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Kadie Rolfzen
Player Profile:
Kadie Rolfzen 1062038
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'3"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Papillion, Neb.
High School: Papillion- La Vista South

Honors & Awards
» AVCA All-America Third Team (2013, 2014)

» AVCA All-North Region First Team (2013, 2014)
» All-Big Ten Team (2013, 2014)
AVCA North Region Freshman of the Year (2013)

» Academic All-Big Ten (2014-Beach, 2014, 2015)
» Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2014)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015)
» Ameritas Players Challenge MVP (2014)
» NCAA Seattle Regional All-Tournament Team (2014)

» Flyer-Raider Invitational All-Tournament Team (2014)

» NCAA Lincoln Regional All-Tournament Team (2013)

» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014; Spring 2013, 2014, 2015)
» 2013 Two-Time Big Ten Freshman of the Week

2014 (Sophomore)
Started all 33 matches as a sophomore • Was named a third-team AVCA All-American for the second straight season • Also earned All-Big Ten and All-North Region honors for the second time • Selected to the academic All-Big Ten team • Led the Huskers with 405 kills and 3.55 kills per set Ranked seventh in the Big Ten in kills per set  Posted 20 or more kills three times, 15 or more kills 13 times and had double-digit kills 23 times • Had double-digit kills in nine of the final 10 matches of the season, including seven double-doubles  Was second on the team in digs with 316 for an average of 2.77 per set • Had double-digit digs in 17 matches • Contributed 73 blocks on the season  Led the team with 12 double-doubles, including all four NCAA Tournament matches • Named to the Seattle Regional All-Tournament Team, Flyer-Raider Invitational All-Tournament Team and Ameritas Players Challenge MVP • Had a career-high 21 kills vs. Texas on Sept. 20, along with 16 digs • Hit a career-best .667 vs. Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 6 • Matched her career high in digs with 18 in the season opener against Florida State • served three aces vs. Bakersfield on Sept. 6. 

2014 Beach Season
Went 1-5 with teammate and twin, Amber Rolfzen.

2013 (Freshman)
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 • Posted 10 or more kills 23 times in 2013, including a stretch of 13 consecutive matches (Oct. 11 - Nov. 22) • Posted a season-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 • Notched a double-double against Texas in the NCAA Regional Final loss with 12 kills and 12 digs.

2013 Beach Season
Posted a 7-3 record with partner Morgan Broekhuis during Nebraska's inaugural sand season.

High School
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 • 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’s National Freshman and National Sophomore of the Year honors with her sister and was named’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.

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