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    Kate Popovec
    Kate Popovec


    Canfield, Ohio

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    Big Ten Announces Distinguished Scholar Awards

    NU represented by 48 student-athletes from 14 different programs


    NU Honors Student-Athletes at Annual N Club Banquet

    Wildcats seniors formally inducted at recognition event


    Rimkus, Popovec Named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award Recipients

    NU seniors selected from more than 300 student-athletes


    Rimkus, Popovec Named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award Recipients

    NU seniors selected from more than 300 student-athletes


    2012-13 NU Women's Basketball Year in Review

    A look back at the 2012-13 Northwestern women's basketball season


    Northwestern vs. Wisconsin

    Northwestern vs. Wisconsin Women's Basketball


    Northwestern vs. Cal (12/17/12)

    Northwestern vs. Cal (12/17/12)

    Popovec 2012-13 Game-by-Game Stats

    2012-13: Saw action in 27 games, averaging 7.4 mpg ... Northwestern recipient for 2013 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... Selected to participate in the WBCA's "So You Want To Be A Coach" class, which takes place during the 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four in New Orleans ... Made her first career-start with NU on Senior day vs. Iowa (3/3) ... Drained 7-of-8 from the free throw line vs. No. 9 California (12/17) ... Season best nine points vs. Chicago State (12/31) and at No. 9 Penn State (1/3) ... Season high nine rebounds vs. Chicago State (12/31) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Northwestern's female recipient for the Big Ten's Outstanding Sportsmanship Award ... Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar following 2012-13 academic year.

    2011-12: Saw her first action vs. Purdue (1/16/12), scoring on her first touch as a Wildcat ... Scored a season-high four points against Penn State (2/12) ... achieved Academic All-Big Ten honors.

    2010-11: Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.

    2009-10: At Pittsburgh -- Saw action in 21 games with 10 starts ... Averaged 15 minutes a game and scored 60 points on the season ... Fourth on team with 3.9 rpg ... Led the Panthers twice in rebounds with nine against North Florida (11/17) and 12 at Youngstown State (12/2) ... Recorded one double-double at Youngstown State, contributing season bests 11 points and 12 rebounds in the win.

    2008-09: At Pittsburgh -- Played in 27 games for the Panthers, making one start against DePaul on March 8 ... Collected a season-high 13 rebounds at Western Michigan on Nov. 20 in just her second game, adding eight points and an assist in the winning effort ... Tallied two double-doubles on the year--Duquesne (12/3) and West Virginia State (12/13) ... Scored a season-high 17 pts against WVSU ... Missed a double-double against Villanova by one rebound, scoring 12 points and grabbing nine rebounds ... Prior to injuring her ankle in early January, led the Panthers in rebounds with 7.2 per game off the bench.

    High School: Sporting News Honorable Mention All-America ... McDonald's All-America nominee ... Three-time All-State team member at Canfield High including a first team nod in 2008 ... Four-time All-MAC Conference first team member ... Three-time All-MAC Player of the Year ... Four-time All-Northeastern Ohio Inland District team member and Player of the Year in 2008 ... Named to Ohio Girls Basketball Report'sDream Team ... Broke numerous school records, including 1,400 points and 1,100 rebounds ... Also holds the school record for single game blocked shots (10) and single season blocks (84) ... Hit the 1,000-point milestone early in her senior year ... Member of the National Honor Society and graduated in top 10 of her class.

    Personal: Daughter of Ken and Renee Popovec ... Two sisters -- Michelle and Julianne ... Sister Michelle played basketball at Allegheny and father played football at Columbia ... Pursuing Master's in Sports Administration.