Freshman Year (2009)
Appeared in nine matches ... recorded 20 kills and 24 blocks ... made her Redbird debut against SIU Edwardsville (9/15) ... made her first-career start against Evansville (10/30), setting career-highs with five kills and five blocks ... also had a career-high five blocks against Northern Iowa (11/6) and Indiana State (11/12).
Prior To ISU
Four-year letterwinner and two-year captain at Twin Lakes High School ... three-time all-area honorable mention and all-county selection ... two-time all-conference selection ... all-county player of the year honoree as a sophomore ... led her team in attacks and blocks as a sophomore and junior ... also started for four years on the basketball team ... four-year all-conference selection ... holds the school records for rebounds ... also won six sectional titles in track and field as a freshman and sophomore.
Emileah Ann Manahan ... born January 4, 1991 ... daughter of Patrick and Susan Manahan ... one brother (Sean) ... majoring in biology.