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Candice Davis
Candice Davis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
League City, Texas

High School:
Clear Creek HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
Outside Hitter

Experience:
SO-1L


2007 (So.): Played in 113 of the team's 117 games and 30 of the team's 31 matches... Tallied 611 digs on the season for 5.41 digs per game... Broke mulitple team records and had the third-most service aces on the team with 23... Honors: Named second-team All-Conference USA... Selected as Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week twice in 2007 (8/27, 10/1)... Team Rankings: Currently ninth all-time in service aces per game (.22)... Ranked eighth all-time in service attempts with 998... Sixth all-time in career digs (1135) and first all-time in digs per game with 4.91... Game Highlights: Racked up 21 digs at Rice (11/10)... Tallied 27 digs at Houston to go with three assists (11/9)... Broke the SMU single-season record in digs with 549 (11/4)... Contributed 12 digs and an ace against UAB (11/4)... Had 19 digs against Memphis (11/2)... Recorded 31 digs, three aces and a kill against UTEP (10/28)... Managed 18 digs against Tulane (10/26)... Notched 30 digs, one ace and one assist against Tulsa (10/21)... Compliled an SMU record 35 digs in a four-game match at Tulsa (10/19)... Ranked 57th in the country in digs (5.18 per game) as of 10/14... Racked up 18 digs at UCF (10/14)... Ranked 53rd in the nation in digs (5.22 per game) as of 10/7... Compiled one kill and 14 digs in match against Houston (10/7)... Notched another 30-dig match in the five-game win over Rice (10/5)... Named C-USA's Defensive Player of the Week Oct. 1 for her record-breaking 30 digs in a four-game match at UTEP... Ranked 55th in the nation in digs (5.18 per game) as of 9/30... Notched 17 digs, two kills, one assist and one ace at Tulane (9/30)... Contributed a career-high 30 digs in the four-game match at UTEP, along with four service aces and an assist (9/28)...Ranked 68th in the nation in digs per game with 5.02 (9/23)... Recorded a school record and career-best 35 digs against East Carolina (9/23)... Added 22 digs against Marshall (9/21/)... Notched 19 digs and a kill in the Syracuse match (9/14)... Had 14 digs against UTSA (9/11)... Recorded 21 digs against Baylor (9/8)... Racked up 17 digs in match against Prairie View A&M (9/8)... Had 14 digs against Ole Miss (9/7)... Notched 15 digs in Stephen F. Austin match-up (9/4)... Recorded 27 digs in the win over Texas Tech (9/1)... Racked up 12 digs against Villanova (9/1)... Had 10 digs against Lamar (8/31)... Named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week (8/27) following her performance at the SMU Invitational, where she was also named Best Libero... Registered 26 digs against Eastern Illinois (8/25)... Had 20 digs and played all three games against McNeese State (8/25).

2006 (Fr.): Played in 118 games and 32 matches... Posted 20 or more digs 10 times on the season... Notched 27 service aces in 2006...Honors: Earned the team's Most Digs award after setting the school's single-season record in digs with 524, beating the previous mark by one... Named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week three times (10/9, 10/23 and 11/13)... Named Best Libero of the Radisson Hotel Mustang Classic... Team Rankings: Led the team with 524 digs, breaking the Mustang single-season record... currently ranked second on SMU's all-time single-season digs per game record list (4.44)...Game Highlights: Had 14 digs against Tulsa in C-USA Championship quarterfinal... Put together 22 digs and one ace against Southern Miss...Tied career-high 32 digs in win over Rice... Totaled 17 digs and two service aces against Houston... Made 14 digs against Tulsa... Accounted for 29 digs against Houston... Had 22 digs against Rice... Notched 20 digs against Tulane... Made 24 digs against UTEP and contributed three service aces... Made 16 digs and one kill against Memphis... Had 15 digs, two service aces and one kill against UAB... Posted 31 digs against UTEP... Eight digs against Tulane... Notched career-high of 32 digs against SFA... Registered 13 digs and two service aces against Marshall... Made 14 digs against ECU... 13 digs against Southern Miss... Marked one kill and 13 digs against UCF... Had eight digs against Indiana... Registered 14 digs against Mercer and Chattanooga... Had 19 digs against Tulsa... Made 14 digs and one service ace against UCI... Notched 11 digs against Loyola Marymount... Marked one service ace and 16 digs against Nevada...... Registered 27 digs against Toledo... Made 11 digs and nailed four service aces against Grambling St... Calculated 20 digs and one service ace against UTA...Two digs against UTSA... Registered two digs against Auburn... Registered ten digs against ULM... Served one service ace and four digs against PVAMU.

Prep: Finished the year ranked in the top-10 for Houston area players in both kills (396) and digs (426)... Also named 2005 District 24-5A MVP and garnered District 24-5A first-team honors three seasons... Selected first-team All-Galveston County in 2004-2005... Helped Clear Creek win the District 24-5A championship, the Region III Area Championship and advance to the quarterfinals of the Region III Championship... Coached by Scott Simonds... Two-time member of the Lone Star High Performance Team...Named to Texas Sports Writers All-State Team, All Greater Houston Team, Tournament of Champions All-Tournament Team... Was Texas Girl Coaches Association All-Star and represented the East in the games... Lettered in volleyball three years... Team captain junior and senior year... Listed for two seasons as Houston Chronicle's Preseason Players to Watch... Played club volleyball for Club Texas... Participated in track and field four years... Was a Texas Scholar.

Personal: Parents are Marcus and Yolanda Davis... Has two siblings, Marcus and Morgan... Named Most Athletic Female, Homecoming Queen and Prom Queen.

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