UNCW Volleyball BIO
Christi Laite
Player Profile:
Christi Laite 717401
Position: Right Side
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Severna Park, Md.
High School: Severna Park
Club: Columbia Jrs.


2013: First-Team All-CAA selection … Named CAA Volleyball Scholar-Athlete-of-the-Year, becoming first player in program history to achieve the honor … NCCSIA First-Team All-State selection … Paced Seahawks attack with 3.21 kills per set and .266 hitting percentage, ranking among the top six players in the CAA in both categories ... Tallied double-figure kills on 21 occasions and recorded 15 or more kills eight times … Finished third on team with 94 total blocks (0.84) …  Ended season fourth in CAA in points per set (3.74) ... Named to All-Tournament Team at CAA Championship … Became just the sixth player in program history to surpass the 1,000-kill milestone with 12 spikes at William & Mary … Matched career high with 22 kills on two occasions (UIC and Northeastern) … Earned All-Tournament Team honors at all four of the Seahawks’ regular-season events, including MVP honors at Navy’s Kristen Dickmann Invitational.


2012: Second-Team All-CAA selection for second consecutive season … Took part in 28 matches and made 26 starts … Led team in kills (2.81) and points (3.31) per set … Ranked ninth in the CAA in points per frame … Also averaged 1.30 digs and 0.64 blocks per set …  Tallied double-figure kills on 15 occasions …  Posted two double-doubles during season … Posted a season-high 18 kills at Wake Forest … Notched season-best 10 digs against High Point and Wake Forest … Named to All-Tournament Team at Spartan Classic … Recognized as CAA Offensive Player-of-the-Week on Oct. 29.

2011: Second-Team All-CAA and NCCSIA All-State Team selection ... Started all 29 matches played ... Led Seahawks and ranked fifth in the CAA in kills per set (3.28) ... Finished season eighth on the program's single-season chart for kills per set ... Also paced squad and ranked fourth among all league players in points per frame (3.92) ... Also averaged 1.42 digs and 0.75 blocks per set ... Recorded double-figure kills on 19 occasions and tallied double-digit digs three times ... Posted three double-doubles ... Recorded career highs of 22 kills and 13 digs against George Mason ... Notched career-high seven total blocks against Hofstra and College of Charleston.

2010: Appeared in 27 matches and made 10 starts ... Third on team with 1.81 kills per set average and a .193 attack percentage ... Also averaged 0.74 blocks and 0.53 digs per set ... Tallied double-figure kills on four occasions ... Posted season-high 19 kills at North Carolina Central ... Also recorded season-best six digs against the Eagles ... Tallied season-best seven total blocks against James Madison.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB:  Four-year letterwinner at Severna Park ... Guided squad to two Anne Arundel County  championships  ... Paced Falcons in kills (135), hitting percentage (.333), total blocks (35) and service aces (62) during senior season ... Led the Falcons to the Maryland Class 4A East Region final and earned Maryland Capital-Gazette Player-of-the-Year honors as a senior ... Three-time First-Team All-County selection ... Served as vice president of Severna Park's National Honor Society ... Also played tennis and basketball for the Falcons ... Member of USA Volleyball's High Performance Team in 2008.

PERSONAL: Full Name: Christine Marie Laite ... Born Aug. 31, 1992, in Boston, Mass. ... Daughter of James and Deborah Laite ... Majoring in Biology ... Member of  University Honors program at UNCW. 

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