2012-13 (Freshman):Named to the 2013 Southern Conference All-Freshmen Team ... Led the team in scoring averaging 7.4 points per game scoring a team best 223 points and shooting 33.6 percent from the field ... Also paced the team in three-pointers hitting 35 for the season for a team-best 31.3 percent from the field ... Played in 30 games and started 13 ... Led the team in scoring six times ... Scored in double figures nine times ... Clocked in a career-best 25 points against Furman (01/23/13) ... The 25 points scored by Simpson was the most points scored by a women's basketball since 2009.
High School: Finished her career with the second-most career points in Western North Carolina history for a girls player (2,693) ... Named the Western North Carolina Athletic Conference Player of the Year this past season after averaging a WNC-best 27.6 points a game to go along with 3.6 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.0 steals ... Chosen to play in the East-West All-Star basketball games in 2012 ... Had a standout junior year at Franklin High School, being named the Female Athlete of the Year in Western North Carolina, All-District Player of the Year, All WNC Player of the Year and 3A WNCAC Player of the Year ... Ranked first in scoring in North Carolina and ninth nationally, averaging 30 points per game, and was selected to the Coaches All-State Team ... Helped lead her team to a 2011 3A WNCAC Tournament Championship ... Also a stand-out volleyball player for Franklin High School.
Personal Lindsay Paige Simpson ... Daughter of William Simpson and Anna Shields ... Has one brother, Drew ... Mother Anna played volleyball and basketball for Western Carolina University from 1980-84 ... Grandfather, Clarence Wilke, played football for the Catamounts in the 1950's.