9 - Natalie Allen
Natalie Allen
Birth Date: 06/13/1992
Height: 6-1
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Murrieta, Calif.
High School: Murrieta Valley
Position: OPP/RS
EXP: 1V

2011 ALL-BIG WEST FIRST TEAM
2010 ALL-BIG WEST HONORABLE MENTION
2010 ALL-BIG WEST FRESHMAN TEAM

NORTHRIDGE - 2010
Natalie Allen had an impressive freshman season at Cal State Northridge ... was named honorable mention All-Big West as well being named to the seven player All-Freshman Team ... led the Matadors with 363 kills, the most by a CSUN freshman since Laura Walter had 404 in 1998 ... also led the team in kills per game (3.03) and was third in aces (23), digs (254) and blocks (67) ... finished with a team-high 10 double-doubles and had double figures in kills 21 times in 31 matches ... had a Matador season-high 21 kills in CSUN's four-set win over Long Beach State (Nov. 19) and had 20 kills against Elon College (Sept. 3) ... put down 16 kills in a season-high 51 swings at Sacramento State (Sept. 4) ... tied for the team season-best with five aces vs. Northern Colorado (Aug. 28) ... notched nine kills while hitting .333 in her collegiate debut at San?Diego State ... posted 12 kills and a season-high 16 digs in the Matadors' four-set win at UC?Riverside (Nov. 5) ... was named All-Tournament at both the Sacramento State Invitational (Sept. 3-4)?and SJSU/Santa Clara Tournament (Sept. 10-11).

MURRIETA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
Allen earned four letters in volleyball at Murrieta Valley High School in Murrieta, Calif. ... played both the opposite and outside hitter positions for the Nighthawks ... earned All-Southwestern League honors in 2009 as well as league Most Valuable Player ... was also named to the All-Academic team ... also picked up first team all-league honors in 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... the Nighthawks won Southwestern League titles in 2007 and 2009 ... graduated in 2010 with a 3.6 grade point average.

PERSONAL
Born June 13, 1992 in Riverside, Calif. ... parents are Carrie and Glen Allen ... has two older brothers, Bradley and Cory and one older sister, Christie ... was also recruited by TCU, Boise State, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Cal State Fullerton, Gonzaga, Indiana, UC Irvine and Arizona ... favorites include the Los Angeles Angels, professional volleyball player Kerri Walsh, actors Channing Tatum and Dakota Fanning, the TV shows "House" and "Bones" and the movie "Remember the Titans" ... says her greatest sports moment was "when my team won the gold medal at J.O.'s ... major is Mathematics.