10 Christina Dorismond
10 Christina Dorismond
Height: 5-10
Year: Junior
Hometown: Cary, N.C.
High School: Cardinal Gibbons
Position: Middle Blocker

Sophomore Year (2011)

Appeared in all 30 matches and started 16 matches for Furman…ranked second on the team with a .314 attack percentage…led the Paladins and ranked fifth in the league with a .386 hitting percentage in Southern Conference contests…ranked third for Furman with 12 block solos, 54 block assists, 66 total blocks, and 0.67 blocks per set…recorded a career-high .692 attack percentage in Furman’s 3-0 win over Wofford on October 5…topped her career highs with 13 kills, four assists, and seven total blocks in the Paladins’ 3-1 victory over College of Charleston on October 7…named the Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the week of October 10 after hitting .08 with 33 kills in Furman’s three matches…established a new career high with five digs at Florida Gulf Coast on September 3...a member of the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

 

Freshman Year (2010)

Played in 14 matches for the Paladins…posted a career-high .429 attack percentage against Presbyterian on August 31…notched five kills for a career best at The Citadel on November 13…also tallied a season-high three digs in the match…established a career high with five blocks versus UNC Greensboro in the first round of the Southern Conference Tournament on November 19…a member of the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.  

 

High School

Honored as a two-time all-conference selection after leading her Cardinal Gibbons team to two state championships...ranks second in Cardinal Gibbons history with a .547 career hitting percentage...chosen as the team’s captain and co-MVP...also a member of the track and field team, where she placed third in the 4x100m and sixth in the 100m dash at the team’s conference meet...honored as a Scholar Athlete...member of the National Honor Society...a 2010 National Achievement Scholarship Program Semifinalist.

 

Personal

Christina Dorismond was born on April 14, 1992, in Montreal, Quebec...daughter of Myriam Augustin and Lionel Dorismond...sister, Vanessa, was a middle blocker at Georgetown, where she was named to the Big East Academic All-Star team and was honored as the Hoyas hitting efficiency leader, and is playing professional volleyball in Italy…cousin, Taina Joseph, is a freshman middle blocker on the Furman team…majoring in chemistry.