Carolina will wrap up the regular season on Wednesday at Texas A&M
McNeil falls one block shy of a triple-double
Junior libero Paige Wheeler posts 20 digs in the loss
Junior Lindsey Craft posts 12 digs for the Gamecocks
South Carolina vs. LSU - 11/24/13
South Carolina vs. Tennessee - 10/25/13
South Carolina vs. No. 15 Kentucky - 10/13/13
South Carolina vs. Western Carolina
Shots from the South Carolina-Tennessee volleyball match on Nov. 11, 2012
2013 (SENIOR): Played in 29 matches, starting 19 times...Ranked third on the team in digs with an average of 2.23 per set...Reached double figures in digs on six occasions...Recorded eight digs and matched a career-high with two service aces in win over High Point (8/31)...Tallied 15 digs at Clemson (9/6)...Finished with one kill, one assist and 15 digs in win over Utah State (9/13)...Collected 14 digs and distributed two assists in sweep of Liberty (9/13)...Finished with 10 digs in sweep of Western Carolina (9/20)...Registered a season-high 16 digs in win at Ole Miss (10/20)...Had 12 digs and a career-high four assists in win over Coastal Carolina (10/30)...Chipped in four digs, two assists and two aces against LSU (11/24).
2012 (JUNIOR): Played in 17 matches, including playing four sets as libero ... Received serves in nine contests and only made an error in one of those ... Posted six digs twice in The Mason Inn Patriot Invitational against Navy and Niagara (9/2) ... Tallied a season-best 12 digs, including eight during her one set at libero, against Mississippi (9/30) ... Added seven digs against No. 12 Florida (9/28) ... Complied eight digs and an ace in two sets against Tennessee (11/11) ... Landed a career-best two aces at Missouri (11/2) ... A member of the Southeastern Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 23 matches, starting once ... Served as libero in three sets on the year ... Posted double-figure digs on two occasions ... While in as libero, hoisted 11 balls in two sets at Kentucky (9/25) ... Compiled her season high with 14 digs to go with a career-best matching two assists at LSU (11/13) ... Garnered recognition on the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Played in 17 matches, drawing one start ... Made an impact in her third career match, posting 22 digs and her first collegiate kill against BYU (8/28) ... Had seven digs at No. 6 Illinois (8/28) and at Winthrop (9/4), the latter her lone start ... Posted nine digs at Auburn (11/5) ... In a serving-specialist appearance, landed an ace in the home win over Mississippi State (11/13) ... Earned a spot on the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Lettered three years in volleyball for coaches Jenni Coniker and Julie Rushing at Chattahoochie High School ... Named to the 5A All-Georgia first team and was a senior all-star ... Twice named area player of the year as voted by the coaches ... Three-time 6-5A all-area ... Helped her squad win the 6-5A area title as a junior, while they advanced to the state final four during her sophomore and senior years ... Team went 98-40 during her three-year career ... She averaged over four digs a set during her senior season ... Part of mixed doubles city champs in ALTA (Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association) ... Played club with TCA Atlanta for Vivienne Pierre ... Served as her team's captain for three years ... Her group finished ninth in the Indianapolis Mideast Qualifier ... A member of the National Honor Society while she was an Academic Athlete for four years.
PERSONAL: Lindsey Elizabeth Craft was born to parents Wilson and Anne Craft ... Has one older brother, Lee ... Considered Furman before committing to South Carolina ... Lists tennis and photography as her hobbies ... Counts Kerri Walsh and Dirk Nowitzki among her favorite athletes ... Majoring in international business.