Will compete as a graduate student after completing her Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science in just three years.
Saw action against Southern Illinois at the Illini Classic but did not record any statistics.
Graduated in just three years with a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science and will participate as a graduate student in 2015.
Played in three matches as a sophomore, stuffing two blocks.
Made her first career appearance at LBSU in the Long Beach State Mizuno Invitational, registering two blocks in the fourth set.
Came in as an extra blocker for a key point against No. 14 San Diego.
Saw action in the third set at No. 16 Wisconsin.
Earned a varsity letter, but did not see action.
Member of New Trier team that advanced to the Elite Eight in 2011 and won the the IHSA Regional and Central Suburban League in 2010.
Named an all-conference scholar-athlete team captain.
High school coach was Hannah Hsieh.
Played for Northshore Assault in 2010 (coached by Julie Wiejek), Energy in 2011 (coached by Mike Sopocy) and Rolling Thunder in 2012 (coached by Melissa Seelinger).
Rolling Thunder placed 17th of 109 teams in the Great Lakes Power League and 9th of 140 teams at the AAU Nationals, and earned a bid to the JVA Power League Championships.
Daughter of Steve and Laura Polkoff.
Has one brother, Michael.
Majoring in animal science.
Member of the New Trier Honor Society, the New Trier Service and NJCL Latin Honor Society.
Named an Illinois State Scholar.
Career Single-Match Highs
BA: 2 at Long Beach State (8/30/13)
TB: 2 at Long Beach State (8/30/13)
Getting to know Kathryn
Nicknames: KP, Kip, Kippy, Kipper, Skip Career Plans: Science! Perhaps a professor Fun Fact: I played field hockey instead of volleyball in 7th and 8th grade. Favorite Movies: Good Will Hunting, Tangled, Gladiator, The Dark Knight Movie You Regret Seeing in Theatres: Cloverfield Restaurant you have to get to when going home: Portillos Favorite Midnight Snack:Mini Wheats in a coffee mug. What's on your "Bucket List"?: Backpack around Europe, write a book, learn to play piano, see the Northern Lights. Favorite TV Shows: Friends, Mad Men, Sherlock What are you most proud of and why? Being a part of this amazing program with these amazing people. Favorite Book: Heart of Darkness Favorite quote: "Anything in life worth doing is worth overdoing. Moderation is for cowards." - Lone Survivor Favorite Ice Cream Flavor:Peanut Butter Oreo Weirdest Quirk: Everything about me is a weird quirk.