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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.