-21):

Spent her previous five seasons as an All-Pac 12 performer at UCLA … in 2019, she led the Bruins with 1.04 blocks per set to rank in the Top 10 in the conference … she added 1.68 kills pet set in that 2019 season, which included a prolific 11-kill match vs. Oregon State with no errors and a .550 hitting percentage … during the COVID-19 affected season in the Spring 2021, Ryan earned All-Pac 12 Honorable Mention accolades … ignited her team with 1.25 blocks per set, a mark that ranked fourth in the league … developed her offensive game as well with a .316 hitting percentage to lead the team … produced 11 matches with at least five blocks in Spring 2021, most notably a nine-block performance vs. rival USC.

QUOTE FROM COACH POOLE: “Emily was an impactful player for UCLA during her career. She is using her last extra COVID year to get her Master’s Degree at FSU and we are excited about adding another experienced player to our roster. Emily is a legit 6-foot-4 and will add to our depth on the front row. Her experience will help lead a young roster.”


  • Nickname: Em
  • Birthday: Apr. 14, 1999
  • Major: Sport Management
  • Favorite Subject: Fundraising in Sport
  • Dream Job/Career Goal: Work for MLB or NFL marketing
  • Hidden Talent: Can cook well
  • Fun Fact about you: I have 10+ cousins
  • Who inspires you? My parents
  • If you wrote an autobiography, what would the title be? “Life of Emily”
  • Favorite sport besides volleyball: Baseball
  • Favorite restaurant in Tallahassee: Gordos
  • Go-to pregame hype song: “So Sick” by Freedo & DJ KATCH
  • Favorite music genre: Country/EDM
  • Current favorite TV show/movie: Power
  • Favorite song/artist: Kygo
  • Favorite food: Steak
  • Favorite candy: Sour Patch Watermelon
  • Favorite social media platform: Instagram
  • What is one superpower you wish you had? Flying
  • What is your dream vacation? Bali
  • What is your favorite pair of shoes? Nike Air Force
  • Do you have any superstitions? Must have a bag of Sour Patch Watermelon on game day!
  • Favorite emoji: 😀
  • Favorite animal: Dog
  • Spotify or Apple Music? Apple Music
  • If you won the lottery, what would you do with the money? Buy dream homes for my family and I!
  • Ultimate bucket list goal: Travel
  • What does being a Seminole mean to you? People/culture