In just three seasons set the WCU record for career kills as a junior (1,623)... Is second in WCU record book for career digs (1,280)? A finalist for the Bussman Award, which is presented by the Mountain Amateur Athletic Club for the college Female Athlete of the Year (outside Western North Carolina)... President of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee.
2000: Named to the All-Southern Conference and all-tournament... Finished the season 18th in the nation in kills per game (5.06), was ranked as high as 16th during the season... Named Southern Conference Player of the Week with 39 kills and 31 digs in two matches during the week of October 30? Named the team?s MVP? Entered 30-kill club three times, 38 vs. East Tennessee State (9/5), 35 vs. Florida International (9/8) and 35 against Chattanooga (10/18)? Named to the all tournament team at the George Mason Tournament and Samford Tournament? Led the conference in kills per game (5.06)? Second in the conference in digs per game (3.77)? Her 643 kills in 2000 is a WCU record for single-season kills? Her 479 digs was the No. 2 total in WCU single-season.
1999: All-Southern Conference selection... Helped lead a United States All-Star team to a gold medal in Italy... Led the conference in kills per game (5.32)... Set a conference record in the same category... Ranked 13th nationally in kills per game (5.32) and set the WCU record for a single-season... Set a career-high 30 digs against College of Charleston (10/10)... Recorded more than 20 digs in five matches... Finished the 1999 season third in WCU record books for single-season digs per game (3.73)... Entered the NCAA 40-kill club recording 40 in four games at UNC Greensboro (9/17), eighth in NCAA history in four game matches... Also set a career-high with 40 kills, which is the second best performance in conference history... Named team MVP... Ranked first in the conference in kills per game (5.39), 15th in hitting percentage (.230) and third in digs per game (3.69).
1998: Participated in all but one match for the Catamounts... Posted 16 double-doubles (kills-digs) in her inaugural campaign, including nine times against conference opponents... Averaged 3.30 kills per game, second on the team, seventh in the conference and first among conference freshmen... Recorded 3.02 digs per game and was the highest-ranking conference freshman in the category and eighth overall... Twice tallied 20 kills, including a 29 kill, 20 dig performance in WCU's 3-2 win over UNC Wilmington on September 12... Named to Southern Conference All-Tournament team as well as the all-tournament teams of the UNC Preview Tournament in Asheville and the Nike/Howard Johnson Challenge at Wright State University... Reached double-figures in kills in 25 matches, including 15 times against conference opponents... Capped the regular-season with a career-high .481 (14-1-27) attack percentage in a 3-0 victory over Georgia Southern on November 15... Posted double-figures in digs 20 times overall and 12 times against conference foes
High School: Helped Green Valley to two state championships in 1995 and 1996 and a divisional championship in 1997... Earned an all-conference designation and was named to the state and district all-tournament teams... Chosen team MVP as a senior... Also played club volleyball for the current USA Women?s Assistant coach Kevin Hambley on a Rebels team that went 11-7 in 1998.
Personal Info: Full name is Christina Michelle Attebery... Daughter of Phil and Sandra Ryan... Born March 5, 1980... Majoring in Sports Management.