9 - Natalia Mann
Natalia Mann
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chevy Chase, MD
High School: Bethesda-Chevy Chase
Position: D

Notes: Started all 70 games she played in at Yale. 2008: Started all 17 games... Scored the game-winning goal on a penalty kick in overtime of Yale's 3-2 win over Central Connecticut... Tallied assists against Sacred Heart and Columbia... Named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I second team... Academic All-Ivy selection. 2007: A second team All-Ivy selection... Tied for the team lead in assists with four... Third on the team in points with eight... Scored goals in back-to-back games against Cornell and Penn... Helped anchor Yale's midfield. 2006: One of only four players to start all 17 games... Scored the game-winning goal in Yale's win over Central Connecticut... Had an assist in a victory over Quinnipiac. 2005: Only freshman to start all 20 games... Honorable mention All-Ivy selection... Named to the SoccerBuzz Northeast Region All-Freshman team... Only goal of the season was a big one. It came against Duke in the second round of the NCAA College Cup and tied the score at 1-1 midway through the second half. Yale went on to win 2-1. Before Yale: All-state selection at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School... Leading goal scorer in 2004... Team most valuable player... Four-year letterwinner... Helped team to state championships in 2001 and 2004... Played club soccer for seven years for Bethesda Excel, which won two regional championships and was a national finalist in 2003... Excel qualified for nationals in 2005.

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