Natalie Baker
9  Natalie Baker
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springville, Utah

High School:
Springville HS

Last College:
Utah

Height:
5-7

Position:
F

Experience:
3V


01/08/2014

24 Wolverines named Academic All-WAC

All four UVU fall sports (men's and women's cross country, women's soccer, and volleyball) were represented on the list.

11/08/2013

Wolverines' season comes to a close at WAC Tournament

UVU ends the season at 9-10-1 overall including its first berth in the WAC Tournament.

11/05/2013

Sack wins third straight Defensive Player of the Year Award

The senior goalkeeper won two in the Great West before taking the WAC honor this season.

11/01/2013

Curtis strikes in OT, Wolverines steal win in Las Cruces

The senior also provided the game-winner in UVU's 3-2 win at Idaho two weeks ago.

10/28/2013

Friday shutout earns Sack WAC's Player of the Week nod

The senior has twice earned Defensive Player of the Week honors this season.

At Utah Valley ...

SENIOR(2013): Played in 19 games for the Wolverines, starting all 19 of them...earned WAC Academic All-Conference honors for the third straight year...was named to the First Team All-WAC...became UVU's first WAC player of the week for Women's Soccer...the honor was earned after tallying a goal and an assist in the Wolverines' 2-1 victory over UC Davis on Sept. 15... tied her career-best of 2 goals in a game twice and scored 7 goals.. leaves UVU third in overall points with 56... had a UVU best all-time Goals per game with 0.38... tied for second all-time in assists with 12...sits second all-time in shots on goal with 75.

JUNIOR (2012): Appeared in all 21 matches for UVU, earning eight starts along the way ... earned GWC Academic All-Conference honors for the second straight year ... tallied five goals with two assists for a season total of 12 points ... scored in each of the first two games of the season, netting an equalizer against UTEP on Aug. 17 before tallying again in a 3-2 win over Sacred Heart on Aug. 22 ... both season assists came in the season finale against Delaware State ... scored a goal to go with her two assists, finishing the match with four total points ... also scored in the GWC Tournament final -- a 5-2 win over Howard ... logged 1,037 minutes on the season.

SOPHOMORE (2011):
Named Great West Conference Offensive Player of the Year ... also named GWC Newcomer of the Year and earned First Team All-GWC honors at forward ... her team-high 12 goals and 30 points were single-season UVU school records ... also led UVU in assists with six ... appeared in all 21 games and started 15, logging 1,193 minutes ... twice named GWC Player of the Week, first earning the award on Sept. 26 following a two-goal, one-assist performance in a 5-1 win at Idaho State, then again the following week after scoring two goals, including the game-winner, in a 3-2 victory at North Dakota ... scored twice to lead UVU to a 4-1 win at NJIT on Oct. 22 ... scored twice in UVU's 4-1 semifinal victory over North Dakota at the GWC Tournament ... scored three game-winning goals on the season and netted a penalty kick on Sept. 18 in a 2-1 loss at Baylor ... scored six goals in six GWC games to go along with two assists ... led the GWC in goals (6), points (14), points per game (2.3), and goals per game (1.0) ... named to the GWC All-Academic team ... earned second team 2011 NSCAA/Adidas Scholar All-West Region team honors.

Before Utah Valley ...
Played her freshman season at the University of Utah where she appeared in 19 games, starting eight ... scored one goal vs. Princeton and had one assist vs. Wyoming ... prepped at Springville High School in Springville, Utah where she led her team to the state semi-finals as a senior ... named first team All-State and the Utah Valley Player of the Year ... led team in scoring and was among leaders in Utah ... named Offensive MVP two time ('07 and '08) ... played for the HC Storm and the Celtic Storm ... also ran track at Springville and is a two-time state champion in the 400m, the 200m and a member of the 4x400 two-time state-champion team.

Personal ...
Daughter of Paul and Beverly Young ... born in Provo, Utah ... majoring in Psychology ... married to Alex Baker ... comes from a family of 10 kids and has eight sisters and one brother.