Maryland Volleyball BIO
Christina Paul
Player Profile:
Christina Paul 1202826
Position: Defensive Specialist
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: North Bethesda, Md.
High School: Walter Johnson
Club: Walter Johnson High School

As a Senior (2009)
Five digs, two kills and a service against Youngstown State (8/29) ... four kills and six digs in win against Morgan State (9/5) ... season-high 10 digs at Georgetown (9/12) ... nine digs against VCU (9/18) ... tied career high with 11 digs in win at NC State (10/2) ... career-high 14 digs in win against North Carolina (11/13) ... 10 digs in win over NC State (11/15).

As a Junior (2008)
Played in 11 matches and 17 sets ... started season opener against Central Michigan, finishing with six digs ... recorded four digs each against North Dakota State and Jacksonville State (9/12-9/13).

As a Sophomore (2007)
Played in 10 matches and 22 games, overall ... recorded three service aces and nine digs in victory at NC State (11/2) ... two kills, two service aces and eight digs in win at Miami (11/9) ... recorded 10 digs and two service aces at Florida State (11/10) ... season-high 11 digs and two kills in season finale against Georgia Tech (11/23).

As a Freshman (2006)
Saw playing time in 11 matches and 20 games ... recorded three service aces in three-game victory over Chicago State (9/1).

Before Maryland
A four-year letterwinner for Walter Johnson High School ... selected as team captain and MVP of her high school squad as a senior ... named all-county first-team ... selected to first-team by The Gazette and Washington Examiner ... tabbed All-Met Honorable Mention by The Washington Post ... lettered four years in softball ... competed at the Maryland State Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... scholar athlete and a member of the Science Honors Society.

Christina Paul ... daughter of Martin and Ellen Paul ... has a brother, Eric, and sister, Stephanie ... born in Bremerhaven, Germany ... favorite athlete is Italian soccer star Gianluigi Buffon ... hobbies include windsurfing, skiing and hiking ... came to Maryland to fulfill childhood dream of being a Terp and having family nearby ... also recruited by Albany, Bucknell and Shepard ... majoring in biology.




Service Aces3, twice, last at NC State (11/2/07)
Digs14, North Carolina (11/13/09)
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