SENIOR SEASON (2010)
Due to injury only played in 22 sets... 1 kill vs. Mississippi... 5 kills and five blocks (1-4) in 3-0 win over Eastern Washington... Led Rice with 10 block in three matches at Pepperdine's Asics Classic... 4 kills and 5 blocks at LSU.
JUNIOR SEASON (2009)
Hit .210 with 80 kills on the season... Led the Owls with 4 blocks in win over Nicholls with 4 kills... Team-high 6 blocks (1-5) in 3-1 victory over Central Arkansas... Team-high 10 kills and .529 attack percentage (10-1-17) in mid-week victory over Sam Houston State... 6 kills and 7 blocks in win over San Diego State... 8 kills and 3 block assists vs. South Carolina and 5 kills and 2 blocks assists vs. #23 Wichita State... 5 kills and a block solo and a block assist vs. UTEP... 8 kills and 4 block assists at Houston with match-high .412 hitting percentage... Posted 2 kills in NCAA match vs. TCU.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008)
Saw action in 30 matches and 100 sets... Team leader in blocks with 87 and in bps (0.87) and second on squad with .286 hitting percentage, which also ranked 10th in C-USA... Season-high 11 kills vs. Tulsa (11-1-24; .417)... Also had a season-high 15 points vs. Tulsa... Team season match-high 8 blocks vs. Tulsa and also 7 vs. Houston... Tallied 9 kills vs.Tulane and 8 against McNeese State and UAB... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll member.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2007)
All-C-USA Freshman Team
Earned the team's Commitment Award... Named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 24)... Only Rice Owl in 2007 to play in all 115 games (30 matches).... Second in the league with 143 total blocks, which is sixth-most in a season at Rice and her team-high 133 block assists ranks fourth at Rice... Ranked second in C-USA 1.24 bpg... League-high in blocks (86) and bpg (1.37) in C-USA matches only... 11 blocks (0-11) at Tulane, which is the fourth-best mark in Rice history... 10 blocks vs. SMU (2-8)... 9 blocks vs. Troy and 8 vs. UTEP... 11 matches with double-digits in kills... Career-high 14 kills at SMU... Posted 13 kills vs. Oral Roberts, vs. Stephen F. Austin, vs. East Carolina, and vs. Tulsa... Recorded .529 hitting percentage (10-1-17) vs. Texas Southern... .478 hitting percentage (11-0-23) vs. UTEP and .438 at UTEP (9-2-16)... .429 vs. Appalachian State (11-2-21)... .400 attack percentage vs. East Carolina (13-1-30)... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
A 2007 graduate of Bayside Academy in Daphne, Ala... Helped the Admirals and coach Ann Schilling to three consecutive state 2A titles... Named the MVP of the Alabama state high school tournament as a senior after earning all-tournament honors the previous two years... Named volleyball Player of the Year by both the Mobile Register and the Birmingham News as well as being tabbed the 2006-07 Gatorade Alabama Volleyball Player of the Year after recording 744 kills and 350 blocks as a senior... Honored by PrepVolleyball.com as a high school All-American, one of only 150 honored nationally... Standout member of the basketball and track teams. On the court, led team to the state semifinals as a senior... Named to the area and regional all-tournament teams... Won the high jump at the state meet along with a fourth-place finish in the 400 meters and a seventh-place finish in the triple jump... Named to the Bayside Academy honor roll all four years and was a three-year member of the National Honor Society... As a junior, received a Marshall Award for having one of the top four GPAs in her class... Senior class president... AP Scholar... SGA president.
Full name: Caroline Emily Gill... Born: Oct. 31, 1988 at Washington, D.C... Parents: Nick and Kathie Gill (one brother, one sister)... Mother, Kathie, played volleyball and basketball at Clark University... College: Wiess.
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