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Emery Dupes

Emery Dupes - Volleyball - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

(Updated June 2022)
Marietta, Ga.
high school


  • 2021 All-ACC Academic Team
  • 2021 ACC All-Freshman Team

FRESHMAN (2021):

  • Became the first All-ACC freshman libero in FSU history.
  • Her 3.88 digs per set were the most in a season by a true freshman at FSU.
  • Became the 12th Seminole with 400 digs in a season.
  • Played in all 108 sets for the Seminoles in the 2021 season as a freshman libero.
  • Led the Seminoles with 419 digs, averaging 3.88 digs per set.
  • Set her career-best 26 digs at UCF.
  • Finished the season with 80 assists and 29 service aces.
  • Led the Seminoles with 31 total digs at the Tiger Classic (Baton Rouge, LA).
  • The first FSU freshman to start her career with consecutive double-digit dig matches since 2005.
  • Totaled 26 digs at the Seminole Volleyball Invitational.
  • Dupes was strong in recording 11 digs vs. VCU.
  • Recorded 23 digs in a 3-2 win over Georgia at the UCF Invitational.
  • Had 26 digs in a five-setter at UCF.
  • Added 17 digs in four-set win over Florida.
  • Strong performance at Notre Dame with 20 digs.
  • Tallied five assists and 11 digs vs. NC State.
  • Recorded 10 digs and two aces in 3-0 sweep over North Carolina.
  • Totaled 16 digs vs. Miami.
  • Added 14 digs vs. Duke.
  • Fifth match with 20+ digs vs. Syracuse, recording 22 in a five-set win.
  • Averaged 4.83 digs per set in a big weekend at Virginia Tech and Wake Forest.
  • Delivered 15 digs in a 3-0 win at Virginia Tech.
  • Added 14 digs in a three-set sweep over Wake Forest.
  • Totaled 22 digs and five assists vs. Syracuse.
  • Tallied 20 digs vs. Clemson.
  • Dupes totaled six aces and 15 digs vs. North Florida.
  • Recorded 13 digs and two aces vs. Miami.
  • Added 14 digs and two aces vs. Notre Dame.
  • Earned ACC All-Freshman Team honors.
  • Totaled 14 digs and two aces vs. Notre Dame.
  • Led with 20 digs and added five assists vs. Nebraska in the NCAA Second Round.


  • Four-year starter at Walton High School who recorded 1,006 career digs, 1,301 serve receptions, 188 assists and 230 aces.
  • A rare four-time Prepvolleyball All-American from 2017-20 who was also ranked in the Top 5 nationally at libero in all four years.
  • Ranked No. 33 overall in Prepvolleyball’s Top 100 rankings list, earning Prepvolleyball High School All-America honors in 2020.
  • Enjoyed an extraordinary streak at Walton High School at 138-0 until falling in the finals of the 2020 state championship.
  • Went 97-1 vs. teams from the state of Georgia during her time in high school.
  • Three-time Georgia 7A state champion from 2017-19.
  • Earned several All-America honors as a senior in 2020: Prepvolleyball, Maxprep and Ultra Ankle as well as being on the Under Armour All-America Team (one of three liberos selected, one of 24 total selections).
  • 2020 JVA All-National Team selection.
  • 2020 USA Volleyball Junior Olympic A1 Team member and Georgia 7A All-State First Team performer.
  • Top-notch junior season in 2019 included several honors: Georgia 7A All-State First Team, Prepvolleyball All-American Open Club 2021 Class, Beast of the Southeast Tourney MVP and AAU National Championship runner-up.
  • This viral moment in her amateur volleyball career earned her a spot on Sportscenter’s Top 10 and was ESPN’s top amateur sports play of the year in 2019.
  • 2019 JVA All-National Team and AVCA Phenom List.
  • Her sophomore season included a spot on the 2018 AVCA Phenom List, a JVA All-National Team selection, an AAU 15 All-American and being a Prepvolleyball High School Sophomore of the Year finalist.
  • 2018 Prepvolleyball All-American and 7A First Team All-State.
  • Emerged as Walton’s Rookie of the Year in 2017, helping her high school to a No. 1 final national ranking as a freshman.
  • 2017 AAU All-American and 7A First Team All-State.
  • Competed for powerhouse A5 Volleyball Club.
  • QUOTE FROM DUPES: “Throughout my recruitment process, my visit to Florida State University was like no other. With the combination of the great coaching staff, winning tradition and the family atmosphere, I’m confident and excited for the next four years.”


  • Birthday: June 20, 2003.
  • Major: Exploratory.
  • Social Media: @emerydupes (IG), @Dupesemery (Twitter), @emerydupes (TikTok).
  • What is your hidden talent or something interesting about you? I can do a back tuck.
  • What is your go-to favorite food? Watermelon.
  • What is your all-time favorite movie? Mr. and Mrs. Smith
  • What is your favorite emoji? Laughing emoji.
  • What is your dream vacation? The Maldives in a hut over the ocean.
  • Do you have any superstitions? None.
  • What superpower do you wish you had? Flying.
  • If you could go on tour with any musician/band, who would it be? Morgan Wallen.
  • Who would win in an arm wrestling match on the team? Emma Clothier.
  • What artist are you listening to the most? Lauren Daigle.
  • What is your hype song(s)? All The Way Up.
  • What are your favorite pair of shoes? My blue Nike air max up shoes.