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    7  Simmone Collins  


    Colorado Springs, CO

    High School:
    Pine Creek


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    Irish Announce Spring Volleyball Schedule

    Notre Dame set to welcome in Valparaiso (April 11) and DePaul (April 25) for a pair of spring scrimmages.


    NC State Sweeps Notre Dame Volleyball Sunday Afternoon

    Freshman Sam Fry had 12 kills in a losing effort.


    Irish Fall To Duke, 3-1, At Cameron Indoor Stadium

    Senior Jeni Houser had 13 kills in the loss.


    Irish Fall To TCU In Four Sets

    Senior Jeni Houser tied her career high with 20 kills.


    Irish Enter Second ACC Season With Plenty Of Veterans And New Faces

    Notre Dame welcomes in six freshmen that will team up with nine returnees to compete against one of the nation's toughest schedules


    Western Michigan 3, Notre Dame 0 (Sept. 7, 2014)

    The Irish fell to the Broncos, 3-0, in the finale of the Golden Dome Invitational. Thanks to Marcus Snowden for the photos.


    IUPUI 3, Notre Dame 0 (Sept. 6, 2014)

    The Irish fell to IUPUI Sept. 6, 2014 at the Golden Dome Invitational. Thanks to Kaitlyn Kiely for the photos.


    Notre Dame 3, Morehead State 2

    The Irish beat the Eagles in five sets 9/19/14 at the Purdue Active Ankle Challenge. Thanks to Dave Wegiel for the photos.


    Washington State 3, Notre Dame 1 (Sept. 5, 2014)

    The Irish fell to WSU, 3-1, Sept. 5, 2014. Thanks to Matt Cashore, Kaitlyn Kiely & Kevin Sabitus for the photos.


    No. 6 Wisconsin 3, Notre Dame 0 (Saturday, August 30, 2014)

    The Irish lost to No. 6 Wisconsin Saturday night, 3-0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-16). Thanks to Brace Hemmelgarn for the photos.

    Career StatsGet Acrobat Reader

    AT NOTRE DAME (2013-PRESENT): Played in 22 career matches with eight starts.

    HONORS & AWARDS: One-year monogram winner (2013).

    AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Saw action in 22 matches and earned eight starts (51 sets total) ... tallied 43 kills, four assists, 10 digs and 34 blocks (0.67 per game) ... fourth on the team in blocks per set ... upped blocks per set total to 0.73 in ACC matches ... had two or more kills in 12 matches and two or more blocks in eight contests ... played in three or more sets in 10 matches ... had three kills in four chances (.750 attack %) in win over Loyola-Chicago (Sept. 13) ... produced five kills in eight chances (.625 attack %) at Kansas (Sept. 22) ... totaled three kills (.400 attack %) and two digs at Clemson (Oct. 11) ... had three kills (.333 attack %) and two blocks at No. 22 Florida State (Nov. 17) ... tallied career highs in kills (6), blocks (6) and points (9.0) in a home win against Virginia Tech (Nov. 20) ... earned a monogram.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Pine Creek High School in the spring of 2013 ... earned four letters in volleyball ... did not play during senior season due to knee injury ... as a junior earned first team Colorado Springs 5A all-metro league and all-area team honors after leading team in kills and blocks ... also was named first team academic all-state ... helped squad win league and district championships ... team won league, district and regional championships during sophomore year on way to finishing second in the state at the 5A level ... named second team all-conference and honorable mention Colorado Springs 5A all-area ... earned the team's student-athlete award ... was the only freshman to make varsity squad, earned the team's student-athlete award ... played on the Colorado Juniors club team ... named a top 100 Senior Ace by PrepVolleyball.com in 2011-12 (No. 82 recruit in nation) ... competed at the Puerto Rico national championships in June 2013 with the Colorado Juniors 18-Kevin team ... won team MVP honors and made the all-star team ... also competed at the Girl's Junior National Championships in July 2013, helping squad to a top-10 finish ... team placed fifth at the 17-Open President's Day Classic and Colorado Crossroads in 2010-11 ... team won second place at the 17-Open Pacific Northwest Qualifier before placing ninth at the 17-Open Asics Northeast Qualifier ... was named one of the top-85 junior recruits in the nation by PrepVolleyball.com after leading team in blocks ... helped team win first place at Rocky Mountain Region and Rocky Mountain Region Junior National Qualifier in 2009-10 ... named regional all-star and junior national qualifier all-star ... team went on to place fifth at the Junior National Championships in the National Division ... led team in blocks ... earned special mention on the Best Sophomore List from PrepVolleyball.com ... off the court, was a student council representative and a member of the Creek in the Community student club ... was a nominee for People to People Ambassador program, and a national scholar nominee for Colorado ... named to the Principal's Honor Roll all four years ... full name is Simmone Rae Collins ... born in Aurora, Colo., to Roy and Jennifer Collins ... has a younger sister, Sydney ... father, Roy, attended the Air Force Academy and played basketball ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business ... undecided on major.

    **Career Stats Attached Above As PDF**

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