PERSONAL: DOB 16/12/1980, Height: 185cm
JUNIOR ASSOCIATION: Nunawading Spectres (VIC)
FIRST PLAYED IN WNBL:
1997WNBL CLUBS: Dandenong 1997-1998/99, Bulleen 1999/00-2000/01, Townsville 2001/02-2004/05, Sydney Uni 2005/06 – 2007/08, 2009/10 - Current
INTERNATIONAL GAMES: 92 (senior), 2004 Olympic Games in Athens
INTERESTING FACTS: Natalie will complete her Master of Business in 2010.
She has started her own business called NPire and aims to grow this over the coming years.
WNBL CAREER NOTES:
In the 2009/10 season Natalie missed 9 games for the Flames after breaking her arm in Round ___ but still managed to reach the 250-game milestone and WNBL Live Membership. Natalie averaged 11.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.3 steals in 13 games in the regular season. In the Flames 2009/10 finals campaign Natalie led the team in scoring, posted averages of 15.5 points, 8 rebounds and 1 assist. Natalie was named WNBL MVP in the 2007/08 season when she average a career high 24.6 points per game. In the 2006/07 season she was named in the WNBL All-Star Five, ranking 2nd in points per game averaging 18.6, 3rd in 3pt% with 39.4% and 6th in total rebounds with 7.9 per game. Natalie ranked 8th in offensive rebounds with an average of 2.4 pg in 2005/06. She scored 270 points in her debut season with the Flames with an average of 14 ppg. Natalie shot 77 % from the free throw line for the Fire in the 2003/04 season she was named winner of the Robyn Maher Defensive Player award for the WNBL in 2002/03, member of the 2002/03 WNBL All-Star Five. Natalie averaged 8.5 rebounds in the 2000/01 season with the Boomers. Averaged 15 points per game in the 2002/03 season for the Fire.GENERAL BASKETBALL CAREER NOTES:
In 2008 Natalie left Australia to take up a contract with Italian club Lavezzini Parma. She represented Victoria Metro U16, U18 and Victoria U20 at National Junior Championships… squad member of the Gems (Australian Junior Women) 1996/97… VBA Rookie of the Year 1998… drafted to the WNBA by New York Liberty in 2000… played in her first Olympic Games in Athens 2004 winning a silver medal.PERSONAL INFORMATION: Nat has two younger brothers, Brenton and Chris (both tower over her). Her parents are Christine and Tim…She has very fond memories of her Stepfather, Sebouh.
COACH'S COMMENTS: An Olympian and former league MVP, Nat’s season last year was interrupted by injury. A versatile scorer and robust defender, her leadership and experience are crucial to the team this year.
|Competition||Season||M||MIN||2PM-A||1st Half H.S||3PM-A||3PT
|FTM-A||FT %||PF||Total Pts||TOT||AST||PTS|
|2004/05||Summer||17||09/10/2004||59 - 161||36.6||68 - 78||50||- - Adelaide||73.5||7.4|
|2003/04||Summer||21||02/01/2004||68 - 193||35.2||88 - 92||68||- - Bulleen||77.3||6.9|
|2002/03||Summer||23||11/10/2002||96 - 244||39.3||85 - 97||59||- - West Coast||69.4||8.0|
|2001/02||Summer||16||27/10/2001||56 - 140||40.0||41 - 88||31||- - Sydney||75.6||7.1|
|2010/11||Summer||15||16/01/2011||- - -||0.0||53 - 21||45||- - AIS||84.9||5.5|
|2009/10||Summer||15||13/02/2010||- - -||0.0||48 - 42||34||- - West Coast||70.8||6.4|
|2007/08||Summer||25||21/12/2007||- - -||0.0||190 - 103||143||- - Bendigo||75.3||7.3|
|2006/07||Summer||23||13/01/2007||133 - 284||46.8||95 - 76||75||- - Adelaide||78.9||7.8|
|2005/06||Summer||21||30/09/2005||83 - 199||41.7||77 - 65||56||- - Bulleen||72.7||5.6|
|1998/99||18||31/10/1998||47 - 128||36.7||38 - 42||27||- - Canberra||71.1||4.7|
|1998||12||14/02/1998||36 - 78||46.2||10 - 37||5||- - Bulleen||50.0||3.3|
|1997||18||30/05/1997||35 - 91||38.5||26 - 59||19||- - Adelaide||73.1||4.2|
|2011/12||Summer||10||11/11/2011||26 - 68||38.2||25 - 11||16||- - Bendigo||64.0||5.2|
|2000/01||Summer||21||04/02/2001||91 - 265||34.3||73 - 72||53||- - West Coast||72.6||8.5|
|1999/00||23||14/11/1999||104 - 225||46.2||69 - 39||45||- - Canberra||65.2||5.5|