Katie Rutan

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Katie Rutan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ambler, Pa.

High School:
Springside

Height:
5-8

Position:
Guard


04/29/2010

Katie Rutan

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2009-10 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team


2009-10 (As a Sophomore): Returned to action vs. Mississippi State after missing six games with a left foot injury ... Made seven three-pointers in the first half of XU's 85-76 win at Michigan on Nov. 15, setting a new Xavier record for three's made in one half ... Grabbed a career-high five rebounds in the Musketeers' home opener, a 71-59 win over Louisville on Nov. 23 ... Chipped in nine points in 3-of-8 shooting from behind the arc on Jan. 5 in XU's win over Missouri ... Went 3-of-4 from long range for nine points at Massachusetts on Jan. 16 ... Got back into a shooting rhythm on Feb. 1 vs. La Salle, going 5-of-8 from long range for 15 points ... Drained a clutch three with 21 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game and send it into overtime at Dayton (2/5) ... Was a perfect 3-for-3 from behind the arc and 2-of-2 from the line for 11 points and tied her career high with four assists at Temple Feb. 27 ... Rutan was the first player off the bench for the Musketeers, averaging 24.8 mpg. over 26 contests.

2011 Postseason: Played in all five postseason games for the Musketeers in 2011, averaging 27.2 mpg. and 5.4 ppg. ... Sank five shots from long range for 15 points in NCAA Championship Second Round action against Louisville on March 22 ... Scored eight points, dished out three assists and grabbed two rebounds in XU's quarterfinal win over Saint Joseph's on March 5 in the A-10 Championship.

2009-10 (As a Freshman): An Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team selection, Rutan played in all 34 games for Xavier and earned one starting assignment ... Third on the team with 8.8 points per game in just 20.5 minutes per game, which was the sixth-highest average on the squad ... Finished third in the Atlantic 10 with a 3-point field goal percentage of .405 and was second in the conference with 2.5 made 3-point field goals per game ... Broke current assistant coach Amy Waugh's freshman single-season record for most made 3-point field goals. Rutan ended the season with a record 85 3-point field goals ... Scored a career-high 25 points and went 7-of-10 from long-range in Xavier's 92-50 dismantling of Saint Louis on January 20. Rutan earned the first start of her career against the Billikens ... Connected on three or more 3-point field goals 17 times and multiple 3-pointers 23 times. XU was 16-1 when Rutan buried three or more long-balls ... Scored in double-figures 14 times and XU was 13-1 in those contests ... Nailed five 3-point field goals on November 23 against Mississippi Valley State and against Austin Peay on December 23 ... Felt exceedingly comfortable in the friendly confines of Cintas Center, averaging 11.4 points per game while connecting on treys at a 45.8 percent clip (55-for-120) ... Honored as the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week four times.


2010 Postseason: Averaged 5.4 points and hit 11 3-pointers in XU's seven-game postseason run ... Scored in double-figures twice, the first came in dramatic fashion in Xavier's 63-62 NCAA Tournament Second Round win over Vanderbilt on March 23. Rutan missed her first seven 3-pointers of the contest but nailed her last three to get XU back into the game ... Followed that performance up with a 15-point effort in XU's 74-56 Sacramento Regional Semifinal victory against Gonzaga. She hit four of the 10 3-pointers she attempted, chased down a pair of rebounds and buried all three of her free throw attempts ... Averaged 8.0 points per game in 20.0 minutes per game during the NCAA Tournament.

Before Xavier: Scored 1,755 points during her four-year high school career, including 1,016 points during her final two years at Springside School ... Led the squad to a 19-10 record during her senior year. The 19 wins established a new school record ... Averaged 20.3 points per game during her senior year ... Honored as the Interac League Player of the Year and was also selected to the All-League First Team ... Selected as an Associated Press First Team Pick in Class A ... Made it to the final round of the McDonald's All-American Team selection process and was selected as a McDonald's All-American Honorable Mention ... Ranked in the top-100 by ESPN/Hoopgurlz

Personal: Parents Frank and Kerry Rutan, brother Alex ... Majoring in finance ... Born January 22, 1990 in Philadelphia, Pa.

CAREER HIGHS
Points 25 vs. Saint Louis (January 1, 2010)
Field Goals Made 8 vs. Saint Louis (January 1, 2010)
Field Goals Attempted 15 vs. Louisville (March 22, 2011)
3-Pt Field Goals Made 7 Twice, last at Michigan (November 15, 2010)
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 14 vs. Louisville (March 22, 2011)
Free Throws Made 3 Four Times, last vs. St. Bonaventure (January 19, 2011)
Free Throws Attempted 6 vs. Louisville (November 23, 2010)
Rebounds 5 vs. Louisville (November 23, 2010)
Assists 4 Twice, last at Temple (February 27, 2011)
Blocks 1 Six Times, last vs. St. Bonaventure (January 19, 2011)
Steals 2 Twice
CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct Rbs-Avg PF A TO S Pts-Avg
2009-10 34-1 20.5 101-254 .398 85-210 .405 13-16 .813 47-1.4 35 29 34 14 300-8.8
2010-11 26-5 24.8 58-153 .379 53-140 .379 11-15 .733 53-2.0 42 44 30 12 180-6.9
TOTAL 60-6 22.4 159-407 .391 138-350 .394 24-31 .774 100-1.7 77 73 64 26 480-8.0