Christine Garner

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Christine Garner
Personal information
BornNewport Beach, California
HometownTustin, California
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
College / UniversityArizona State University
Volleyball information
PositionOutside hitter
Number2 (ASU)
National team
1994–1997 United States
Women's volleyball
Representing the  United States
Goodwill Games
Silver medal – second place 1994 Saint Petersburg Team

Christine Garner is an American former volleyball player who was a three-sport athlete at Arizona State University (ASU).[1] She played for the United States women's national volleyball team from 1994 to 1997.[1]


As a collegiate volleyball player, Garner still holds the ASU record of 1,871 career kills, and led ASU to its two finest seasons in history.[2] As one of the most illustrious players to ever take to the court for the Sun Devil volleyball program, Garner also ranks in the top 10 in career digs and service aces. She was a six-time Pac-10 Player of the Week and was also a recipient of a National Player of the Week honor. In addition to her numerous accolades at ASU, Garner was an AVCA second-team All-American in 1995.[3][1]

Garner was also a star performer on the ASU softball team, and captain to both the ASU women's volleyball and basketball team. Garner went on after college to be part of the United States women's national volleyball team.[1][4]

Garner was inducted into the Arizona State University Hall of Fame in 2009.[2]

National team[edit]

Garner won the silver medal with the national volleyball team at the 1994 Goodwill Games.[5] Other world-class tournaments that she participated in included the 1997 World Grand Prix and the 1997 NORCECA tournament.[1] She left the national team in 1997 and played two seasons with the European Professional Volleyball League in Turkey and Italy.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Player Bio: Christine Garner - Arizona State University Official Athletic Site". Arizona State University Athletics. April 17, 2013. Archived from the original on November 29, 2021. Retrieved September 28, 2023.
  2. ^ a b Garcia, Mark (September 30, 2009). "Tustin native in Hall of Fame". Orange County Register. Retrieved September 28, 2023. (subscription required)
  3. ^ "Women's Volleyball All-America Teams and Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA. Archived (PDF) from the original on July 5, 2022. Retrieved September 28, 2023.
  4. ^ "Former All-American Christine Garner Joins ASU Volleyball Staff". Arizona State University Athletics. June 21, 2000. Archived from the original on November 9, 2022. Retrieved November 9, 2022.
  5. ^ Krastev, Todor. "Women Volleyball Goodwill Games 1994 Sankt Petersburg (RUS) - 07-.08 Winner Soviet Union". Archived from the original on January 9, 2015. Retrieved April 11, 2017.