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Loyola Volleyball vs. Navy - 9/5/09 - Battle of Baltimore
2009 (Junior): Played in 120 sets and started in 32 matches last season... Comes into her senior season with 1,328 career kills and needs just 301 to Loyola's all-time record 1,629 currently held by Becky Corb... Established herself as one of the top outside hitters in Division I, finishing the season ranked No. 13 in Division I in kills per set and No. 25 in points per set... Amassed 539 total kills, averaged 4.49 kills per set and 4.84 points per set to lead the team offensively... Was second behind Siena's Burgandy McCurty in kills and kills per set in MAAC standings... Earned first-team all-MAAC honors, MAAC All-Academic Honors and Second-Team All-District academic honors... Became the first player in Loyola history to hit 539 kills in a season and broke Carisa Kreichauf's 9-year-old school record of 485 single-season kills... Became the second person since 2005 to record more than 1,000 kills... Started off the season with 53 kills and 47 digs over four matches in the Duquesne/Robert Morris Tournament and was named to the all-tournament team (8/28-8/29)... Was named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week after helping the Greyhounds to a runner-up finish in the Battle of Baltimore... Posted 70 kills against Morgan State, Towson, Navy and Maryland (9/4-9/5)... Recorded what was then a career-high 23 kills on .268 hitting against Towson (9/4), and tallied 17 kills in Loyola's four-set upset win over Maryland (9/5)... Had 18 kills on a .333 clip and 18 kills on a .429 clip in non-conference matches against Howard (9/9) and Coppin State (9/16)... Hit .310 with 12 kills and six digs against Duke (9/12), finishing out the tournament season by being named to the all-Duke Invitational team... Led Loyola to a 1-1 conference-opening weekend with 25 kills on .327 hitting in five-set win over Marist in Poughkeepsie (9/20)... Began a streak of nine straight double-doubles on Sept. 26, at Rider with 14 kills and 10 digs... Recorded a new career-high of 29 kills at Manhattan (10/4)... Hit .345 with 25 kills while also digging 10 against Canisius (10/10)... Followed up with 24 kills and matched her career-high of 18 digs the next day against Niagara (10/11)... Registered a season-high .457 clip at Iona (10/18)... Finished with 18 kills, eight digs, a block and two aces in Loyola's first win over Siena in seven years (10/25)... Enjoyed a career-weekend against Manhattan and Fairfield, recording a career-best 21 kills the against the Stags (11/7), and reaching the 30-kill mark for the first time with 31 kills against the Jaspers (11/8) the following day... Finished the weekend with 50 kills and 36 digs... Recorded her first 20-20 game in the final game of the season, posting 27 kills and 20 digs against Saint Peter's (11/15).
2008 (Sophomore): Led the Greyhounds in kills and kills per set while starting all 33 matches and playing in all 123 sets... Recorded 307 total kills for an average of 2.5 per set... Also was second on the team with 465 digs, a 3.78 mark per set... Posted double-doubles in kills and digs 12 times during the season and had 10 or more digs 22 times... Reached the 10-dig plateau in 20 of the team's last 22 matches... Put away 17 kills, had four aces and four total blocks, while picking up a season-best 32 digs at NJIT (9/13)... Had a season-high 20 kills at Manhattan (9/21)... The match against the Jaspers started a string of five-straight in which she recorded double-doubles... Had 13 kills and 27 digs against Canisius (9/28)... Put away 18 kills and picked up 23 digs versus Iona (10/25)... Had 13 kills and 24 digs the following day against Manhattan (10/26)... Earned MAAC Defensive Player of the Week and ECAC Co-Player of the Week honors following those two matches... Including a mid-week three-set sweep at Navy, she averaged 3.42 kills and 5.08 digs per set in winning the awards... Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team.
2007 (Freshman): Named MAAC Rookie of the Year and earned All-MAAC Second Team honors after starting leading the Greyhounds with 441 kills and a 3.45 kills per game mark in her first collegiate campaign... Started all 34 matches and played in all 128 games... Great defensive player, as well, was second on the team with 520 digs, 4.06 per game... Eighth in the MAAC in kills per game and topped all MAAC freshmen in total kills... Seventh in the conference in digs per game... Posted 23 double-doubles in kills and digs... Earned MAAC Rookie of the Week honors on four occasions... Set the Loyola single-match record with 36 digs against Marist (9/23)... Also had 18 kills and hit at a .282 clip against the Red Foxes... Tallied 19 kills on two occasions... Reached the mark against Saint Peter's (10/14) and at Iona (9/30)... Went for 18 kills against Marist in the same match she set the single-match digs record... Had 17 kills in five matches, including three in a row from September 1-4...Reached the 30-dig mark three times... Had an even 30 twice, against Fairfield (10/7) and Canisius (10/27)... Also a good blocker, finished the season with 66 total... Posted six total blocks against Canisius (10/27) and at Iona (9/30)... Led the Greyhounds in aces with 47... Posted four in three matches, at Fairfield in the MAAC Semifinals (11/18), against Marist (9/23) and versus Hartford (9/7)... Earned All-Tournament honors at the Crusader Classic after posting 13 kills against Hartford and 14 versus Holy Cross (9/8).
High School: Earned four varsity letters at Williamstown (N.J.) High School... Williamstown also won the 2006 New Jersey Group III State Championship, as well as four conference titles... was named one of PrepVolleyball.com's Top 25 National Player of the Year finalists... Also an Academic All-American... Was named to All-America squad as a junior and senior... Has earned first-team all-state, first-team all-South Jersey, first-team all-conference, N.J. Gatorade Player of the Year, Newark-Star Ledger State Player of the Year, Courier Post South Jersey Player of the Year, Glouscester County Times Athlete of the Year... A member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Christina Camaioni... Born in Abington, Pa... Parents are Joseph and Diane Camaioni... Has an older sister, Jessica, a student at Robert Morris... Majoring in international business at Loyola... Studied abroad in Spring of 2010 in Italy.