Women's Lacrosse

Natalie Wills - 7

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kent Island, Md.

High School:
St. Mary's

Height:
5-7

Position:
Goalkeeper

Natalie Wills

08/10/2012

Twenty-three on ALC Academic Honor Roll

Student-athletes boast at least a 3.0 GPA last season

07/10/2012

VU lands 76 on Spring Academic Honor Roll

Grades are based on 2011 summer, fall and 2012 spring terms.

05/11/2012

Senior memories 2012

Seniors recall their time spent at Vanderbilt.

02/13/2012

Wills named ALC Defensive Player of the Week

Senior made seven saves in win over No. 5 Duke

2012 (Senior): Appeared in all 16 games, making 14 starts... Made 10 or more saves on three occasions, with a season-high 12 stops vs. Jacksonville... Allowed only five goals in 60 minutes in season-opening win over No. 5 Duke, making seven saves and earning ALC Defensive Player of the Week honors... Fifth on the team with 19 ground balls... Named to ALC and SEC Academic Honor Rolls.

2011 (Junior): Started the first nine contests of the season, allowing 10.10 goals against per game... Made 36 saves on the year, including a season-high eight stops in 60 minutes against Northwestern... First-half shutout against Presbyterian... Allowed only one goal in 30 minutes against Cincinnati... Helped VU to 5-4 record as starter... Named to the ALC Academic Honor Roll and the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Started all 18 games at goalie...finished with an 11-6 record as a goalkeeper...totaled 163 saves on the year...recorded a season-high 15 saves against North Carolina...allowed a season-low five goals to Longwood and Boston University...had 13 saves against Florida.

2009: Appeared in 16 games with 13 starts... In her first start against UMBC, recorded nine saves... Totaled 131 saves on the season... Finished with a record of 10-5 as goalkeeper... Recognized as the WomensLax.com Rookie of the Week after notching 13 saves and three ground balls against Penn State... Named to the 2009-10 U.S. Developmental team.

High School:
Two-year starter for Coach Sue Chittim's Saints... Chosen to the Tewaarton High School Team in 2008... An Under Armour All American... Member of the Lacrosse Mid Atlantic Team 1... First-Team All County 2007-08... Named Second-Team by the Baltimore Sun in 2007 and 2008, Honorable Mention Washington Post 2007 and 2008... Member of the National Honor Society... Received the C.O.S.A. Award, C. Markland Kelly Award and U.S. President's Academic Excellence Award in 2008.

Personal:
Natalie Dunn Wills... Born June 12, 1990, in Annapolis, Md.... Daughter of Bucky and Jim Wills... Sister to Laura... Majoring in human and organizational development.

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