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Natalie Bausback

Carlsbad, Calif.
La Costa Canyon
High School
Natalie Bausback - Women's Volleyball - Virginia Cavaliers

• Played in and started all 31 matches
• All-ACC Second Team
• VaSID All-State First Team
• Became 17th player in UVA history to reach 1,000 kills, finished career ranking 11th all-time with 1,074 total
• Ranks eighth all-time in total blocks with 409 (69 solo, 340 assists)
• Led with 142 blocks to rank 10th all-time in UVA history for a single season
• Tallied first triple-double since 2012 with 14 kills, 12 digs and 11 blocks against Alabama
• The career-high 11 blocks against Alabama ties for the third-most in a four set match
• Second on the team with a .282 hitting percentage, 340 total kills (2.93/set) and 31 service aces
• Recorded double figure kills in 18 matches
• Had a double-double in eight matches
• Named to three all-tournament teams to begin season and earned Cavalier Classic All-Tournament MVP


• Played in all 31 matches with 29 starts
• Led Cavaliers with a .368 hitting percentage, the second-highest single-season mark in school history
• Hit .367 in ACC play, ranked 6th overall in the conference
• Led team with a career-high 119 blocks and 0.96 blocks per set
• Third on team with 287 kills
• Recorded a season-high 18 kills against Youngstown State on Sept. 12
• Matched a career-high with nine blocks against Eastern Michigan and Pitt
• Named the MVP of the Marshall Thunder Invitational and the Cavalier Classic
• Earned the Coaches Award for Excellence
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Moved to middle hitter for conference play and played in 30 matches, with 19 starts
• Led the Cavaliers with 91 blocks, 88 coming in ACC play (1.10 blocks per set)
• Second on the squad with a .296 hitting percentage
• Recorded 151 kills, including reaching double-digit kills five times
• Tallied a season-high 17 kills against both Notre Dame and Virginia Tech in back-to-back matches
• Notched a career-high nine blocks against Boston College on Oct. 12

• Named to the ACC All-Freshman squad
• Led the Cavaliers with 296 kills, the ninth-most in UVa freshman history
• Served 27 aces, tied for first on the squad, and had 156 digs, the third-most on the team
• Tallied 998 attacks, the fourth-most in Virginia freshman history
• Recorded double-digit kills 11 times and double-digit digs three times
• Notched two double-doubles
• Recorded a season-high 22 kills and seven blocks in a four-set win over Wake Forest on Oct. 20
• Served a season-high five digs in a three-set win over Delaware on Sept. 1

• A 2011 Prep Volleyball High School All-America First Team selection
• Recognized on the 2011 Prep Volleyball Senior Ace list and the 2009 Soph 79 list
• Helped La Costa Canyon win four consecutive San Diego Section CIF Championships
• Was a two-time CIF MVP in 2009 and 2011
• Helped lead La Costa Canyon to the California Division II State final
• Named the team MVP of the state championship finals and to the All-Tournament team
• Two-time MVP for La Costa Canyon
• A three-time All-San Diego County selection
• A three-time All-Avocado League honoree
• The 2011 Avocado League Player of the Year
• The 2011 North County Times Player of the Year
• A three-time member of the National Honor Society and the California Scholarship Federation
• Given the 2012 Outstanding Maverick Award for athletic and academic achievement

• Daughter of Jeanell and Kurt Bausback
• Has a brother, Luke
• Father, Kurt, competed at the 1988 Olympic Games in rowing
• Brother, Luke, plays volleyball for Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
• Grandfather played football and basketball at Nebraska