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Howard University Adds All-American Libero Claire Simpson to 2022 Volleyball Roster

Howard University Adds All-American Libero Claire Simpson to 2022 Volleyball Roster
Posted By: Kennedy Williams on July 06, 2022

Howard University women's volleyball team rounded out its 2022 roster with the addition of All-American libero Claire Simpson (Plainfield, Ill.).

"Claire is the perfect addition for our program," said Howard women's volleyball head coach Shaun Kupferberg. "She has a long history of playing at an elite level and winning championships."

Simpson joins Rya McKinnon (Bessemer, Ala.), Leah Reeves (Allen, Texas) and Maddie Siegel (Fishers, Ind.) as part of the Howard 2022 class.

Here is more information on Simpson:

Claire Simpson (5-6 / Plainfield North H.S.



/ Sports Performance Volleyball / Plainfield, Ill.) – Libero

Simpson arrives to The Mecca after a stellar career at Plainfield North H.S. and Sports Performance Volleyball. The All-American was part of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Phenom College Preparatory Program.

"Claire fits our program values," Kupferberg added. "Her personality fits in well with our team and we can't wait to have her on the court this fall."

The Illinois native chose HU because of the program's success on the court and inside the classroom.


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