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21 Christina Cornelius
21 Christina Cornelius
Height: 6-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Windward High School
Position: Middle Blocker
Major: Sociology
House Affiliation: Cabot

Harvard record holder for single-season block assists (112)
Ranks second in program history in single-season total blocks (133)
Has earned two Ivy League weekly awards (2 ROW)

Career Highs
Kills: 17 vs. Boston College, Sept. 19, 2015
Attacks: 41 vs. Boston College, Sept. 19, 2015
Attack pct: .556 vs. Connecticut, Sept. 18, 2015
Assists: 3, at Cornell, Nov. 4, 2016
Serve aces: 2, three times
Digs: 13, vs. Yale, Nov. 11, 2016
Blocks: 12, vs. Cornell, Oct. 15, 2016
Block solo: 3, twice
Block assist:
 11 vs. Cornell, Oct. 15, 2016

2016 (Sophomore)
Earned Second Team All-Ivy League honors...Followed standout freshman campaign with another big season for Harvard...Finished second on the team with 195 kills (2.22 kills/set), adding 116 digs and a team-best 84 blocks (13 block solos, 71 block assists). She recorded a career high 12 blocks against Cornell on Oct. 15 and was one of Harvard’s most consistent players, notching seven or more kills in 19 of 23 matches...Recorded eight games with 10 or more kills, and had one double-double...Notched 11 kills against Duke (Sept. 9)...Added 10 kills against Pepperdine (Sept. 10)...Recorded 11 kills against Boston College (Sept. 16)...Added 12 kills against Northeastern (Sept. 17)...Notched 10 kills and nine digs at Penn (Oct. 1)...Notched 12 blocks against Cornell (Oct. 15)...Had season high 14 kills and seven digs against Princeton (Oct. 29)...Added eight kills and 12 digs at Cornell (Nov. 4)...Notched 12 kills and nine digs at Columbia (Nov. 5)...Added 10 kills and 13 digs against Yale (Nov. 11)...Recorded seven kills and 12 digs against Brown (Nov. 12). 

2015 (Freshman)
Tabbed AVCA All-East Region honorable mention ... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year and to the All-Ivy League first team ... Also received ECAC Rookie of the Year and All-ECAC first team honors ... Finished the season ranked sixth in the NCAA in blocks per set (1.55) ... Totaled four kills, two digs and four blocks against Air Force (Sept. 11) … Notched seven kills, three digs and nine blocks against Cal (Sept.  11) … Recorded six kills, six digs and seven blocks against Army (Sept. 11) … Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week and averaged 2.78 kills, 1.33 blocks and 1.00 digs at the New England Challenge All-Tournament  … Registered a .556 hitting percentage with 13 kills, five digs and two blocks against New Hampshire (Sept. 15) … Contributed 11 kills, four digs and seven blocks against UConn (Sept. 18) … Totaled nine kills, three digs and nine blocks against Northeastern (Sept. 19) … Posted 17 kills, six digs and six blocks against Boston College (Sept. 19) … Notched 13 kills and seven blocks against Dartmouth (Sept. 25) ... Recorded five kills, five digs and five blocks against Princeton (Oct. 2) ... Totaled eight kills, six digs and seven blocks against Penn (Oct. 3) ... Contributed nine kills and nine blocks agains Brown (Oct. 9) ... Registered three kills, five digs and two blocks at Dartmouth (Oct. 23) ... Notched six kills and eight blocks with a .357 hitting percentage at Penn (Oct. 30) ... Hit .412 with nine kills and eight blocks at Princeton (Oct. 31) ... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week and averaged 2.33 kills, 1.67 digs, 1.50 blocks and a .583 hitting percentage against Columbia and Cornell ... Contributed seven kills, seven digs, five blocks and a .778 hitting percentage against Cornell (Nov. 6) ... Recorded seven kills, three digs and four blocks against Columbia (Nov. 7) ... Posted seven kills, a .375 hitting percentage, six blocks and seven digs at Yale (Nov. 13) ... Turned in six kills and seven blocks at Brown (Nov. 14) ... Registered eight kills and four blocks in the NCAA tournament first-round at Nebraska. (Dec. 4). 

