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16 Natalie Saddic

TRITON NOTES
Unanimous 2017 All-American.

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2018
Team co-captain.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2017
United Soccer Coaches All-America First Team ... D2CCA All-America Second Team ... United Soccer Coaches All-West Region First Team ... D2CCA All-West Region First Team ... CCAA Defensive Player of the Year ... All-CCAA First Team ... CCAA Tournament Most Valuable Defensive Player ... CCAA All-Tournament Team ... One of 12 UC San Diego Athletes of the Year ... CCAA Fall All-Academic ... San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month for November (12/7) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (11/6) ... National STUDENT-Athlete Day honoree ... One of four Tritons to start all 22 games, the first 17 as holding central midfielder and five postseason contests at center back after injury to Brie Diaz ... Tallied lone goal of 1-0 decision at Cal State Monterey Bay (10/28) from penalty spot in 79th minute to complete second straight undefeated league season ... Headed in game-winning goal with 34 seconds left in regulation vs. No. 23 Sonoma State (11/5) in CCAA Tournament final in front of home crowd as Tritons rallied late from 3-2 deficit.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2016
All-CCAA Second Team ... CCAA All-Tournament Team ... CCAA All-Academic ... CCAA Fall All-Academic ... Appeared in 18 games, starting 17 in defensive holding central midfield role ... Made college debut at No. 17 Western Washington (9/14), coming in off the bench and playing the final 58 minutes ... Earned first career start in next match at Central Washington (9/16), and ultimately started each of final 17 contests ... Missed first four games through injury suffered during warmups prior to opener vs. No. 12 Azusa Pacific.

AT UC DAVIS
Spent the 2015-16 academic year at UC Davis and redshirted for the Division I Aggies of the Big West Conference.

CLUB
Played for first-year local side San Diego Parceiro Ladies of the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) during the 2018 off-season ... Played with Triton teammates Katie O'Laughlin and Caitlin McCarthy for LA Galaxy San Diego, based in Carlsbad, of the WPSL during the 2017 summer ... Previously played for DMCV Sharks (2006-15) ... Won back-to-back US Youth Soccer national titles in 2013 and 2014 ... For Sharks, played since age of 11 for former UC San Diego great (1986-89) Felicia (Faro) Kappes, an All-American as a senior on the Tritons' first national championship team in 1989.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2015 graduate of Torrey Pines High School in San Diego ... All-CIF San Diego Section Second Team and Team MVP in 2013 ... Aided Falcons to Palomar League titles in 2013 (13-9-1) and 2014 (23-3-1) ... Also CIFSDS champion and state finalist in 2013 ... State semifinalist in 2014 ... Appeared in 22 varsity contests from 2012-14 ... Graduated with a 4.2 GPA ... Member of California Scholarship Federation and National Honor Society ... Received Scholar-Athlete accolades all four years and received school's Merit Scholarship award.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 16 in San Diego ... Parents are George Saddic and Jamie Switzer ... Mother attended UC Santa Barbara and father went to West Chester University ... Has a younger sister named Nicolette ... Biochemistry and cell biology major at Marshall College ... Career goal is to go into medical field after earning her undergraduate degree from UC San Diego ... A memorable soccer moment is winning club national championship in 2014 ... Enjoys going to the beach ... Cheers for Manchester United ... Favorite athlete is FC Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi ... Listens to The Head and the Heart, Big Gigantic and Young the Giant ... Loves chocolate ... Hates shopping.

CAREER STATISTICS
Season GP GS MIN G A Pts SHOT SHOT% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2016 18 17 1495 1 0 2 6 .167 1 .167 1 0-0
2017 22 22 2030 3 0 6 27 .111 7 .259 2 2-2
Totals 40 39 3525 4 0 8 33 .121 8 .242 3 2-2

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2016
2017

Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'6"
Year: Redshirt Junior
City/State: San Diego, CA
High School: Torrey Pines HS
Other College: UC Davis
College: Marshall
Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Experience: 2 Letters
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