13 - Christy Paluf
Christy Paluf
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Highland Heights, Ohio
High School: Magnificat
Position: OH

2005: Paluf finished her Yale career with 15 digs an ace and an assist in eight games. Her best performance came during the Yale Invitational, a nine-dig performance against St. Francis (NY) on Sept. 17. She finished her career with 239 digs, 126 kills, 18 blocks, 18 assists and 16 service aces. She captained the team to its highest single-season winning percentage in school history (.833).

2004: Paluf was elected team captain by her teammates after playing in 31 games during Yale's run to the NCAA Tournament in 2004. The outside hitter often came off the bench to give the Bulldogs a spark. She totaled 56 digs, 11 kills, nine assists, three blocks and an ace. Paluf was at her best helping the Bulldogs sweep to the title of the Courtyard by Marriott at Yale Classic. She had a season-high six kills against Sacred Heart on Sept. 24, then played libero and registered 15 digs in three games the next day against Wagner.

2003: Named the team's most improved player, Paluf recorded six double-figure dig matches and one double-double, with a season-high 15 kills and 10 digs in a win over Denver on Sept. 20. She appeared in 74 games in and was fourth on the team in digs with 151.

2002: Paluf recorded 41 kills and 17 digs in 15 games as a freshman. Her 2.73 kills per game average was fifth on the squad. Eight of her digs came against Memphis on Sept. 15.

Before Yale: Paluf played for the Quiksilver Volleyball Club and Magnificat High School, where she was a third-team all-state selection and the team offensive player of the year.

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