7 Natalie Braun
7 Natalie Braun
Height: 5-8
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: Pius X
Position: Outside Hitter

Freshman Year (2009)

Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team after ranking sixth in the league with 0.33 service aces per set...chosen to the 2009 Southern Conference All-Tournament team...played in all 30 matches and all 119 sets for the Paladins...led the team with 39 service aces...ranked second on the team with 289 kills and 383 digs...posted a career-high 16 kills and a team season-high 57 attempts at Clemson on September 19...hit .500 with 12 kills against Appalachian State in the opening round of the Southern Conference Tournament on November 21...recorded a season-high 27 digs versus Wofford on October 14...posted four service aces at Wofford on November 11 and at home versus College of Charleston on November 14...recorded four blocks against College of Charleston on November 14 and versus The Citadel on November 15...recorded 13 double-doubles...posted ten or more kills in 17 matches...recorded double digit digs in 21 matches.


High School

Led the Lincoln Pius X High volleyball team to state championships in 2006, 2007, and 2008...helped the team to four consecutive district championships...led the team to a 38-2 record as a senior...named to the Super State team and All-State team as a senior...chosen to the 2008 All-City team...a member of the 2007 and 2008 Class B State Tournament team...holds the Lincoln Pius X record for kills in a match and kills in a season...a three-sport athlete, also lettering three seasons in basketball and track...was named to the All-City and All-Tournament basketball teams as a senior...basketball team was the state championship runner-up her senior season.



Natalie Lynn Braun was born on May 14, 1991, in Lincoln, Neb.…daughter of Jeff and Sue Braun…intends to major in health and exercise science.