Christa Harmotto Dietzen

Christa Harmotto Dietzen

Fenerbahce SK
United States
Birth Date
Birth Place
188 cm
79 kg
Art, snowboarding
Favorite Book
Left Behind

 Most Notable

    Captain of the gold-medal winning 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix team and named Second Best Middle Blocker of the Final Round that included seven blockers vs. Brazil on July 25Captain of the gold-medal winning 2014 FIVB World Championship team, returning after missing most of the 2014 season to produce 3.00 points per set with a .511 hitting efficiency while starting eight of 13 matches2012 Olympic Games silver medalist, starting all eight matches with a 1.73 points per set average while converting 51.6 percent of attacksHelped U.S. Women to gold medal finishes at the 2011 and 2012 FIVB World Grand PrixLed Penn State to consecutive NCAA Division Women's Volleyball Championship titles in 2007 and 2008
2016 - NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament (Gold)
2015 - USA Volleyball Cup vs China...FIVB World Grand Prix (Gold)...FIVB World Cup (Bronze)
2014 - Montreux Volley Masters (Silver)...FIVB World Championship (Gold)
2013 - FIVB World Grand Prix (6th)...NORCECA Championship (Gold).
2012 - FIVB World Grand Prix (Gold)...Olympic Games (Silver).
2011 - Montreux Volley Masters (Fourth)...Pan American Cup (Bronze)...FIVB World Grand Prix (Gold).
2010 - Montreux Volley Masters (Silver)...Pan American Cup (Bronze).
2009 - Tour of Egypt...Pan American Cup (Fourth); FIVB World Championship Qualification Tournament - NORCECA Pool G (Gold)...FIVB World Grand Prix (Ninth)...Final Four Intercontinental Cup (Silver)...NORCECA Continental Championship (Fourth).Did You Know
    Started 10 matches in 2012 FIVB World Grand Prix, compiling averages of 3.23 points, 1.31 blocks and 1.74 kills per set in helping U.S. earn the gold medal. In the process, her performance helped solidify her spot on the 2012 Olympic Games rosterAveraged 2.26 points per set in rookie season with Team USA in 2009, which included being named Best Blocker of 2009 Final Four Intercontinental CupAmerican Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America First Team selection in 2007 and 2008, second-team pick in 2006Graduated from Penn State University with degree in elementary education after student teaching abroad at Yapton Elementary School in southern England senior yearSelected College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American of the Year as the top student-athlete in volleyball in 2008Member of the 2004 U.S. Women's Junior National Team that won the NORCECA Women's Junior Continental Championship in Winnipeg, Canada and was later selected to the 2005 U.S. Women's Junior National Team that competed in FIVB Women's U-20 World Championship in Turkey.Named Pennsylvania Gatorade High School Player of the Year in 2004


  • Position Middle blocker
  • Selection Olympic (8) - W.C. (13) - Other (142)
  • Current Club Fenerbahce SK
  • Spike 322
  • Block 300