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    Kate Rudkin
    Kate Rudkin

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Boulder, Colo.

    High School:
    Boulder

    Height:
    5-6

    Weapon:
    Ep?e



    2000-01: First-team All-American ... One of four NCAA qualifiers ... finished fourth in the national competition, winning 16 bouts ... Won second consecutive Midwest Regional ep?e title ... Compiled a 92-13 overall record, with a team-high winning percentage of .876 ... Went 62-4 in the regular season ... Led the ep?e squad to 24-7 record and third place finish at the Midwest Conference Tournament ... Finished the season ranked fourth among NU?s career ep?e wins leaders ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    1999-2000: Received second-team All-America honors ? One of the five fencers to qualify for the 2000 NCAA Fencing Championships finishing in fifth place ? Won 17 matches at nationals losing only six ? Finished No. 1 at the Midwest Regional, never losing a bout (11-0) ? Tied for third at the 2000 Midwest Fencing Conference Championships ? Was undefeated in 29 of 36 dual meets during the regular season ? No. 8 on the career wins list with 103 after just one year of collegiate fencing ? Placed second at the Big Ten Invitational ? Was 3-0 seven times during the season ? Led the team in winning percentage (103-15, .873) ? Had a 31-7 postseason record.

    High School: Member of 1995, 97 98, 99 cadet and junior US women?s ep?e teams ? Third place at under-20 world championships in 1998 ? Third place at under-20 women?s ep?e world cup ? Honor roll student all four years.

    Personal: Born Kate Alison Rudkin on 2/5/81 ? Daughter of Chris and Karen Rudkin ? Majoring in English.

    Career Record
    1999-00 103-15
    2000-01 92-13
    Total 195-28