PRIOR TO OLE MISS Attended Fox Chapel High School in Pittsburgh, Pa., ... Named Fox Chapel's Female Athlete of the Year in 2011 ... Four-year letter winner on the golf team ... Was WPIAL Champion in 2010, WPIAL Runner-up in 2011, and finished fourth at the PIAA State Championship in 2011 ... Four-year letter winner in track and field and was named Most Valuable Female Athlete for four consecutive years ... Team captain ... Holds the school's record for shot put and discus and qualified for State in track ... Received several scholarship offers for track and field.
PERSONAL Daughter of Earl J. Luttner and Dr. Rosanne Y. Kowalsky ... Born April 23, 1994 ... Her sister Nadia is a sophomore at Costal Carolina and is on the golf team ... Enjoys photography ... Received a Gold Key in photography which took her work to New York ... Has received six Scholastic Arts Silver Keys ... Also enjoys computer graphics, metal and glass design, theater, music, and attending football games. She is also active in community service, having volunteered over 200 hours to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Animal Friends.
GETTING TO KNOW KATERINA: The favorite course you've ever played on: Pebble Beach ... What is your dream course to play on: Somewhere in Germany ... Who would be in your Dream foursome: Arnold Palmer, Phil Michelson, Rory McIIroy, Matt Scott ... Favorite PGA Player: Phil Michelson ... If you could have a walk-out song before you teed off to start a tournament like softball, what would it be: Spice Girls "Wannabe" ... Favorite Musician or Group: Adele and Michel Buble ... What celebrity would you most like to meet and have dinner with: Betty White ... Best concert you have ever seen: Backstreet Boys ... Dream vacation spot: Capri, Italy ... Best friend on another collegiate golf team: My sister, Nadia Luttner (Kansas) ... Best moment on the golf course to date: My sister and I playing a mini Olympic match the day before I left for school. Russia vs. USA - were adopted from Russia. I was USA and I WON ... Best shot on the golf course you have ever hit and where were you: After my sister had hit her shot 2-3 inches from the cup I hit next and it went in the hole for my first hole in one ... Favorite website: Pintrest ... Favorite video on You Tube: Sophia grace singing "Super Bass" ... Favorite sport other than golf: Football ... Most memorable moment of the Olympics for you: The speed walkers. After four hours of walking, passing out before the finish line ... Favorite motivational quote: You only have 3 choices 1.give in 2. Give up 3. GIVE IT YOUR ALL ... Favorite restaurant in Oxford: Soulshine ... Best thing about Oxford, Miss.: My team ... Why Ole Miss: I fell in love with it the minute I set foot on campus. Love the school the team and the whole thing ... Hobbies: Photography, track and field, singing, speaking in British accents.
WHAT HAPPENED VS. ALABAMA: For the third time in the SEC Tournament, Ole Miss scored first with three runs in the second, then battled back to tie the 5-5 in the seventh, but fell to Alabama 7-5 in 10 innings.... read more
Summer is approaching which means the magazine stands are starting to fill up with preseason football publications. I swung by the convenient store Wednesday, and it looks like Sporting News and Athlon won the war of getting their season previews... read more
Track & Field News published today a comprehensive listing of the best marks in the world and U.S. this year, combining indoors and outdoors (full lists here). Several current and former Ole Miss athletes found themselves on the lists, as... read more
Behind Bobby Wahl and Mike Mayers, sophomore right-hander Sam Smith has quietly put together a stellar season in his own right. The regular third starter in the weekend rotation, the Lake Charles, La., native is 3-0 with a 3.11 ERA... read more
No. 6 Ole Miss (37-20, 15-15 SEC) vs. No. 3 Arkansas (35-19, 18-11 SEC)May 22 | 9:30 a.m. | Hoover, Ala. | Comcast Sports Southeast/ESPN3UM So. RHP Sam Smith (3-0, 3.28 ERA) vs. UA Jr. RHP Barrett Astin (4-4, 2.02... read more
WHAT HAPPENED VS. KENTUCKY: On four days' rest, junior right-hander Mike Mayers pitched a gem, giving up one run (unearned) on six hits with two walks and seven strikeouts in 6.1 innings of work, as No. 6 seed Ole Miss... read more
Ole Miss (36-20, 15-15 SEC) vs. UK SR LHP Jerad Grundy (6-5, 4.75 ERA)1. LF Tanner Mathis (0-for-7, 3 BB)2, SS Austin Anderson (2-for-6)3. C Stuart Turner (2-for-3, HR, 2 BB)4. 3B Andrew Mistone (5-for-9, 3 2B, 3B)5. CF Auston... read more
No. 6 Ole Miss (36-20, 15-15 SEC) vs. No. 11 Kentucky (30-24, 11-19 SEC) May 21 | 9:30 a.m. | Hoover, Ala. | Fox Sports Net/ESPN3 UM Jr. RHP Mike Mayers (4-5, 3.21 ERA) vs. UK Sr. LHP Jerad Grundy... read more
My name is Austin Miller, and I am the new writer and blogger for OleMissSports.com. I graduated with a bachelor's in journalism from Ole Miss less than two weeks ago, and I will be attending graduate school there in the... read more
It was exciting news this week as Rebel favorite Tom Luke returned to the Ole Miss football program as Assistant A.D. for Player Development. A second-generation Rebel and the brother of fellow Ole Miss standout and staffer Matt Luke, Tom... read more
A little more than a year into his first term as Ole Miss Athletics Director, Ross Bjork made his first trip to Starkville this week but did so for a good cause. Bjork and Bulldog AD Scott Stricklin joined forces... read more
Despite losing the All-American twin duo of Marcel and Chris Thiemann and playing in the toughest conference in America, Ole Miss finished the 2013 regular season with a ranking of No. 7 in the nation.The regular season was highlighted by... read more
Injuries have riddled the Ole Miss football team this spring, and after evaluating the situation this week, the coaching staff determined a full scale scrimmage would not be an option for this year's BancorpSouth Grove Bowl. As a result, the... read more