6  Cristina Nazario
Cristina Nazario


Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Spring Valley HS




Catamount's Season Ends in Heartbreaking Fashion

Four seniors played their final match for the Catamounts


Catamounts Sweep Their Way to the Semifinals

Trio of seniors lead the way


Catamounts Fall in Regular Season Finale

George and Piechota each record double-digit kills in the loss


Catamounts Sweep on Senior Day

Piechota leads WCU with 14 kills and 10 digs


Seniors Spark Catamounts Past Samford

Anderson, George, Piechota and Timmermann Combine for 57 of WCU's 72 Kills


Western Carolina Volleyball Versus Wofford

Western Carolina Volleyball Versus Wofford


WCU Volleyball vs. App State

The WCU volleyball team vs. App State, a 3-1 Catamount win.


Western Carolina volleyball vs. The Citadel (10/19/12)

Western Carolina defeated the Bulldogs of The Citadel Friday night. All photos courtesy Mark Haskett, WCU Public Relations.


Western Carolina defeats Appalachian State, 3-2

Western Carolina volleyball downs Appalachian State, 3-2, in its Dig Pink match. All photos courtesy Ashley Evans, WCU Public Relations.


Western Carolina Volleyball vs. Gardner-Webb - 09/18/12

Western Carolina swept Gardner-Webb in the Ramsey Center Tuesday night. The Catamounts improve to 4-11 with the win.

2013 (Sophomore): Started all 31 of the team's matches on the season, seeing action in all 111 sets ... Recorded 97 kills on the year and was fourth on the squad with a 2.29 dig-per-set average (254 digs) ... Ranked sixth in the Southern Conference with a 10.14 assist-per-set average and was eighth in the SoCon with a 0.27 service ace average ... Earned a double-double with 45 assists and 14 digs against Boston College (08/30) ... Also had six block assists in the match ... Had 35 assists and 10 digs for a double-double against Southeastern Louisiana (09/06) .. Had a double-double with 27 assists and 12 digs vs. Mercer (09/13) ... Earned a double-double with 28 assists and 11 digs vs. Presbyterian ... Followed with a near triple-double with 30 assists, nine digs and eight total blocks (all eight block assists against Robert Morris (09/21) ... Her eight block assists was a career-high ... Posted a double-double with a season-high 52 assists and 13 digs against Davidson (09/28) ... Also had a career-high eight kills in the match ... Tied her career-high with 54 assists at Samford (10/04) ... Had double-double with 37 assists and 10 digs against Furman (10/13) ... Tallied 45 assists and 12 digs at Davidson (10/25) for a double-double ... Passed out 39 assists and picked up 14 digs at Elon (11/02) ... Followed with 38 assists and 12 digs for consecutive double-doubles against Samford (11/09) ... Had a career-high four service aces at The Citadel (11/16) ... Named to the 2013 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference team.

2013 (Freshman): Appeared in all 31 of the team's matches with 30 starts in 2013 ... Had 983 assists to lead the team ... Finished with 9.27 assists per set ... Ranked eighth in the Southern Conference ... Averaged 1.89 digs per set, 0.36 blocks per set and 0.77 blocks per set ... Has four matches with ten or more digs, all four were double-doubles ... Led the team in assists in 29 matches, blocks three times and digs once ... Recorded a double-double with 31 assists and 19 digs in her collegiate debut against Northern Kentucky (08/24) ... The 19 digs in the match was a career-high ... Handed out 47 assists at UNC Asheville (09/04) ... Passed out a career-high 54 assists against Campbell (09/08) ... Earned a double-double with 29 assists and 18 digs against North Florida (09/14) ... Had three consecutive 40-plus assists matches with 44 against UNCG (09/29), 45 against Appalachian State (10/04) and 40 against Davidson (10/06) ... Earned third double-double 43 assists and 10 digs against The Citadel (10/19) ... Followed with 52 assists against the College of Charleston (10/21) ... Had 47 assists and nine digs against Elon (10/27) ... Had 41 assists and 11 digs for fourth and final double-double of the season at Georgia Southern (11/03).

High School Played on the Spring Valley varsity team all four years of high school ... Named Best All-Around Player as a freshman ... Received the Captain's Award three of her four years ... Named First Team Palmetto Region as a freshman and a sophomore ... Named All-Region as a junior and senior ... Named All-State as a senior ... Also played soccer.

Daughter of Jenaro and Carmen Nazario ... Has a pair of twin siblings, Maritere and Ana ... Maritere played volleyball for Presbyterian College ... Mother, Carmen, played at the University of Pittsburgh and for the Puerto Rican National Team ... Speaks Spanish ... Plays the violin.

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