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04/09/2015

Irish Announce Spring Volleyball Schedule

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

11/23/2014

NC State Sweeps Notre Dame Volleyball Sunday Afternoon

Freshman Sam Fry had 12 kills in a losing effort.

11/16/2014

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

Senior Jeni Houser had 13 kills in the loss.

09/12/2014

Irish Fall To TCU In Four Sets

Senior Jeni Houser tied her career high with 20 kills.

08/27/2014

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

08/29/2015

vs. Bowling Green - Blue Raider Bash

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

06/12/2015

Notre Dame vs. North Carolina

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

09/21/2014

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.

09/20/2014

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.

09/19/2014

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

AT NOTRE DAME (2013-PRESENT): Played in 43 career matches with 19 starts heading into senior campaign.

HONORS & AWARDS: Monogram Winner (2013, 2014).

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 in four chances and two blocks in season opener against Bowling Green (8/29) … also had kills against Cleveland State (8/29) and Seton Hall (9/4) … participated in the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): Played in 16 matches on the year, earning nine starts in the middle ... led or tied for the team lead in blocks four times and attack percentage once ... finished the year with 42 kills and 28 blocks ... started five of the first six matches of the year ... tallied five kills against IUPUI (9/6) ... totaled five blocks each against Washington State (9/5) and Western Michigan (9/7) ... registered a career-high seven kills versus TCU (9/12) ... earned two starts at middle blocker in place of the injured Katie Higgins at Wake Forest (11/14) and at Duke (11/16) ... tied career high in kills (7) and blocks (6) against the Demon Deacons ... recorded six kills on a career-high 23 attack attempts to go along with five blocks versus the Blue Devils ... 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.

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 (9/13) ... produced five kills in eight chances (.625 attack %) at Kansas (9/22) ... totaled three kills (.400 attack %) and two digs at Clemson (10/11) ... had three kills (.333 attack %) and two blocks at No. 22 Florida State (11/17) ... tallied career highs in kills (6), blocks (6) and points (9.0) in a home win against Virginia Tech (11/20) ... earned a monogram.

HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL: 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 ... 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, earning the team's student-athlete award ... 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 ... 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 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 ... 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 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.

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Simmone Collins
Simmone  Collins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, CO

High School:
Pine Creek

Height:
6-0

Position:
Middle Blocker

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September 17
W, 3-2
DePaul
East Lansing, Mich. (Jenison Field House)
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September 23
W, 3-0
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
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ACC Network Extra
Free Admission | Superhero Night | Free Shirt Friday - First 500 fans get a superhero-themed T-shirt
September 25
W, 3-0
Miami
Coral Gables, Fla. (James L. Knight Complex)
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ACC Network Extra
Live Stats
September 30
7:00 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

Flashback Friday Free Shirt Friday - First 500 fans receive a retro-themed T-shirt
October 2
1:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

First 500 fans receive ND headbands Health & Fitness Day - Post-match Zumba session ND Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day
October 7
7:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Women's Building)
October 9
12:00 PM
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Power Gym)
October 14
7:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

Free Shirt Friday - first 500 fans receive a free T-shirt
October 16
1:00 PM
NC State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

Post-Match Autographs
October 21
7:00 PM
Pitt
Pittsburgh, Pa. (Fitzgerald Field House)
October 23
1:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Cassell Coliseum)
October 28
7:00 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

Block Out Cancer
October 30
1:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

"Volloween" - Kids wearing costumes get in free / Pre-match Trick or Treat at the Joyce / Post-match movie on the video board
November 4
7:30 PM
Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, N.C. (Summit School)
November 6
12:00 PM
Duke
Durham, N.C. (Cameron Indoor Stadium)
November 9
7:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (KFC Yum! Center)
November 13
1:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

Military Appreciation Day First 300 fans receive a ND Volleyball camo hat Post-Match Autographs
November 18
7:00 PM
Clemson
Clemson, S.C. (Jervey Gym)
November 20
1:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (O'Keefe Gymnasium)
November 23
7:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
November 25
1:00 PM
Syracuse
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

Fan Appreciation Day - All tickets just $3 Free Shirt Friday - First 500 fans get a Black Friday-themed T-shirt) Senior Day
December 2
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December 4
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December 9
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December 10
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December 15
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Columbus, Ohio (Nationwide Arena)
December 17
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Columbus, Ohio (Nationwide Arena)

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