Illinois captures its sixth victory over a ranked opponent in 2013
The Illini won the first set but dropped the next three to fall, 3-1
The current Illini defeated the alumni team, 3-0
The current Fighting Illini will take on a team of Illini alumni
2013 Illinois Alumni Match
2013: Played in three matches as a true freshman ... Made her debut at the Long Beach State Mizuno Invitational, coming in for Alexis Viliunas to provide an extra blocker in the front row on key plays against LBSU and No. 17 Kentucky ... Saw action in the third set at No. 16 Wisconsin, taking the first swing of her career.
Second Team AVCA/Under Armour High School All-American 2012 ... Suburban Journal St. Clair County Athlete of the Year 2012 ... Four-time All-Southwestern Conference First Team ... Four-time Belleville News-Democrat Large School All-Area First Team ... All-Area Player of the Year 2012 ... Three-time first-team all-state ... All-state special mention 2009 ... O'Fallon Township High School won Regional Championships in 2009 and 2012 ... Had 17 kills and three aces in the 2012 Regional Championship title match ... Southern Illinois Volleyball Association Sportsmanship Award 2009 ... Totaled 1,468 kills, 1,232 digs, 210 service aces and 220 blocks, averaging 4.99 kills per set, 4.19 digs, 0.71 aces and 0.75 blocks in high school, hitting over .300 in three of her four seasons ... Played club for Southwestern Illinois (SWIC) and High Performance ... PrepVolleyball.com "Frosh 59," "Sophomore 79," Top 85 Junior Recruits," and "Senior Aces," lists ... Also played three seasons of basketball at O'Fallon Township, leading the team in rebounds and blocked shots every year.
Born Kathryn Elaine Roustio on October 22, 1994 in Belleville, Ill. ... Daughter of Michele and Scott Roustio ... Has three siblings, Rachel, Ronnie and Parker ... Sister Rachel ran Cross Country and Track at SIU Edwardsville.
TA: 1 at Wisconsin (10/27/13)
Fun fact: I always randomly dance!
Favorite Movie: Step Brothers
Movie you've seen in theatres that you've regretted seeing the most: The Purge
Restaurant you have to get to when going back home: Chuck Wagon
Favorite Midnight Snack: Chocolate Milkshake
Three things on your "bucket list" (do before you die): Skydiving, Visit Paris, Live in California
What are you most proud of? State Triple Jump Champion in 7th grade
Famous person you admire and why? Chris Brown, he has amazing dancing skills and the voice of an angel.
If you were to win $10 million, what would you buy? A yacht and house in California.
Book you've read in the past year: Hunger Games
Favorite quote: "Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it." -Michael Jordan
Your favorite sundae topping: Crushed oreos
Your weirdest quirk: I can make a dolphin noise.
Favorite athlete: Michael Jordan
Favorite professional sports team: Lakers
Favorite TV Show: Girl Code
If you could visit any place in the world, where would you choose and why? Paris, It seems beautiful and I want to go to the Eiffel Tower.
Secret talent: I can do a front handspring.
What is your favorite game? Wii Sports
Lucky number: 11
Favorite subject in high school: Anatomy and Physiology
Crazy thing you dream of doing someday: Go surfing
Who did you idolize growing up: Amanda Bynes