In 2011 (Sophomore): Natalie led the Golden
Eagle offense with 301 kills her sophomore season in 100
sets…was also one of three TTU players to post at least 200
digs…added 29 total blocks and 10 service aces…posted
career-highs in kills (25) and digs (20) against UT Chattanooga
(9/10)…tallied at least 10 kills in 16 matches, including
eight of TTU’s last nine matches of the season…named
to the TTU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
In 2010 (Freshman): Natalie played in 114 sets
during her freshman season, and all but one of Tech’s 31
matches...she led all Tech freshmen in kills with 268 for an
average of 2.35 kills per set...recorded at least 10 kills in 12
matches including a career-high 16 against Southeast Missouri
(11/13)...one of six Golden Eagles to tally more than 100 digs with
121 including a career-high 12 against Northwestern State
(9/3)...added 43 total blocks and 11 service aces...one of two
Golden Eagles named to the OVC all-newcomer team.
High School: A four-year starter and outside
hitter for the Campbell County High School, Natalie served as a
team captain and was named the team’s Most Valuable Player in
2009...helped her team to four straight district titles and four
regional second place finishes from 2006-09...named to the 2009 NKY
athletic conference All-Star Team and the 2009 region 10 Player of
the Year...club team won Ohio Valley region...earned Scholar
Athlete awards from 2006-09.
Personal: Natalie is the daughter of Jeffrey
and Connie Penrod...full name is Natalie Marie Penrod...born
October 22, 1991...majoring in Marketing.