Before Harvard
Earned four varsity letters at Windward High School and captained her team for one year … Also played for Santa Monica Beach Volleyball Club for two years and Mizuno Long Beach Volleyball Club for five years … Was named among the top 150 recruits by PrepVolleyball.com … Led Mizuno Long Beach to a fifth-place finish in the 2015 GJNC Open Division in New Orleans ... Also assisted the Mizuno Long Beach Club team at the Los Angeles Qualifier, securing a seventh-place slot in the open division in 2014 and 2015 … Named to the all-tournament team at the 2014 Girls Junior National Championships … Led the Mizuno Long Beach Club team to a second-place finish at the SCVA Qualifier in 2014 … The Mizuno Long Beach Club team held a third-place finish at the ShowMe Qualifier in 2014 … Helped her Windward High School team secure a second-place finish at the Far Western National Qualifier in 2013 … Earned a silver medal in 2011 at the Girls Junior National Championships, a bronze in 2012, and finished ninth in 2013 on the Mizuno Long Beach Club … Was named to the California Interscholastic Federation first team in 2013 and 2014, and named to the second team in 2011 … Member of the 2014 Under Armor Watch List … Selected as Middle of the Year on the 2014 All-Southern California Team … Named MVP of the Gold Coast High School League in 2014, of the Alpha League in 2013, and of the North Tournament in 2013 … Named Best Offensive Player at Windward High School in 2013 … A part of the AVCA Phenom List in 2012 and 2013 … High Honorable Mention on the Soph 79 List … Named Player of the Year on the SCVA Girls 15’s and 16’s in 2012 and 2013 … Secured a spot on the A1 and A2 team for the United States of America Volleyball (USAV) High Performance Indoor Team in 2011 and 2012 along with a spot on the USAV Holiday Camp selection … Inducted into the Service Honor Society in 2015… National medalist in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for Visual Arts … Earned Dean's List honors as a senior in 2015 ... Three years on the Windward High School Honor Roll. 

