UND Roster

2017-18 Volleyball Roster

#2 Natalie Johnson


Height 5'5''
Class Junior
Hometown Englewod, Ariz.

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  • Monogram Winner (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Became the 15th player in program history to reach the 1,000-dig milestone on Oct. 1, and finished career with 1,166 digs
  • Ended her career ranked sixth in the program record book for career aces with 118
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Three-Time Team Captain (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • BGSU/Toledo Invitational All-Tournament Team (2017)

AS A SENIOR (2017)

  • Played in every set of the season, recording six starts in 32 matches played
  • Finished the season with career-highs in digs (309), aces (50) and aces per set (0.41)
  • Ranked first in the ACC in aces and aces per set
  • The 50 aces rank fifth in program history for a single season
  • Served up a career-high six aces on two occasions in 2017 in wins over VCU (9/1) and Wake Forest (11/5)
  • Produced double-digit digs in 16 matches, including a season-high 19 in the victory over NC State (11/19) on Senior Day

AS A JUNIOR (2016)

  • Appeared in all 32 matches for the Irish, starting seven
  • Recorded 23 service aces and 294 digs on the season
  • Posted nine digs in the season opener against Seton Hall (Aug. 29)
  • Had a career-high 24 digs along with one service ace in the match against Howard (Sept. 3)
  • Tied her career high of 24 digs versus No. 11 Florida State (Oct. 30) where she also posted one kill on two attempts (.500) and one service ace


  • Played in all 32 matches, earning seven starts
  • Finished third on the team with 260 digs (2.15 per set) and 23 service aces (0.19 per set)
  • Also posted 25 assists (0.21 per set)
  • Led or tied for team lead in service aces six times and digs twice
  • Had two or more service aces in four matches
  • Tied career high with three service aces to go along with seven digs versus Eastern Kentucky (9/12)
  • Recorded season-high 17 digs at No. 22 Purdue (9/19)
  • Posted 15 digs and tied career high with three service aces against Syracuse (10/4)
  • Tied season-high with 17 digs at North Carolina (11/1)
  • Participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy
  • Earned a monogram


  • Held libero spot for much of the year, playing the role for 22 matches and seeing action in all 29 contests
  • Recorded 15 double-figure dig performances, including six matches with 15+ digs and one contest with 20+ digs
  • Led team in digs (303), digs per set (2.94) and service aces (22)
  • Led or tied for team lead in service aces nine times and digs 15 times
  • Had a season-high eight assists to go along with 14 digs and a service ace versus TCU (9/12)
  • Turned in season-high 23 digs at Virginia (10/25)
  • Earned a monogram


  • Graduated from Mayfield High School in the spring of 2014
  • Earned three letters in volleyball
  • Participated in Prep League, Division 2A, Southern Section
  • Varsity player for sophomore, junior and senior seasons
  • Team captain junior and senior year
  • As a senior, earned MVP of the Prep League along with first team all-area and all-CIF-SS accolades
  • Team went 24-2 overall and was undefeated in league play on way to runner-up finish in CIF-SS Division 2A
  • Team was ranked 23rd in state and 97th nationally during final year
  • Played club for San Gabriel Elite Volleyball Club (12s-18s), helping squad to a bronze medal at the 2013 Junior Nationals for the 17s open division
  • Named an all-star libero for Southern California in the 17 year old age group
  • Off the court, was a leader for the father-daughter and cultural events for the National Charity League Member
  • Head of the Athletic Leadership Council at Mayfield
  • Full name is Natalie Kay Johnson
  • Born in Pasadena, California to Paul and Katherine Johnson
  • Has a younger sister, Sarah, and a younger brother, David
  • Also has a twin brother, Matthew, who attends Vanderbilt
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in information technology management