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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.

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.