8 - Kathryn Outzen
Kathryn Outzen
Born: 04/08/1990
Height: 5-8
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Mateo, Calif.
High School: Aragon HS
Position: Attacker
EXP: 2V

2011 Season
Played in 13 games with three goals, three assists and three steals.

2010 Season
Scored seven goals this year ... Tallied a season-high three goals against Whittier (4/11/10) ... Named an Academic All-American by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) ... A Big West All-Academic selection.

2009 Season
Scored two goals this year, one against Occidental (3/11/09) and another against Cal State Bernardino (4/19/09).

High School
A three-year starter in water polo at Aragon High School in San Mateo, Calif. ... team MVP as a sophomore ... Also competed on the swim team.

Matador Memo
Born April 8, 1990 in San Mateo, Calif. ... Parents are Kristi and Ken Outzen ... has two brothers (Jeff and Tyler) ... Jeff played baseball at UMass ... roots for the San Francisco Giants ... Her favorite athlete is Jason Giambi, who recently signed with the Oakland Athletics ... Her favorite actor is Adam Sandler, and her favorite actress is Reese Witherspoon ... Watches "Desperate Housewives" and her favorite movie is "50 First Dates" ... Loves gnocchi with alfredo sauce, but stays away from eggplant ... Loves the music of Rascal Flatts while her favorite solo artist is Chris Brown ... Chose Cal State Northridge because of its location, and good academic reputation ... Her most memorable sports moment was when she scored the winning goal with three seconds left in the game to send her team to the second round of the Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs ... Most embarrassing moment took place when she was trying to find out her weight by jumping up and down ... According to Katie, the best thing about being an athlete is "having fun and staying in shape" ... Her favorite pre-game ritual is to listen to upbeat music ... Her sport (water polo) could be improved by "having more recognition" ... She would like to be stranded on a desert island with a sushi chef ... If a movie were made about her life, she would want Linda Carter to play the role of her ... She would buy a lot of shoes if she had a million dollars ... The best advice she ever received was "keep you head up" ... Her advice to young people "do what you can while you're young" ... She can't imagine going a week without eating ice cream ... Music always makes her smile ... Liberal Studies major.