Middle Hitter/Right Side
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hampden, Mass.
High School: Minnechaug Regional


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2009: Played in 28 matches and 87 sets…surpassed her best single-season statistics with 101 kills and 34 digs…recorded 13 kills and three blocks at Bryant (9/9) as the team won 3-1…had a career-best 15 kills and three digs against Stony Brook (9/19)…tallied eight kills against Bucknell (10/23) as the team won 3-1…member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2008: Played 22 matches and 60 sets…had 68 kills and a career-best 19 blocks...recorded 10 kills at Rhode Island (9/17)…had eight kills at Bucknell (11/7).

2007: Played eight matches and 10 sets…had seven kills, two digs and two assists…recorded two kills in the 3-0 win over Sacred Heart (9/1) and against Southern Methodist (9/15)…member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity volleyball team at Minnechaug Regional H.S. in Wilbraham, Mass., for head coach Steve captain as a won the 2005 Western Mass. 2006 the team won the league championship and went 20-0...earned All-Western Mass. and All-League honors as a junior and MVP...named to the All-Tournament team of the adidas National Tournament in Hawaii...also played two years of varsity basketball and four years of varsity softball...was a senior captain on the softball team...member of National Honor Society and Student Council...received the Champions of Character Award.

Personal: Daughter of Richard and Sharon DeSanti...father played volleyball at Springfield College...has one brother (Michael)...a Psychology major.

DeSanti's Career Statistics  

Year Sets Played Kills Assists Digs Blocks Aces
2007 10 7 2 2 0 0
2008 60 68 1 21 19 0
2009 87 101 7 34 14 1
Total 157 176 10 57 33 1
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