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  Cinthia Silva
Cinthia Silva

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Paulo, Brazil

Last College:
SLCC

Height:
5-10

Position:
OH

Experience:
1L

Silva Notes: A good offensive and defensive player who brings good ball control to the court ... a dynamic athlete with solid skills ... came to Utah after an All-American career at Salt Lake Community College.

2008: Played 104 sets in 30 matches, starting 28 ... third on team with four double-double performances and 2.25 digs per set ... ranked fourth on the team with 0.77 blocks per set ... was fifth on the squad with 1.99 kills per set ... registered a pair of 11-kill matches, against then-No. 15 Purdue (9/13) and at then-No. 15 Colorado State (9/18) ... tied for team lead in kills twice with 10 kills apiece against Houston (9/6) and Utah State (9/12) ... selected to the 30th annual Pacific Bankers' Classic All-Tournament team after averaging 2.57 kills per set on a .385 hitting percentage to go along with 3.00 digs and 1.14 blocks per set in a pair of matches against Nevada and Pacific ... had 10 kills on 18 swings (.444) with nine digs and two blocks against the Wolf Pack ... registered eight kills on 21 attempts (.333) with 12 digs and six blocks ... hit for a season-high .625 hitting percentage with six kills on eight attempts and a single error against the Boilermakers .. registered a pair of 13-dig matches against Florida Gulf Coast (9/6) and at BYU (10/17) ... led Utah in digs in three matches ... had trio of three-block matches ... posted team-high three blocks against then-No. 4 Texas (9/5) ... served one ace in five different matches.

Prior to Utah: Was a second-team All-American and first-team all-region selection, leading Salt Lake Community College to a third-place finish at the national tournament in 2007 ... SLCC went 44-2 on the year ... NJCAA All-Tournament team ... led SWAC with 3.87 kills per game ... as a freshman, earned all-region honorable mention honors, leading the SWAC in hitting percentage (.379) and was second in kills per game (3.64).

Personal: Majoring in parks, recreation, and tourism ... born Jan. 3, 1985 ... parents are Ismael Batista and Silvia Marina de Souza Oliveira da Silva ... has one brother ... enjoys snowboarding.

Career Highs
Kills	         11, twice
Hitting Pct.	 .625 vs. Air Force (9/25/08)
Assists	         3 vs. Santa Clara (8/31/08)
Digs	         13, twice
Blocks	         3, four times
Service Aces	 1, five times

Career Statistics

Season	SP-MP	K	K/S	E	TA	Pct.	A	A/S	SA	SA/S	SE
2008	104-30  207  	1.99  	135  	623  	 .116  	11  	0.11  	13  	0.12  	60

Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE 2008 234 2.25 33 6 44 50 0.48 10 1


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