ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Natalie Blosser
Natalie Blosser
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Arlington, Va.
High School: National Cathedral School for Girls

Freshman • 2010-11
Finished freshman season with a 10-15 singles record and 12-14 doubles mark ... Earned a 3-6 record in singles and doubles play over the course of three fall tournaments ... Beat Shannon Bates from Virginia Tech, 4-6, 7-6(3), 10-6, at the William and Mary Invitational ... Won her round of 16 match against Joanna Zwirbulis from St. John's at the USTA Billie Jean King Inivitational. 6-2, 1-6, 10-7 ... All three doubles victories came paired with Hannah Morrill including two at the USTA Billie Jean King Invitational ... Won her singles match in straight sets and paired with teammate Hideko Tachibana to win in doubles against Boston University ... Downed Katarina Gajic of Boston College, 6-2, 6-3 ... Defeated Ruxandra Dumitrescu from Cornell at the ECAC Indoor Championship Feb. 18 ... Picked up a three-set win in singles over Jessy Mekpoh from San Francisco March 17, while also pairing with Samantha Rosekrans to defeat Gratan and Akerbant, 8-1, in doubles ... Won first three Ivy singles and doubles matches over opponents from Cornell, Columbia and Penn.

Before Harvard
Captained tennis team at National Cathedral School for Girls ... Played No. 1 position all four seasons ... Three-time All-Met first-team selection in 2008, '09 and '10 ... Named All-District in 2007 ... Four-time team Most Valuable Player ... Recipient of the Coach's Award in 2010 ... Helped team win two Independent School League championships ... Earned a Top 25 USTA ranking in Under-16 ... Commended Merit Scholar.

Personal
Worked with A.B.L.E. (A Better Living Experience), helping underprivileged children each week ... Interested in photography, travel and writing ... Father, Allen, played football at Virginia.