Honors and Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2023; Spring 2024)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2024)

2023 (Freshman)
In her freshman campaign, Ella Rudney played in 15 matches and amassed 175 minutes. She tallied her first career finish in NU’s 6-0 victory over Eastern Washington on Aug. 24. Rudney added an assist, while also recording seven shots and four shots on goal.

High School
New York native Rudney played for Coach Dave Bowman at Grand Island Senior High School. Individually, she has 74 goals, 34 assists and 182 points in 42 games. Rudney was first-team all-league, league player of the year, first-team All-Western New York, team MVP, team captain and All-New York State. Rudney was also a New York State Section 6 Class A Champion in 2019 and 2020.

Other Information
During the club season, Rudney plays for Coach Aaron Lines at Western New York Flash where her team was ECNL Ohio Valley Conference Champions in 2021. She also had individual success on her club team as she was named ECNL All-Conference team and ECNL Ohio Valley Player to Watch. On the academic side, she is a member of the National Honor Society and received the Comptroller Award (recognition of outstanding leadership) and the Outstanding Academic Excellence Award.

Ella is the daughter of Mike and Jodie Rudney and was born on Sept. 30, 2005. She has two sisters, Calli and Kait. Ella is currently undecided.

Rudney on Nebraska
"I chose Nebraska because of its commitment to development and the culture that was created by the staff and players. I have always wanted to play in a Power Five Conference, like the Big 10, and as a I stepped on campus, I knew Nebraska was the place for me to live out this dream.”