Karissa Ciliento


Mahwah, N.J.

High School:




Karissa Ciliento

2013: Took part in 87 sets while starting all 25 matches...led the team in kills with 256...fired 32 service aces...season high 18 kills against La Salle in the La Salle Tournament...four aces against rival Lehigh on Oct. 18...second on the team in digs with 224.

2012:Patriot League Academic Honor Roll...Played in all 101 sets and started in all 26 matches...Led the team with 241 kills and 2.39 kills per set...Second-best on the team with 250 digs...Her 2.48 digs per set were good for third-best...Tallied 23 blocks, five solo, and two against Bucknell on Sept. 21...Recorded double-digit kills in 13 matches...Season-high 20 kills came against Bucknell on Sept. 21...Recorded 13 kills against both Delaware State and St. Peter's in back-to-back wins...Racked up seven double-doubles, recording at least 10 kills and 10 digs...Career-high 24 digs came against St. Francis (NY) on Sept. 15...Tallied 23 digs two matches later against Bucknell on Sept. 21...Led the team with 29 serve aces...Her 0.29 aces per set were second-best on the team.

2011: Played in 51 sets over 17 matches, including 12 starts, prior to a season-ending injury...Averaged 1.76 kills per set with a .110 hitting percentage...Also notched seven service aces, five assists, 35 digs and six blocks...Had 10 kills in the season-opening win at St. Francis (N.Y.) on Aug. 30...Notched nine kills in the sweep of St. Peter's on Sept. 2...Had 10 kills and a season-high six digs in the win over La Salle on Sept. 16...Recorded nine kills against Hartford on Sept. 17...Posted nine kills against Holy Cross on Sept. 23.

2010: Patriot League Academic Honor Roll...Appeared in 25 matches and 72 sets...Averaged 1.46 kills and 1.69 digs per set...Also contributed 24 service aces, seven assists and two blocks...Posted two double-doubles...Hit .026...Had 10 kills and 12 digs for her first career double-double in the win over La Salle on Sept. 17...Had 14 digs against Delaware State on Sept. 18...Had 12 digs against Colgate on Oct. 2...Recorded a double-double with a career-high 11 kills and 10 digs at Navy on Oct. 16...Set a new career mark with 15 digs against Holy Cross on Oct. 23.

At Mahwah:First team all-league and all-county as well as second team all-state as a senior...Mahwah's all-time leader in kills...An honorable mention on Bergen County's All-Decade team...Ranked the top hitter in the NBIL and earned all-county and all-state honors in her junior season...Played club volleyball with Atlantic Valley and Cut Shot...Also played basketball and competed in track at Mahwah...An all-league honorable mention as a senior track athlete...Member of the National Society of High School Scholars and the National Honor Society...Three-time recipient of the Principal's Award and the Athletes in Action Award...Earned the 2008 Silver Scholar Award as a member of the Spanish Honor Society.


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