Lions 15 Indigo
1st Alliance 18 Silver Chicago volleyball club
Lions 15 Inidigo
Coach: Emani Lawrence
Emani is a recent college graduate, originally from Grapevine, Texas. She began her volleyball career back in 5th grade playing for a local youth league. She continued to play throughout middle school and high school for both school and club teams. From 6th grade through her freshman year she played for Texas Advantage. In 2010, she moved to Chicago and began her sophomore year at Oak Park and River Forest High School. She continued playing volleyball for the Huskies as well as playing for Lions Jrs. up until her accelerated high school graduation in 2012. She went on to play for Triton College as team captain from 2012 to 2014. Before transferring to Roosevelt University to complete her bachelor’s degree, she was offered a position on the Goodwill Ambassadors team in Italy where she had the opportunity to travel Italy playing volleyball. Upon her return, she landed a spot on the Roosevelt University volleyball team. In addition to coaching volleyball, Emani is gearing up to begin law school in the fall of ’18.