GENERAL: Solid defender with strong knowledge of the game and a positive work ethic...Dedicated and committed athlete who adds depth to the Saints back row...Improved her game tremendously last season and could see increased playing time this fall...Valuable role player who can contribute in several situations.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 27 matches and 50 games...Collected 26 digs and 10 service aces...Posted season-high nine digs in regular-season finale against Iona.
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in eight matches and 11 games...Registered six digs in limited action and killed one of her three attacks.
PERSONAL/COMMUNITY: Born April 7, 1987 in Schenectady, N.Y...Has an older brother Cory and an older sister Christina...A mathematics major who aspires to be a teacher...Chose to attend Siena because of the friendly campus and the educational ideals...The daughter of George and Debra Sisson.
BEFORE SIENA: Selected First Team All Area and team MVP as a senior at Fonda-Fultonville...Recipient of the Coaches' Award as a junior...Had 74 service aces and 141 kills as a senior...Also participated in Track and Field.
PIERRE ON CELESTE: "Celeste is a very hard worker with the desire to win. We turned to her in some big spots last year and she responded. I expect her to show continued dedication and improvement this fall."
Getting to Know Celeste Sisson
Favorite TV Show: Survivor, Grey's Anatomy
My favorite class at Siena is: Math
Best memory of Siena volleyball: Winning the MAAC Championship a second time against Fairfield
Favorite food: Mexican and Chinese
My most memorable match was: Last year's home match against Iona
Club Team: Caroga Lake
My favorite flavor of ice cream is: Banana Split
The thing I like most about Siena: The campus and the friends I have made