Carolina will wrap up the regular season on Wednesday at Texas A&M
Carolina returns to action on Friday at Arkansas
Thévenin led the way with eighth double-double of the season
McNeil falls one block shy of a triple-double
Gamecock senior led the way with a match-high 15 kills
South Carolina vs. LSU - 11/24/13
South Carolina vs. Missouri - 11/17/13
South Carolina vs. Alabama - 11/15/13
South Carolina vs. Coastal Carolina (10/30/13)
South Carolina vs. Tennessee - 10/25/13
2013 (SENIOR): Started in 29 matches at outside hitter...Garnered AVCA honorable mention All-America honors, becoming just the second Gamecock in school history to receive the accolade...Named to the AVCA All-Southeast Region Team...Second-team All-SEC selection...Finished career ranked in the top 10 in six career categories in school history, ranking third all-time in kills (1,590), second in kills per set (4.07), second on attacks (4,076), ninth in digs (1,012), fourth in points (1,744.5) and third in points per set (4.46)...Became just the second Gamecock of record to have more than 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs in a career...Finished the season with the second most kills (466) and second best kills per set average (4.57) in school history in the rally scoring era...Concluded the year ranked first in the SEC and 11th nationally in kills per set and first in the league in points per set (4.91)...Led the team with eight double-doubles...Reached double figures in kills in 22 matches...Earned Gamecock Invitational MVP honors after averaging 4.33 kills per set...Tallied 20 kills and seven digs in win over FIU (8/30)...Named to Big Orange Bash All-Tournament Team...Produced first double-double of the season with a career-high 30 kills and 10 digs at Clemson (9/6)...Hit .377 to record 25 kills against Furman (9/7)...Narrowly missed double-double with 23 kills and nine digs against Winthrop (9/7)...Turned in second double-double of the season with 16 kills and 14 digs against Liberty (9/13)...Had 15 kills, five digs and four blocks at Duke (9/14)...Named Carolina Classic MVP and earned SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors after averaging 5.70 kills per set while hitting .436 for the tournament...Led team with 20 kills and nine digs in win over Western Carolina (9/20)...Hit a career-best .571 to record 26 kills and had nine digs and three blocks against Robert Morris (9/21)...Registered 23 kills and 16 digs in win at Tennessee (9/29)...Notched double-double against Arkansas (10/4), recording 18 kills and 13 digs along with three blocks...Recorded third-straight double-double with 23 kills and 11 assists in win over Texas A&M (10/6)...Hit .400 to record 18 kills and added nine digs at Mississippi State (10/18)...Led the way with 25 kills and five digs in win at Ole Miss (10/20)...Posted 15 kills against Auburn (10/27), pushing her past the 1,500-kill plateau for her career...Finished with 25 kills and 13 digs in win over Coastal Carolina (10/30)...Had 18 kills, 11 digs and three blocks against Alabama (11/15)...Closed out career with 13 digs and nine kills at Texas A&M.
2012 (JUNIOR): Started all 32 matches at outside hitter ... Earned Second-Team All-Southeastern Conference honors after ranking second in the league in kills per set (4.31), third in points per set (4.70) and 13th in hitting percentage (.290) ... Led the team with those marks and with 11 double-doubles while standing second with 2.52 digs per set ... Posted double-figure kills in 27 matches and 20+ kills on five occasions ... Named The Mason Inn Patriot Invitational Most Outstanding Player after posting two double-doubles and hitting over .320 with more than 14 kills in three of the matches at the event ... Had 17 kills, 14 digs and three block assists in the West Virginia win (9/1) ... Hit .500 with 15 kills and eight digs in the Clemson sweep (9/7) ... Posted double-doubles in the other two matches of the Carolina Clash, including a 20-kill, 13-dig outing against UAB (9/8), to make the all-tournament team ... Had back-to-back 22-kill matches, adding 11 digs in the win over LSU (9/16) and a season-high 18 digs at Auburn (9/21) ... Earned SEC Offensive Player of the Week accolades on Sept. 17 ... Posted 14 kills and a season-high three aces at No. 21 Tennessee (9/23) ... Compiled a trio of double-doubles in a row, capping them with a 14-kill, 12-dig outing at Coastal Carolina (10/16) ... Posted a career-best .556 hitting percentage on 15 kills at Mississippi State (10/19) ... Powered the Gamecocks to a win at Alabama (11/16) with 27 kills on 73 swings to go with 16 digs and six blocks, four of those solo ... The four solo blocks tied the program record for most in a five-set match, while her 73 swings tied for second highest in Gamecock history ... Made 26 kills in the Arkansas win (11/23).
