Purdue improved its Academic All-Big Ten total by 18 student-athletes from merely a year ago.
Catherine Rebarchak talks mishaps, sightseeing and more in her blog.
A rapid fire Q&A with the redshirt junior outside/right side hitter.
Volleyball brings home honor for seventh time in as many years.
Boilermakers wrap best season since 1985 in Sweet 16.
Purdue vs Northwestern
2013: Honorable Mention AVCA All-Northeast Region selection ... Academic All-Big Ten ... saw action in 29 matches, starting 25 ... missed six matches midseason due to an abdominal strain ... led the team with 2.87 kills per set ... posted double-digit kills in 15 matches, while leading the team 10 times ... posted one 20-kill effort, setting a career high against Notre Dame ... put up five or more blocks four, while leading the team against #6 Nebraska and vs. #13 Wisconsin in the Elite Eight ... hit .250 or better in 17 matches, including .300 or better 14 times, .400 or better five times and .500 or better three times ... recorded 900th career kill against #19 Michigan State in the regular season finale ... named to Golden Dome Invitational all-tournament team.
2012: Saw action in 29 matches, starting 10 ... averaged 2.20 kills per set, second most on the team, while also chipping in 0.58 blocks per set ... led team in kills three times: against Bowling Green and No. 4 Nebraska and at Illinois ... posted a career-best 18 kills against the Fighting Illini ... tallied 500th career kill vs. Northwestern, Sept. 28 ... put up 49 blocks, including a team-leading effort four times ... hit .250 or better in eight matches, including .400 or better four times ... made good on all five serve reception chances ... pulled up 22 digs and dished out three assists ... posted 12 kills and seven blocks against No. 12 Florida State in the NCAA Second Round.
2011: Saw action in 34 matches, starting 33 ... averaged 1.77 kills and 0.83 blocks per set ... posted double-digit kills eight times ... tallied season-best 10 digs at No. 6 Nebraska ... tallied five or more blocks seven times, while also leading the team seven times ... served up 15 aces ... posted third-best hitting percentage in a three-set match (10-14 attempts) with a .786 effort against Western Carolina ... hit .250 or better in 11 matches, including .300 or better 10 times, .400 or better six times and .500 or better five times ... named to all-tournament teams at the Active Ankle Challenge and Big Ten/Big East Challenge.
2010: All-Big Ten Freshman team selection ... saw action in 32 matches, starting 27 ... put down 2.19 kills per set, fourth most on the team ... posted double-digit kills 11 times, including a season-best 13 three times ... led team in kills three times: vs. No. 4 Penn State, at No. 9 Penn State and vs. Iowa ... registered two double-doubles: with 10 kills and 10 digs against No. 19 Minnesota and 10 kills and 11 digs vs. No. 10 Illinois ... hit .300 or better in 11 matches, including .500 or better three times ... managed five or more blocks three times, while averaging 0.74 on the year ... served up eight aces, dished out six assists and pulled up 86 digs .... named to Pitt Invitational all-tournament team.
High School: Listed among PrepVolleyball.com's 250 Senior Aces ... a two-time state championship MVP as she led St. Paul's to the state volleyball title each of her last three years under coach Kelli Hillier ... earned all-state honors as a junior and received all-county honors all four years ... named MVP of the state North-South All-State Game as a senior, while also earning MVP honors at the Juanita Bodie Tournament ... broke the school record for kills as a senior ... played club volleyball for Club Bomba ... played basketball for St. Paul's, garnering MVP honors at the regional tournament her junior year and earning all-county honors her junior and senior seasons ... a four-year honor roll member
Personal: Given name is Catherine Hull Rebarchak ... born Nov. 29, 1990 ... parents are James and Charlesa Rebarchak ... has two brothers: Michael and Jack; and two sisters: Vance and Grace ... brother Michael plays basketball at Birmingham Southern College ... aunt Mary Slattery is a Purdue alumna ... major is selling and sales management.