3  Christine Bach
Christine Bach

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dresden, Germany

High School:
Royal HS (Wis.)

Height:
5-9

Position:
L/S

Experience:
3L


11/13/2014

Tigers Begin Final Homestand of the Season

The Memphis volleyball team welcomes Houston and Tulane to the Elma Roane Fieldhouse on Friday and Sunday as the Tigers look back to get back to their winning ways after dropping three-of-four

11/29/2013

Tigers send Seniors Out With 5-set win over Bulls

Petronijevic Breaks Single Season Record for Most Digs in Memphis History

11/27/2013

UCF Spoils Career Nights from Petronijevic and Wesley, Tigers Lose 3-2

Petronijevic Breaks Memphis Record with 38 Digs in Game

11/24/2008

Memphis vs. UTEP

Memphis vs. UTEP in the Conference USA Championship at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse in Memphis, Tenn., on November 20, 2008

Senior(2010)
2010 C-USA All-Academic...2010 ESPN Academic All-District IV First Team...Transitioned back to libero after serving as the squad's starting setter in 2009...Recorded a season-high 26 digs in an Oct. 24 loss to UCF...Finished the season with 12-straigh 10-plus dig performances...Had five games with 20-plus digs...Ranked in the top-10 in C-USA in both digs and aces...167th in the nation with 4.04 digs per set...Named the Nov. 29 AVSR Global Player of the Week after two straight 20-plus dig showings to end her career...493 digs in 2010 ranks third on the all-time, single-season list at Memphis...Wrapped up her career second all-time in Memphis history in digs (1,791) and ninth in assists (1,173)...Only Tiger in history to record 1,700 digs and 1,100 assists.

Junior(2009)
2009 C-USA All-Academic...Transitioned to the setter position in the first match of the 2009 season... Paced the Tigers with 945 assists and 31 service aces...Downed 32 kills and picked up 281 digs (2.60 d/s)...Made 38 total blocks...Led Memphis with 10 double-doubles...Became the first Tiger to ever record three 30-plus dig outings when she picked up a season-high 31 digs in the season-opener versus Evansville...Moved into ninth place all-time at Memphis with 1,298 career digs...Set a career-high 64 assists vs. UT Martin (10/13/09)...Put together double-double performance of 39 assists and 18 digs vs. UALR (9/19/09).

Sophomore (2008)
Earned team's Captain's Award...ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District IV First Team honoree...2008 C-USA All-Academic Team member...Three-time C-USA Libero of the Week (9/9, 9/22, 10/27)... Named to the MSU Bulldog Club Invitational All-Tournament Team...Played in all 119 sets as a sophomore...Led Memphis in digs in 25 of 31 matches and paced the club with 4.44 digs per game...Her 528 digs rank second on the Tigers' single-season ledger...Led Memphis and C-USA with a career-best 47 aces...Second on the team with 57 assists...Recorded double-figures in digs in 26 of Memphis' 31 matches...Posted 20 or more digs 13 times...Recorded a program-best 37 digs in a five-set contest versus IUPUI (9/5/08)...Scored 53 points...Served up a career-best five aces and added 24 digs in a 3-1 win at UAB (9/18/08)...Made 25 digs to help Memphis past FIU (9/20/08)...Also totaled six kills and 53 points.

Freshman (2007)
2007 C-USA All-Academic selection...Split time with Becky Shaffer at both the libero and defensive specialist positions before taking over as the starting libero...Played in 33 matches (119 games)...Led Memphis and ranked ninth in Conference USA with 4.11 digs per game...Set a U of M single-match record when she picked up 35 digs in a 3-1 win at SMU (11/2/07)...Became the fourth Tiger to record 30 or more digs with that performance...Hauled in C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honors on Nov. 5 after combining the 35-dig effort at SMU with a 22-dig outing at Tulsa (11/4/07)...Her 489 digs was good for second on Memphis' single-season records ledger...Was third on the team with 31 aces and served at an 89 percent accuracy rate...Added seven kills on the season for 38.5 points...Was second on the squad with 53 assists...Made 20 or more digs six times and totaled double figures in digs in 28 contests...Posted 23 digs at Louisville (8/24/07) in her collegiate debut...Put together a stretch of 15-straight matches with at least 10 digs...Made 25 digs in a win over Houston (10/21/07)...Recorded 23 digs vs. Mississippi State (9/8/07) to help Memphis capture a co-championship in the Tiger Invitational...Logged 23 digs at ECU (10/12/07).

2006
Redshirted the 2006 season.

Prior to Memphis

At Royal High School
Lettered for one season for Coach Ruth Leitzke at Royal High School in Elroy, Wis., where she spent the 2003-04 school year as a foreign exchange student...Played setter and middle hitter at RHS...Was tabbed conference MVP as well as earning all-state recognition...Selected to play in the Wisconsin Senior High All-Star Game in 2004...Played club volleyball for the Wisconsin Power 17-1, the top team in the club...Also played setter and libero for the Power, helping guide the club to a 10th-place finish in the 17U National Tournament...

In Germany
Played club volleyball for Dresdner Sports Club and helped her team to a German Championship in 2000...Played for Beach Volleyball Club Dresden in Germany in 2005...BVCD plays in the Regional League, one of the top leagues in Germany....Helped guide BVCD to a second-place finish in 2005-06.

Personal
Daughter of Uwe and Elke Bach...Has one brother, Christian (19)...Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in international business in May, 2009 with a degree in international business...Minored in French...Currently enrolled in the MBA program at Memphis and owns a perfect 4.0 GPA...Is a three-year recipient of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and C-USA Academic Medal.

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