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Started and played in 25 matches ... Led the Gamecocks in kills while ranking second in digs and aces ... Topped the Gamecocks in kills on 15 occasions, aces seven times, digs three times and blocks four times ... Stood fourth in the SEC with 3.65 kills per set and seventh with 4.03 points per set ... Recorded double-digit kills in 18 outings, double-digit digs in 17 matches and double-doubles on 14 occasions ... Won the SEC Offensive Player of the Week and Temple Invitational MVP awards after the first weekend of action when she posted double-doubles and averaged 4.80 kills and 4.90 digs per set in the Gamecocks' three wins ... Tallied 21 kills on 50 swings in the season-opening sweep of Montana (8/26) ... Those two marks led the SEC in three-set matches on the season ... Posted a career-best 23 kills in the five-set win over College of Charleston (9/10) ... Made a season-best 20 digs in with Winthrop win (9/10) ... Named to the College of Charleston Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Missed five matches due to concussion symptoms but came back with a bang, recording 17 kills and 10 digs in the win at Ole Miss (10/16) ... Had double-doubles in all five of the Gamecocks' SEC wins...The best of those was her 19 kills and 15 digs in the Auburn win ... Compiled no serve-receive errors in seven matches on the season ... Named to the Southeastern Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Started all 27 matches in which she played ... Garnered recognition on the SEC All-Freshman Team ... Became the third freshman and 11th Gamecock all time to lead the team in kills and aces in the same season ... The fifth freshman in 27 years of recorded stats to lead the Gamecocks in kills ... Finished fourth in the SEC with 3.65 kills per set and third with 0.30 service aces ... Tied for second in the SEC, posting 4.13 points per set ... In SEC matches only, she stood third in both kills (3.59) and aces (0.31) ... Ranked second on the Gamecocks in hitting percentage (.224) and digs (2.35) ... Also led the team with a .948 serve-reception percentage ... Topped SC in kills in 20 matches and digs twice ... Her 350 kills stand fifth on the rally-scoring era single-season charts, while her 3.65 kills per set are second-best in history by a freshman ... Posted a season-best 21 kills against College of Charleston (9/4) in her second collegiate match ... Perfect on seven swings in the win over South Carolina State (9/10) ... Followed that with 14 kills against Winthrop (9/10), helping her to a spot on the Gamecock Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Posted the first of her team-leading seven double-doubles against The Citadel (9/26), with 21 kills and 11 digs ... Added four aces, a career best, against those Bulldogs ... Matched her career high in kills to go with a season best with five blocks in the win at Mississippi State (10/8) ... Had 17 kills to lead the team in the win over Kentucky (10/22) ... Followed that with 14 kills and a then-season high .345 hitting percentage against No. 21 Tennessee (10/24) ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week (10/25) ... Started a run of four-straight double-doubles with 17 kills on a career-best .500 hitting percentage and 11 digs in the win over Alabama (11/12) ... Had 14 kills and a season-high 23 digs to go with four blocks in the victory over Mississippi State (11/13) ... Had 12 kills and 12 digs at No. 16 LSU followed by 18 kills and 10 digs at Arkansas (11/19-21) ... Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Graduated from Institute Notre-Dame de Loveral ... Played club with Dauphines Charleroi under coach Sacha Koulberg ... Helped the squad to the national title ... Also a member of Belgium's junior national team that won bronze in the 2009 FIVB Girls Youth Volleyball Championship.
PERSONAL: Juliette Thévenin is the daughter of Christian and Karine ... Has two siblings, sister Charlotte and brother Victor ... Enjoys shopping and lists Marion Cotillard as her favorite actress ... Lists her father as her biggest influence in volleyball ... Majoring in Russian.