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Christina Gregory
Player Profile:
Christina Gregory 2278456
Position: Defensive Specialist
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
High School: Sacred Heart Academy
Major: Marketing
Experience: High School

Honors

2017
Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Month (November)

Two-time SoCon Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 4 and Nov. 6)

2016

Southern Conference Libero of the Year
Second Team All-Southern Conference
Two-time Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Month (September and October)
Three-time Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 3, Oct. 17, Oct. 31)

2015
SoCon Honor Roll

2017 (Junior): Played in 28 matches and 110 sets … Named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week twice (Sept. 4 and Nov. 6) … SoCon Defensive Player of the Month (November) … Team-high 526 digs … Earned a 4.78 digs per set average, ranking ninth-best all-time … Received 388 serves and earned a .956 reception percentage … Recorded 78 assists throughout the season, earning 0.71 per set … Tallied five kills during the year … Recorded double-digit digs in 25 matches … Three matches with 30 or more digs … Season-high 33 digs in the match against ETSU (Oct. 20) … 14 matches with 20 or more digs … Season-high five assists against Morgan State (Aug. 26), High Point (Sept. 15) and ETSU twice (Sept. 22 and Nov. 18) … Multiple assists in 23 matches … Season-high three service aces against The Citadel (Nov. 11) … Earned kills against Wake Forest (Aug. 26), North Carolina A&T (Sept. 2), High Point (Sept. 15), Chattanooga (Oct. 21) and Wofford (Nov. 4).

2016 (Sophomore): Southern Conference Libero of the Year… Second Team All Southern Conference… Two-time SoCon Defensive Player of the Month (Sept. and Oct.)… Three-time SoCon Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 3, Oct. 17, Oct. 31)… Set a single-season school record earning 5.25 digs per set… Led the SoCon and was 13th in the nation in digs per set… Started 30 of the season’s 31 matches, playing in 118 of 121 sets… Top 10 in the country with 619 total digs… Earned a .972 service reception average on 462 total attempts… Led the team with 28 service aces… Double-digit digs in every match on the season… Scored seven kills on the season… Recorded 95 assists… Multiple assists in 23 matches… Recorded a season-high seven assists against Eastern Kentucky (Aug. 27)… Earned 20 or more digs in 17 matches… 25 or more digs in seven matches… Set a career-36 digs against Elon (Sept. 3)… Tallied 32 digs in the five-set loss to Chattanooga in the SoCon tournament (Nov. 20)… Earned 28 digs in a four-set victory over Samford (Oct. 14)… 27 digs in a four-set victory over Valparaiso (Sept. 17)… Added 28 digs in a four-set victory over Samford (Oct. 14)… Recorded 26 digs in the victory over Western Carolina (Nov. 9)… Season-high five service aces in a four-set victory over Radford (Sept. 9)… Four service aces against Ball State (Sept. 16)… Recorded three service aces against Mercer (Nov. 5)… Added a pair of service aces in matches against High Point (Sept. 2), Valparaiso (Sept. 17), Western Carolina (Oct. 28) and Chattanooga (Nov. 12). 

2015 (Freshman): Appeared in all 33 matches, making three starts… Played in 113 of 115 total sets… Earned 247 digs, good for 2.19 digs per set… Earned seven kills with 18 assists… Recorded 16 service aces… Recorded double digit digs on eight occasions, as well as five or more digs in 27 matches… Earned her first career kill in a five-set victory over Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 4) to go with 11 digs… Season-high 16 digs against Tennessee Tech (Sept. 5)… Added 13 digs against High Point (Sept. 8)… Went for 14 digs twice, once against Alabama State (Sept. 12) and in the SoCon Tournament against Wofford (Nov. 21)… Added a 15 dig performance against Chattanooga (Sept. 25)… Recorded her first service ace against Fairleigh Dickinson (Aug. 29)… Connected for three service aces in two matches, including High Point (Sept. 8), Samford (Sept. 26).

High School: Spent four years on the varsity team at Sacred Heart Academy under head coach Eric Garvey … Helped the Valkyries amass a record of 100-62 and compete in the state championship for the first time since 2009 … Earned a number of awards during her prep career, including All-District accolades and 2014 Defensive Dandy Honorable Mention recognition … Competed for the Union Volleyball Club based out of Louisville under head coach Stephanie Cantway … Club team earned a bid to the 2014 USA National Championships in Minneapolis and finished 13th overall … Club won the President’s Day Tournament twice (2014 and 2015) as well as the 2015 Volley for the Roses tourney.

Personal: Christina Marie Gregory … Born Nov. 8, 1996 … Daughter of Glenn and Cynthia Gregory … Majoring in marketing.

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