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    Christina Kaelin
    Christina Kaelin

    Class:
    Graduate Student

    Hometown:
    Louisville, Ky.

    High School:
    Assumption

    Last College:
    Notre Dame

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    OH



    2010: Appeared in 32 matches for Northwestern, serving the role as the first substitution ... Finished fourth on the team with 300 kills while adding 36 blocks and 44 digs ... Made her Wildcat debut against Loyola (Chicago) (8/27), recording eight kills on 20 attempts for a .350 hitting percentage ... Named to the Northwestern Challenge all-tournament team after tallying 30 kills ... Tallied 16 kills against Utah (9/4) with a .433 hitting percentage and three blocks ... Recorded her 1,000th career kill against Mississippi (9/3) ... Knocked down six kills with three blocks against Morehead State (9/4) ... Notched 11 kills in the victory over 14th-ranked Tennessee (9/10) ... Finished with 12 kills against Marquette (9/18) with a .324 hitting percentage and a block in her 100th career match ... Recorded 13 kills in the victory over Purdue (9/25) while tying a season-best with three blocks ... Led the Wildcats with 13 kills in the victory over Minnesota (10/10) with three digs and a pair of blocks ... Recorded a season-best 17 kills at Minnesota (10/29) on 42 attempts with five digs and two blocks ... Finished with 14 kills and a pair of blocks at Purdue (11/12), followed by 10 kills and a .391 hitting percentage the following night at Indiana (11/13) ... Led the Wildcats with 11 kills at Ohio State (11/20) with a pair of blocks ... Closed out the regular season in impressive fashion, leading the Wildcats in kills against both Michigan State (11/26) and Michigan (11/27), posting 16 against the Spartans and 15 against the Wolverines ... Recorded 12 kills and a pair of blocks in both NCAA tournament matches against Arizona (12/3) and Missouri (12/4) ... Posted double-digit kill totals in 16 matches.

    At Notre Dame (2006-09): Two-time All-Big East selection (2008, 2009) ... AVCA All-America honorable mention in 2008 and 2009 ... Two-time All-AVCA Northeast Region selection ... Finished her career at Notre Dame with 982 kills in 289 sets played (3.30 per set), a .232 hitting percentage and 88 total blocks (24 solo, 64 assists) ... Her 3.30 career kills per set is tied for sixth all-time in Irish program history ... Team captain as a senior ... Recorded a career-best 367 kills during her junior year with a .258 hitting percentage ... Came on strong as a freshman, recording a career-best 24 kills against Bowling Green in her first collegiate match ... Finished her freshman season with 318 kills (3.53 kills per set) ... Was a two-time Big East Rookie of the Week selection ... Missed her sophomore season due to a shoulder injury.

    High School: 2005 Mizuno/Volleyball Magazine first-team All-American ... PrepVolleyball.com Player of the Year finalist ... Named All-American by PrepVolleyball.com ... Kentucky High School Coaches Association Outstanding Senior Volleyball Player in 2005 ... Kentucky Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior ... Ranked as the ninth-best player (and first among Kentucky natives) among 2005 high school seniors by PrepVolleyball.com ... Captained traditional Kentucky prep power Assumption to one of its finest seasons ever in 2005, when the Rockets finished 43-0 and won 98 of 101 sets ... Assumption won the state title in 2005 for the third time in four seasons ... Named to all-tournament team at the 2005 state championships ... Named state tournament MVP, first-team all-state, and the commonwealth's Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior ... First-team all-state selection in 2003 and tabbed to the third-team as a freshman ... Prep squad was crowned national champions by PrepVolleyball.com in 2005.

    Personal: Born Christina Marie Kaelin ... Daughter of Mark and Donna Kaelin ... Last name is pronounced KAY-lynn ... Graduated from Notre Dame with a degree of fine arts in graphic design ... Pursuing a master's degree in sports administration.

    Kaelin's Career Statistics

    Season M-S K E TA PCT AST SA BS BA DG
    2010 32-115
    300
    109
    875
    .218
    4
    0
    7
    29
    44
    2009 28-95
    297
    101
    780
    .251
    9
    3
    7
    20
    63
    2008 31-113 367 135 899 .258 5 4 7 28 68
    2007 0-0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0
    2006 30-90 318 152 882 .188 5 0 10 16 74
    Career 121-413 1,282 497 3,436 .228 23 7
    31
    93 249

    Kaelin's Career Highs

    Kills 24, two times (last, 9-2-09 vs. Missouri)
    Total Attempts 67, vs. Missouri (9-2-09)
    Hitting Pct. (min. 10 att) .733, vs. Liberty (9-19-09)
    Service Aces 2, vs. South Florida (11-15-09)
    Assists 2, two times (last, 10-10-09 vs. Louisville)
    Total Blocks 4, two times (last, 11-16-08 vs. Connecticut)
    Digs 7, at Cincinnati (10-28-06)