6 Christen Sikora
6 Christen Sikora
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Southlake, Texas
High School: Southlake Carroll
Position: Outside Hitter

Junior Year (2016)

Appeared in 29 matches (22 starts) for the Paladins as a junior…finished third on the team in kills (194) and digs (228)…turned in double-doubles in three-straight matches (13 K, 17 D vs Charlotte; 12 K, 10 D vs ETSU; 13 K, 18 D vs UNCG), and set a career-high with four service aces against Charlotte…added another double-double at The Citadel (10 K, 18 D), and one vs. Samford (11 K, 18 D)…also tallied double-doubles in both of Furman’s SoCon Tournament matches…totaled seven double-doubles on the year…reached double-digit kills in eight matches and double-digit digs in nine…finished seond on the team in service aces with 20…named to SoCon Fall Academic All-Conference team and SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

Sophomore Year (2015)

Appeared in 30 matches (28 starts) for the Paladins as a sophomore…set a new career-high with 19 kills and 19 digs in Furman’s five-set win over Clemson on Sept 5, before adding her second double-double of the day against South Carolina (12 kills / 13 digs)…recorded double-digit kills in eight matches…turned in double-digit digs in 10 matches…hit a season-high .400 (6 K – 0 E – 15 A) vs UNCG on Nov. 14…named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

Freshman Year (2014)

Appeared in 22 matches (three starts) for the Paladins as a true freshman…put down a career-high 16 kills and 10 digs in Furman’s 3-2 win over South Carolina on Sept. 6, then followed that up with a 15 kill/7 dig performance in the Paladins’ 3-2 win over Clemson that afternoon…added six kills in the SoCon Championship game vs. Samford…amassed three service aces in each of the first two games of the season…named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

High School

Led Texas Advantage Club team to 2013 USAV National Championship…Texas Advantage was third in 2012, second in 2011 and third in 2010…two-time USAV Nationals All-Tournament team honoree (2011-12)…2011 AAU National Champions…named the 2011 AAU National Championship MVP…as a senior, named to the Texas Volleyball Invitational All-Tournament Team…named Arlington Invitational Best Offensive Player (2013)…Named to the MLK SpeakEasy All-Tournament Team, the Tournament of Champions All-Tournament Team, Academic All-District (Team 4-5A), First Team All-District (4-5A) and TGCA (Texas Girls Coaches Association) All-State Team as a junior in 2012…member of the National Honors Society at Southlake Carroll High School.

Personal

Christen Lynn Sikora was born May 9, 1996…majoring in health sciences.