Claire Gillespie begins her first year at LMU?is an excellent defender who can also contribute offensively?knows no fear when defending the net?her offensive and defensive capabilites give the Lions much needed depth.
Gillespie is a 2001 graduate of Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, CA?a two-time letterwinner in volleyball?led team to a first place CIF finish as a senior?senior squad also placed third in the state and second in the nation?prep volleyball coach was Carrie Bush.
Claire K. Gillespie was born in Santa Monica, CA on Dec. 3, 1982?the daughter of John and Maureen Gillespie?has one sister, Maggie?enjoys going to the beach and spending time with friends in her free time?lists Hawaii as her favorite vacation spot?names Shaquille O?Neal of the Los Angeles Lakers as her favorite professional athlete?major is undeclared.
W. Volleyball - 2/13/2017
Natalie Morgan, Ben Lee Added to Volleyball Staff
W. Volleyball - 1/24/2017
Mansfield Picked to Lead Lions
W. Volleyball - 12/22/2016
Tom Black Named Head Coach at Georgia
W. Volleyball - 12/14/2016
Sponcil Earns AVCA All-American Status
W. Volleyball - 12/6/2016
Sponcil Repeats as AVCA All-Region
W. Volleyball - 11/28/2016
Sponcil Defender of Year, Trio Garners All-WCC Honors