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


Career Statistics

2017 (Stats): Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth straight year ... Handled setting responsibilities in Dukie's 6-2 system along with Sarah Nelson and Haley Seyfarth ... Appeared 29 of Duke's 31 matches ... Led the Blue Devils with 673 assists ... Averaged 6.06 assists per set ... Added 167 digs and 17 service aces ... Helped Duke's offense rank in the top five in the ACC in both kills per set and assists per set ... Notched a double-double (32, assists, 10 digs) in the season opener Aug. 25 at Colorado State ... Added a second double-double Sept. 9 versus Lehigh ... Team captain along with Nicole Elattrache. 

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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