NAME: Natalie Steibel
SCHOOL: Mt. Notre Dame
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Winning the USAV 17 National division National Championship with club team, NKYVC
HEIGHT: 6'2"-135 lbs.
PARENTS: Jim & Cynthia
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Weight trainer Jensen Brent
FUTURE GOAL: "Be a chemical engineer and the proud owner of a Steinway Grand piano."
One of Cincinnati's finest volleyball hitters, leading the conference with 320 kills, senior Natalie Steibel entered her senior season after helping the Cougars to last year's regional championship and Ohio state runner-up finish. She was also a member of the 2015 team that won the Ohio state championship and will play collegiately at the University of Pittsburgh.
Natalie recorded 256 kills 35 digs, 17 blocks last season and was named 1st team GGCL, 1st team all-city Div.I (Enquirer), 2nd team SWO District and honorable mention all-Ohio. She was also a finalist for Cincinnati.com GCSA Player of the Year award in volleyball. She tied an Ohio state record for most kills in a five-set Div. I state finals or semifinals match with 28 in 2016.
In July, 2016, Natalie was a member of the Northern Kentucky Volleyball Club Tsunami 17-1 team that won the national championship title at the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships in Indianapolis.
Very active in community service, Natalie is an outstanding student with a 6.01 weighted GPA. She is a member of National Honor Society and is a National Merit Commended scholar. She made the first honor roll every quarter of her high school career.
Natalie has numerous outside interests, too, including playing piano, Origami, painting and drawing. "I love to watch NASCAR and I'm a huge St. Louis Blues hockey fan," Natalie says.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Natalie is a hard working, talented, and an incredibly smart student-athlete who plays at a very high level. Most importantly, Natalie is a great person that would do anything to help her team."
— Joe Burke, Volleyball Coach
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