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Kt Kvas
Kt Kvas


Eagan, Minn.

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Kt Kvas Photo Gallery | 2011 Match By Match Stats | 2012 Match-by-Match Stats

Of Note: 2013 team tri-captain

2014: Has played in 24 matches and 44 sets ... served her first ace of the season against Ball State (Sept. 13) ... put up her first dig of the season against Missouri State (Sept. 13) ... served an ace and tallied three digs against Rutgers (Oct. 10) ... added an ace at Minnesota (Oct. 15) ... recorded her first attack attempt of the season at Michigan (Nov. 7) ... upped her season-high service aces with two and digs with four at Michigan (Nov. 7) ... had an ace vs. Michigan (Nov. 12) ... matched her season-high service aces with two at Iowa (Nov. 15)

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

Why Wisconsin?

"I chose Wisconsin so I could be a part of a great team, get a phenomenal education, and so I could be on the most beautiful campus in the country."


Match Highs
Kills: 1 vs. Savannah State, 9-14-12
Attempts: 1 (2x MR vs. Savannah State, 9-14-12)
%: 1.000 (1-0-1) vs. Savannah St, 9-14-12
Assists: 32 vs. Savannah State (9-14-12)
Aces: 3 vs. Colgate, 9-21-13
Digs: 13 vs. Colgate, 9-21-13
Blocks: 1 (2x) MR vs. Jacksonville, 9-15-12
Points: 3.0 vs. Colgate, 9-21-13

Off the Court with Kt Kvas

Favorites - Spot on campus: Terrace; Cartoon Character: Tigger; Movie: Casablanca; TV Shows: Mad Men, Modern family and Sons of Anarchy; Book: Secret by Rhonda Byrne; Car: Jeep Wrangler; Athlete: Magic Johnson; Volleyball Player: Lindsey Berg; Sports team: Wisconsin Badgers
My favorite thing about Wisconsin volleyball is: My teammates
Before each match, I: Dance
Best UW road trip: 2013 National Championship in Seattle, Washington
Favorite place to play (besides the Field House): Nebraska
One word that describes the team: Winners
One word that describes me: #Winning
My teammates say I am: Jokester
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: getting jiggy with it
Most memorable volleyball achievement: beating Texas at the 2013 National Championships
This summer, I: had an internship with the Madison Mallards Baseball team, worked out with the team, enjoyed the lovely terrace and spent some quality time on my roller blades fº
Is there something significant about your uniform number? Double the one, double the fun!
The best thing about the Field House is: its history
Who is the funniest player on the team? Ellen
Dream as a collegiate player: to win a Big Ten title
Fantasy job/career: President of Cargill
Persons most admired/role models: Mama K and Papa K. They have blossomed in both their careers and as people. I love you guys!
My most prized possession is: My dog Sheba
I can't live without: Music
My secret addiction is: Frank's Red Hot sauce
Weird thing about me that almost no one knows: I like to knit
The community service activity or group I most like: Invisible children
If you could guest star in a TV show it would be? Mad Men
If you could be a cover of a magazine it would be? Sports Illustrated
The best sporting event I ever attended was: 2012 Rose Bowl Game with Ellen Chapman, Caroline Workman and Crystal Graff
You won't catch me eating: Nothing. I love food
Nobody knows how much I love to: Bake
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: Cell Phone
If I could live any place in the world it would be: Auckland, New Zealand
If you could spend a week anywhere in the world: St. Petersburg, Russia
If I could live in any time period, it would be: 1960s
A non-athletic talent I have is: play the Piano
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: singing even though I personally think I have pipes of an angel fº
Post-college plans: To live the dream.
Most famous person I've ever met: Caroline Workman
If I was Coach Sheffield for the day, I would: teach Lexi my dance moves
If I could have one superpower, it would be: Invisibility, no one would ever know where I am muhahaha.
What are you most thankful for? Life
What are you passionate about? Competing
My favorite websites are: youtube and tedtalks
My favorite quote or motto is: Bring it
My favorite saying or a phrase I use all the time is: Shake the hand that shook the world
The best advice I have ever gotten is: It's hard to soar with the eagles when you're flying with the turkeys
My worst habit is: Not texting back
I am afraid of: Nothing. Bring it on

What does it mean to be a Badger?

"It means you are tough as nails and work every day to be the best at every task or challenge that comes you way.

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