Emily Manser

photo Bowling Green State University
Left-side hitter
New Wave alumnus, 2002

Now a left-side hitter at Bowling Green State University, Emily previously played for New Wave Volleyball Club and earned three letters at Westerville North High School (graduated 2002). She was district player of the year as a senior, as the Warriors went 18-6 and finished as Ohio Capital Conference co-champions, and was an all-state second-team selection as a senior after earning honorable mention the year prior. Emily was also a two-time all-district first-team and All-OCC First-Team pick, the OCC co-Player of the Year in 2001, earned two basketball letters, and was a member of the National Honor Society.

Emily Manser Named All-District
November 13, 2005

Bowling Green, Ohio — Senior Emily Manser (Westerville, Ohio) has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District IV University Division Volleyball Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced. She earned second-team honors.

Manser carries a perfect 4.0 GPA while majoring in Communication Disorders at BGSU.

Manser ranks second on the team with 23 service aces and 378 digs (3.74/game) this season. She has also compiled 228 kills and 35 blocks for the 17-13 Falcons.

After being named to the first-team CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District in 2004, Manser becomes just the third Falcon volleyball player to be given the award twice in their careers.

[Reproduced from Bowling Green Falcons' website.]

Emily Manser Racks Up 29 Kills on Road Trip
October 9, 2005

Emily Manser

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – It was déjà vu for the Bowling Green volleyball team as a pair of seniors and sophomore Stephanie Swiger fueled the Falcon attack, blasting kills all over the court just as they had the night before in a 3-1 win over Akron.

Senior Ashlei Nofzinger's 17 kills pushed her total to 33 for the weekend, while fellow senior Emily Manser racked up 29 kills on the road trip. The Falcons hit an incredible .365 in the 3-0 sweep of the Bulls. Swiger totaled 18 kills without an error in the back-to-back wins, good for a .419 (18-0-43) hitting percentage...

[Read the full article at the Bowling Green Falcons' website]

Emily Manser, Outside Hitter with the Falcons, Named Junior Female Scholar Athlete of the Year
April 28, 2005

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio - Bowling Green State University volleyball player, Emily Manser, was named BGSU Junior Female Scholar Athlete of the Year, after maintaining a perfect 4.00 grade-point average her first three season on campus, while majoring in communication disorders.

This past fall the left-side hitter became only the fourth Falcon in school history to be named to the First-Team All-District Academic Team. She was also named MAC Player of the Week on Sept. 27 after leading the Falcons to a pair of conference wins over Toledo (12 kills and 17 digs) and Northern Illinois (15 kills and 16 digs). Manser recorded 12 double-doubles on the season including a 14-kill and 10-dig performance versus Akron in the opening round of the MAC Tournament.

Manser was not alone in her celebration as she helped the volleyball squad to a 3.76 team GPA, the highest of any BGSU teams with under 20 members.

"When her name was announced it brought tears to my eyes," said head coach Denise Van De Walle. "This is BG's biggest Junior award! She is a great example of a true student athlete. This caps off a wonderful year for Manser. I am so happy for her."

Emily Manser Named To CoSIDA Academic All-America Volleyball District Team
November 11, 2004

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio - Bowling Green State University volleyball player Emily Manser has been named to the Academic All-District IV University Division Team, announced Thursday (Nov. 11). Manser is only the fourth Falcon in school history to be named to the first-team. Manser (2004) joins Tracy Livesey (1984), JoAnna Papageorgiou (2000) and Linda Popovich (1987-89) as Falcons to receive the first team award.

The left-side hitter was named Mid-American Conference Player of the Week back on September 27 where she recorded a career-high 15 kills and 16 digs in a win over Northern Illinois, as well as a 12 kill and 17 dig performance win over Toledo the previous night.

Manser, a native of Westerville, Ohio (North), is second on the team with 3.26 digs per game and fifth with 2.01 kills. She owns 10 double-figure kill and 17 double-figure dig outings. She also owns 10 double-doubles this year, including three straight matches versus West Virginia, Robert Morris and High Point at the West Virginia Invitational.

Manser is currently majoring in communication disorders and maintains a perfect 4.00 grade-point average.

See Emily's bio at the Bowling Green Falcons' web site.