Awards & Honors:
2010 (Senior): Appeared in 16 of the Rams' 31 matches as a serving and defensive specialist...Called upon to serve for the Rams in key situations, notching three consecutive aces on the season, including one each in three straight matches against Illinois State (Sept. 11), VCU (Sept. 16) and Long Beach State (Sept. 17)... Earned Academic all-Mountain West honors and was named a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.
2009 (Junior): Appeared in 22 matches, playing in 48 sets as a defensive specialist...Recorded 10 digs, four aces and one kill on the season...Tallied two aces in the Rams' victory over Middle Tennessee State (Dec. 3), in the opening round of the NCAA tournament...Also recorded a service ace (Dec. 11) in the NCAA regional semifinal at No. 6 Minnesota.
2008 (Sophomore): Recorded a career-high two service aces against Pacific (Sept. 7)...Tallied a season-high four digs against TCU (Oct. 4)... Played in 69 sets as a defensive specialist.
2007 (Freshman): Played in 11 matches and 18 sets as a defensive specialist...Recorded a career-best seven digs vs. Oregon State (Aug. 24)...Had 15 digs on the season...Served one ace against Northern Colorado (Oct. 2)...Had one attack and one assist vs. Michigan (Aug. 26).
High School: Three-year volleyball letterwinner and second-team all-conference selection...Helped Chargers to 2005 Jefferson County League championship...Served as captain as a senior...Member of her school's honor roll...Also competed on the Juggernaut club team...High school coach was Tom Paszko.
Personal: Full name is Emily Cicelia Koenning...Born June 23, 1989, in Englewood, Colo. ...Daughter of Tom and Bernadette Koenning...Has one older brother...Last name is pronounced KAY-ning...Is an accounting major at CSU.