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5 Marissa Cataldo
5 Marissa Cataldo
Birth Date: August 1
Height: 5'7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Melrose, Mass.
High School: Melrose
Position: OH
m 20
k/s 1.87
h % .062
a/s 0.34
b/s 0.06
sa/s 0.25
d/s 3.40

AS A JUNIOR...

  • Enjoyed a strong year, collecting 216 kills to rank second on the team and 19th in the GNAC averaging 2.27 kills per set.
  • One of only 14 players in the GNAC to tally over 200 kills and digs during the year, finishing the season with 220 digs.
  • Posted 10+ kills in 11 different matches, 10+ digs in eight matches and had five double-double matches on the year.
  • Added 31 aces, 14 assists and 10 total blocks over 95 sets played for the Saints.
  • Named to the GNAC Weekly Honor Roll three times during the season.
  • Earned GNAC Academic All-Conference honors as well as the Team Academic Award for the second straight year.

AS A SOPHOMORE...

  • Played in 26 matches, earning 19 starts over the year while appearing in 85 total sets.
  • Collected 167 kills, averaging just under 2.0 kills per set while also tabulating 126 digs, good for 1.48 digs per frame.
  • Broke out for a career-high 23 kills against Lasell College on October 21 and followed it up with an 18 kill outing against Framingham State on October 26.
  • Posted a season-high 12 digs on October 4 vs. Keene State.
  • Finished the year with 37 aces, 31 assists and 21 total blocks. 
  • Named to the GNAC Academic All-Conference Team while also earning the 2017 Team Academic Award.
  • Selected as the 2017 Women's Volleyball Unsung Hero by the coaching staff.

AS A FRESHMAN...

  • Appeared in all 33 matches, starting 17 of them for the Saints in her rookie campaign
  • Cataldo totaled 155 kills, 113 sets, and 23 service aces on offense. Defensively she added 220 digs for the Saints in 2016.
  • The outside hitter has twice tallied a career high 11 kills in a match.  
  • On October 18 in a conference matchup against Simmons College Cataldo recorded a career high 22 digs adding nine kills on the day.

BEFORE EMMANUEL...

  • Cataldo was a three-year starter on the varsity team at Melrose High School (Melrose, Mass.)
  • Was named a Middlesex League All-Star as a junior, as well as being named the team's unsung hero
  • Was the team captain as a senior and was named Middlesex League MVP and team MVP
  • Chosen as a Boston Globe All-Scholastic Player as a senior and was a member of the Division II MGVCA team

