UND Roster

2016-17 Volleyball Roster

#7 Simmone Collins

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Class Senior
Hometown Colorado Springs, CO
High School Pine Creek

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  • 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