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Cristina Nazario

Cristina  Nazario


Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Spring Valley HS




Southern Conference Announces 2015-16 Honor Roll

177 Western Carolina Student-Athletes Honored


Catamount Volleyball Ready to Host 2015 SoCon Championship

WCU will face The Citadel at 9:30 am Saturday morning


Seniors Shine in Regular Season Finale

WCU will now look forward to hosting the 2015 Southern Conference Championship Nov. 21-23


Catamounts Comeback Falls Short at Home

Samford hangs on for a 3-2 victory at Western Carolina


Catamounts Outlast Bears Saturday Afternoon

Vervelde notches ninth triple-double of the season


Senior Night

Senior Night


WCU versus Samford

WCU versus Samford


Western Carolina versus East Tennessee State

Western Carolina versus East Tennessee State


Western Carolina versus High Point

Western Carolina versus High Point


Western Carolina versus UNC Asheville

Western Carolina versus UNC Asheville

2015 (Senior): Appeared in all 34 matches for the Catamounts while making 28 starts … Led the team with 610 assists, was second with 24 assists and finished third in digs with 275 … Moved past the 3,000 career digs mark with 12 against High Point (09/22) … Finished career ranked fifth in the WCU record books with 3,307 assists and 13th in service aces with 99 … Went over the double-digit mark in assists in all but five matches in which she appeared … Posted a season-high 34 helpers against UNCG (10/18) … Had two or more service aces five times including a season-best four at The Citadel (10/30) … Went over the double-digit digs mark 10 times including six of the final seven matches of the season … Posted a season-high 17 digs in the regular season finale against Chattanooga (11/14) … Had 10 double-doubles during the season … Had a season-high five kills on six attempts against Hampton (09/12) … Led or shared the team lead in service aces eight times throughout the year … Led or shared the team lead in digs twice including the season opener against Georgia State (08/28) and the season finale at the Southern Conference Tournament versus Chattanooga (11/21) … Led or shared the team lead in assists 18 times … Named to the 2015 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference team.

2014 (Junior): Appeared in all 32 matches for the Catamounts while making 17 starts ... Played in all 122 sets ... Led WCU with 35 service aces including a career-best five against Charlotte (09/09) ... Finished second on the team in assists per set (4.82) ... Led or tied for the team lead in assists in 12 matches ... Had double-digit assists in all but one match ... Dished out a season-high 27 helpers against Samford (11/07) ... Had double-digit digs in nine matches all of which helped achieve nine double-doubles ... Dug up a season-high 15 balls against UNCG (10/21) ... Had 30 kills over the 32 matches including a season-best six against UT-Martin (09/13) ... Had two or more service aces in 11 matches ... Had a stretch of four matches where she recorded four-straight double-doubles, Drake (09/13), UNC Asheville (09/16), Elon (09/19) and Wake Forest (09/20) ... Named to the 2014 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference team.

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.

2012 (Freshman): Appeared in all 31 of the team's matches with 30 starts in 2012 ... 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).

Prior to Western Carolina: 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.

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