Laura Grace Swindler #10
Position: S Ht.: 5-6
Hometown: Lexington, S.C.
Previous School: Lexington HS
Eligibility: Sr. Major:
2012 (Jr.): Saw action in 32 matches, playing in 69 sets for the Bucs in lining up as a setter and defensive specialist...Third on the team with 43 set assists...Recorded two kills on the season...Had three service aces...Finished the season with 67 digs, averaging 0.97 digs per set...Season-high 10 assists on Aug. 24 vs. Southern Methodist...Season-high six digs on Sept. 15 vs. Stetson.
2011 (So.): Took the floor in 10 matches, playing in 18 sets as a sophomore for CSU…Finished third on the team with 53 set assists…Recorded four kills on the season…Finished the season with 17 digs…Recorded her best match of the season on Nov. 5 against Coastal Carolina with four kills, 22 set assists and five digs…Recorded three matches with double-digit set assists.
2010 (Fr.): Competed in 34 sets over 10 matches played as a freshman… served as backup setter, finishing second on team with 83 assists… also added 31 digs, two aces and two kills… recorded 15 assists and 11 digs over two-match span against North Florida and Chattanooga Sept. 11… registered double-digit assists in four matches, including three straight conference matches… dished out 12 assists and a season-high eight digs Sept. 18 vs. South Alabama, also adding an ace… posted season-high 15 assists Sept. 24 vs. Radford, and followed with 12 assists against High Point and 13 helpers vs. Winthrop.
High School: Swindler competed at Lexington High School under Coach Chee Lee... helped lead Lexington to a 2009 South Carolina Lower State volleyball 4-A championship, before advancing to the state title game... earned 3A-4A all-state volleyball honors in 2008 and 2009 and named all-region from 2007-09... named to High School Sports Report All-State Volleyball Team in 2008 and 2009... earned the Johnny Boozer Award in 2008 and 2009, honoring an athlete who exhibits qualities of loyalty to the team and coaches, a desire to excel and a reflection of a positive attitude... played on winning team in 2009 North South All-Star Volleyball tournament and was the Midland’s Volleyball Elite Team setter in 2010... also lettered in basketball at Lexington.
Personal: Born on May 7, 1992 in Beaufort S.C. … daughter of John and Jennie Swindler.