Home/Birthplace: Ontario, N.Y./Rochester, N.Y.
Birth Year: 1995
Club Team/Coach: Rochester Pace Bootlegger/Brandon Waas and Cal Wickens
High School/Grad Year: McQuaid Jesuit High School/2013
College Status: Ohio State, signed
PERSONAL: Born Christian Leonard Blough on March 8, 1995 to parents Gary and Billie… Has one sister Bailey (1992)… His favorite food is tortellini… He enjoys hunting, fishing, curling and ping pong… He listens to country and rock music and his favorite band is the Red Hot Chili Peppers… His favorite movie is Shawshank Redemption and his favorite actress is Jessica Alba… Christian's favorite team is the Buffalo Bills and his favorite athlete is Chauncey Billups… His favorite book is The Count of Monte Cristo… He most admires his coach, Cal Wickens, because he inspired Christian to play volleyball… His happiest moment was playing in the NORCECA tournament in 2012 and qualifying for worlds.
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 - Selected to the U.S. Boys’ Youth National Team. 2012 - Selected to the U.S. Boys’ Youth National Team that placed third at NORCECA... Member of the Youth A2 Team that finished second at the High Performance Championships... Selected to the High Performance Holiday Camp. 2011 - Selected to the High Performance A2 Select Red Camp… Selected to the High Performance Holiday Camp.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: 2012 – New York State Division I Champion… Named to Volleyball Magazine’s “Underclassmen to Watch” list… State Most Valuable Player… Chosen as the All Greater Rochester Volleyball Player of the Year… Named to the All American Watch List. 2011 – New York State Division I Champion… Earned All-State honors… Named to the All Greater Rochester Volleyball Team… Took sixth place at the 2011 USA Volleyball Boys’ Junior National Championship in the 16U Open Division. 2010 – New York State Division I Champion… Earned a 12th-place finish at the 2010 USA Volleyball Boys’ Junior National Championship in the 15U Open Division.
Updated June 2013.