|Christina Monroe 21
GENERAL:Very athletic player with great leaping ability...Quick learner...Has a high ceiling.
2012: Played in 15 matches and 23 sets...Killed eight of 13 attacks (.462) in win at Saint Peter's (9/22)...Started and killed four of eight attacks in key win at Marist (11/3).
BEFORE SIENA:Lettered four years at middle blocker at Absegami, starting the last three...Played club volleyball for East Coast Crush.
PERSONAL/COMMUNITY:Daughter of Wayne and Tracie Monroe...Worked at a nursing home for three summers (2009-11)...Helped coach the PAL volleyball leagues for children.
COACH PIERRE SAYS: "Christina is improving rapidly. She is very strong and could explode anytime."
GETTING TO KNOW CHRISTINA:
What I like most about Siena College: The well-kept campus grounds
What I like most about my sport: All the new teammates/friends I've made other the years.
What I like most about coach: The songs he makes up during practice
Another Siena sport I follow: Men's and women's Basketball
Player I most relate to on the team: Anita Jackson
Best moment of the previous season: Making it to the MAAC Championship match
My goal for the upcoming season: Win the MAAC Championships
My hobbies are: Arts & crafts
What is one thing you can't live without: My mom
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Cuba
If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: A grocery store
My biggest fan: My dad
My before game/meet routine: Listen to good music
Best advice I have ever received: Get a job you love, not just one that pays the most
Most embarrassing moment: Falling up the staircase in high school
Person I look up to the most: My cousin Tiara
Three words that describe me: Thoughtful, hardworking and devoted
If I could meet anyone, it would be: My grandmother (father's side)
Sport/position I always wanted to try: Tennis
My dream car: Range Rover
Reality TV show: Love & Hip Hop
Class at Siena: Q-Bus
Vacation spot: Puerto Rico
Type of ice cream: Vanilla
Phone app: Vine
Movie: Best Man
Pro athlete: LeBron James