1 - Natalie Averell
Natalie Averell
Height: 5-10
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Poway, Ca.
High School: Poway HS
Position: Goalkeeper
EXP: 1V

2014 Season
Played in eleven games with 36 saves for an average of 7.06 saves per game ... Produced a season-high six saves against Cal Lutheran (3/20/14).

2013 Season
Voted an Academic All-American by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACPWC) ... Appeared in nine games with a 9.72 saves per game average … Started one game with six saves against Chapman (3/2/13).

High School
A standout water polo player at Poway High School ... Also played for the Del Mar Water Polo Club.

Matador Memo
Born December 17, 1993 in San Diego, Ca. ... Parents are Patricia Averell and Thomas Averell ... Has one brother (Max) ... Won numerous awards including the Victory with Honors Award, and the Defensive MVP ... Also competed in swimming ... Her favorite team is the Purple Cobras ... Her favorite movie is Pitch Perfect ... Her favorite actor is Mark Walberg while her favorite actress is Melissa McCarthy ... Loves peanut butter but stays away from pesto ... Her favorite musical group is Florence and the Machine ... Her favorite solo artist is Beyonce ... Chose Cal State Northridge because of the academics and the water polo program ...Her greatest sports moment was winning a four overtime game ...The best thing about being a student-athlete, according to Natalie, is being with her teammates ... Her favorite pre-game ritual is "rockin' out" ... When she relaxes, she eats ... Would like to be stranded on a desert island with Channing Taitum ... If Natalie had a million dollars, she would spend it ... Few people know that Natalie was the Poway Rodeo Junior Queen ...Can't go a week without music ... Can't live without chapstick ... Her friends and family make her smile ... Her greatest hero is her mom because she respect everything about her ...Public Health major.