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Christina Monroe   21
Christina Monroe

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Galloway, N.J.

High School:
Absegami

Height:
6-2

Position:
MH


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GENERAL:
  • Very athletic player with great leaping ability
  • Quick learner
  • Showed great improvement as a sophomore
  • Has a high ceiling

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

COACH PIERRE SAYS:
    "Christina may have taken the biggest step forward on our team last season. She emerged as a real threat on both sides of the ball. As an upperclassman, we will need her to take her game to yet another level. I'm excited about her future with the program."

GETTING TO KNOW CHRISTINA:
    Nickname: Tina
    Major: Marketing
    What I like most about Siena: Small classes, 1-on-1 with professors
    What I like most about Siena volleyball: My teammates and friends I've made over the years
    What I like most about coach: He's very persistent with the individual skills he wants us to learn
    Other Siena sports I follow: Basketball and baseball
    Player I most relate to on the team: Anita
    Best moment at Siena: My first time starting a game
    My goal for the upcoming season: Win a MAAC Championship
    My biggest fear is: Not trying hard enough
    My hobby is: Crafts
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: China
    My biggest fan: My dad
    Person I look up to the most: My cousin, Tiara Monroe
    Three words that describe me: Tall, smart, selfless
    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 pit-bull
    My dream car: Range Rover sport
    Future Plans: Only time will tell

    Favorites

    Class at Siena: Macro Economics
    Vacation spot: Miami, Florida
    Color: Green
    Sports Team: Spurs
    Website: Tumblr
    Ice cream: Vanilla
    App: itube
    Animal: Peacock
    Food: Mac & cheese
    Movie: Matilda
    Song: They don't know by Jon B
    Pro athlete: Lebron James
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