12 Neil Naughton
12 Neil Naughton
Height: 6-7
Weight: 195
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Orland Park, Ill.
High School: Sandburg
Position: MB
Major: BE

CAREER: Fourth in program history with 35 solo blocks and 206 total blocks … has a .319 career attack percentage, third-best in school history.

2017: Played in 62 sets over 19 matches … hit .325 with 1.74 kills per set … second on the team with 48 blocks, averaging 0.77 blocks per set … had a streak of 25-straight matches with a block March 8, 2016-March 24, 2017 … opened the season with 12 kills on .526 attacking at Cardinal Stritch Jan. 27 … posted back-to-back nine-kill matches against Mount St. Joseph March 17 and #7 Carthage, hitting a combined .500 (18k-4e-28a).

2016: All-MCVL Second Team … played in 79 sets over 24 matches … second in the league with a school-record .369 hitting percentage … tied for fourth in school history with a team-best 16 solo blocks, tied for 10th with 61 total blocks and 0.77 blocks per set … had a streak of 26-straight kills from Feb. 7-19, hitting .696 (41k-2e-56a) over five matches … hit .579 (12-1-19) vs. #4 UC Santa Cruz … tallied 13 kills and hit .526 against #8 Stevenson … finished with 13 kills and a .667 attack percentage vs. Lakeland April 8.

2015: All-MCVL Second Team … second on the team with 287 kills and led the team with 16 solo blocks and 97 total blocks … block total is second in school history, while solo blocks are tied for fourth and kills ninth … had 10-plus kills in a match 14 times and hit over .500 six times … had a pair of 10-plus kill matches with no errors, including 15-0-25 for a .600 attack percentage in his collegiate debut Jan. 16 vs. Cardinal Stritch … hit 10-0-15 (.667) in a sweep of #15 Medaille Jan. 25 … hit .640 with kills Feb. 6 vs. Fontbonne … set a school record with 10 blocks, adding 13 kills for a double-double, Feb. 20 vs. Hannibal-LaGrange … registered 12 kills in 3-1 win over No. 3 Kean March 14.

High School: Played volleyball ... named all-conference and all-area as a senior ... also selected to all-star teams by the State of Illinois and 20th Century Media.

Personal: Son of Theresa and Patrick ... majoring in biomedical engineering.