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 (13) and Drew (6) ... Mother played college volleyball at Pratt CC ... Father played college football at Pratt CC.