2014: Ranks eighth in the Big Ten in hitting percentage (.349) ... Leads the team in blocks per set (1.00) ... Put away 12 kills and hit at a clip of .500 against Iowa (11/22) Also added six blocks against the Hawkeyes ... Notched five kills and three blocks at Purdue (11/ 15) ... Had four kills and three blocks at Minnesota (11/12) ... Had eight kills, three blocks and served two aces at No. 9 Illinois (11/8) ... Served two aces and added eight kills and five blocks against No. 9 Illinois (11/5) ... Put away a season-high 14 kills and added two blocks and two digs against Michigan State (11/1) ... Posted a season-high 10 blocks against Michigan (10/31) ... Also added seven kills, an ace and three digs against the Wolverines ... Served two aces and added eight kills and five blocks against Indiana (10/25) ... Notched 12 kills and hit a clip of .625 against No. 13 Purdue (10/24)... Also added a season-high 8 blocks against the Boilermakers ... Had six blocks and added 12 kills and hit at a clip of. 444 against Iowa (10/18) ... Had seven kills and three blocks against No, 13 Nebraska (10/15) ... Matched a season high with 13 kills and added six blocks against Ohio State (10/11) ... Put away six kills, two blocks and an ace against defending national champion Penn State (10/8) ... Posted 10 kills, three digs, two blocks and an assist against No. 18 Minnesota (10/5) ... Put away nine kills on 12 swings for a season-high .667 hitting percentage against No. 6 Wisconsin (10/1) ... Notched five kills, five blocks and a career-high three assists in win over Maryland (9/27) ... Scored eight kills and hit at a clip of .583 against Green Bay (9/21)... Also added four blocks and an ace in the match ... Had nine kills and six blocks in 'Cats' win over Ohio (9/18) ... Named to the Wildcat Classic All-Tournament Team (9/13) ... Hit a clip of .571 and added three blocks against Virginia (9/13) ... Notched eight kills, three blocks and an ace in win over Youngstown State (9/12) ... Tallied a season-high 13 kills and hit a clip of .600 against San Diego (9/6) .. Had a career-high six digs and five blocks in win over Cal State Fullerton (9/5) ... Named to NIU Invitational All-Tournament Team (8/30) ... Hit .647 (12-1-17) in finale against NIU (8/30) ... Added a pair of blocks in that match ... Tallied five blocks in win over Presbyterian (8/30).
2013: Ranks second on the team with 2.58 kills per set ... Registered double-digit kills in 15 of 27 matches completed ... Tallied nine kills at a team-best clip of .333, six digs and a block against No. 13 Wisconsin (11/30) ... Scored five kills and added three blocks against No. 18 Illinois (11/27) ... Posted team-high 15 kills at No. 2 Penn State (11/22) ... Hit season-high .467 against the Nittany Lions ... Notched season-high 10 blocks vs. Indiana (11/17) ... Returned to middle blocker for first time this season against No. 18 Purdue (11/15) ... Racked up 12 kills and a season-high eight blocks against No. 17 Michigan (11/10) ... Tallied 10 kills and a solo block against No. 13 Michigan State (11/8) ... Scored eight kills and added a dig against No. 11 Nebraska (11/2) ... Had 11 kills and a pair of digs in `Cats road win over the Hawkeyes (11/1) ... Scored 14 kills in win over Illinois (10/23) ... Hit .474 with nine kills in three sets NU won vs. Illini ... Tallied 11 kills against No. 17 Ohio State (10/16) ... Terminated career-high 23 kills in win over No. 20 Purdue (10/12) ... Served first ace of the season in that match to seal the third set for NU, 29-27 ... One of five players with at least eight kills (9) against Indiana (10/11) ... Contributed 16 kills at a personal-best clip of .429 at Michigan (Oct. 4) ... Tallied 12 kills vs. Iowa (9/28) ... Returned to the floor against Nebraska after missing five-plus matches with a lower body injury (9/27) ... Registered three kills on five swings against Arizona (9/12) ... Named to the Wildcat Challenge All-Tournament Team ... Tallied 13 kills at a clip of .333 against Belmont (9/6) ... Named to the Holiday Inn Bronco Classic All-Tournament Team (8/31) ... Registered double-digit kills in all three matches ... Put down a season-high 15 kills in win against Milwaukee (8/31) ... Matched season-best with five blocks vs. the Panthers ... Team captain ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Changed positions from middle blocker to opposite hitter prior to the 2013 season.
