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Claire Wilson

  • position Setter
  • height 6-3
  • Hometown Nashville, Tenn.
  • Major Business
  • High school Harpeth Hall School
  • position Setter
  • height 6-3
  • Hometown Nashville, Tenn.
  • Major Business
  • High school Harpeth Hall School

Claire Wilson Bio

AWARDS/HONORS

  • 2021-22 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • 2022, 2023 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2022, 2023 College Sports Communicators¬†Academic All-District Team

2023 (JUNIOR)

  • Had a career year running the offense, going for a personal best 567 assists and 148 digs while playing in 93 of the team’s 105 total sets.
  • Reached 1,500 career assists and ended the season ranked seventh in the rally scoring era with 1,611 helpers
  • Played the final four sets in the team’s comeback win at Cincinnati, finishing with 23 assists, three digs and an ace (9/8).
  • Finished with double-doubles against Arkansas and Missouri (9/22-24).
  • Reached 35 assists over five sets at Ole Miss (9/29).
  • Passed out 21 assists with two aces and seven digs in the rematch with Ole Miss, a three-set sweep (11/5).
  • With injuries leaving her as the lone setter on the active roster, she dished out 100 assists over eight sets and posted double-doubles vs. Miss. State and LSU, guiding the offense to two of its top five highest-efficiency matches of the year.
  • Her 55 assists against LSU is a career high (11/12).
  • Finished with a season-high 12 digs to go with 36 assists and two service aces at Georgia (11/17).
  • Helped the offense hit .488 in the season finale sweep of No. 8 Tennessee, handing out 32 total assists (11/25).

2022 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Reached 1,000 career assists in a win at Alabama (Nov. 11) and ended her sophomore campaign ranked No. 10 in the program’s rally-scoring era for career assists.
  • More than tripled her service ace total from 2021 (from 7 to 24) and almost doubled her dig total (from 73 to 131);¬†19 of her 24 aces came in SEC play alone.
  • Opened the season with 33 assists in four sets vs. Sacred Heart, a total that stood all year as her single-game high (Aug. 26).
  • Dropped in two of her career-high three aces in the fifth set of the win over Florida (Sept. 25).
  • Set a career-high with 15 digs, also adding 23 assists and two aces at Tennessee (Oct. 8).

2021 (FRESHMAN)

  • One of only two Gamecocks to play in every set during the season.
  • Just the second freshman in the last decade to lead the team in assists for a season.
  • Led the team with 20 assists to go with two kills and a season-high five block assists at Kennesaw St. (9/9).
  • Put down five kills to go with 23 assists in a five-set win over Georgia (9/22).
  • Took over as the primary setter in the series against Alabama, leading the team to a .285 hitting percentage in six sets with an average of 13 assists per set (10/23-24).
  • Handed out 50 assists and seven digs in five sets at Ole Miss (10/29).

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB

  • Earned four letters at Harpeth Hall School, making the all-region team for each of her first three seasons and earning her region’s Most Valuable Player award as a senior.
  • Played club volleyball for Tennessee Performance Volleyball for three years, and now competes for Alliance Volleyball Club.
  • Named to the JVA Class of 2021 watch list and is on the Prep Volleyball Top-150 recruits list.

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Kerry Wilson and the late Shawn Wilson.
  • Has one older sister, Chloe Wilson, who plays volleyball at Wake Forest.
  • Plans to major in business at South Carolina, with a career goal of becoming a financial analyst.