|High School:||New Trier HS|
During his second year with the Tigers, Ahlin had 25 kills in 13 matches while earning five starts. He finished the season with an impressive attacking percentage of .438.
Playing his first year of collegiate volleyball, Christian saw action in six matches throughout the year while earning four starts. The freshman completed the season with 25 kills, averaging 1.56 per game while defensively posting 12 blocks in 16 games for a 0.75 average. Ahlin’s top match of the season came against UC Santa Barbara on April 2 when he posted a season-high 10 kills on just 13 attacks to hit an impressive .769. The match marked the first time in his career in which he posted double-digit kills.
Christian attended New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill., where he lettered in volleyball twice. He was named Third Team All-State and All Tournament at the Tiger Classic. In 2009, The Chicago Sun-Times named Ahlin Best Blocker for his senior season.
Christian Ahlin was born in Chicago, Ill. He is the son of John Ahlin and Beverly Gaabo and has an older brother, Erik. Christian is an environmental studies major at Pacific. When he is not playing volleyball, Ahlin enjoys reading and watching TV.