GENERAL: Will not play this season following career-ending shoulder issue.
AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 29 games, making 10 starts...Averaged 4.8 points and 4.6 rebounds in 20.9 minutes...Led the team shooting 49.6% from the field...Tied her career-high with 14 points on a perfect 7-for-7 shooting off the bench vs. Manhattan (1/13/13)...Scored in double figures three times (all off the bench).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 27 games, making first 13 career starts...Averaged 3.7 points and 3.4 rebounds in 19.0 minutes...Led the team with a 46.3% field goal percentage...Scored a career-high 14 points and added six rebounds while tying a career-high with three steals vs. UMass (12/21/11)...Pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds vs. Niagara (1/13/12)...Scored 10 points, added six rebounds and a career-high three assists vs. Loyola (1/7/12).
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in 23 games...Averaged 1.4 points and 2.2 rebounds in 8.8 minutes of action...Posted season-highs of four points and seven rebounds at Sacred Heart (12/12/10)...Grabbed four or more rebounds six times.
BEFORE SIENA: Played four years of varsity basketball at Berlin High School as a starting power forward and center...All-time leading scorer for Berlin High School...Led Berlin to a 22-3 record while averaging 15.6 points and 9.6 rebounds per game as a senior...Made the All-Conference and All-Herald team four times...Three-time recipient of the Coaches' Most Valuable Player award...Named to the All-State team by the New Haven Register...Played for the Connecticut Cobras Club Team...Was also a four-year member of Berlin's volleyball team...Made the All-Conference volleyball team twice while winning two team MVP awards...Earned an All-State second-team nomination as a junior...Played softball as a freshman.
PERSONAL: Born January 8, 1992...Daughter of John and Sharon Zarotney...Has an older brother, Kyle, who attended Central Connecticut State University...Majoring in Business Management...Chose Siena for its business program and the team's family-like atmosphere...Has pushed through three surgeries and rehabilitation procedures for torn labrums in her shoulders.
GETTING TO KNOW KATE ZAROTNEY Nicknames: Kate or Z My favorite TV show is: Criminal Minds My favorite TV show growing up was: Rocket Power The best thing I did this summer was:Travel overseas to Denmark and Italy with the team! If I could meet anyone it would be: Beyonce My favorite artist/musical group: The Weekend If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be: The Dual Why? I would want to see how far I could go in the challenges Favorite Athlete: Lebron James The thing I like most about Siena is: It's a small community that cares about each other Best thing about Siena Basketball: It's my second family My superstitions are: I always need chocolate before every game My favorite professional sports team is: Boston Celtics Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Men's basketball My proudest sports moment has been: Being the all-time leading scorer at my school and scoring my 1,000th point. My favorite class at Siena is: Business Law My favorite spot on campus is: My room The player on the team who I relate to best is: T Coles Why? We both have so much love and passion for the game and get along well Funniest Player on the Team is: idk Coach Jaques' Best Attribute is: Her intensity and love for the game My favorite website is: Nordstroms Three words that describe me: Respectful, Huge Heart, Passionate My best Siena Basketball moment has been: being able to play in the first practice because over the summer I couldn't due to surgery If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to:Bahamas My favorite book: Freak Almighty My favorite movie: Elf My favorite food: Bacon Cheeseburger If I had $10 million I would: Give some to charity, family, and friends, spend some on things I wanted but could never have before, and save some.
Career Highs: Points: 14 (twice) FG: 7 vs. Manhattan (1/13/13) FGA: 11 vs. UMass (12/21/11) 3FG: 0 3FGA: 1 at Maine (12/29/11) Rebounds: 10 vs. Niagara (1/13/12) Blocks: 2 (three times) Assists: 3 vs. Loyola (1/7/12) Steals: 3 (twice) Minutes: 36 vs. Loyola (1/7/12)