Friday night's match is set to begin at 6 p.m CT in Boca Raton, Florida
The Lady Techsters will honor three seniors following the match versus Middle Tennessee
The weekend begins with a 6 p.m. match against Marshall on Friday at the TAC
LA Tech went in to Charlotte and defeated the 49ers for the second straight year
LA Tech will take on Charlotte at 6 p.m. on Friday before battling Southern Miss at 12 p.m. on Sunday
Started 21 of the 24 matches she appeared in as a true freshman blocker for the Lady Techsters … Led LA Tech in blocks with 64 (9 solo, 55 assists) on the season … Ranked fifth on the team in points (108.5), while also totaling 70 kills (0.97 per set) and 17 digs … Recorded a season-high nine kills and nine blocks for a total of 14.5 points in a 3-0 win over New Orleans (9/13) … Tied a season-high with nine blocks in the next match against Stephen F. Austin (9/13) … Accounted for 11.5 points with eight kills and six blocks in LA Tech’s 3-1 win over C-USA foe Charlotte (10/24) on the road.
Graduated in 2014 from Trinity Catholic High School in Hutchinson, Kan. ... Lettered in both volleyball (4) and track (2) in high school ... Named to the Haven All-Tournament team for four consecutive years ... Earned all-league honors three years and all-state twice at Trinity Catholic ... Totaled 201 blocks as a senior to go along with 325 kills, 39 service aces and 102 digs ... Coached by Jan Frieb and Deanna Helten ... Member of the Key Club and Handmaids of Mary ... Also played for ICT Elite and ICT MAVS volleyball clubs.
Full name is Emilee Rawn Dechant ... Born March 23, 1996 in Hutchinson, Kan. ... Daughter of Brian and Jyl Dechant ... Has two siblings: Paige and Drew ... Mother played college volleyball at Pratt CC ... Father played college football at Pratt CC.