Women's Volleyball

Natalie Peters
Natalie Peters


Austin, Texas

High School:
Lake Travis HS


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Natalie Peters

2007 (Jr.): Played in 112 games and 30 of the team's 31 matches... Notched 15 or more kills 10 times on the season... Tallied 361 kills and 110 total blocks... Led the team in block assists with 98... Honors: Earned team's Highest Hitting Efficiency and Most Blocks awards... Named Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week on 9/4... Selected to the All-Tournament team at the SMU Invitational... Named Tournament MVP at the Red Raider Round Up at Texas Tech... Team Rankings: Seventh all-time in kills with 988, eighth all-time in kills per game (3.07) and in attacki attempts (2344)... Third all-time in attack percentage with .262... Second all-time in block solos with 65 (needs nine more to break the record)... Third all-time in block assists with 317, third all-time in total blocks (382) and first all-time in blocks per game 1.19... Sixth all-time in total career points (1273.5) and fifth all-time in points per game (3.95)... Game Highlights: Contributed nine kills, two digs and a block assist at Rice (11/10)... Notched eight block assists at Houston (11/9)... Led the team in hitting against UAB with 10 kills on 23 swings (.304); also contributed four digs (11/4)... Tallied 10 kills, two digs and eight block assists against Memphis (11/2)... Hit .438 against UTEP with 15 kills, two assists, three digs, one block solo and three block assists (10/28)... Tallied six kills, two digs and five block assists against Tulane (10/26)... Managed 10 kills, one assist, two digs, one block solo and seven block assists against Tulsa (10/21)... Hit 12 kills with six digs at Tulsa (10/19)... Led the offense with a .378 hitting percentage, recording 18 kills on 37 swings at UCF... Also tallied three aces, two digs, one block solo and four block assists (10/14)... Notched 13 kills, four aces and one block assist at Southern Miss (10/12)... Recorded 10 kills against Houston (10/7)... Tallied 16 kills, one ace, three digs and four block assists against Rice (10/5)... Contributed seven kills, three aces and two block assists at Tulane (9/30)... Had 17 kills on 52 total attacks to go with her seven block assists and one solo block at UTEP (9/28)... Notched a career-high 23 kills against East Carolina, hitting .372 (9/23)... Led the offense against Marshall, hitting .382, with 16 kills and six block assists (9/21)... Had seven kills and two block assists against New Hampshire (9/15)... Added a block solo and three kills in win over Holy Cross (9/15)... Recorded 10 kills, one block solo and three block assists against Syracuse (9/14)... Notched 12 kills, two assists and two block assists against UTSA (9/11)... Had 14 kills and two block assists in loss to Baylor (9/8)... Hit .611 against Prairie View A&M, with 12 kills, four service aces, one block solo and four block assists (9/8)... Had seven kills, a block solo and a block assist against Ole Miss (9/7)... Racked up 16 kills and one assist in the loss to Stephen F. Austin (9/4)... Tallied 21 kills and hit .364 against Texas Tech, earning Tournament MVP accolades (9/1)... Recorded seven kills and hit .429 in win over Villanova... Notched eight kills and hit .375 against Lamar (8/31)... Selected to the All-Tournament team of the SMU Invitational (8/25)... Compiled 37 kills during the tournament, averaging 4.62 kills per game and a hitting percentage of .368... Played in all five games against Eastern Illinois (8/25)... Amassed 20 kills against EIU... Has 17 kills against McNeese State (8/25).

