17 Cieana Stinson
17 Cieana Stinson
Height: 5-11
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Woodland Hills, CA
High School: Taft HS
Position: MB/OPP

Cieana Stinson appeared in 31 matches and 103 sets as a true freshman ... finished fourth on the team with 210 kills and ranked fifth averaging 2.04 kills per set ... hit .184 in 570 attacks ... was the teams' fourth-leading blocker with 89 total stuffs ... was also fourth with 79 block assists ... pounded a career-high 18 kills while hitting a season-best .387 in the Matadors' 3-1 win over Long Beach State (Sept. 27) ... her season-best kills total ranked second to Mahina Haina's 19 against Idaho ... also had five blocks against Long Beach State for a season-best 21.5 points ... blocked a season-high nine attacks against James Madison (Sept. 1) ... took a season-high 36 swings at UC Davis (Nov. 16) ... notched her first collegiate kill against Utah Valley (Aug. 24) and her first ace at Rice (Sept. 14).

Stinson began her prep career at Chatsworth High School in Chatsworth, Calif. before finishing her career at Taft High School in Woodland Hills, Calif. ... Was named Most Outstandng Female Athlete at Taft as a senior in 2011 ... also earned first team All-City and all-league honors as a middle blocker ... also picked up first team all-league honors in 2009 and 2010 and was second team in 2008 ... her Chatsworth team won the league championship in 2008 ... also competed as a sprinter, jumper and thrower for the Taft track & field squad in 2011 ... graduated in 2011.

Born February 17, 1993 in Inglewood, Calif. ... parents are Alysia Rogers and Rahmid "Rod" Stinson ... her father played basketball at Cal State Northridge while her mother was an actress who appeared in "Boyz n the Hood" and "Class Act" ... was also recruited by Cornell, Georgetown, Loyola Marymount and UC Davis ... favorites include the Los Angeles Lakers, Michael Jordan, actor Ryan Reynolds and the TV show "Toddlers & Tiaras" ... says she chose Cal State Northridge "because I loved the school and most importantly the coaches" ... says Chris Brown is the most famous person she's ever met ... major is undecided.


Kills: 18, vs. Long Beach State (9/27/12)

Attempts: 36, at UC Davis (11/16/12)

Blocks: 9, vs. James Madison (9/1/12)

Assists: 1 (2x), last at UC Davis (11/16/12)

Aces: 1 (2x), last vs. Houston Baptist (9/15/12)

Digs: 3 (3x), last at UC Riverside (9/22/12)

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