Women's Volleyball



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


vs. Bowling Green - Blue Raider Bash

The Irish opened the 2015 season against Bowling Green in Murfreesboro, Tennessee at the Blue Raider Bash.


Notre Dame vs. North Carolina

The Tar Heels came to Purcell Pavilion to play the Irish November 21, 2014.


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.

Career & Game-by-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader


  • Monogram Winner (2013, 2014)

AS A SENIOR (2016)

  • Did not see any action in 2016

AS A JUNIOR (2015)

  • Saw action in five matches with two starts while battling injuries throughout course of season
  • Posted four kills and two blocks on year
  • Had two kills and two blocks in season opener against Bowling Green (8/29)
  • Participated in the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC)


  • Played in 16 matches on the year, earning nine starts in the middle
  • Led or tied for the team lead in blocks four times
  • Finished the year with 42 kills and 28 blocks
  • Totaled five blocks each against Washington State (9/5) and Western Michigan (9/7)
  • Registered a career-high seven kills versus TCU (9/12)
  • Tied career high in kills (7) and blocks (6) against Wake Forest
  • Hit a team and career-high .417 and had a team-high three blocks to go along with six kills against NC State (11/23)
  • Was a member of the Notre Dame Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC).
  • Earned a monogram


  • 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
  • Produced five kills in eight chances at Kansas (9/22)
  • Tallied season highs in kills (6), blocks (6) and points (9.0) in a home win against Virginia Tech (11/20)
  • Earned a monogram


  • Pronounced "si-MOAN"
  • Graduated from Pine Creek High School in the spring of 2013
  • Earned four letters in volleyball
  • Did not play during senior season due to a knee injury
  • Earned first team Colorado Springs 5A All-Metro League and All-Area Team honors after leading team in kills and blocks as a junior
  • 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
  • Played on the Colorado Juniors club team
  • Named a top-100 Senior Ace by Prep Volleyball 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
  • 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
  • Was named one of the top-85 junior recruits in the nation by Prep Volleyball 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
  • Led team in blocks
  • Earned special mention on the Best Sophomore List from Prep Volleyball
  • 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, Colorado to Roy and Jennifer Collins
  • Has a younger sister, Sydney
  • Father, Roy, attended the Air Force Academy and played basketball
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in psychology

Simmone Collins
Simmone  Collins


Colorado Springs, CO

High School:
Pine Creek


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