Name: Taylor Simpson
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6-3
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
College: University of Colorado
Youth Olympic Games Experience
  • 2010 Youth Olympic Games (Silver)
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Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6-3
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
College: University of Colorado
Joined Team: January 2015

Most Notable

  • Selected AVCA All-America First Team in 2014 as a senior at University of Colorado, the first-ever in school history
  • Helped the U.S. win silver at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in 2010
  • Selected for the statewide Colorado Sports Hall of Fame College Female Athlete of the Year in 2014

Did You Know

  • After training with the U.S. Women's National Team for a week in March 2014, was selected to represent a Pac-12 All-Star Team in a series of matches in China during summer of 2014
  • Ranked 16th in career kills at University of Colorado, despite playing only as a junior and senior
  • Played first professional volleyball season in 2015 with Naranjito of the Puerto Rico Super League
  • As a senior at University of Colorado, had opportunity to play on same college team with sisters Cierra and Gabby. Youngest sister Riley also plays volleyball.
  • Father Rick Simpson played basketball at Louisiana Tech and Brisbane Bullets of the Australian Professional Basketball League
  • Mother Serena Simpson played basketball and volleyball at University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Hobbies are reading, writing, doing crafts, traveling, shopping, spending time with friends and family, running, hiking, biking, swimming playing basketball
  • Graduated from University of Colorado in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in political science
  • Selected Colorado Class 5A Player of the Year and Sportswomen of Colorado High School volleyball award recipient following senior season at Doherty High School in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Started playing indoor volleyball in fifth grade with Colorado Juniors

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Last Updated: May 4, 2015