12 - Natalie Meert
Natalie Meert
Height: 5-7
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mishawaka, Ind.
High School: Penn
Position: DS/L
Club Team: Northern Indiana Volleyball Association

Career Stats

2013 - Sophomore Season: Played in 23 sets, seeing action in 13 matches... Recorded 22 digs on the year... Posted a season-high dig total with four at Seton Hall (Oct. 25) and vs. Marian (Sept. 28)... Made lone assist of the season at Seton Hall... Tallied three service aces.

2012 - Freshman Season: Played in 36 sets over 19 matches...saw action in nine A-10 matches...totaled 28 digs and five assists...made season-high seven digs with two assists at DePaul (Aug. 25)...made four digs vs. Western Illinois (Sept. 7).

High School: Four-year letterwinner at 4A northern Indiana powerhouse Penn, where she won two state championships...voted first team academic all-state...named first team All-Northern Indiana Conference...named AVCA Player of the Week and Burger King Student-Athlete of the Week...totaled 475 digs and led team to 39-1 record and state title as a junior in 2010...helped team to a 38-1 mark and state title as a senior, posting 447 digs...high school coaches were Lisa Pawlik and Sarah Hendricks...played club volleyball for NIVA and coach Lou Hickey. 

Personal: Born December 4, 1993...daughter of Margaret and Gregory Meert...is a triplet and has four siblings altogether...chemistry major.