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Kayla  Simmons
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Kayla Simmons

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gainesville, Fla.

High School:
P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School

Height:
5-9

Position:
S


11/11/2017

Herd Volleyball Sweeps UAB, Advances to Conference USA Tournament

The Herd honored three players for senior day prior to match

11/07/2017

@HerdVolleyball on the Road at UTEP

First serve from El Paso, Texas set for 8 p.m. eastern

11/05/2017

@HerdVolleyball Sweeps Charlotte

Madison Hill led with 16 kills

10/20/2017

@HerdVolleyball Wins Five-Set Thriller over FIU

Three players had at least 10 kills for the Herd

04/06/2017

C-USA Announces 2016-17 Commissioner's Honor Roll

Marshall places second-most student-athletes on list among league schools

11/06/2015

Marshall vs. Southern Miss - Senior Night

Photos from Marshall's Senior Night against Southern Miss on November 6, 2015

AS A JUNIOR (2016)
Appeared in 26 matches, starting in 17 … played 89 sets … named to the Toledo/ASICS All-Tournament team after recording 69 assists and 14 digs at the invitational … finished the season with 516 assists, 151 digs, 20 kills and 10 aces … had a season-high 34 assists against Saint Francis (Pa.) (Sept. 9) … compiled a season-high 14 digs in a five-set win over UTSA (Oct. 9) … had her best offensive match at FIU (Oct. 21) with a season-best four kills and three aces … averaged 5.80 assists and 1.70 digs per set.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015)

Appeared in all 30 matches, starting 28 … played 119 sets … led team in assists with 1,112, good for 9.34 per set … recorded a season-high 57 assists against Davidson (Sept. 12) at the Panthers Invitational … had a 54 assists for a personal conference-high against Charlotte (Sept. 25) … collected 18 digs in two matches (Davidson, at UAB (Oct. 30)) … averaged 1.92 digs per set ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and awarded the C-USA Academic Medal.

AS A FRESHMAN (2014)
Appeared in 26 matches ... recorded career-high 17 assists in her Herd debut vs. Eastern Michigan on Aug. 29 ... second on the squad with 142 assists ... recorded three straight serve aces in Herd's win over Middle Tennessee on Nov. 2 ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and awarded the C-USA Academic Medal.

PRIOR TO MARSHALL
Enters the Herd program after completing high school with 3196 assists, 877 digs, 517 kills, 251 aces, and 89 blocks at the P.K Yonge Development Research School at the University of Florida, where she served as team captain for three years ... helped lead team to four district titles and five Elite 8 appearances ... was selected to the All Area team four times and is a two-time selection of the Gatortown Classic All-Tournament Team ... was awarded Wendy's High School Heisman honors ... spent seven years as club team captain and made four USA v. Junior Olympic appearances ... was selected to the 2013 USA Volleyball Women's Junior A1 Team and recieved AAU All-American honors in 2012 ... in 2011 made a USA vs. Florida High Performance appearance and won four national qualifiers ... both her high school and club team do not give out individual awards

PERSONAL
Parents are Brian and Kiersten Simmons... father played baseball at the University of Florida and great grandfather pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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