Claire Kieffer-Wright 1
Claire  Kieffer-Wright


South Pasadena, Calif.

High School:
South Pasadena




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Volleyball Sweeps Indiana

Highlights of the volleyball team's win over Indiana in Big Ten play.

Junior (2016-17)
• Named to the Michigan Invitational All-Tournament team
• Named to the Michigan/EMU Challenge All-Tournament team
• Led the team in kills seven times, recording double-digit kills in 11-straight matches to end the season
• Set a career-high with 20 kills at a .720 attack percentage against No. 19 Oregon (Dec. 2) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament
• Recorded 16 kills and a career-high six digs at No. 2 Minnesota (Nov. 20)
• Finished with 13 kills along with two service aces against Creighton (Dec. 9)
• Totaled 14 kills at a .370 average in a five-set victory at Maryland (Oct. 19)
• Tallied a season-high two service aces against Saint Louis (Aug. 26) and Georgia Tech (Sep. 3)
• Recorded 13 kills in five sets at Pitt (Sep. 10), finishing the match with a .478 attack average
• Tied her career-high with eight blocks against Kansas State (Sep. 2)
• Led Michigan will 11 kills in a three-set win over Eastern Michigan (Sep. 17)
• Picked up 12 kills at a .435 clip against No. 15 Michigan State (Nov. 12)
• Led the Wolverines in blocks 20 times

Sophomore (2015-16)
• Played in 30 matches for the Wolverines, making 27 starts
• Named to the Michigan Invite All-Tournament team
• Earned a career-high 15 kills against No.4 Minnesota (Nov. 7)
• Registered a career-high 8 blocks against Santa Clara in the NCAA Tournament First Round (Dec. 4)
• Earned a career-high .571 attack average against No. 21 Illinois (Oct. 31) on 21 attacks and 14 kills
• Finished second on the team with 0.91 blocks per set
• Tallied a career-high 6 block assists against George Washington (Aug. 28) and Minnesota (Nov. 7)
• Recorded double-digit kills nine times
• Recorded a career-high 4 solo blocks in a 3-1 upset over No.14 Ohio State (Nov. 14)

Freshman (2014-15)
• Appeared in 20 matches, making 16 starts
• Had a career high 11 kills to go along with three blocks at Illinois (Nov. 29)
• Recorded 37 total blocks on the season and had five blocks assists in a four-set win over Michigan State (Sept. 30)
• Had eight kills in her first career start in the win over the Spartans
• Made her Michigan debut against Kansas State (Sept. 19)

• South Pasadena High School (2014)
• Under Armour Second Team All-American (2013)
• Most Valuable Player of the Arcadia Volleyball Invitational (2013)
• Crescenta Valley All-Tournament team (2013)
• San Gabriel All-Area first team (2012)
• All-Rio Hondo first team (2011) and second team (2010)
• Pasadena Star News first team (2012), second team (2011) and honorable mention (2010)
• Was the No. 24 Senior Ace and a Top 50 Junior Recruit by
• Helped the Tigers to a Rio Hondo League championship for the first time in 31 years and a berth in the semifinals of the CIF-Southern Section 2AA playoffs in 2014
• Helped the Tigers to the CIF playoffs her junior season
• Also was on the track and field team at South Pasadena

• Played club volleyball for San Gabriel Elite (2009-14)
• Named to the All-Tournament team at the USA Junior Nationals with San Gabriel Elite in 2013
• Was also a part of the Pyramid Track Club (2013-14)
• Won the AAU Regionals in the high jump in 2013 ...

• Was a member of the USA Junior National Training team at the USA High Performance Nationals in 2012 .
• Competed for the USA Junior National team in the Pan Am Games in 2013, finishing fourth in the high jump
• Also finished third in the USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships in 2013.

• Claire Lucille Kieffer-Wright
• Daughter of Jeff Wright and Laura Kieffer
• Born Sept. 27, 1995
• Mother, Laura, played volleyball at Ball State from 1975-77 and at Cincinnati in 1979.
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
• Communications major

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