“We are looking for Christi to have a really big year. She improved her all-around game by leaps and bounds this spring. She and Chrissy (Elder) really began to work effectively and Christi has taken it upon herself to continue to improve. As an All-Big 12 performer, we are expecting big things from her this season.”
2001: Currently boasts the second-best career hitting percentage in MU history (.298)...named to the All-Big 12 Honorable mention team...averaged 3.50 kills, 2.33 digs and 1.19 blocks per game...finished fourth in the Big 12 in solo blocks with 22...recorded 11 double-doubles...named MVP of West Virginia Mountaineer Invitational...reached double digits in kills in 27 of the Tigers’ 31 matches...recorded the first triple-double of her career against Texas A&M (18 kills, 15 digs and 11 total blocks) on Sept. 22...became only the sixth player in MU history to record 1,000 career kills ...equaled a career best and recorded a team-high 22 kills against the Illini...jumped into third on the career kills per game list (3.29) and continues to rewrite the Mizzou career blocking books placing fourth in solo blocks (72), tied for second in block assists (261) and third in blocks per game (1.09)...a tremendously gifted athlete, she also automatically qualified for the Outdoor NCAA Track and Field Championships in the high jump.
2000: Tabbed All-Big 12 Honorable Mention...Averaged 3.04 kills per game and recorded a .363 hitting percentage, the second-highest single season mark in school history...led the Tigers in total blocks (138), blocks per game (1.39), and averaged 1.51 digs per game...led the Big 12 with 40 solo blocks, the second-highest single season total in MU history... tied Big 12 single match record with five block solos in MU’s sweep of Baylor on Sept. 23...registered four double-doubles on the year...recorded a season-high 17 kills and 12 digs against Texas Tech on Sept. 27...hitting percentage did not dip below .360 (287 kills on 599 attacks)...named to the Lathrop and Gage All-tournament team...was also a member of the Mizzou track team...registered a best jump of 5’11 1/2 and took second at the Big 12 Conference Outdoor Championships.
1999: A true freshman who saw significant playing time, even though hampered by an injury for half the season...played in every match but one...had a team-high 22 kills on two different occasions...set career-high at 22 kills, 47 attacks, 15 digs and six block assists...tallied double figures in kills 16 out of 30 matches...recorded first career double-double in win over 23rd-ranked Baylor...second on the team with 309 kills (3.22 per game) and third with 59 blocks...member of Tiger Invitational All-Tournament team and Bank of Fayetteville Invitational All-Tournament team.
AT RAYTOWN SOUTH: Four-year letterwinner at Raytown South...team captain for three seasons...holds the school record for most kills in a season (535) and in a match (39)...was voted MVP her last three seasons...a member of the all-conference and all-district teams all four years...named Gatorade Player of the Year for Missouri in 1998...also lettered in soccer and track...finished 12th in the high jump at the USATF Junior National Championships (June 1999), clearing 5’7”...voted team captain and MVP her junior and senior seasons in soccer...holds the school record for most goals in a season with 39...member of the honor roll all four years.
Personal: Christi Lea Myers...born Oct. 13, 1980...would like to be a school psychologist...likes to listen to music before a match...lists Chinese food as her favorite type of gourmet...goals for season include winning the Big 12 Conference...favorite movie is “Pretty Woman.”
Myers’ Career Statistics