2012:Ranks ninth in the Big Ten with a hitting percentage of .332 ... Went for a career-high 17 kills against Illinois (11/21) ... Added three service aces and three digs in that match ... Collected seven kills and tied for the team lead with six blocks against Michigan (11/16) ... Stuffed a team-high two blocks at Ohio State (11/7) ... Led NU with nine kills against Indiana (11/2) ... Added 15 kills and tied a career high with 30 attempts at Wisconsin (10/28) ... Tallied a career-high tying five digs in that match ... Put down nine kills and four blocks at Illinois (10/17) ... Collected eight kills and three blocks at Michigan (10/13) ... Hit .500 or better [min. 10 attempts] for the eighth time this season vs. Penn State (10/5) ... Added five blocks against the Hoosiers ... Registered a team-high five blocks against Minnesota (9/23) ... Finished with 13 kills at a clip of .500 vs. Wisconsin (9/23) ... Selected to the Wildcat Classic All-Tournament Team (9/16) ... Tied for team lead with nine blocks and ranked second with 33 kills in three matches (9/14-16) ... Led all players with 13 kills in three-set win over Saint Louis (9/14) ... Named to the Yale Invitational All-Tournament Team (9/8) ... Tied a career-high with five digs against Villanova (9/8) ... Sent down a season-high six blocks, including two solo efforts in that match ... Tied a career-high with five aces against Brown (9/7) ... Tied for the team lead with 11 kills in that match ... Hit .667 (11-1-15) vs. the Bears ... Chosen for the La Quinta Invitational All-Tournament Team (9/1) ... Had five blocks vs. New Mexico State (9/1) ... Had 10 kills, three blocks and two aces vs. Drake (8/31) ... Named to All-Tournament Team at the Marquette Challenge ... Put down a career-high 16 kills in the championship match against Marquette (8/26) ... Recorded a career-best hitting percentage of .727 against the Golden Eagles ... Mark of .727 in a single match ranks 10th in Northwestern history ... Paced team with five total blocks against Bowling Green (8/25) ... Elected team captain.
2011: Named to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team ... Ranked second in Big Ten in blocks with 1.29 per set and fourth with 0.33 service aces per set ... Started every match at middle blocker ... Hit .500 against Weber State (8/27), knocking home eight kills on 16 swings with no errors, while added six block assists ... Recorded nine kills and a .350 hitting percentage at Utah (8/27) ... Had eight kills and a .429 hitting percentage in a win over Loyola (Chicago) (9/2) ... Had 11 kills, nine blocks and four aces in a five-set match against Central Arkansas (9/9) ... Hit .538 (8-1-13) in a sweep of Colgate (9/17) ... Totaled five kills and four blocks on Sept. 23 at Wisconsin ... Connected on six total blocks and eight kills against Minnesota (9/25) ... Set a career high with 12 kills against Purdue (9/28) ... tallied six total blocks in that match against the Boilermakers ... Finished second on team with eight kills against Indiana (10/1) ... Gave a well-rounded performance against Penn State (10/5) with five kills, five service aces, and four total blocks ... Tied for team lead with 10 kills at Ohio State (10/8) ... Named Big Ten Co-Defensive Player and Co-Freshman of the Week (10/17) ... Dug out a career-high five attacks against Michigan State (10/14) ... Set a career-high with 11 total blocks against Michigan (10/15) ... Added 10 kills for the first double-double of her career ... Named Big Ten Co-Defensive Player and Co-Freshman of the Week for the second straight time (10/24) ... Collected Big Ten Defensive Player and Freshman of the Week for a third straight time (10/31) ... Recorded eight kills and 10 blocks vs. Wisconsin (10/29) ... Racked up career-high attacking percentage of .583 (7-0-12) at Indiana (11/4) ... Became the second player ever to earn three straight honors in each of those categories, joining Minnesota's Stacey Tan (D) and Purdue's Anna Drewry (F) ... Joined Kate Nobilio and Christie Gardner as the only NU players to win at least three individual awards in one season ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2010: Did not see any match action.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Torrey Pines High School ... Named to Volleyball Magazine's Fab 50 list for 2010 ... Starter at middle blocker since sophomore year ... Named second team All-Avacado League as a junior ... Recorded a career-best 33 kills against LaCosta Canyon in 2009 ... Named to California Challenge all-tournament team ... Helped lead the Lady Falcons to the co-Avacado League championship in 2009 after runner-up finishes in 2007 and 2008 ... Earned Student-Athlete of the Week honors from Papa John's, San Diego Union Tribune and North County Times during her senior campaign ... Earned special mention among PrepVolleyball.com's2010 Senior Aces ... Competed for Encinitas Wave club team for four seasons ... 2008 Junior 16-Open champions while capturing the bronze medal at the 2009 Junior 17-Open ... Earned Falcon Award and Dartmouth Book Award for academic excellence.
Personal: Born Katherine Anne Dutchman ... Daughter of Ray and Christy Dutchman ... Majoring in Biological Sciences.