Honors & Awards
- Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2014)
- Academic All-Big Ten (2014-Sand)
- 2014 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team
- 2013 AVCA Third-Team All-American
- 2013 AVCA North Region Freshman of the Year
- 2013 AVCA North Region First Team
- 2013 Two-Time Big Ten Freshman of the Week
- 2013 NCAA Lincoln Regional All-Tournament Team
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013; Spring 2013, 2014)
Kadie Rolfzen played in 30 of NU’s 33 matches in 2013, including 29 starts • Was named All-Big Ten and earned unanimous All-Freshman team honors • Earned AVCA North Region Freshman-of-the-Year accolades and first-team honors • Was named an AVCA third-team All-American • Finished her freshman year with 377 kills to rank second on the NU freshman kills list • Posted 13 double-doubles and notched at least 15 kills eight times • Ranked eighth in the Big Ten in kills per set with an average of 3.46 • Made her Husker debut against Villanova on Sept. 6, leading NU with 14 kills on 29 attacks, which marked the highest kill total for a true freshman in her first career start since Sarah Pavan recorded 16 kills against Notre Dame in 2004 • Followed that performance the next night with 14 kills on 31 swings (.323) against Georgia • Posted 16 kills on 32 swings for a .312 hitting clip against Iowa State on Sept. 14 • Posted 10 or more kills 23 times in 2013, including a stretch of 13 consecutive matches (Oct. 11 - Nov. 22) • Posted a career-high 20 kills against Michigan while adding 10 digs and a career-high seven blocks • Tallied 12 kills and a career-high 18 digs against Penn State in the regular-season finale • Essentially made her postseason debut in NU’s NCAA second-round win over Oregon after playing only the back row in NU’s first-round win over Fairfield • Produced a match-high 15 kills and 17 digs to record her 12th double-double of the year against the Ducks • Notched a double-double against Texas in the NCAA Regional Final loss with 12 kills and 12 digs.
2013 Sand Season
Rolfzen posted a 7-3 record with partner Morgan Broekhuis during Nebraska's inaugural sand season.
Rolfzen came to Nebraska from Papillion-La Vista South High School in Papillion, Neb. • Joined the Huskers along with her twin sister, Amber • Touted as the No. 5 player in the country and a Senior Ace by PrepVolleyball.com • Led Papillion-La Vista South to three consecutive state titles and two undefeated seasons as well as the 2011 and 2010 MaxPreps and ESPN Rise national titles • Named a Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection • Totaled 369 kills as a senior, posting 340 digs and 38 total blocks • Shared both PrepVolleyball.com’s National Freshman and National Sophomore of the Year honors with her sister and was named PrepVolleyball.com’s National Junior of the Year and the Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year in 2011 • Earned first-team AVCA Under Armour All-America honors in 2012-13 • Named the MVP of her club team, Nebraska Juniors, as they won the USAV national championship • Chosen as a Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year finalist in 2010, as well as being tabbed as a MaxPreps second-team All-American and the ESPN RISE National Sophomore of the Year and an ESPN RISE second-team All-American • Selected as a Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year finalist in 2009 • Honored as the 2012 Omaha World-Herald Nebraska High School Girls Athlete of the Year • Internationally, she participated in the 2011 FIVB Volleyball Girls’ Youth (U-18) World Championships, helping her team to a ninth-place finish.