Lindsey Filkins
Lindsey Filkins


Downers Grove, Ill.

High School:
Downers Grove South


Outside Hitter


2003: Missed three weeks of the season with a stress fracture of her right foot?was third on the squad with 244 digs?had a double-double of 10 kills and 10 digs against IPFW on August 29th?pounded home eight kills and collected 14 digs against Loyola on September 6th?posted a hitting percentage of .500 (10 kills, 1 error, 18 attacks) and seven digs in a three-game sweep over Bradley on September 9th?notched 27 digs against Northern Illinois on September 12th?returned from her injury and collected a career-high 28 digs against Eastern Illinois on October 14th?posted 19 digs against Butler on October 24th and finished the weekend with 18 digs in a showdown with Wright State?had 13 digs in a four-game victory over Cleveland State on October 31st?collected 10 digs in a three-game sweep over Youngstown State on November 1st?led UIC with 14 digs against Cleveland State on November 21st.

2002: Was second on the squad with 363 kills?recorded 22 double-digit kill outings in 34 matches?held a team-season high 23 kills against Valparaiso on September 24th?garnered a career-high hitting percentage of .458 (14 kills, 3 errors, 24 attacks) against Fairfield on September 14th?tied a team-season high and earned a career-high with six service aces against Birmingham Southern on August 31st?tied a career-high with four total blocks against Sam Houston State on August 30th?led UIC in kills in 11 matches?was fourth on the squad with 324 digs?was solid defensively earning double-digit digs in 15 outings.

2001: Was named to the Buckeye Invitational All-Tournament team following a 21 kill, 28 dig performance throughout the three match tourney?led UIC with a season-high 16 kills and 14 digs against Youngstown State on October 13th?turned in a team-best performance of 14 kills and nine digs against UW-Milwaukee on October 20th?totaled a season-high 59 attacks against Loyola on September 28th?was third on the team with 252 kills?was second on the squad with 319 digs?established double-digit kills in 13 out of UIC?s 30 contests?was solid defensively as she tallied double-digit kills in 16 out of 30 contests.

2000: Appeared in all 31 matches as a freshman?named to the 2000 MCC All-Newcomer Team?ranked in the top 10 in the MCC in kills (3.41 kpg/6th), digs (3.08 dpg/7th) and service aces (0.32 apg/10th)?finished first on the team in kills (372) while taking second to Teaha Shepperd in digs (336) and aces (35)?owned 19 double-figure kills outings and hit the 20-kill plateau on five occasions?tabbed two of UIC?s three 20/20 performances, including a season-high 25 kills and 25 digs versus IUPUI (9/15) and 21 kills and a season-best 26 digs against Oral Roberts (10/18)?topped 20-plus digs in four matches?third on the team with 13 double-doubles?named to the all-tournament team at both the UIC Wilson Volleyball Invitational and the Asics-Hofstra Invitational.

Prep/Personal: Three-year varsity letterwinner at Downers Grove South High School in Downers Grove, Ill?captained the Mustangs in her junior and senior seasons?enjoyed a decorated senior campaign as she earned All-West Suburban Conference and First Team All-State honors while guiding her team to the 1999 Illinois Class AA State Championship?was also a member of the 1996 Downers Grove South team that captured the state title and 1997 squad that finished second in the state tournament?earned all-conference recognition after her junior season in which the Mustangs won regionals?daughter of Walter and Babs Filkins?born on June 9, 1982?majoring in physical education.




  • Kills - 25 vs. IUPUI (9/15/00)
  • Attempts - 73 vs. Cal State Northridge (9/9/00)
  • Hitting Pct. (min. 10 attempts) - .500 (10-1-18) vs. Bradley (9/9/03)
  • Assists - 4 ? four times ? most recently vs. Loyola (9/6/03)
  • Aces - 6 vs. Birmingham-Southern (8/31/02)
  • Digs - 28 vs. Eastern Illinois (10/14/03)
  • Block Solo - 2 vs. DePaul (10/24/00)
  • Block Assists - 4 ? twice ? most recently vs. Sam Houston St. (8/30/02)
  • Total Blocks - 4 ? twice ? most recently vs. Sam Houston St. (8/30/02)