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University of Miami Athletics

Cianna Tejada


Middle Blocker






Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School

Pine Crest School





Cianna Tejada - Volleyball - University of Miami Athletics

Career Honors:

  • ACC Defensive Player of the Week (10/2)
2023 (Sophomore)
  • Played 54/113 sets and started 13/30 matches
  • Tallied 53 kills and 0.98 kills per set
  • Earned 48.0 blocks (three solo and 45 block assists) and 0.89 blocks per set
  • Claimed seven digs, two service aces and one assist
  • Collected 80.5 points and averaged 1.49 points per set
  • Earned ACC Defensive Player of the Week after setting two career-highs in blocks in back-to-back matches (Duke & UNC), eight total kills and 15 points
  • Ranked fifth all-time for highest season hitting percentage (.363)
  • Season highs: kills (10); attacks (17); blocks (8); digs (3)
2022 (Freshman)
  • Played in four matches and four sets
  • Recorded two points for Miami with two kills on six attempts
  • Recorded one kill against Florida State (10/05) and one kill at Hofstra (8/26)
High School
  • Four-year varsity letter-winner as an outside hitter
  • Three-time Miami Herald All-Broward County honoree
  • Sun Sentinel 2019 Player of the Year
  • Served as a team captain
  • Posted 363 kills, 119 digs, 43 blocks and 27 aces as a senior, hitting .238 and leading her team to a 21-6 record
  • Totaled 803 kills in her prep career
  • Won a district title
  • Competed on the track & field team as a senior
  • Principal’s honor roll and Spanish Honor Society member
  • Played for Tribe Elite Volleyball on the club circuit.
  • Intends to major in biology
  • Career goal is to be a doctor
  • Parents are Luis and Marti Tejada
  • Enjoys going to the beach and spending time with friends and family
  • Chose Miami because of the weather, her fit with the players and staff and the challenge it poses both athletically and academically.