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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 First Team (2015)
» AVCA All-America Third Team (2013, 2014)

» AVCA All-North Region First Team (2013, 2014, 2015)
» All-Big Ten Team (2013, 2014, 2015)
» NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2015)
» PrepVolleyball.com All-America First Team (2015)
» Preseason All-Big Ten Team (2014, 2015)
» Lexington Regional Most Valuable Player (2015)
» Nebraska Female Athlete of the Year (2016)

» Big Ten Player of the Week (Nov. 2, 2015)
» Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 21, 2015)

» NCAA Seattle Regional All-Tournament Team (2014)
» NCAA Lincoln Regional All-Tournament Team (2013)
» Ameritas Players Challenge All-Tournament Team (2015)
» Nebraska Invite All-Tournament Team (2015)
» Ameritas Players Challenge MVP and All-Tournament Team (2014)
» Flyer-Raider Invitational All-Tournament Team (2014)
» AVCA North Region Freshman of the Year (2013)
» Two-Time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (2013)

» Academic All-Big Ten (2014-Beach, 2014, 2015)
» Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2014)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015, 2016)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014, 2015; Spring 2013, 2014, 2015)

2015 (Junior)
• Was named a first-team AVCA All-American, her third career All-America honor but first selection to the first team
• Named to the NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team, the AVCA All-North Region Team and the PrepVolleyball.com All-America First Team
• Was a unanimous All-Big Ten selection, her third straight season on the all-conference team

• Led the Huskers with 3.30 kills per set and added 2.82 digs per set

• Had 16 double-doubles on the season for a team-leading 41 in her career

• With double-doubles against Harvard, Wichita State, BYU and Washington in the NCAA Tournament, wrapped up a streak of nine straight postseason double-doubles dating back to 2013
• Had 20 kills and 15 digs in the regional final win over No. 1 Washington to earn the Lexington Regional Most Valuable Player

• Was the Big Ten Player of the Week on Nov. 2 after 3.67 kills per set, a .500 hitting percentage, 3.33 blocks and 2.5 digs per set on the week
• Was named the Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 21 following 17 digs and a career-high eight blocks in a win at Iowa State
• Matched her career high with 21 kills on a career-high 57 swings in a 3-2 win at Michigan State on Nov. 11
• Hit a career-best .692 (10 kills, one error, 13 attacks) against Maryland on Oct. 31

• Set a career high in digs with 22 vs. Minnesota on Oct. 23 while adding 14 kills
• Hit .467 vs. Grand Canyon on Oct. 29 with eight kills on 15 swings
• Notched double-digit kills in eight straight matches from Sept. 19 to Oct. 16, posting five double-doubles in that stretch
• Selected to the Nebraska Invite and Ameritas Players Challenge All-Tournament teams

2014 (Sophomore)
• Started all 33 matches as a sophomore and led the Huskers with 405 kills and 3.55 kills per set
• 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
• 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; added 73 blocks on the season
• Had double-digit digs in 17 matches; matched her career high of 18 in season opener against Florida State
• 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

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

Before Nebraska
• 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

Personal
• Born in Papillion, Neb.
• Parents are Mark and Teresa Rolfzen
• Major is art

 

BEACH VOLLEYBALL 
2015: 
Finished 8-3 with teammate Kelly Hunter, forming NU's No. 2 pair

2014: Went 1-5 with teammate and twin, Amber Rolfzen

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

 

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