As a Junior (2004-05) -- Played in three games after joining the team in January following volleyball season... First team CoSIDA Academic all-America... First Rice female athlete to appear in two NCAA team championships in same academic year... Scored a season-high two points against Nevada on Feb. 17, matching that in the NCAA tourney loss to Georgia.
Volleyball at Rice (2001-2004) -- Lettered four years for the Owls, helping the team earn its first-ever NCAA berth in 2004... 2004 CoSIDA Academic All-America first-teamer... Named to academic all-America third-team in 2002-03.
High School -- 2001 graduate of Catholic High School... Lettered three years in basketball... Three-year volleyball starter and letterwinner for coach Barbara Shames and the Barons... Four-time volleyball MVP... Holds school record for serve percentage, solo blocks, block assists, hitting percentage and kills... Named to the first team all-state her senior year... Graduated third in her class.
Personal -- Full Name: Catherine Lynn DuPont... Born: April 1, 1983, at St. Petersburg, Fla.... Parents: Glenn and Janet DuPont, St. Petersburg, Fla. (three sisters)... Rice Majors: sports medicine and psychology... College: Wiess