Claire Kieffer-Wright 1
Claire  Kieffer-Wright

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
South Pasadena, Calif.

High School:
South Pasadena

Height:
6-1

Position:
MB


07/13/2016

At the Net with Claire Kieffer-Wright

At the Net with Volleyball's Claire Kieffer-Wright

10/07/2015

U-M Posts Come-from-Behind Road Victory over Iowa

Volleyball Posts Come-from-Behind Road Victory over Iowa

10/02/2014

At the Net Blog with Claire Kieffer-Wright

At the Net Volleyball Blog: Claire Kieffer-Wright

09/30/2014

Dannemiller's Senior Night Performance Lifts U-M Past Michigan State

Dannemiller's Senior Night Performance Lifts Volleyball Past MSU

Junior (2016-17)
• Named to the Michigan Invitational All-Tournament team
• Named to the Michigan/EMU Challenge All-Tournament team
• Tallied a season-high two service aces against Saint Louis (Aug. 26) and Georgia Tech (Sep. 3)
• Recorded a season-high 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)

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)

Prep
• 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 Prepvolleyball.com
• 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

Club/Junior
• 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 ...

International
• 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.

Personal
• 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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