WASHINGTON STATE CAREER
JUNIOR (2006) - Started all 20 games for second consecutive season...one of only four Cougars to do so...tallied a season-high two shots against UNLV Aug. 25 in the Cougar Classic Tournament...also had an assist against the Rebels...placed four shots on frame during the season...recorded one shot in Cougars' 2-0 upset of then-No. 18 California Oct. 22...also had a shot at No. 4 Portland Oct. 5...named to the Pacific-10 All-Academic second team for first time in Cougar career.
SOPHOMORE (2005) - Started all 20 games of 2005 season...recorded 13 shots, placing four on goals...recorded season high three shots in 1-0 overtime win at Idaho...took two shots, one on frame in 2-1 victory over Arizona...tallied one shot in tie with No.4 UCLA...earned Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention accolades in first year of eligibility...named a 2005-06 Top 50 USAA Collegiate All-American Scholar Athlete...earned WSU Libraries 2005-06 Scholar Athlete of the Week honors and was named to the 2005 WSU Athletics All-Academic Team.
FRESHMAN (2004) - Made 17 starts in 19 appearances, taking six shots, including five on goal for a .833 shot on goal percentage....started six of seven games, placing four of five shots taken on goal in matches WSU played against nationally-ranked opponents...took one shot, placing it on frame, in 3-2 win over Northern Colorado...took a shot in 1-0 upset over No. 12 Pepperdine...placed both shots she took on goal in 2-0 victory over No. 22 USC...took one shot, placing it on goal, in 3-2 upset over No. 12 Washington... President's Honor Roll in fall and spring semesters.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB CAREER
RECAP - Earned 12 letters at LaCosta Canyon High...four each in soccer, cross country and track...as a FRESHMAN, was Avacado League honorable mention selection for soccer...Mavericks team won league and section championships...earned all-league and most valuable freshman runner accolades for cross country and most improved female athlete award for track...SOPHOMORE year, named to all-league second team in both soccer and cross country...scholar athlete for soccer, cross country and track...member of La Costa Canyon soccer team that was league and section champs...qualified for league finals in 400 meter dash...JUNIOR year, earned all-league second team accolades for soccer and cross country...named scholar athlete and member of Union Tribune All-Academic Team for soccer, cross country and track...earned coaches award for soccer....qualified for league finals in 400 meter and 200 meter dashes...San Diego Surf club team were Coast League Premier and Girls Surf Cup champions...as a SENIOR, named to Excalibur All-Tournament team for soccer...captained cross country team...earned most valuable runner award, scholar athlete and Union Tribune All-Academic honors for cross country....member of 2003 state champion San Diego Surf club team that won Coast League Premier, Surf Cup and Cal State Premier championships.
Born Natalie Justine Elkind December 17, 1985 at San Diego, Calif...parents Jeff and Linda Elkind...sisters Emily and Leah...brother Slater...carried a 4.02 GPA while earning Golden State Awards for algebra and biology...hobbies include cross country, soccer and track...pursuing a degree in sport management at WSU
YEAR MP MS S SOG G A PT GWG PK 2004 19 17 6 5 0 0 0 0 0-0 2005 20 20 13 4 0 0 0 0 0-0 2006 20 20 12 4 0 1 1 0 0-0 Totals 59 57 31 13 0 1 1 0 0-0