UND Roster

2015-16 Women's Soccer Roster

#9 Natalie Jacobs


Height 5'8''
Class Freshman
Hometown Coto de Caza, Calif.
High School Tesoro


  • 2015 All-ACC Freshman Team
  • 2015 Top Drawer Soccer Freshman Best XI Second Team
  • Top Drawer Soccer Player of the Week (Sept. 15, 2015)
  • 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Champion (United States)
  • 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship Best XI (central defender)
  • 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup participant (United States)

2016 SEASON:

  • Did not compete for the Irish while training with the U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup


  • Made an immediate impact as a starter in first season with the Irish
  • Played in 20 games, making 15 starts
  • Began the season with a bang, leading the Irish with seven shots, a goal and an assist against Valparaiso (8/21/15)
  • Assisted on Anna Maria Gilbertson’s game-winning goal against Portland (8/30/15)
  • Tallied a goal in 2-0 win over Michigan State (9/4/15)
  • Netted second game-winning goal in 2-0 win over Indiana (9/11/15)
  • Scored second straight game-winner in 2-0 win over Michigan (9/13/15)
  • Named TopDrawerSoccer.com Player of the Week on the Women’s Team of the Week following performances against Indiana and Michigan
  • Assisted on Gilbertson’s double-overtime game-winner against No. 1 Virginia (9/24/15)
  • Took three shots (three SOG) against No. 5 Virginia Tech in ND’s 3-0 victory (10/20/15)
  • Named to the All-ACC Freshman Team and TopDrawerSoccer.com Freshman Best XI Second Team following the season
  • Earned a monogram


  • Over 40 US Youth National Team caps from U-17 through U-23’s including the 2016 U-20 World Cup and U-23 caps vs Sweden and Norway in June 2017.
  • Called into two U-23 National Team Camps in 2017.
  • Scored the tying goal in the 89th minute in the semi-final of the U20 World Cup to send it to overtime. Played the entire 120 minutes vs eventual Champion Korea DPR.
  • Has been a member of the U.S. U-14, U-17, U-18 and U-20 National Teams, logging 14 international caps as a central defender
  • Participated with the U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team at the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup; totaled three appearances, including one start, and scored the lone U.S. goal in their 2-1 loss to Korea DPR
  • Helped lead the U-20 U.S. Women’s National Team to the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship and a qualifying bid to the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup
  • Named to the CONCACAF Best XI team as a central defender
  • Named to the U-20 U.S. Women’s National Team training camp in January ahead of the World Cup
  • Competed against Bayern Munich with the U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team in January 2015
  • Selected as player of the match for the U.S. U-18 WNT in a match against the Mexico U-20 WNT in 2014
  • Member of the U.S. U-17 WNT that won the Four Nations Tournament in 2014, defeating world champion Japan 2-1 in the tournament final
  • Served as the team captain for the U.S. U-17 WNT against England in August 2013 and Guatemala in November 2013
  • Played in all five matches for the U.S. during the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 World Cup
  • 1997 ODP first team selection with ODP Cal South every year since 2010


  • Graduated from Tesoro High School in spring 2015
  • 2013 and 2014 NSCAA Youth All-American
  • Played high school soccer during freshman and sophomore years at Tesoro
  • Daughter of Jeff and Teresa Jacobs
  • Has two siblings, Jacqueline and Marley
  • Father, Jeff, is a 1985 U.S. Air Force Academy graduate and was a men’s soccer team captain
  • Sister, Jacqueline, played soccer at Air Force and graduated in Spring 2015