5 Marissa Cataldo
5 - Marissa Cataldo
Birth Date: August 1
Height: 5'7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Melrose, Mass.
High School: Melrose
Position: OH
m 29
k/s 1.97
h % .073
a/s 0.30
b/s 0.07
sa/s 0.22
d/s 3.27

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 24 Mass.-Dartmouth L, 3-1
Oct 26 Regis College L, 3-1
Oct 26 Norwich University L, 3-2
Oct 31 Rhode Island College L, 3-2
Nov 2 at Rivier University L, 3-0
Nov 2 vs. Albertus Magnus College W, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 12
Sets 100 45
Kills 197 101
Kills per set 1.97 2.24
Errors 140 60
Total Attacks 786 363
Hitting Percentage .073 .113
Assists 30 9
Assists per set 0.30 0.20
Service Aces 22 10
Service Errors 10 3
Service Aces per set 0.22 0.22
Reception Errors 48 22
Digs 327 153
Digs per set 3.27 3.40
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 7 2
Block Total 7 2
Blocks per set 0.07 0.04
Block Errors 1 1
Ball Handling Errors 3 0
Points 222.5 112.0
Points per set 2.2 2.5
Matches started 27 11
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 L, 3-0 1 2 3 3 19 .000 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 19 at Simmons College L, 3-0 1 3 1 2 13 -.077 0 0 0 5 8 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 23 Fisher College W, 3-0 1 3 5 2 24 .125 0 2 1 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Oct 24 Mass.-Dartmouth L, 3-1 1 4 5 7 31 -.065 2 0 1 2 10 0 2 0 2 1 6.0
Oct 26 Regis College L, 3-1 1 4 16 7 36 .250 2 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 16.0
Oct 26 Norwich University L, 3-2 1 5 17 8 57 .158 0 1 2 1 21 0 0 1 0 0 18.0
Oct 31 Rhode Island College L, 3-2 1 5 10 7 33 .091 1 1 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Nov 2 at Rivier University L, 3-0 1 3 6 7 30 -.033 0 1 0 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Nov 2 vs. Albertus Magnus College W, 3-0 1 3 7 2 26 .192 2 0 0 1 14 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
  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 29 100 197 1.97 140 786 .073 30 0.30 22 0.22 327 3.27 0 7 7 0.07 222.5 2.2
Total 115 393 735 1.87 495 2898 .083 75 0.19 90 0.23 893 2.27 4 34 38 0.10 846.0 2.2
  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 29 100 197 1.97 140 786 .073 30 0.30 22 0.22 327 3.27 0 7 7 0.07 222.5 2.2
Conference 12 45 101 2.24 60 363 .113 9 0.20 10 0.22 153 3.40 0 2 2 0.04 112.0 2.5
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Home 14 53 107 2.02 63 406 .108 16 0.30 11 0.21 172 3.25 0 5 5 0.09 120.5 2.3
Away 10 32 62 1.94 42 251 .080 7 0.22 10 0.31 102 3.19 0 1 1 0.03 72.5 2.3
Neutral 5 15 28 1.87 35 129 -.054 7 0.47 1 0.07 53 3.53 0 1 1 0.07 29.5 2.0
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Wins 8 24 47 1.96 31 172 .093 11 0.46 6 0.25 89 3.71 0 1 1 0.04 53.5 2.2
Losses 21 76 150 1.97 109 614 .067 19 0.25 16 0.21 238 3.13 0 6 6 0.08 169.0 2.2
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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 14 54 118 2.19 63 420 .131 13 0.24 11 0.20 170 3.15 0 5 5 0.09 131.5 2.4
November 2 6 13 2.17 9 56 .071 2 0.33 1 0.17 20 3.33 0 1 1 0.17 14.5 2.4