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18  Candice Neill
Candice Neill


Houston, Texas

High School:
Cypress Woods




2010 (Sophomore): Appeared in 17 matches in her sophomore campaign with seven starts ... became a regular in the lineup during Big 12 play, playing in 14 of 20 matches ... was inserted into the lineup in the season opener against Rice ... playing in her hometown of Houston, the sophomore posted six digs in one set ... earned the start the following match against Ole Miss ... had one of her best performances of her Tech career against Baylor with 11 digs ... followed up that performance almost two weeks later with a career-high 16 digs against Colorado ... notched her first career kill at Iowa State ... missed the Oklahoma match on Oct. 23 due to illness ... finished with seven digs at Kansas State ... recorded her third double-digit dig performance of the year against Nebraska with 10 ... wrapped the season with four digs at Baylor ... easily surpassed numbers from her freshman season ... averaged 1.98 digs per set, third-highest on the team.

2009 (Freshman): Appeared in 21 sets, 8 matches as she came on late and earned a starting spot in the rotation ... finished with a 1.14 dps average with 24 total in the eight matches she appeared, seven of them Big 12 events ... a walk-on student-athlete as a defensive specialist/libero.

Cypress Woods HS: Competed in volleyball throughout her prep career and earned first-team all-district honors in 2008 ... was selected her squad's Team Leader award.

Amateur: Played for the Texas Tornados, the 2009 Club American National Champions.

Personal: Born Oct. 21, 1990, in San Antonio, her parents are Curtis and Carolyn Neill ... her father coaches high school football and her mother works for a utility company ... her dad played football at Texas Southern ... enjoys eating, fishing, cooking and baking in her spare time away from studies and volleyball ... she hopes to become a pharmaceutical saleswoman.


Kills: 1, at Iowa State, 10/6/10
Total Attacks: 2, twice, vs. Nebraska, 11/6/10
Hitting Percentage (Min. 5 Kills): None
Assists: 1, twice, last vs. Colorado, 10/13/10
Service Aces: 1, several times, last at Iowa State, 10/6/10
Digs: 16, vs. Colorado, 10/13/10
Solo Blocks: None
Block Assists: None
Total Blocks: None

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