9 - Natalie Welsch
Natalie Welsch
Height: 6-2
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minn.
High School: Minnehaha Academy
Position: RS

Before Holy Cross: Five–year starter on the varsity volleyball team at Minnehaha Academy for coach Kelley Gowling…team captain as a senior…a three-time All-Conference selection…earned Academic All-State honors five times…named to the Breakdown Sports Super 100 as a senior…broke the school record for most career assists…helped lead team to the Tri-Metro Conference championship and the Sub-Section 4AA West title in 2008, and the 2009 Section 4AA championship in 2009…member of the Mizuno M1 volleyball club for coaches Dustin Vincent (2011) and Joy Tietz (2012)…previously played with the Northern Lights club volleyball team under coach Walt Weaver (2009-2010), placing second (2010) and third (2009) at the 15 Gold at AAU Nationals…member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Bob and Heidi Welsch…has one brother (Isaac)…has not yet declared a major.