Recent Games
Oct 27 at Columbia L, 3-2
Oct 28 at Cornell L, 3-2
Nov 3 at Yale W, 3-2
Nov 4 at Brown L, 3-2
Nov 10 Princeton L, 3-0
Nov 11 Penn W, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 23 14
Sets 91 57
Kills 242 160
Kills per set 2.66 2.81
Errors 80 52
Total Attacks 561 360
Hitting Percentage .289 .300
Assists 19 15
Assists per set 0.21 0.26
Service Aces 17 9
Service Errors 13 8
Service Aces per set 0.19 0.16
Reception Errors 31 23
Digs 183 131
Digs per set 2.01 2.30
Block Solo 17 11
Block Assist 70 37
Block Total 87 48
Blocks per set 0.96 0.84
Block Errors 7 1
Ball Handling Errors 2 2
Points 311.0 198.5
Points per set 3.4 3.5
Matches started 23 14
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 1 Stony Brook L, 3-1 1 4 9 1 26 .308 0 1 2 0 2 1 2 1 3 0 12.0
Sep 2 Sacred Heart L, 3-2 1 5 12 3 22 .409 0 0 1 0 1 0 7 1 7 0 15.5
Sep 2 American L, 3-1 1 4 6 2 19 .211 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 3 0 8.0
Sep 8 at Wright St. W, 3-0 1 3 10 5 21 .238 0 0 0 1 11 0 4 1 4 0 12.0
Sep 8 vs. West Virginia L, 3-0 1 3 7 3 17 .235 0 1 0 1 3 1 3 1 4 0 10.5
Sep 9 vs. Tennessee Tech W, 3-0 1 3 8 5 26 .115 1 1 0 1 10 1 1 0 2 0 10.5
Sep 14 Boston College W, 3-2 1 5 8 2 18 .333 1 2 2 2 13 0 6 1 6 0 13.0
Sep 15 at Northeastern W, 3-1 1 4 13 5 35 .229 2 1 0 1 8 0 7 0 7 0 17.5
Sep 16 UMass Lowell W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 17 .412 0 2 0 2 1 2 1 0 3 0 13.5
Sep 22 Dartmouth W, 3-1 1 4 18 4 30 .467 3 1 0 1 10 0 2 0 2 1 20.0
Sep 29 Cornell W, 3-1 1 4 11 2 21 .429 3 0 1 1 9 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Sep 30 Columbia W, 3-0 1 3 7 2 17 .294 1 2 0 1 5 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Oct 6 at Penn W, 3-2 1 5 10 3 23 .304 1 3 2 1 13 2 4 0 6 0 17.0
Oct 7 at Princeton L, 3-0 1 3 9 5 21 .190 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 13 Brown W, 3-1 1 4 15 3 22 .545 0 0 0 3 16 2 4 0 6 0 19.0
Oct 14 Yale L, 3-1 1 4 14 4 30 .333 0 2 1 2 6 0 3 0 3 0 17.5
Oct 20 at Dartmouth W, 3-0 1 3 8 3 20 .250 0 0 0 2 5 3 0 0 3 0 11.0
Oct 27 at Columbia L, 3-2 1 5 11 0 24 .458 0 0 0 3 13 1 3 0 4 0 13.5
Oct 28 at Cornell L, 3-2 1 5 17 7 41 .244 0 0 0 1 12 0 3 0 3 0 18.5
Nov 3 at Yale W, 3-2 1 5 6 7 25 -.040 3 0 0 1 19 2 3 0 5 0 9.5
Nov 4 at Brown L, 3-2 1 5 8 3 24 .208 0 0 1 4 9 1 5 1 6 1 11.5
Nov 10 Princeton L, 3-0 1 3 13 2 27 .407 1 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Nov 11 Penn W, 3-1 1 4 13 7 35 .171 2 1 2 1 8 0 3 0 3 0 15.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2015-16 23 86 178 2.07 45 398 .334 6 0.07 12 0.14 85 0.99 21 112 133 1.55 267.0 3.1
2016-17 23 88 195 2.22 88 546 .196 13 0.15 7 0.08 116 1.32 13 71 84 0.95 250.5 2.8
2017-18 23 91 242 2.66 80 561 .289 19 0.21 17 0.19 183 2.01 17 70 87 0.96 311.0 3.4
Total 69 265 615 2.32 213 1505 .267 38 0.14 36 0.14 384 1.45 51 253 304 1.15 828.5 3.1
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 23 91 242 2.66 80 561 .289 19 0.21 17 0.19 183 2.01 17 70 87 0.96 311.0 3.4
Conference 14 57 160 2.81 52 360 .300 15 0.26 9 0.16 131 2.30 11 37 48 0.84 198.5 3.5
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Home 12 47 135 2.87 34 284 .356 11 0.23 11 0.23 79 1.68 6 36 42 0.89 170.0 3.6
Away 9 38 92 2.42 38 234 .231 7 0.18 4 0.11 91 2.39 9 30 39 1.03 120.0 3.2
Neutral 2 6 15 2.50 8 43 .163 1 0.17 2 0.33 13 2.17 2 4 6 1.00 21.0 3.5
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Wins 13 50 136 2.72 50 310 .277 17 0.34 13 0.26 128 2.56 12 40 52 1.04 181.0 3.6
Losses 10 41 106 2.59 30 251 .303 2 0.05 4 0.10 55 1.34 5 30 35 0.85 130.0 3.2
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September 12 45 118 2.62 36 269 .305 11 0.24 11 0.24 76 1.69 6 40 46 1.02 155.0 3.4
October 7 29 84 2.90 25 181 .326 2 0.07 5 0.17 66 2.28 8 18 26 0.90 106.0 3.7
November 4 17 40 2.35 19 111 .189 6 0.35 1 0.06 41 2.41 3 12 15 0.88 50.0 2.9

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