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  Katie Rulon
Katie Rulon

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Point Loma, Calif.

High School:
Univ. of San Diego HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
Attacker

Notes
Finished her four-year UCLA career having played in 123 matches, leading the Bruins to NCAA Championships each season (2006-09) and extending UCLA's streak to five consecutive NCAA titles...scored 201 career goals, the third-highest total in school history...twice earned ACWPC All-America honors (second-team selection in 2009, third-team selection in 2008)...named a second-team All-NCAA Tournament Team honoree in 2009.

2009
Played in all 31 matches, making 28 starts...earned second-team ACWPC All-America honors and second-team All-MPSF accolades...also secured second-team All-NCAA Tournament Team honors...ranked second on the team in goals (60), attempts (133) and steals (38)...scored at a 45.1 percent clip...also registered 19 earned exclusions, 15 assists and six blocks...scored in 28 of 31 matches...totaled 17 multiple-goal games, including a season-high five goals against Cal State Northridge (March 8)...also tallied two four-goal efforts - against Hawai'i (Feb. 7) and versus USC (April 11)...scored in each of the Bruins' first 12 matches (Jan. 24-Feb. 21) and 22 of the team's first 23 games...also recorded a 10-game scoring streak (Feb. 22-April 3)...scored three goals in the Bruins' first two NCAA Tournament matches - two versus Michigan (May 8) and one against Stanford (May 9).

2008
Played in all 33 matches...earned third-team ACWPC All-America accolades...also gained honorable mention All-MPSF accolades...led the Bruins with 62 goals on 137 attempts...registered a team-leading 55 steals...also totaled 31 assists, 21 earned exclusions and three blocks...scored at least one goal in 27 of 33 games, posting 20 multiple-goal efforts...scored two goals or more in each of the first 10 games, recording 26 goals in that span...tallied a season-high five goals against San Diego State (April 12)...also had three foul-goal efforts and six three-goal games.

2007
Played in all 30 matches...scored 52 goals on 97 attempts, scoring at a 54 percent rate...her total of 52 goals and 97 attempts both ranked third-highest on the team...also contributed a team-high 57 steals and registered 17 assists...scored goals in 23 games, including at least one goal in each of the Bruins' first eight games...totaled 16 multi-goal efforts, including a career-best six goals against San Jose State (April 15)...tallied five goals against UC Santa Barbara (March 11)...posted two four-goal efforts and two three-goal games.

2006
Played in 29 matches...scored 27 goals on 48 attempts, scoring at a 56 percent clip, the second-highest rate on the team...finished third on the team with 34 steals...also recorded nine assists and eight earned exclusions...totaled 11 multi-goal games...scored three goals against San Jose State (Feb. 25) and Pacific (April 14)...scored two goals in the NCAA quarterfinal match against Hartwick (May 12).

High School
Four-year water polo letterwinner at University of San Diego High School for head coach Sean Green...competed for the Youth National Team and earned MVP honors of the 14's, 16's and 18's...named the 2004-05 San Diego Player of the Year...scored 191 goals her senior season and recorded 483 career goals...competed as a member of the San Diego Shores club team.

Personal
Full name: Katie Shannon Rulon...older sister, Kelly, played water polo at UCLA from 2003, 2005-07...also enjoys playing tennis...history major.

Katie Rulon's Career Statistics
Year GP G ATT PCT AST STL BLK
2006 29 27 48 .563 8 34 2
2007 30 52 97 .536 17 57 4
2008 33 62 137 .453 31 55 3
2009 31 60 133 .451 15 38 6
Totals 123 201 415 .484 71 184 15

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