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Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Izmir, Turkey
High School: Isikkent School


Career Statistics

2017 (Stats): Handled setting responsibilities along with Sarah Nelson and Haley Seyfarth ... Notched a double-double (32, assists, 10 digs) in the season opener Aug. 25 at Colorado State.

2016 (Stats): Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in eight matches ... Totaled six assists and three digs over eight sets ... Had a season-high three assists Sept. 16 against Campbell. 

2015 (Stats): Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in 10 matches, starting four … Dished out 107 assists, averaging 4.65 per frame … Also totaled 11 service aces and 28 digs … Amassed a season-high 25 assists Aug. 29 at Long Beach State … Picked up a season-high six digs twice: Aug. 29 at LBSU and Sept. 23 versus Wake Forest. 

2014 (Stats): Played in three matches … Totaled 18 assists and two service aces on the year … Made her collegiate debut Aug. 29 in the season opener versus North Florida … Dished out a season-high 10 assists Aug. 29 against High Point.

Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner at Isikkent School in Izmir, Turkey … Team captain for both high school and club teams … Participated in the Turkish Nationals with club team in each of the past six years … As a sophomore, helped club team improve to second in the league and maintained that position the next two seasons.

Personal: Born Emma Paradiso on May 15, 1996 in Konak, Turkey … Daughter of Elvio and Hanne Paradiso … Father is a citizen of Italy, while mother is a citizen of Denmark … Father played professional volleyball in both Italy and Turkey from 1978-2005.



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