2006 (So.): Played in 103 games... Counted one double-double on the season... Posted eight or more blocks four times... Compiled 15 or more kills, seven times on the season... Had three or more service aces three times... Totaled 15 or more points 15 times on the season... Honors: Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll... Team Rankings: Tied for second in career solo blocks (53), holds fifth all-time in career block assists (219) and fifth all-time in career total blocks (272)... Ranks first in all-time blocks per game (1.30)... Is sixth in all-time points per game (3.93)... ... Totaled 299 kills (2.90 kills per game) on the season... Led the team with 1.17 blocks per game for 121 total... Game Highlights: Made eight kills and two blocks against Tulsa in C-USA Championship quarterfinal... Had 16 kills and eight blocks against Southern Miss... Put down 16 kills and nine blocks against Rice... Notched a double-double against Houston with 10 kills and 10 blocks... Posted five blocks and four kills against Tulsa... Registered 15 kills and six blocks against Houston... Compiled 13 kills, three blocks and five digs against Rice... Had nine kills, three service aces and five blocks against Tulane... Nailed 15 kills and three blocks against UTEP... Had eight kills and seven blocks against Memphis... Made seven kills and eight blocks against UAB... Accounted for 14 kills and six blocks against UTEP... Nailed six kills and five digs against Tulane... Made nine kills and three blocks against SFA... Had light play against Marshall to post three kills... Had four kills and four blocks against Mercer... Also had one solo block and assisted in four... Made 10 kills and four blocks against Tulsa... Tallied 11 kills and five blocks against UCI... Notched seven kills against Loyola Marymount... Had 14 kills, six digs and one block against Nevada... Named MVP of Radisson Hotel Mustang Classic... Registered 15 kills, nine digs and six blocks against Toledo... Had a hitting percentage of .522 with 14 kills against Grambling St.... Calculated 21 kills with a hitting percentage of .529 against UTA... Also had one service ace, three digs and five blocks against UTA... Ten kills, one service ace and 11 points against UTSA... Had 19 kills and added three digs, three blocks and assisted in three blocks against Auburn... Registered seven kills and assisted in two blocks against ULM... Had 14 kills and three aces against PVAMU.

2005 (Fr.): Named Second-Team All-Conference USA... 34th in the country with 1.41 blocks per game... Ranked first in blocks per game in C-USA... Played in 107 games for the Mustangs... Totaled 328 kills during the season, averaged 3.07 kills per game... Averaged 1.41 blocks per game for a total of 151 on the season... Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll... Notched nine kills and five blocks against Houston (11/6)... Totaled eight kills and three blocks against Rice (11/4)... Led SMU with 15 kills and added four blocks versus Marshall (10/30)... Tallied 14 kills and six digs at ECU (10/28)... 10 kills, four blocks, two digs and an ace against Memphis (10/23)... Registered 17 kills, eight blocks and six digs against UAB (10/21)... 15 kills, three digs, three blocks and an ace against UTEP (10/16)... Recorded 12 kills and three blocks against Tulane (10/14)... Posted her second career double-double versus Rice (10/8) with 12 kills and a school record 15 blocks, her seven solo blocks were also an SMU record... Led SMU in kills with 16 against Houston (10/7) and added three blocks... Match-winning block against UCF (10/4) and tallied 11 total blocks and four solos... Registered nine kills and five blocks at Tulsa (10/1)...Seven kills and three blocks versus UC-Riverside (9/17)... 15 kills, six blocks and four digs against Cal State Fullerton (9/17)... Tallied 17 kills and five blocks versus ULM (9/16)... Set an SMU record for blocks in a game with 12 against Tulsa and had her first double-double (13 kills and 12 blocks)... 14 kills and four blocks against Duke (9/9)... Had 12 kills versus Charlotte... Led SMU with 11 kills against Texas Tech (9/3)... Had six blocks, five kills, three digs and an ace versus Oral Roberts (9/2)...Totaled eight kills and four blocks against Stony Brook (9/2)... Just missed her third-straight game with double-digit kills, totaling nine against North Texas and added five blocks... Had a breakout opening weekend in Muncie when she posted 10 kills on 16 swings and was one of three players with double digit kills in SMU's 3-0 win over Wright State (8/27) and led the team in kills in her first collegiate match against Ball State (8/26) with 12 while hitting .500.

Prep: Four-year varsity player in high school... Played freshman and senior seasons at Lake Travis high School... Played sophomore and junior seasons at St. Michael's Academy where she earned two TAPPS-5A State Championships and was named to the All-Tournament team both her sophomore and junior years... As a senior, she earned all tournament honors at the Wimberley and Hays tournaments and was named outstanding offensive player at the Coca Cola Classic in Dallas... Led team to Bi-district championship and set a school season record for kills (531) and blocks (164)... Named 27-4A District MVP, and received All-State honors... Named Academic All-District and team MVP... Named to the Texas All-Star team after her senior season... Played for Austin Juniors for seven years and the team qualified for Junior Nationals five times... Selected to participate in the USA Volleyball High Performance program and the Youth National A2 program; both were held at the Olympic training center in Colorado Springs.

Personal: Enjoys playing sand volleyball and wake skating in her spare time... Plans on studying film and photography at SMU.

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