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Nike Hot Seat: Catching up with Louisville OH Claire Chaussee after pro season in Italy

This is the Nike Hot Seat, a continuing series of interviews with Nike-sponsored volleyball players. Previously in the Nike Hot Seat series: Molly McCageDani DrewsJustine Wong-OrantesJordan LarsonZoe FleckChiaka OgboguMorgan Hentz and Kara Bajema.

Claire Chaussee had a fantastic career at Louisville, culminating in a trip to last December’s NCAA title match (VBM had this feature on her before the championship match).

The 6-foot outside hitter from Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, played for Macerata in Italy this pro season: contributor and former Northwestern defensive-specialist Emily Ehman is a volleyball analyst for the Big Ten Network, ESPN and Volleyball World.