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Northwest Bearcats

Kirsten Hudgens


Kirsten Hudgens

Defensive Specialist

HometownPapillion, Neb.
High SchoolPapillion LaVista South
MajorElementary Education


Appeared in 104 sets and 30 matches … earned MIAA academic honor roll accolades … finished the season with 186 assists and had a season-high of 37 assists against Southwest Baptist (Nov. 15) … was second in serve aces with 31 and had a season-best of five aces against Southwestern Oklahoma (Oct. 12)



Appeared in 24 total matches, making two starts as a sophomore … saw action in 76 matches … recorded 245 total assists and averaged 3.22 assists per set … tied for third on the team with 27 service aces … recorded 79 total digs … matched a season-high of nine digs twice against LWU (Sept. 14) and again versus Southern Nazarene (Oct. 5) … recorded double-digit assist totals 11 times … season-best of 23 assists came against Upper Iowa (Sept. 7).


Appeared in 13 matches ... tallied 5 service aces ... recorded a season high 10 digs against Winona State (10/3) ... added two assists

Papillion LaVista South High School

Named Nebraska Class A honorable mention in 2010 ... team captain in 2009 and 2010 ... named Omaha World Herald Class A All-Metro honorable mention in 2008 and 2009 ... second on the team with over 500 assists and also recorded 17 kills in 2010 ... they helped lead Papillion-LaVista South High School to an undefeated (41-0) state championship season and an ESPN Rise Magazine No. 1 national ranking in 2010 ... also participated in tennis and track and field ... given the Award of Academic Excellence in 2009 and 2010


Personal Bio

Daughter of Jeff and Melanie Hudgens ... born May 18, 1993