Honors & Awards
- Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2014)
- 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)
Kadie Rolfzen played in 30 matches in 2013 and has started 29 matches • Was named All-Big Ten in 2013 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 • Made her Husker debut against the Villanova Wildcats on Sept. 6 and led the Huskers with 14 kills on 29 attacks for a .345 hitting percentage • Followed that performance the next night with 14 kills on 31 swings (.323) against Georgia • Her 14 kills in her Husker debut 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 • Posted 16 kills on 32 swings for a .312 hitting clip against Iowa State on Sept. 14 • Was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week twice in 2013 • Posted 10 or more kills 23 times in 2013, including a stretch of 13-consecutive matches (10/11-11/22) with 10 or more kills • Had 13 double-doubles on the season • Ranked eighth in the Big Ten in kills per set with an average of 3.46 • Hit .300 or better 13 times as a freshman • Posted a career-high 20 kills against Michigan, also 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 Nebraska’s NCAA Second Round win over Oregon after playing only the back row in Friday’s win over Fairfield • Produced match-high totals of 15 kills and 17 digs and hit .333 on the match while recording her 12th double-double of the year • Notched a double-double against Texas in the NCAA Regional Final 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. • 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 • Joins the Huskers along with her sister, Amber • 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 most recently 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 • Competing internationally, she participated in the 2011 FIVB Volleyball Girls’ Youth (U-18) World Championships, helping her team to a ninth-place finish.