4 Natalie Ferrell
4 - Natalie Ferrell
Nickname: Nat
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Creedmoor, NC
High School: South Granville HS
Position: L/DS
Major: Marketing
m 28
k/s 0.01
h % .000
a/s 0.42
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.15
d/s 3.03

FMU: Returning letterwinner....Appeared in 23 of 27 matches as a freshman....Served as team's libero for the final 4 matches of 2017....Her personality on and off the court is what attracted us most to her....Possesses a strong team-first mentality and is always eager to do what is best for the squad....Has the true ‘bro’ personality, in that she verbalizes non-stop with her teammates, leads the back court to make changes, and sees plays before they happen....Her ball control and digging mentality will affect our entire gym....Member of Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM)....Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll 2018, 2019....FMU Swamp Fox Athletic-Academic Honor Roll 2017 (fall), 2018 (spring, fall).

PERSONAL:

  • Born Natalie Rose Ferrell in Durham, N.C.
  • Graduate of South Granville High School, where she played under the direction of coach Christy Fitzgerald
  • As a senior, averaged a team-high 1.9 digs per set and served a team-high 71 aces
  • Posted a serve reception percentage of 86.3 percent on nearly 400 receptions
  • As a team captain, helped the Vikings to a 23-4 mark, including a perfect 14-0 conference record, and a spot in the third round of the state playoffs
  • Earned Carolina Region All-State Team honors
  • Member of the 2015 state title team
  • Previously played at Heritage High School
  • Played with the NC Elite Volleyball Club and the Jammers Volleyball Club
  • Twice earned AAU Academic All-America recognition
  • Nicknames are Baby and Mini

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up:  Teacher
  • Favorite Superhero: Captain America
  • Favorite Athletes: Carrie McGinnis and Georgia Garrison
  • Favorite Sports Team: FMU Volleyball Team
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show:  Remember the Titans
  • Favorite Food:  Ice cream
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: The beach 
  • Twitter Handle: natalierferrell 
  • Instagram Account: natalieferrell
  • Your Motivation Music: Hip Hop
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: Our beautiful campus and awesome volleyball program 
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Singing, going to church, relaxing
  • Goals for Upcoming Season:  Win the conference championship and make the NCAA tournament 
  • Interesting Notes: I’ve swam with sharks and stingrays in Belize; Named inspired by Talia Shire who played "Adrian" in the Rocky movies; two relatives in Baseball Hall of Fame; and two brothers - Jonathan (29) and Luke (17)
  • Brush With Greatness: Meeting Luke Kennard at my church; Met coach Mike Krzyzewski and USAV High Performance A3 Team in 2015
Recent Games
Oct 20 Lander W, 3-0
Oct 23 Chowan W, 3-0
Oct 26 at Augusta L, 3-1
Oct 27 at Georgia College L, 3-0
Nov 2 at Flagler L, 3-1
Nov 10 vs. Augusta L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 12
Sets 96 44
Kills 1 0
Kills per set 0.01 0.00
Errors 1 0
Total Attacks 7 2
Hitting Percentage .000 .000
Assists 40 31
Assists per set 0.42 0.70
Service Aces 14 11
Service Errors 12 7
Service Aces per set 0.15 0.25
Reception Errors 24 14
Digs 291 193
Digs per set 3.03 4.39
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 3 2
Points 15.0 11.0
Points per set 0.2 0.3
Matches started - -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 24 Catawba L, 3-2 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 24 Anderson (S.C.) L, 3-0 - 2 0 1 2 -.500 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Aug 25 Lees-McRae W, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 25 Queens (N.C.) L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 31 vs. Virginia-Wise W, 3-0 - 2 0 0 1 .000 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 31 vs. North Greenville W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 1 vs. West Ga. L, 3-1 - 4 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 3 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 1 at Erskine W, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 4 vs. Barton W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 4 at Wingate L, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 7 Mount Olive W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 7 Newberry W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 8 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 14 at Claflin   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at UNC Pembroke   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 at Converse   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Lander L, 3-2 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 22 at USC Aiken L, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 28 Georgia College W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 6 0 2 1 28 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Sep 29 Augusta L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 2 0 1 1 26 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 6 Flagler L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 9 Belmont Abbey L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 1 1 2 22 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 12 UNC Pembroke W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 7 5 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 1 5.0
Oct 13 at UNC Pembroke W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 5 1 1 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 19 USC Aiken L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 3 1 2 1 26 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 20 Lander W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 1 0 2 19 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 23 Chowan W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 26 at Augusta L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 1 0 1 24 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 27 at Georgia College L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 2 at Flagler L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 3 15 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 10 vs. Augusta L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 2 2 0 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2017-18 23 60 0 0.00 1 15 -.067 11 0.18 1 0.02 125 2.08 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 0.0
2018-19 28 96 1 0.01 1 7 .000 40 0.42 14 0.15 291 3.03 0 0 0 0.00 15.0 0.2
Total 51 156 1 0.01 2 22 -.045 51 0.33 15 0.10 416 2.67 0 0 0 0.00 16.0 0.1
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 28 96 1 0.01 1 7 .000 40 0.42 14 0.15 291 3.03 0 0 0 0.00 15.0 0.2
Conference 12 44 0 0.00 0 2 .000 31 0.70 11 0.25 193 4.39 0 0 0 0.00 11.0 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 53 0 0.00 1 4 -.250 27 0.51 8 0.15 183 3.45 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.2
Away 8 26 0 0.00 0 0 - 10 0.38 4 0.15 85 3.27 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 0.2
Neutral 5 17 1 0.06 0 3 .333 3 0.18 2 0.12 23 1.35 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.2
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Wins 13 43 0 0.00 0 1 .000 25 0.58 7 0.16 125 2.91 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 0.2
Losses 15 53 1 0.02 1 6 .000 15 0.28 7 0.13 166 3.13 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.2
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August 6 19 0 0.00 1 3 -.333 1 0.05 0 0.00 17 0.89 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
September 11 37 1 0.03 0 2 .500 9 0.24 1 0.03 101 2.73 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.1
October 9 33 0 0.00 0 1 .000 28 0.85 10 0.30 149 4.52 0 0 0 0.00 10.0 0.3
November 2 7 0 0.00 0 1 .000 2 0.29 3 0.43 24 3.43 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.4