Vicky Simpson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Downham, United Kingdom

    High School:
    Shenfield HS

    Birthdate:
    02/27/1987

    Experience:
    3L

    Hits:
    Right

    Vicky Simpson

    04/19/2014

    Houston to Clash With USF for American Title

    The Cougars aim to claim the first-ever AAC title and qualify for the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998

    04/18/2014

    UH Battles Rutgers for Spot in Championship Match

    The Cougars aim to win their sixth straight contest and clinch their spot in the conference championship match

    04/17/2014

    Houston Begins Championship Journey with Cincinnati

    The Cougars aim to claim their fifth straight victory and advance to the American Athletic Conference Tournament semifinals

    04/14/2014

    No. 27 Houston to Recognize Three on Senior Day

    Seniors Celia Fraser, Dionne Sanders, and Jo Garvey will be honored before Tuesday's match

    04/11/2014

    No. 27 Houston to Play Final Road Match

    The Cougars play at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in their final road match of the regular season

    Honors at Houston
    Conference USA Player of Week (Feb. 7, 2006)
    2005-06 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    2007-2008 Season (Junior) Started the 2008 season completing the singles sweep beating Tyler Junior College, 6-1, 6-0 (Jan. 26)...Only one of two Cougars to defeat a singles match against Southern Miss (Feb. 5)...won the No. 4 singles match against Grand Canyon on Feb. 8...paired with Neila Starratt to defeat the No. 2 doubles 8-0 against Grand Canyon (Feb. 8)...beat Arizona in the No. 6 singles match 3-6, 6-0, 6-3 (Feb. 9)...defeated Stephen F. Austin in the No. 6 singles 6-4, 6-0 (Feb. 13)...matched up with Leila Salek to defeat Stephen F. Austin in the No. 3 doubles, 8-0 (Feb. 13)... took the No. 5 singles win against Northwestern State (Feb. 17)...captured the No. 3 doubles against McNeese with teammate Salek (Feb. 18)...paired with Salek to win their third No. 3 doubles match together against Grambling State (Feb. 22)...Defeated New Mexico State in the No. 6 singles, 6-3, 6-2 (March 8)...joined Jordan McCombs to capture the No. 3 doubles win against Sam Houston State (March 12)...Defeated No. 5 singles against North Texas, 6-3, 6-2 (April 5)...teamed with Salek to win the No. 3 doubles match against Southern (April 12)... beat UTEP in the No. 5 singles match and joined Salek to win the No. 3 doubles match to put the Cougars in the quarterfinals at the Conference USA Championships (April 17)...paired with Salek to win one of the two doubles matches against Rice in the C-USA Championships (April 18).

    2006-07 Season (Sophomore)
    Simpson strung together an 8-5 record during the fall ... won three matches during qualifying at ITA Regional Tournament (Oct. 19-23) ... one of four Cougars to appear in main singles draw ... semifinalist in White Singles Flight at Pepsi Challenge (Oct. 28-29)...earned C-USA Player of the Week on February 7, 2007 for her performance against Trinity and Tarleton State...finished the spring season with a 46-22 singles record and 24-13 in doubles play.

    2005-06 Season (Freshman)
    Simpson completed a strong freshman season going 23-10 in singles action ... won 17 of her 23 matches during the spring season ... saw action in the No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 positions ... most successful with an 11-4 mark in the No. 5 spot ... tied for second on the squad with three match clinching victories ... opened the spring reeling off six consecutive wins (Jan. 29-Feb. 12) ... kept 4-3 comeback victory alive at No. 33 Mississippi State (Feb. 2) with a strong 7-6, 6-3 win ... only Cougar to win s singles match at No. 34 Texas A&M (Feb. 4) ... named Conference USA Player of the Week (Feb. 7) ... clinched match with a 6-4, 6-1 victory against Texas-Arlington (March 5) ... won a dominating 6-0, 6-0 decision in her only appearance in the No. 4 spot against Lee College (March 10) ... tallied a clinching 7-6, 6-0 win against Columbia (March 12) ... picked up a 7-5, 6-1 victory in a 4-3 win against Tulsa (March 26) ... lost a hard-fought three-set decision to No. 52 SMU (April 2) ... concluded the regular season stringing together three consecutive victories (April 7-9) ... clinched match with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Texas A&M Corpus-Christi (April 7) ... earned a DNF against East Carolina (April 21) in C-USA Tournament ... concluded the fall season with a 6-4 mark ... notched her first career win during qualifying at the Wilson/ITA Southwest Regionals with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Prairie View A&M (Oct. 22) ... stormed to a 4-0 record at the Cougar Fall Classic (Oct. 28-30) ... concluded the fall with a 6th place finish in Flight #4 singles at the Seminole Fall Classic (Nov. 11-12) ... paired with Brianna Bateup compiling a 13-6 doubles record in the No. 3 doubles slot ... second on the squad clinching four doubles points ... in nine of the duo's 12 spring victories, the pair didn't lose more than three games ... won first six matches of the spring season (Jan. 29-Feb. 26) ... kept 4-3 comeback victory alive at No. 33 Mississippi State (Feb. 2) with a strong 8-2 win ... notched dominating 8-3 victory at No. 34 Texas A&M (Feb. 4) ... clinched doubles point with a hard-fought 8-6 win against Sam Houston State (Feb. 12) ... strung together a five-match winning streak (March 16-April 1) ... closed out doubles point in back-to-back matches against Texas-Pan America (March 25) and Tulsa (March 26) ... picked up a convincing 8-2 win at UTEP (April 1) ... also played doubles with Kami Miller clinching doubles point against Lee College (March 10) and Columbia (March 12).

    High School
    Attended Shenfield High School ... won various junior tournaments, including 14 U Essex Open ... represented Essex State Junior and Senior at all ages (13 U, 15 U, 18 U and Senior) ... played No. 1 singles for Essex 18 U in 2003.

    Personal
    Daughter of George and Marilyn Simpson ... born on February 27, 1987 in Chelmsford, England ... majoring in journalism ... also recruited by Texas State and High Point.

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