Hall of Fame

Christa Downey, '03

  • Class
  • Induction
    2009
  • Sport(s)
    Women's Volleyball

* A three-year standout for the Nazareth women’s volleyball team, Downey was a three-time first-team All-American as an outside hitter

* Amassed 2,984 kills in just three seasons to rank among the all-time leaders in NCAA Division III history

* Set NCAA Division III record for most kills in a season with 1,065 in 2002 and most kills per game in a career with 7.35

* Twice honored as Empire 8 Conference Player of the Year

* Twice named WHAM’s College Sportswoman of the Year

* Helped Nazareth to a three-year record of 108-15 with three NCAA Tournament berths and two trips to the national quarterfinals