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08/25/2016

No Limits As Irish Embark Upon 2016

Volleyball kicks-off season hosting Golden Dome Invitational.

04/21/2016

Volleyball Closes Out Spring Season With Home Match Against Valparaiso

Admission is free to the 6 p.m. (ET) Friday match in the Joyce Center North Dome.

11/22/2015

Irish Sweep Tigers To Finish Off 2015 Home Slate On Positive Note

Notre Dame picked up its seventh win of the season to eclipse last year's win total.

11/20/2015

Yellow Jackets Overcome 1-0 Deficit To Win 3-1 At Purcell

Notre Dame sophomore Sydney Kuhn set career highs in kills (16) and digs (20) to pace the Irish.

11/15/2015

Irish Show Improvement In 3-1 Loss At Miami

The Hurricanes hit .336 for the match with 60 kills to improve to 12-1 at home this season.

12/01/2017

NCAA First Round vs Western Kentucky

NCAA First Round Notre Dame vs Western Kentucky

11/17/2017

Notre Dame vs North Carolina

Notre Dame vs North Carolina on November 17th, 2017 at Purcell Pavilion.

11/12/2017

Notre Dame vs Virginia

Notre Dame vs Virginia on November 12th, 2017 at Purcell Pavilion.

10/25/2017

Notre Dame vs Louisville

Notre Dame vs Louisville on October 25th 2017 in Purcell Pavilion

10/15/2017

Notre Dame vs Clemson

Notre Dame vs Clemson on October 15th 2017 in Purcell Pavilion

Career & Game-by-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader

HONORS, AWARDS & MILESTONES

  • 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

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015)

  • 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

AS A FRESHMAN (2014)

  • 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

HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL

  • 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
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Natalie Johnson
Natalie  Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pasadena, CA

High School:
Mayfield Senior

Height:
5-5

Position:
Libero

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