Duke Volleyball BIO
13 Christina Vucich
2014: Appeared in 12 matches … Started at rightside hitter in five matches … Totaled a career-best 42 kills … Added 26 digs … Knocked down a season-high eight kills Nov. 26 at No. 7 North Carolina … Amassed a career-high four blocks Nov. 13 in Duke’s win over No. 3 Florida State … Accumulated four or more kills six times.
2013: Played in seven matches as a sophomore … Took the court against New Orleans, Western Illinois, then-No. 4 Minnesota, Liberty, South Carolina and NC State … Totaled 17 assists, five kills and four digs … Dished out a season-high six assists against Liberty Sept. 13 … Named to the USA Beach Volleyball U23 Women’s Elite Ten Team.
2012: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in 17 matches with eight starts ... Totaled 247 assists to go along with 35 kills, 70 digs and eight blocks ... Topped 30 assists on five occassions ... Recorded a season-high 45 assists at North Carolina Sept. 23 ... Also knocked down a season-best nine kills versus the Tar Heels ... Matched her season-high dig total three times, picking up 11 digs against William & Mary, Florida State and Boston College.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Green Hope High School ... picked up AVCA Under Armour All-America Honorable Mention in 2011 ... listed as one of ESPNHS' top-25 volleyball players in the Class of 2012 ... selected Prep Volleyball Senior Ace ... named to Class of 2012's top-50 recruits, presented by Nfinity ... earned first team all-conference honors as a freshman, junior and senior ... served as team captain her junior and senior seasons, garnering team MVP accolades ... three-time Green Hope Player of the Week senior year ... totaled 413 kills, 173 assists, 161 digs, 96 blocks and 63 aces as a senior, setting school records in blocks and aces ... set the school standards in both kills (771) and kill percentage (.536) ... garnered both Prep Volleyball FROSH 59 and SOPH 79 Highest Honorable Mention accolades ... named a USA Youth Olympic Team alternate, competing at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore ... competed with the Women's Junior National A2 Team in 2010 ... member of the Triangle 18 Black club team, leading the squad to the Junior Nationals 18U Open Division ... helped team to first place at the 2011 Carolina Regional Junior Beach National Qualifier ... placed third at the 2011 USAV National Beach Tour Championships in Chicago ... "A" Honor Roll student all four years ... member of the Spanish Honor Society ... Junior Marshall and National Merit Scholar.
Personal: Born Christina Lynn Vucich on September 8, 1993 in Rockville, Md. ... daughter of Joseph and Lois Vucich ... has two brothers, Derek and Bryant, and a sister, Victoria ... mother played golf both at the University of Alabama (1982-87) and professionally (1987-90).