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21 Christina Cornelius
21 Christina Cornelius
Height: 6-2
Year: Senior
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: 18, vs. Dartmouth, Sept. 22, 2017
Attacks: 41, twice
Attack pct: .556 vs. Connecticut, Sept. 18, 2015
Assists: 3, four times
Serve aces: 3, at Penn, Oct. 6, 2017
Digs: 19, at Yale, Nov. 3, 2017
Blocks: 12, vs. Cornell, Oct. 15, 2016
Block solo: 3, three times
Block assist:
 11 vs. Cornell, Oct. 15, 2016

2017 (Junior)
Named to the All-Ivy first team…Garnered AVCA East Region Honorable Mention honors…Ivy League Player of the Week…Led the Crimson in kills (242) and blocks (87)…Finished second on team in blocks/set (0.96)…Finished third on the team in blocks with 183…Ranked seventh during Ivy League play with a .300 hitting percentage…Finished the season ranked eighth in kills (160, 3.24 kills/set) during conference play…Notched 12 double-digit kill efforts, nine matches with double-digit digs, including six double-double performances…Contributed 12 kills against Sacred Heart (Sept. 2)…Tallied 10 kills and 11 digs at Wright St. (Sept. 8)…Notched 10 digs vs. Tennessee Tech (Sept. 9)…Added 13 digs against Boston College (Sept. 14)…Had a season high 18 kills and 10 digs against Dartmouth (Sept. 22)…Tallied 11 kills vs. Cornell (Sept. 29)…Registered 10 kills and 13 digs at Penn (Oct. 6)…Recorded 15 kills and 16 digs vs. Brown (Oct. 13)…Tallied 14 kills against Yale (Oct. 14)…Notched 11 kills and 13 digs at Columbia (Oct. 27)…Added 17 kills and 12 digs at Cornell…Netted a season best 19 digs at Yale (Nov. 3)…Recorded back-to-back 13 kill matches against Princeton (Nov. 10) and Penn (Nov. 11).

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 26 Columbia W, 3-0
Oct 27 Cornell L, 3-1
Nov 2 Yale L, 3-0
Nov 3 Brown L, 3-2
Nov 9 at Princeton L, 3-0
Nov 10 at Penn W, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 23 13
Sets 90 49
Kills 243 143
Kills per set 2.70 2.92
Errors 85 44
Total Attacks 592 346
Hitting Percentage .267 .286
Assists 19 13
Assists per set 0.21 0.27
Service Aces 11 5
Service Errors 14 11
Service Aces per set 0.12 0.10
Reception Errors 20 16
Digs 181 117
Digs per set 2.01 2.39
Block Solo 24 12
Block Assist 81 49
Block Total 105 61
Blocks per set 1.17 1.24
Block Errors 14 7
Ball Handling Errors 2 2
Points 318.5 184.5
Points per set 3.5 3.8
Matches started 23 13
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 1 vs. Cleveland St. L, 3-2 1 5 8 4 29 .138 0 0 1 0 4 1 4 1 5 0 11.0
Sep 1 at No. 23 Michigan L, 3-0 1 3 6 5 18 .056 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 2 at Eastern Michigan L, 3-1 1 4 8 4 30 .133 0 0 2 0 5 2 5 1 7 0 12.5
Sep 7 vs. Central Connecticut State W, 3-2 1 5 14 6 29 .276 2 1 0 1 5 1 3 0 4 0 17.5
Sep 8 vs. Michigan State L, 3-0 1 3 7 3 15 .267 1 0 0 1 9 1 1 3 2 0 8.5
Sep 8 at Fairfield W, 3-1 1 4 12 0 23 .522 1 0 0 1 8 2 1 0 3 0 14.5
Sep 13 Boston College W, 3-2 1 5 14 4 25 .400 1 1 0 0 13 2 4 0 6 0 19.0
Sep 14 at Northeastern W, 3-1 1 4 11 3 27 .296 0 1 0 1 9 0 5 2 5 0 14.5
Sep 15 UMass Lowell W, 3-1 1 4 5 3 14 .143 1 2 0 0 3 2 3 0 5 0 10.5
Sep 21 at Dartmouth L, 3-2 1 5 14 5 34 .265 1 0 1 0 14 2 2 0 4 0 17.0
Sep 28 at Cornell L, 3-1 1 4 8 2 17 .353 1 0 1 1 10 1 6 0 7 0 12.0
Sep 29 at Columbia L, 3-1 1 4 15 0 31 .484 2 0 0 3 6 0 4 3 4 0 17.0
Oct 5 Penn W, 3-0 1 3 11 3 21 .381 2 0 1 1 7 1 2 1 3 0 13.0
Oct 6 Princeton W, 3-0 1 3 12 1 21 .524 0 1 1 3 8 1 1 0 2 1 14.5
Oct 12 at Brown W, 3-2 1 5 18 6 41 .293 0 1 0 1 9 1 9 0 10 0 24.5
Oct 13 at Yale L, 3-0 1 3 11 3 34 .235 0 1 1 1 11 0 4 0 4 1 14.0
Oct 19 Dartmouth W, 3-1 1 4 15 7 26 .308 2 1 2 1 10 0 5 0 5 0 18.5
Oct 26 Columbia W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 25 .240 0 0 1 0 7 2 2 0 4 0 11.0
Oct 27 Cornell L, 3-1 1 4 11 4 30 .233 1 1 1 2 7 0 4 1 4 0 14.0
Nov 2 Yale L, 3-0 1 3 1 2 9 -.111 1 0 1 1 4 1 5 1 6 0 4.5
Nov 3 Brown L, 3-2 1 5 13 5 31 .258 3 0 1 2 17 0 1 1 1 0 13.5
Nov 9 at Princeton L, 3-0 1 3 6 4 26 .077 0 0 0 0 7 3 4 0 7 0 11.0
Nov 10 at Penn W, 3-1 1 4 15 9 36 .167 0 1 0 0 8 1 5 0 6 0 19.5
  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
2018-19 23 90 243 2.70 85 592 .267 19 0.21 11 0.12 181 2.01 24 81 105 1.17 318.5 3.5
Total 92 355 858 2.42 298 2097 .267 57 0.16 47 0.13 565 1.59 75 334 409 1.15 1147.0 3.2
  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 90 243 2.70 85 592 .267 19 0.21 11 0.12 181 2.01 24 81 105 1.17 318.5 3.5
Conference 13 49 143 2.92 44 346 .286 13 0.27 5 0.10 117 2.39 12 49 61 1.24 184.5 3.8
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Home 9 34 90 2.65 31 202 .292 11 0.32 6 0.18 76 2.24 9 27 36 1.06 118.5 3.5
Away 11 43 124 2.88 41 317 .262 5 0.12 4 0.09 87 2.02 12 46 58 1.35 163.0 3.8
Neutral 3 13 29 2.23 13 73 .219 3 0.23 1 0.08 18 1.38 3 8 11 0.85 37.0 2.8
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Wins 11 44 135 3.07 44 288 .316 9 0.20 9 0.20 87 1.98 13 40 53 1.20 177.0 4.0
Losses 12 46 108 2.35 41 304 .220 10 0.22 2 0.04 94 2.04 11 41 52 1.13 141.5 3.1
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September 12 50 122 2.44 39 292 .284 10 0.20 5 0.10 86 1.72 14 39 53 1.06 160.5 3.2
October 7 25 86 3.44 26 198 .303 5 0.20 5 0.20 59 2.36 5 27 32 1.28 109.5 4.4
November 4 15 35 2.33 20 102 .147 4 0.27 1 0.07 36 2.40 5 15 20 1.33 48.5 3.2
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