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Aristea Tontai

position

Middle Blocker

Height

6-4

Class

Graduate Student

Hometown

Athens, Greece

High School

Anavrita Model Lyceum

Previous School

North Carolina

Aristea  Tontai - Volleyball - University of Miami Athletics

2019: Started 16 matches, seeing time in 26 matches and 88 sets • Led UNC in hitting percentage, aces and total blocks • Had a team-best 119 total blocks, 107 block assists and 12 solo blocks to average 1.35 blocks per set • Recorded six or more blocks 11 times with a career-best of eight four times • Totaled 122 kills with a team-high .298 hitting percentage • Led UNC with 29 aces with a match-high of three five times • Recorded 10 kills twice vs. Virginia Tech (10/6) and Syracuse (10/25).

2018: Played in 95 sets of 21 matches • Recorded 69 kills, averaging 1.38 kills per set • Posted 37 blocks, including two solo blocks • Tallied a single-match best of 14 kills with a .550 attack percentage vs. Oklahoma (9/7) • Had a solo block against UNCG (8/31) and Wake Forest (11/4) • Hit .400 or better five times, including a 6-for-9 outing vs. Duke (11/2).

2017 (at Coastal Carolina): Played in 70 sets with 14 starts during her freshman campaign • Ranked fourth on the team with a .265 attack percentage and 0.66 blocks per set • Had three or more blocks in seven matches, including season-highs of six against Texas State and App State.

Prep: A member of  the Greek National Team and competed in the CEV Champions League • Competed for the U19 National Team in the European Championship Qualification Tournament • Helped her U18 team reach the quarterfinals of the Greece National Championship • Helped her club team to a second-place finish in the 2015-16 Greek National Cup, and led the squad to its first playoff appearance in 2014.

Personal: Born July 5 in Athens, Greece • Daughter of Evaggelia Stavrou and Panagiotis Tontai • Has two older sisters Eleni and Zoi • Majoring in biology.