Duke Volleyball BIO
11 Christiana Gray
2012: Named All-ACC for the third straight season ... Garnered All-ACC Academic Team distinction ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Led the team with 402 points, averaging 3.14 per set ... Knocked down a career-high 317 kills ... Became the 21st played in Duke history to record 1,000 career kills with an eight-kill performance at Virginia Oct. 27 ... Hit .300 or better in 15 of Duke's 32 matches ... Averaged 2.48 kills and 1.07 blocks per set ... Had at least one block in all 32 matches and ended her career with a stop in 87 consecutive matches ... Posted 11 blocks in Duke's 3-2 win over NC State Oct. 27 ... Finished her career with 1,112 kills, which ranked 18th on the school career list ... Her .350 career hitting percentage ranked third at Duke and eighth all-time in the ACC ... Also totaled 491 career blocks, a mark which ranked fourth in Duke history, and averaged 1.03 blocks per set to sit in seventh place in the school records.
2011: One of the top middle blockers in the ACC ... Led the conference in hitting percentage for a second straight year and ranked eighth nationally with a .396 clip ... Her .396 hitting percentage also tied for the second highest in a season in Duke history ... Named AVCA All-East Region and All-America Honorable Mention ... Also picked up All-ACC honors ... Earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Maintained her efficient production as a junior while taking a career-high 624 attacks ... Amassed a then-career-high 315 kills and just 68 attack errors, averaging 4.63 kills for every error ... Especially dominant against ACC teams, hitting .431 in 20 ACC matches ... Hit .300 or better in 21 of Duke's 30 matches ... Hit better than .500 10 times ... Averaged 2.86 kills and 1.05 blocks per set ... Had at least one block in all 30 matches and enters 2012 with a stop in 55 consecutive matches ... Posted 10 blocks in Duke's 3-1 win at Boston College on November 20.
2010: Emerged as one of the top middle blockers in the ACC...Led the conference with a .387 hitting percentage and led Duke with 126 blocks...Tabbed AVCA All-East Region and All-America Honorable Mention...Selected to the All-ACC Team...Named to the All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team...Knocked down 280 kills on 535 attacks...Committed just 73 attack errors while averaging a team-best 3.83 kills for every error...Averaged 2.26 kills and 1.02 blocks per set...Started every match...Hit .400 or better in 19 matches...Made more than three attack errors in a match in just six of Duke’s 34 matches...Had at least one block in all but one match and enters 2011 with a stop in 25 consecutive matches...put down five blocks, inlcuding a solo stop, in Duke’s 3-1 loss to NCAA Champion Penn State...Put down 13 kills on 21 attacks in a 3-1 win over Missouri in the NCAA Regional Semifinal...had a career-high 11 blocks in a 3-1 win against Virginia Tech.
2009: ACC Academic Honor Roll selection...Named to the All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team...An ACC All-Freshman Team selection...Led Duke and Ranked 11th in the ACC with a .314 hitting percentage...Totaled 200 kills in 440 attacks while averaging 1.71 kills per set...Averaged 3.23 kills for every attack error...Posted 113 blocks at an average of .97 per set, both ranked second on the team...Hit .300 or better in a team-high 18 matches...Started all 32 matches that she appeared in...Also played in every set of every match she started...Hit .500 or better nine times, including a career-best .750 clip twice...Made more than three attack errors just six times...Posted at least three blocks in 20 matches, including each of her final six outings...Put back a career-high eight blocks twice, once against Florida State and again against Virginia Tech...Had a career-high 12 kills on 16 errorless attacks against Virginia...Also accounted for a career-high 14 points against the Cavaliers with four block assists...Finished with no attack errors six times.
High School: A four-year letterwinner at Cathedral High School...Team captain...Mizuno and Under Armour All-American as a senior...Led Cathedral to the state championship as a sophomore and senior...Ranked as the 15th-best recruit in the country by Prep Volleyball...Fab-50 selection by Volleyball Magazine...Named Indiana Metro Player of the Year as a senior...All-state choice as a junior and senior...Tabbed City Player of the Year as a junior and senior...Hit .453 as a senior with 340 kills and 222 total blocks...Helped the Munciana 18 Samurai Club team take second at the 2008 AAU Championships and the 2008 JVDA Championships...Named to the JVDA All-Tournament Team...An Academic All-American selection by PrepVolleyball...A member of the National Honor Society...Earned High Honors for all four years of high school...Named Algebra Student of the Year in 2005...A member of the French Club.
Personal: Born Christiana Genevieve Gray on June 29, 1990, in Charlotte, N.C. ...The daughter of Stuart Gray and Ruthanne Hilbrich...Has a brother, Joe, and three sisters, Amanda, Sierra and Ellery.