Christina Nigro
    Christina Nigro
    Player Profile
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lincoln, Neb.

    High School:
    Lincoln Pius X

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Middle Hitter

    Birthdate:
    04/12/1980

    Cadet Squadron:
    03, Dogs of War

    2001
    Just one of two juniors on the team ... Led the team in total blocks with 45 ... Had a team high 36 block assists ... Notched a career-high nine block solos ... Had a career-high four solo blocks against Stetson ... Had 84 kills on 354 attacks ... Notched a season-high nine kills in back-to-back matches against Stetson and Southeast Louisiana ... Had a career-high 13 digs against UNLV ... Tallied a career-high four service aces twice, versus Appalachian State and Illinois-Chicago.

    2000
    Played in 69 games ... Tallied 56 kills, 12 assists and 86 digs on the season ... Was second on the team with a .145 hitting percentage ... Second on the team in block solos (6) and block assists (41) ... Had team season high nine total blocks (seven block assists and two block solos) against UNLV, Oct. 28 ... Career-high 10 digs against Wyoming, Nov. 3 ... Career-high eight kills on 14 attempts (.500 hitting percentage) against Lehigh, Sept. 3.

    1999
    Played on the junior varsity squad.

    HIGH SCHOOL - Licoln Pius X
    Four-year letterwinner in volleyball ... Coached by Gerald Moore ... Two-time team state champions ... Held a sectional USTA Missouri Valley ranking ... Lettered four years in tennis ... Four-time winner of team state championships in tennis ... Three individual state titles -- two in doubles and one in singles ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Student body class secretary junior and senior years.

    PERSONAL
    Also played for the volleyball team at the Academy’s prep school ... Majoring in management ... Greatest moment in sports came as a junior in high school, when her volleyball team won the first ever state championship for her school and she was selected to the all-tournament team ... Twin sister Jeniffer and younger sister Laura both play tennis for the Academy.

     
     


     

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