Hometown: Ripon, CA
Previous School: Bethany University
Club Program: N/A
College: Duren is joining the Red Hawks from former California Pacific Conference rival Bethany University. She received Newcomer of the Year and First Team All-California Pacific Conference Honors while at Bethany.
High School: Duren is originally from Ripon, Calif., where she played volleyball at Ripon High School. During her playing career she has racked up many individual awards and accolades including being named the Modesto Bee Volleyball Player of the year in 2007 and 2008, the Ripon High School team MVP in 2007 and 2008, Max Preps/AVCA California Player of the Week, the Trans Valley League MVP in 2007. She received Trans Valley League First-team honors in 2005, 2006 and 2009. Her teams were able to capture the Trans Valley League Championship in 2006, 2007 and 2008.
Personal: She will be studying business and has ambitions of becoming a pastry chef.
Reason for coming to Simpson: (not submitted)