Christina  Monroe
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Christina Monroe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Galloway, NJ

High School:
Absegami

Height:
6-2

Position:
MH

11/08/2015

Volleyball Takes Over Sole Possession of First on Senior Day

Flagg and Taylor Power Saints Past Niagara

11/07/2015

Volleyball Clinches MAAC Tournament Berth

Saints Survive Canisius in Five

11/01/2015

Volleyball Suffers Second Straight Setback

Without Flagg, Saints Stumble at Iona

10/28/2015

Volleyball Coasts to 10th MAAC Win at Quinnipiac

Taylor Leads All Players with 10 Kills

10/24/2015

Defending Champs Serve Notice, Drill Rider in Three Sets

Saints Dominate First Place Broncs at Home

10/24/2015

Siena Volleyball vs Marist

Photos from Siena's 3-1 win over Marist (10/17/15)

09/17/2015

Volleyball Picture Day

Volleyball Picture Day

10/30/2014

Volleyball vs. Quinnipiac (10/8/14)

Volleyball vs. Quinnipiac (10/8/14)

10/24/2013

Volleyball vs. Marist (10/3/13)

Volleyball vs. Marist (10/3/13)

10/12/2012

Volleyball vs. Canisius 9/16/12

Volleyball vs. Canisius 9/16/12

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GENERAL:
  • Very athletic player with great leaping ability
  • Has made tremendous progress throughout career, developing into impact player in the middle
  • Possesses improved footwork and good technical skills at the net
  • Hits with great power and accuracy

2014:
  • Led team with .369 attack percentage
  • Finished season on fire, posting 28 kills in 42 attacks (.619) with just two errors over final four regular-season games (all on the road)
  • Kept momentum going with 6-1-13 effort in MAAC quarterfinal sweep of Canisius (11/20)
  • Had seven kills in eight swings in key road win at Canisius (11/8), and five kills in six swings in season-opening win over Lehigh (8/29)
  • Third on team with .94 blocks per set

2013:
  • Appeared in 24 matches and 76 sets
  • Started 15 of the team's final 16 matches
  • Finished fifth on the team with 1.36 kills per set and second on the team with 0.66 blocks per set
  • Killed 11 of 17 swings and had three blocks in win over Rider (11/16)
  • Career-high six blocks in home sweep of Manhattan (9/22)

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
  • Marketing major at Siena

COACH PIERRE SAYS:
    "Tina is intense and has a winning attitude. She is athletic and we will count on her heavily in her final year with the program. The progress she has made has been outstanding."

GETTING TO KNOW CHRISTINA:
    Nickname: Tina
    Major: Marketing
    What I like most about Siena: Small and welcoming campus
    What I like most about Siena volleyball: Lasting friendships with my teammates
    What I like most about coach: Consistent with his player expectations
    Other Siena sports I follow: Men's and women's basketball
    Player I most relate to on the team: Brianna Flagg
    Best moment at Siena: Winning the MAAC Championship in Disney
    My goal for the upcoming season: Bring home another championship
    My biggest fear is: Not completing college
    My hobby is: Crafts
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: India
    My biggest fan: My dad
    Person I look up to the most: My cousin, Tiara Monroe
    Three words that describe me: Funny, trustworthy, forgiving
    If I could meet anyone, it would be: My grandmother Shirley who passed before I was born
    Position I always wanted to try: Outside
    When I'm not playing volleyball, you can find me: In my room watching Netflix
    If I could have any pet, I would have: A German Shepard
    My dream car: Range Rover sport
    Future Plans: Enjoy life

    Favorites

    Class at Siena: Economics with Dr. Trees
    Vacation spot: Puerto Rico
    Color: Green
    Sports Team: Eagles
    Website: Forever21
    Ice cream: Vanilla
    App: Instagram
    Animal: Peacock
    Food: Any type of fruit
    Movie: The Devil Wears Prada
    Song: All R&B songs
    Pro athlete: Lebron James
    Actor: Denzel Washington