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Kathia Rud
Kathia Rud

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Buenos Aires, Argentina

High School:
Pestalozzi Schule

Height:
6-1

Position:
Outside Hitter

Rud bio 2010, 2011, 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2013:
Started all 30 matches for the Tigers as a senior, playing in all 108 sets during the season ... Was Auburn's third-leading attacker with 278 kills (2.57/set) and hit for a .146 percentage ... Also finished third on the team in digs with 293 (2.71/set) ... Averaged 2.93 points/set, third-best on the team ... Posted 19 service aces (0.18/set) and 36 blocks (0.33/set) on the year ... Had nine double-doubles for the season ... 13 total matches with 10+ kills; 12 matches with 10+ digs ... Matched career high with 16 kills and added 11 digs vs. Green Bay (9/5) ... 15 kills, 11 digs vs. Troy (9/6) ... Had 12 kills and 19 digs in win over LSU (10/18) and was named "Player of the Game" by SportSouth, who televised the contest ... Recorded career-high 21 digs along with 14 kills at LSU (11/15) to help Tigers complete season sweep ... Had 15 kills and 17 digs on Senior Day against Ole Miss (11/24) ... Led Auburn with 10 kills in win at Tennessee (11/1) ... Had 7 kills, 10 digs, career-high 5 blocks in win over Mississippi State (11/3).

2012:
Played in 18 of 30 matches for Auburn as a junior ... Competed in 35 total sets ... Recorded 19 kills, five assists, 11 digs and 13 blocks during the season ... Had a season-high five kills in win at Mississippi State (9/14) ... Posted two kills, two digs and three blocks at Texas A&M (9/16) ... Three kills with no errors against South Carolina (9/21) ... Hit .429 (4 kills, 1 error, 7 attempts) and had two blocks vs. Texas A&M (11/9) ... Also had two blocks vs. Missouri (10/21).

2011:
Made 11 starts in 24 matches, playing in 66 sets ... Tied for fourth on the team with 130 kills and was fifth on the squad with a .226 hitting percentage ... Came on strong late in the season with three, 16-kill performances, all career-best outings ... In first career SEC start, had career-high 16 kills and .394 hitting percentage in win over Alabama (10/30) ... Came back in Auburn's next match with another 16 kills and a .519 percentage vs. LSU (11/4) ... Hit the 16-kill mark for the third time against South Carolina (11/18) ... Totaled four double-digit kills matches on the year ... The other was a 10-kill performance in a win over FIU (9/3) ... Had career-best nine digs along with five kills in win over Boston College (8/27) ... Four kills, six digs, two blocks and two assists in season-opener vs. North Carolina (8/26).

2010:
Played in 24 matches and 53 sets as a freshman, earning four starts on the season ... Recorded 59 kills on 180 attacks for a .133 hitting percentage ... Also had 58 digs on the year ... Had her best match in her first career start, posting 7 kills on 12 attacks with one error (.500), along with eight digs, three service aces and three assists in win over UT Martin (Aug. 28) ... Had a season- and career-high eight kills in win over Mississippi State (Nov. 21) ... Posted four kills and seven digs in earning the start at Tennessee (Oct. 29) ... Had two kills and a block assist in NCAA Second Round game at Nebraska (Dec. 3) ... Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

High School:
Member of Argentinean U23 squad that earned the silver medal at the 2010 South America Games in Colombia ... Has been a member of the Argentinean junior national team ... Played with current teammate Camila Jersonsky for their home country.

Year Sets MP Kills KPS E TA Pct. Ast. APS SA SAPS SE Digs DPS RE BS BA TB BPS
2010 53 24 59 1.04 35 180 .133 6 0.11 7 0.12 15 58 1.02 10 0 5 5 0.09
2011 66 24 130 1.97 57 323 .226 6 0.09 2 0.03 11 45 0.68 7 4 12 16 0.24
2012 35 18 19 0.54 15 74 .054 5 0.14 0 0.00 0 11 0.31 1 0 13 13 0.37
2013 108 30 278 2.57 157 828 .146 18 0.17 19 0.18 17 293 2.71 33 3 33 36 0.33
Totals 266 96 486 1.83 264 1405 .158 35 0.13 28 0.11 43 407 1.53 51 7 63 70 0.26