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Volleyball Alumna Emily Thater Signs Professional Contract With League One

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COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri volleyball alumni Emily Thater has signed a professional contract with League One, as announced by the association on Thursday.

Thater, a class of 2016 graduate, concluded her Tigers career ranked fifth in program history in both blocks and block assists with 422 and 353, respectively.

The Springfield, Missouri, native, was a member of the winningest class in Mizzou history achieving 105 total victories in her four-year career including SEC Championships in 2013 and 2016. 

Thater most recently played middle blocker for Levallois Paris St. Cloud in France and has also played pro volleyball in Germany.

While abroad, Thater has won bronze medals in the CEV cup and the French Linge A.

League One Volleyball was founded in 2019 with a mission to redefine the world of professional volleyball as well as provide resources for youth club volleyball to those who cannot afford it.

This article is provided by University of Missouri Athletics