8 Cecilia Blanc
8 Cecilia Blanc
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gaithersburg, Md.
High School: Poolesville
Position: OH
Major: Biology

2012: CAC All-Academic Team ... Started all 30 matches ... Tallied 319 digs, 171 kills, 36 aces, 18 assists, and 18 total blocks in 108 sets ... 19 matches with double-digit digs ... Third in aces and digs ... Fourth in kills and points per set (2.01) ... One double-double with season-high 10 kills and 15 digs plus season-best four aces vs. Marywood (9/15) ... Season-best 18 digs twice ... Season-high two block assists three times.

2011: CAC All-Academic Team ... CAC Player of the Week (Oct. 3) ... Started all 28 matches and 102 sets ... Six double-doubles on kills and digs ... 23 matches with double-digit digs ... Six matches with double-figure kills ... Led team with 393 digs (3.85/set) and 43 aces (0.42 average) ... Second with 266 points ... Third with 2.07 kills/set ... Fourth with 16 block assists ... Fifth with 0.20 blocks/set ... Career-best 25 digs twice ... Personal-best 13 kills in five-set win at Goucher ... Career-high five aces twice ... Career-best three block assists twice.

2010: Stepped on the court for 103 sets and 31 matches ... Third on the team with 0.33 service aces per set ... Fourth with 2.28 digs/set ... Nine matches with double-digit digs ... Season-best 20 digs in five-set loss to Salisbury ... Career-high five aces in 3-2 win over Marymount (Va.) ... Season-best five kills in 3-1 victory over Messiah.

2009: CAC All-Academic Team ... Saw action in 105 sets and 29 matches ... Seventh in CAC with third-best digs/set (3.46) ... 22 matches with double-digit digs ... Season-best 24 digs in five-set loss at Gallaudet. 

Poolesville HS: 2009 graduate ... mentored by Fran DuVall ... National Honor Society ... achieved honor roll status.

Personal: Cecilia Mae Blanc ... environmental studies minor ... plans to pursue a career in medicine ... SMCM 3.0 GPA Club ... SAAC representative (2009-13) ... born December 20, 1990 in Rockville, Md. ... daughter of Kevin and Lisa Blanc ... has a younger brother, Neil.