Natalie is entering her 1st season at Kirkwood. She attended Dubuque Senior High School (2001-2005). As a freshman she was a unanimous pick for 2nd Team All-District in Northeast Iowa class 4A and 2nd Team All-Conference of the Mississippi Valley (MVC). Her sophomore year she was 1st Team All-District and 1st Team All-Conference. As a junior she was selected as the Telegraph Herald Player of the Year, 1st team All-District, 1st team All-Conference and 2nd team All-State in Iowa. Her senior year she averaged 25 points and 9 rebounds per game, awarded MVP of the Mississippi Valley Conference, Telegraph Herald Co-Player of the Year, MVP of the Goal Setter All-Star game, 1st team All-District, 1st team All-Conference, and 1st team All-State. She ended her career with 1,569 points.
She continued on to play at Division 1 San Jose State University (2005-2009). As a Lady Spartan she finished her career ranked 7th in school history for scoring (1,229), holds the free-throw percentage record (.820), 4th in 3-Point Field Goals Made (164), 3rd in games played (118). She received a Bachelor of Arts in Radio, Television and Film with a minor in Communications.
Natalie is currently working at the Kirkwood print shop/marketing.