Position
Setter
Height
5'10
Class
Senior
Hometown
Richmond, Texas
High School
Kempner HS
  • 2002 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2001 Second-Team All-Louisiana
  • 2001 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2000 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Senior Season (2002)
Played in 102 games while starting all 28 matches … Is one of only three players in LSU history to record 3,000 career assists … Led the Tigers with 1,159 assists … Ranked second on the team with a .295 attacking percentage … Ranked fourth with 193 digs … Recorded 10 double-doubles … Had three matches with double-digit kills and seven matches with double-digit digs … Just missed a triple-double with 11 kills, 54 assists and nine digs against Mississippi State … Recorded a season-high 68 assists against Georgia … Against Mississippi State posted the second-best hitting percentage in school history for 10-14 attempts at a .846 clip … Tied her career-high with five blocks against Georgia in the SEC Tournament.

Junior Season (2001)
Played in a team-high 90 games while starting all 27 matches … Led LSU with 1,030 assists and ranked third with 207 digs … Recorded a season-high 59 assists twice, once against Alabama and the other time against Virginia Tech … Seven times she had 45 assists or more, including six in conference play … Had seven matches with double figures in digs en route to seven double-doubles … Recorded 16 digs and 59 assists in five-game win over Alabama … Just missed a triple double against Arkansas with nine kills, 41 assists and 10 digs … Season-best five blocks came against Virginia Tech … Just missed the century mark in kills for the year as she finished with 96 while hitting .231.

Sophomore Season (2000)
Competed in 79 games in 26 matches as the starting setter for most of the season … Recorded 880 assists for an average of 11.14 per game to lead the team … Her 2.49 digs per game ranked third on the team … Set a career high with 20 digs against Alabama … Set a school record with 65 assists with 18 digs in just three games in a win over Mississippi State … Notched 63 assists and 17 digs to help LSU to five-game win at Auburn … Had double-digit digs eight times.

Freshman Season (1999)
Split time with junior Lauren O’Connor as the Tigers’ setter … Played in 73 games in 24 matches … Finished the year with 633 assists, second on the team … Had a career-high 69 assists against Houston … The 69 assists is good enough for sixth in LSU history for assists in a four-game match … Had double-digit digs in three matches, including season-high 15 in the Houston match … Had three double doubles.

High School
Named First-Team All-Houston in junior and senior seasons … Earned District MVP honors her senior year … Graduated with 2,346 career assists in three years as setter … Led team to district championships in final two seasons.

Personal
Full name is Katie Lynn Kubena … Daughter of Edwin and Judi Kubena … Has two sisters, Tessa Naff (26) and twin Denise (21), and a brother, Cody (23) … Majoring in elementary education … Born on April 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas.

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