15 - Christina Nowak
Christina Nowak
Birth Date: 09/22/1988
Height: 5-9
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
High School: Bishop Garcia Diego HS
Position: OH
UC Santa Barbara
2007 Outlook
Having competed with the track and field team, Christina missed the spring season. Right now she is still working on trying to improve her outside hitting. 2006
Redshirted. Also a member of the UCSB Track and Field team competing in jumps High School
A four-year varsity letterwinner at Bishop Garcia Diego High School under coach Donal McGraw...Was team captain for the Cardinals in her senior year and was First Team Tri-Valley League and her team's MVP...Helped the Cardinals to a championship at the Carpinteria Tournament and also earned tournament MVP which she considers one of her most memorable athletic achievements...Also led the Bishops to a CIF berth for the first time in six years...Earned Santa Barbara News-Press Athlete of the Week and Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors during her final high school campaign...Led Bishop Garcia Diego in kills and aces...Was a Second Team All-Tri-Valley selection as a junior...Also a four-year varsity letterwinner in soccer and track and field...Was the track and field team captain and team MVP in 2005 and 2006 earning First Team All-League her junior season after helping her team to a second place finish at the CIF Division IIII Southern Section Championships...Was active in the National Honor Society, Ambassadors and Campus Ministry. Club
Played for Tri-Counties Volleyball Club, which she helped to a Junior Olympic Bronze Division championship as a sophomore under coach Mike Mass. Personal
Christina Marie Nowak was born Sept. 22, 1988 in Houston, Texas to Ray and Teresa Nowak...Has five younger siblings ranging in age from 15 years old to one year old...Is majoring in religious studies and minoring in education at UCSB...Would like to play on the AVP tour and become a teacher upon graduation...When not playing volleyball, she enjoys soccer, track, painting and baking...Names "Ocean's 11" as her favorite movie while Twilight is her favorite book...Lists Bon Jovi as her favorite musical artist.