Cristina is a South Bay native and has been playing volleyball for the past 18 years. She played 5 years of club at Club Big Dogs, one year of JV and three years of varsity at PVPHS. After high school, Cristina went on to play two years at El Camino College where she helped lead her team to two back-to- back State Championships and earned the Scholar Baller Award. Cristina continues to play in recreational leagues and at the beach for fun.
In addition to playing, Cristina has coaching experience which including one year as head coach for the 14-2’s team at SCVC, clinic coach at Mizuno Long Beach, one summer at Featherstone’s Beach Volleyball Camp, and one summer at Mick Haley’s USC Volleyball Camp. Cristina also currently works full-time as an escrow officer and enjoys any activity that involves being outdoors.