Student-Athlete Spotlight: Kara Simonson

Logan Myhre-

 

This issue’s Student-Athlete spotlight is Kara Simonson, a sophomore right-side hitter on the University of Wisconsin–Stout Volleyball team. Simonson is a Business Administration major from Ostego, Minnesota.

Why did you choose Stout?

“I chose Stout because it was the best place I could see myself at. The campus is beautiful and easy to navigate. I also chose Stout for volleyball.”

Outside of school and athletics, what are some of your hobbies?

“I like to spend time with my teammates and other friends. Also just to relax on my days off from volleyball.”

What are a few interesting facts about yourself?

“My teammates call me Carrot because of my red hair.”

Who is your favorite pro-athlete and why?

“My favorite pro athlete is Kerri Walsh Jennings because she has not only been playing the game for over a decade, but she is always getting better and she is passionate about the sport of volleyball and is smart about how she plays the game.”

What is your plan after college?

“I do not have plans yet for when college ends.”