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Christina Ambrose

#10

Player profile

position
Outside Hitter
height
6'3"
year
Redshirt Junior
hometown
Winter Park, Fla.
high school
Winter Park

REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2017):

Totaled 56 total attacks for the Seminoles at the Baylor Invitational on the team’s opening weekend … Earned 34 kills on 91 total attacks (.288) to help the team go 2-1 at the Seminole Invitational … Earned one of the highest hitting percentages (.250) on the team with 9 kills and three assisted blocks in the Seminoles’ five-set win over Auburn … her three assisted blocks tied her season high for the third time in the season … Recorded her first solo block of the season in the Seminoles’ win over Virginia Tech… Led the team in total attacks against Virginia, Notre Dame Miami and Pitt.

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2016):

Ended her season ranked in the top five of seven major categories including kills/set (2.35-3rd), solo blocks (7-3rd), kills (223-4th), attack percentage (.213-5th), assisted blocks (57-5th), total blocks (67-5th) and blocks/set (0.67-5th) … made her impact felt on the Atlantic Coast Conference opposition as she ranked among the top five in seven major categories for the Seminoles including kills/set (2.57-3rd), attack percentage (.241-3rd), solo blocks (5-3rd), blocks/set (0.67-3rd), assisted blocks (36-4th), total blocks (41-4th), kills (157-4th) …  was active on both offense (three kills) and defense (three assisted blocks) in the season-opener at UCF (Aug. 27) … enjoyed a series of solid outings at the Puerto Rico Clasico, including a career-high 13 kills (.250 attack pct.) along with seven blocks (six assisted) in the tournament opener against No. 16 Texas A&M (Sept. 1) … followed that outing with an 11-kill performance against Alabama (Sept. 2), which also included five digs and two assisted blocks … earned her first All-Tournament honor (Puerto Rico Clasico) after finishing with 10 kills and four digs in a four-set clash with No. 6 Minnesota (Sept. 3) … had a series of solid outings in the Home2Suites by Hilton Tallahassee Seminole Tournament as she tallied 25 kills (2.27 kills/set), 14 digs and seven total blocks (six assisted) … her best offensive match in the two-day tournament came against Florida A&M (Sept. 9) where she tallied nine kills (.300 attack pct.) … defensively she split her best outings between Baylor (Sept. 8), finishing with four assisted blocks, and Little Rock (Sept. 9), which resulted in a career-high six digs … capped off her eighth start of the season (vs. Florida, Sept. 14) by positing four kills, three digs and two blocks … opened ACC play with seven kills, two assisted blocks and a .385 attack percentage as the Noles posted a sweep of Miami (Sept. 23) … reached double-digit kills (10) as she made 23 attacks (.348 attack pct.) in a four-set victory over Louisville (Sept. 25) … enjoyed a solid outing on the Florida State front row as she posted a .556 attack percentage against Syracuse (Sept. 30), penetrating the Orange defense on 18 occasions … used her defensive prowess to finish with six assisted blocks against Boston College (Oct. 2), limiting Boston College to a .028 hitting percentage … ended a clash with No. 9 North Carolina (Oct. 7) with six kills before posting eight kills and seven digs versus NC State two days later … shared team-high honors in kills (12) with Milica Kubura as FSU downed Virginia Tech (Oct. 14) in five sets. Ambrose capped off her sixth double-digit kill outing of the season by posting a .360 attack percentage versus the Hokies … enjoyed one of her best all-around performances of the season against Pittsburgh (Oct. 16) as she emerged with 10 kills, seven blocks (six assisted blocks) and four digs … drove home six kills in 16 attempts at Miami (Oct. 19) before closing a sweep of Virginia (Oct. 21) with eight kills and three digs …  opened the final weekend of October with 12 kills, seven digs and one assisted against Louisville (Oct. 28) … followed that performance with a career-high 18 kills on 40 swings against Notre Dame (Oct. 30) where she also recorded seven digs and one assisted block … closed with seven kills and five assisted blocks against NC State (Nov. 4) … capped off her 10th double-digit kill outing, seventh in league play, by adding 11 digs against No. 12 North Carolina (Nov. 6). Ambrose also had a .303 hitting percentage in 33 swings, while defensively making five assisted blocks … capped off a win at Boston College (Nov. 11) with nine kills and two digs … narrowly missed double figure kills as she had nine kills and two digs against Boston College (Nov. 11) … drove home 12 kills (.300 attack percentage) and three digs at Syracuse (Nov. 13).

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2015):

Played 18 sets over the course of the season, posting 21 kills, 10 digs and two assisted blocks … made her Florida State debut against Oklahoma (Aug. 28) … tallied three kills in five attacks (.600 attack percentage) along with two digs in a sweep of Coastal Carolina (Sept. 11) … established her season high in kills (10) and digs (three) with a Florida State victory over crosstown rival Florida A&M (Sept. 12) … saw her first ACC action against Miami (Sept. 23) … played two sets against Clemson (Oct. 2) where she finished with two digs and one kill … emerged with four kills, three assist and a .667 attack percentage in a three-set victory against Georgia Tech (Oct. 4) … contributed two kills in a sweep of Wake Forest (Oct. 11).

FRESHMAN (2014):

Took a redshirt at Purdue before transferring to FSU for the spring semester of 2015.

HIGH SCHOOL:

Was a Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection and PrepVolleyball.com’s No. 20 Senior Ace in 2013, while capturing an Under Armour first team All-America selection … set the Winter Park High School record for kills in a season as a senior while earning a first team All-Central Florida accolades as a junior, helping her team to a state runner-up finish … set the school record for kills in a match at 42 … named the runner-up for the Class 8A Player of the Year award.

CLUB:

Ambrose was an outside hitter for the Orlando Volleyball Academy which won the AAU National Championship in 2011.

PERSONAL:

Daughter of Margot and Davis Ambrose … Enrolled for her redshirt sophomore season in January and is majoring in hospitality.