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Of Note: 2013 team tri-captain
2013: Played in 36 matches, starting two, and 135 sets as defensive specialist/server, serving for Dominique Thompson ... recorded a career-high 13 digs and three service aces vs. Colgate (Sept. 21) ... averaged 0.70 digs per set ... put up four assists vs. Iona (Aug. 30) ... had double-figure digs in two matches ... also had two aces at Iowa (Oct. 2) ... totaled 20 service aces on the season for an average of 0.15 aces per set
2012: Played in five matches and 10 sets ... put up a career-best 32 assists vs. Savannah State (Sept. 14) ... had double-digit assists in two matches, tallying 16 assists vs. Jacksonville (Sept. 15) ... averaged 5.20 assists per set ... had a career-best five digs vs. Savannah State ... also had four digs vs. Jacksonville ... averaged 1.10 digs per set ... had one kill against Savannah State ... averaged 0.10 kills per set ... had one block vs. Savannah State and Jacksonville ... averaged 0.20 blocks per set
2011: Played in two matches and four sets ... put up five assists vs. Western Carolina (Sept. 3) ... also added one dig vs. the Catamounts ... had two assists vs. Campbell (Sept. 2) ... added 0.25 digs per set
High School: Aided the Eagan Wildcats to a 10th-place ranking in the state as a junior ... two-time team captain ... earned all-conference and team most valuable player honors as a senior ... member of the Minnesota One Volleyball Club ... aided her team to a fifth-place finish at the 2010 AAU Junior National Championships ... team also finished second at the 2009 Northern Lights Qualifier ... an all-star selection at the University of Minnesota team camp ... also competed in track and basketball.
Personal: Full name is Kathryn ... nickname is Kt ... parents are Suzanna and William Kvas ... has two brothers Will (22) and Kolya (19) ... enjoys playing the piano, roller blading, movie marathons, playing basketball, and knitting ... member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Student Athlete Advisory Committee, and Athletes in Action ... has volunteered with Red and White Hunger Fight
Major: Organizational Technology Management with certificate in Supply Chain Management
"I chose Wisconsin because of the unbeatable volleyball fan base, competitive conference, loving teammates, stunning campus, and challenging academics."
||1 vs. Savannah State, 9-14-12
||1 (2x MR vs. Savannah State, 9-14-12)
||1.000 (1-0-1) vs. Savannah St, 9-14-12
||32 vs. Savannah State (9-14-12)
||3 vs. Colgate, 9-21-13
||13 vs. Colgate, 9-21-13
||1 (2x) MR vs. Savannah State, 9-14-12
||3.0 vs. Colgate, 9-21-13
Off the Court with Kt Kvas
Favorites - Spot on campus: Terrace; Cartoon Character: Tiger; Movie: Anchorman; Celebrity: Angelina Jolie; Food: Brussels sprouts; TV Shows: Mad Men, Modern Family, and Nashville; Book: Hunger Games; Car: Jeep Wrangler; Musical artist: Jerry Lee Lewis; Athlete: Misty May-Treanor; Volleyball Player: Lindsey Berg; Sports team: Minnesota Wild
First started volleyball: Fourth grade
Most memorable volleyball match: Beating Penn State at home in 2011
My favorite thing about Wisconsin volleyball is: The fans
Best UW road trip: Long Beach
Favorite place to play (besides the Field House): Nebraska
One word that describes the team: Champions
One word that describes me: Aspirational
My teammates say I am: Comical
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: Play chess
This summer, I: My summer consisted of studying (I took three classes), hanging out with teammates at the Porter Boathouse docks, playing volleyball and basketball, and watching movies.
Is there something significant about your uniform number? Double the one, double the fun!
The best thing about the Field House is: its history
If I could change one volleyball rule, it would be: In sand volleyball, you can overhand the first contact.
My goal for this year is: National Championship. Go big or go home
Dream as a collegiate player: win a National Championship
Who is the funniest player on the team? Ellen
What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate volleyball? Playing collegiate basketball.
The best thing about Madison is: Picnic Point
Persons most admired/role models: My parents. Love you guys!
My most prized possession is/are: My dog Sheba
My secret addiction is: Ketchup
The community service activity or group I most like: Invisible Children
Nobody knows how much I love to: Knit
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: Cell phone
If I could live any place in the world it would be: Italy
A non-athletic talent I have is: Play the piano
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: Play guitar
If you could trade places for a day with a person, who would it be and why? Ellen Chapman because I want to know what it is like to be that tall
If I had a million dollars: I would sleep in it for a few days
Post-college plans/goals: Doing it big
Most famous person I've ever met: Caroline Workman
My dream date would be: Going to a country concert and then laying on a truck bed in the middle of nowhere looking up at the stars
What are you most thankful for? Life
What are you passionate about? Winning...duh!
My favorite quote or motto is: "I'm going to show you how great I am." -My man Mohammad Ali
My favorite saying or a phrase I use all the time is: Bring it
The best advice I have ever gotten is: You are the only person who can tell yourself you can't do something.
My worst habit is: Not writing things down
I am afraid of: Nothing