Rising Star: Christian Malias
Christian Malias is known as the wise veteran of the George Mason men's volleyball team.
He is a fifth year senior.
Christian was granted a medical redshirt after missing last season with a torn labrum and a stress fracture in his back.
As ABC7 sports reporter Scott Abraham shows us, the sweat, the tears have all been worth it. Christian is back on the court stronger than ever.
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