The Excellence Awards given based on academic credentials, athletic accolades and volunteer service.
Seniors shine in finale
McClendon, Welch and Kordes win
Cards await NCAA pairing to be announced Sunday night on ESPNU at 9:30 p.m.
Cards move to 17-0
Louisville Volleyball v Connecticut
Louisville Volleyball v Cincinnati
Louisville Volleyball v SMU
Louisville Volleyball v Houston
Louisville Volleyball v UCF
2012: One of three unanimous selections to the All-BIG EAST Preseason Team, Emily was fifth on the team with 159 kills (1.40/set). She was fourth on the team with 67 blocks (0.59/set) and had 55 digs on the season. She had some of her best performances against conference opponents. She erupted for nine kills on 18 swings with no errors versus Pitt and led the team with five blocks. Against Connecticut, she tied for second on the team with 11 kills and added four blocks and three digs. She tallied a season-best 13 kills on 28 swings with no errors against Marquette. In the tournament, versus Marquette, she helped the Cardinals stay close in third set with three of her five kills.
2011: Picking up where she left off as a frosh, Emily was named to the AVCA All-Northeast Region HM and All-BIG EAST First Team. She was tabbed to the All-BIG EAST Preseason Team and was named to All-Tournament Team for Georgia Tech Courtyard Classic and the Baymont Bobcat Classic. She was tops on the team with 36 aces (0.32/set) and was second on the team with 285 kills (2.56/set). She was third on the team both in blocks with 77 (0.70/set) and hitting percentage (.275) and sixth on the team with 113 digs (1.03/set. Season highlights included her outing at Georgia Tech, where she had a career-high 17 kills and 10 digs.
2010: Emily was named BIG EAST Tournament MVP, the All-BIG EAST Second Team and the Louisville Invitational All-Tournament Team. She led the team with 31 aces and second on the team with 308 kills (2.68/set) and is fourth with 171 digs. She set a new career-high with 16 kills during the match against CSU Bakersfield. As the BIG EAST slated unfolded, she tied her career-high with 16 digs against Notre Dame and recorded 12 digs and a .406 hitting percentage. She was named the BIG EAST Freshman of the Week on Oct. 11 and Nov. 8. She had a career-high and tied the BIG EAST Conference season-high with seven aces at WVU, closing out the Mountaineers with five straight service aces. She posted eight kills to go along with seven digs during the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament. In the second round, she recorded 10 kills and eight digs while hitting .286 against Marquette. She scorched the Bearcats with three aces, 13 kills and three blocks during the BIG EAST Championship match.
High School: Emily Juhl, an outside hitter from Sacred Heart was named to the AAU National All-American team in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2009. She was named the Most Valuable Player at the AAU National Tournament in 2006 and the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association named her to the All-State First Team the past three seasons. She was named to the All-Tournament Team for the Junior Volleyball Directors Association National Showcase and National Finals in 2008. She was a member of the PrepVolleyball.com National High School All-American Team in 2008. She was also named one of the Top 40 Senior Aces in 2009. Emily is a member of the Kentucky State All-Tournament Team in 2008 and 2009 and is a four-time member of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association All-State Academic Team. She is the recipient of the 2009 Region 7 Player of the Year Award. She was a member of the MAVA club team that won the AAU National Tournament in 2006, and placed second in 2007 and third in 2009. This team also placed second at the inaugural JVDA National Finals in 2008. She was named a Fab 50 recruit and was the state MVP for Field Events, finishing second in the high jump. Personal: She is the daughter of Suzanne and Greg Juhl. Born Feb. 13, 1992. Major is health and human performance.
Favorites Volleyball players: Caitlin Welch Hobbies: Track, art Movie: Remember the Titans TV Shows: Boy Meets World, Gossip Girl Musician: Carrie Underwood Food: Mini-wheats Her advice to youngsters: Do what you love and love what you do Class: Chemistry Most impressive person she's met: Her sister, Rebecca Words that describe her: motivated, outgoing and organized What people should know about her: She high jumped in high school If she could have dinner with three people (current, historical, fictional): Kelly Ripa, Uncle Eddy, Cinderella Her biggest thrill in sport: Winning the AAU National Championship and earning MVP.Career Highs Kills: 17, at Georgia Tech, Aug 27, 2011 Attacks: 45, at Kentucky, Sep 01, 2010 Attack pct: .565, vs Cincinnati, Nov 21, 2010 (13-0-23) Assists: 3, at Connecticut, Oct 01, 2010 Serve aces: 7, at WVU, Nov 07, 2010 Digs: 16, vs. Butler, Sep 04, 2010 Blocks: 7, at Kentucky, Sep 01, 2010 Block solo: 2, vs. St. John's Nov. 16, 2012 Block assist: 7, at Kentucky, Sep 01, 2010