2 - Christiana Blakeslee
Christiana Blakeslee
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ashtabula, Ohio
High School: Lakeside
Position: S/RS

2012: Played in 16 matches with nine starts...appeared in 44 sets...ranked second on the team with a career-best 222 assists...also posted a career-best 69 digs...tallied 17 kills, 10 aces and 10 blocks...recorded her first career double-double with 34 assists and 11 digs versus Central Connecticut (9/8)...tallied 24 assists and 10 digs versus Hartford (9/11)...posted 21 assists and 10 digs versus Bucknell (11/2)...member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

2011: Played in 16 matches, including the last eight of the season...made eight starts...appeared in 41 sets...ranked second on the team with 66 assists...tallied a career-best 12 aces...also recorded 21 kills, 42 digs and 10 total blocks...posted four kills and seven digs each against Lafayette (10/22) and New Hampshire (10/26)...tallied four kills in the victory over Navy (11/5)...totaled one kill, three aces, four digs and two blocks in the victory over Colgate (11/12).

2010: Played in 25 matches with 15 starts…appeared in 80 sets…ranked fourth on the team with 0.26 blocks per set and was fifth with 21 blocks…recorded 74 kills, 30 assists and 63 digs…tallied six kills in the win over Quinnipiac (10/13)…posted a season-best nine kills against Bucknell (10/16)…recorded a season-best 12 digs versus Army (10/30)…posted seven kills in the victory over Navy (11/6).

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity volleyball team at Lakeside H.S. for coach Lisa Newsome…senior captain…as a junior she earned first team All-County and All-Conference honors, while as a sophomore she earned second team All-County and honorable mention All-Conference accolades…missed the majority of her senior season due to injury…team went 22-4, won the sectional championship and made the school’s first district appearance her sophomore year, while the team won the conference title her sophomore and junior years…as a senior she earned the Dr. William Seeds Scholarship…also played club volleyball for Club Ashtabula, Renaissance and Maverick Volleyball Club…four-time club team captain…member of student council.

Personal: Daughter of Richard and Roberta Blakeslee…has one sister (Amanda)...a Sociology major.

 Blakeslee's Career Statistics

Season Sets Played Kills Assists Digs Blocks Aces
2010 80 74 30 63 21 2
2011 41 21 66 42 10 12
2012 44 17 222 69 10 10
Total 165 112 318 174 41 24