Outside Hitter
Height: 6'3"
Year: Freshman
City/State: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Doherty


2011: Freshman
Taylor participated in 12 matches before being sidelined with an injury for the remainder of her freshman season • Recorded a career-high four kills on six attacks for a hitting percentage of .500 against Weber State on Sept. 10 • Notched three blocks against New Mexico State on Aug. 26 and again against Albany on Sept. 3.

High School
Simpson was named the No. 9 player in the country in 2010 by Prepvolleyball.com, was selected to play in the Under Armour All-American game at the 2010 NCAA Semifinals and was an ESPN RISE Volleyball All-America Honorable-Mention pick • Was the Colorado High School Class 5A Player of the Year in 2009 • Member of the 2010 U.S. Youth Olympic Team that finished second in Singapore • Led the Americans’ in scoring at the tournament, including 11 kills, six blocks and an ace in the final match against Belgium • Tabbed as a 2010 Preseason All-American by MaxPreps and named to the Under Armour Girls’ High School All-America Watch List • Led Doherty High School to a 22-8 record and a trip to the 5A state semifinals • Totaled 471 kills (5.0 per set), 60 blocks, 312 digs and 21 aces in 2010 • Led the Spartans to a fifth-place finish at state in 2008 and third-place finish in 2009 • Was named to the MaxPreps All-America team as a junior and Prepvolleyball.com’s Top-50 Junior list after producing 446 kills, 46 blocks and 289 digs. 

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