PLAYER PROFILE

  • Major: Accounting & Economics
  • Career Aspirations: CPA
  • Favorite Movie: Pitch Perfect
  • Favorite Book: Diary of a Whimpy Kid
  • Favorite Pre-match Meal: Z-Bar
  • Favorite Late Night Snack: NRH
  • Favorite Spot on the EC Campus: The Quad
  • Most Exciting Athletic Experience: Getting 23 kills in one game
  • Most Respected Professional Athlete: Aly Raisman
Recent Games
Oct 5 at Colby-Sawyer College L, 3-1
Oct 5 Suffolk University L, 3-2
Oct 9 Lasell College L, 3-1
Oct 10 at MIT L, 3-0
Oct 12 University of Saint Joseph (CT) W, 3-1
Oct 12 St. Joseph's College (ME) L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 20 7
Sets 68 27
Kills 127 54
Kills per set 1.87 2.00
Errors 95 34
Total Attacks 517 201
Hitting Percentage .062 .100
Assists 23 5
Assists per set 0.34 0.19
Service Aces 17 8
Service Errors 6 1
Service Aces per set 0.25 0.30
Reception Errors 29 10
Digs 231 96
Digs per set 3.40 3.56
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 4 1
Block Total 4 1
Blocks per set 0.06 0.04
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 2 0
Points 146.0 62.5
Points per set 2.1 2.3
Matches started 18 6
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 at Western Connecticut State University L, 3-1 1 4 10 5 45 .111 2 2 0 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Aug 31 vs. Penn St.-Berks L, 3-0 1 3 8 10 35 -.057 0 0 1 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Aug 31 vs. Smith W, 3-0 1 3 6 10 30 -.133 2 1 1 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 10 at Lesley University W, 3-0 1 3 3 4 12 -.083 2 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 12 Becker College W, 3-0 1 3 1 1 9 .000 2 0 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 14 at Curry College L, 3-1 1 4 11 8 36 .083 2 3 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Sep 14 vs. Husson University W, 3-0 1 3 6 6 17 .000 2 0 1 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 17 at Keene State College L, 3-0 1 3 4 5 23 -.043 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 21 Wentworth Institute of Technology L, 3-0 1 3 3 3 29 .000 0 0 0 0 14 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 24 at University of Massachusetts - Boston L, 3-0 - 3 5 2 21 .143 0 1 0 5 10 0 0 0 0 2 6.0
Sep 26 Emerson College L, 3-0 1 3 2 3 14 -.071 2 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 27 vs. Johnson & Wales University L, 3-0 1 3 1 7 21 -.286 1 0 1 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 27 at Anna Maria College W, 3-0 1 2 6 4 18 .111 0 2 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 3 Eastern Nazarene College L, 3-0 1 3 6 2 18 .222 4 1 1 3 4 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Oct 5 at Colby-Sawyer College L, 3-1 1 4 8 3 26 .192 1 1 0 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 5 Suffolk University L, 3-2 - 5 7 4 27 .111 0 1 0 4 25 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 9 Lasell College L, 3-1 1 4 7 6 31 .032 0 1 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 10 at MIT L, 3-0 1 3 8 2 27 .222 0 0 0 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Oct 12 University of Saint Joseph (CT) W, 3-1 1 4 13 2 36 .306 1 1 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Oct 12 St. Joseph's College (ME) L, 3-2 1 5 12 8 42 .095 2 2 0 1 15 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Oct 17 WPI   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Simmons College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Fisher College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Mass.-Dartmouth   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Regis College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Norwich University   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 Rhode Island College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Rivier University   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 vs. Albertus Magnus College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 33 113 155 1.37 116 696 .056 14 0.12 23 0.20 220 1.95 1 11 12 0.11 184.5 1.6
2017-18 26 85 167 1.96 105 654 .095 17 0.20 14 0.16 126 1.48 2 7 9 0.11 186.5 2.2
2018-19 27 95 216 2.27 134 762 .108 14 0.15 31 0.33 220 2.32 1 9 10 0.11 252.5 2.7
2019-20 20 68 127 1.87 95 517 .062 23 0.34 17 0.25 231 3.40 0 4 4 0.06 146.0 2.1
Total 106 361 665 1.84 450 2629 .082 68 0.19 85 0.24 797 2.21 4 31 35 0.10 769.5 2.1
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 20 68 127 1.87 95 517 .062 23 0.34 17 0.25 231 3.40 0 4 4 0.06 146.0 2.1
Conference 7 27 54 2.00 34 201 .100 5 0.19 8 0.30 96 3.56 0 1 1 0.04 62.5 2.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 30 51 1.70 29 206 .107 11 0.37 7 0.23 104 3.47 0 3 3 0.10 59.5 2.0
Away 8 26 55 2.12 33 208 .106 7 0.27 9 0.35 88 3.38 0 1 1 0.04 64.5 2.5
Neutral 4 12 21 1.75 33 103 -.117 5 0.42 1 0.08 39 3.25 0 0 0 0.00 22.0 1.8
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Wins 6 18 35 1.94 27 122 .066 9 0.50 4 0.22 60 3.33 0 0 0 0.00 39.0 2.2
Losses 14 50 92 1.84 68 395 .061 14 0.28 13 0.26 171 3.42 0 4 4 0.08 107.0 2.1
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August 3 10 24 2.40 25 110 -.009 4 0.40 3 0.30 38 3.80 0 0 0 0.00 27.0 2.7
September 10 30 42 1.40 43 200 -.005 11 0.37 7 0.23 99 3.30 0 1 1 0.03 49.5 1.6
October 7 28 61 2.18 27 207 .164 8 0.29 7 0.25 94 3.36 0 3 3 0.11 69.5 2.5