1 Natalie Vaughn
1 - Natalie Vaughn
Nickname: Nat
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Newport News, VA
High School: Menchville HS
Position: DS/L
Major: Industrial Engineering
m 32
k/s 0.02
h % -.083
a/s 0.64
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.34
d/s 5.11

FMU: 3-year returning letterwinner and 2-year starter....PBC Specialist of the Week (Oct. 21-27, 2019)....934 career digs entering 2019....Played in 24 matches as a junior (2018)....Ranked 10th in the Peach Belt with 3.14 digs per set....4 matches with 25+ digs....FMU's libero in 2017....Ranked 7th in the Peach Belt Conference for digs per set....Led team in digs (349) and was second in service aces (23)....Serve receive pct of .943, dig-to-kill pct of .295, and reception-to-kill pct of .299....Ended the 2016 as the team's libero....2nd on the squad in digs and service aces....Ranked 12th in the conference in digs per set, 13th in service aces per set, 14th in total digs, and 15th in total aces....7 matches with 20+ digs....The program has been watching Natalie for the past two years and have always liked her game.....Makes tough plays look easy.....Her serve reception is steady....Has the ability to handle anything an offense throws at her....Will transition well to playing defense against collegiate players.....Part of a seven-person signing class that has a good blend of personalities that will be fun to work with.....Helps address needs left by the last year’s three graduating seniors....Should give the Patriots the potential to take another step forward as a program.

PERSONAL:

  • Born Natalie Anne Vaughn in Newport News, Va.
  • Graduate of Menchville High School, where she played for coach Chris Gray
  • As a senior, helped lead Menchville to the PenSouth Conference 10 regular-season and tournament championships
  • Helped lead the Lady Monarchs to a 23-3 overall record
  • Named Conference 10 Co-Player of the Year as a senior
  • Garnered All-State Group 5A second-team honors
  • First-team All-Region accolades
  • Named to play in the Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star match
  • Four-time first-team All-Conference selection
  • Two-time team MVP
  • Played with the Hampton Roads Junior Club
  • Lettered three years in softball
  • Nickname is Natty Light

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Wizard  
  • Favorite Superhero: Groot
  • Favorite Athlete: Courtney Abdur-Rahim
  • Favorite Sports Team: Washington Redskins 
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Favorite Food: Salman
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: The beach
  • Twitter Handle: @natalievaughn23
  • Instagram Account: @nat_in_the_hatt
  • Your Motivation Music: Reggae 
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: People  
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Sleep
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: Win
  • Why you first chose your sport: It was my favorite
  • The biggest mental challenge to you improving faster: Weight room
  • Interesting Notes: I sleep a lot
  • Brush With Greatness: NPS
Recent Games
Nov 2 at Lander L, 3-1
Nov 5 at UNC Pembroke W, 3-1
Nov 8 Augusta W, 3-2
Nov 9 Georgia College W, 3-1
Nov 15 Flagler L, 3-0
Nov 22 vs. Lander L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 32 12
Sets 120 47
Kills 2 1
Kills per set 0.02 0.02
Errors 3 1
Total Attacks 12 5
Hitting Percentage -.083 .000
Assists 77 29
Assists per set 0.64 0.62
Service Aces 41 13
Service Errors 49 19
Service Aces per set 0.34 0.28
Reception Errors 48 17
Digs 613 281
Digs per set 5.11 5.98
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 0 0
Points 43.0 14.0
Points per set 0.4 0.3
Matches started 6 3
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 6 vs. Lenoir-Rhyne L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 1 6 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 6 vs. Belmont Abbey W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 4 0 2 3 18 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 7 vs. North Greenville W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 2 2 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 7 vs. Barton W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 2 1 1 7 20 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 13 Converse W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 5 1 5 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 13 Eckerd L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 0 1 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 14 vs. Mount Olive W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 3 2 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 14 West Ala. L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 4 3 3 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 20 vs. West Fla. L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 2 1 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 20 vs. Erskine L, 3-2 - 5 0 1 2 -.500 0 1 0 3 20 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 21 vs. Converse W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 2 2 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 21 vs. Valdosta St. L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 4 1 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 24 Chowan W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 1 2 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 27 Claflin W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 1 2 0 2 18 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 4 Lander L, 3-0 - 3 1 0 1 1.000 0 1 0 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 5 USC Aiken L, 3-0 1 3 0 1 1 -1.000 2 0 1 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 8 at Paine W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 4 0 1 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 11 UNC Pembroke W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 2 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 12 Winston-Salem W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 1 1.000 5 2 2 1 23 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 15 Catawba W, 3-2 - 5 0 1 1 -1.000 1 2 2 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 19 at Flagler L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 4 2 1 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 23 Paine W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 4 2 2 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 25 at Georgia College L, 3-2 1 5 0 0 0 - 5 1 3 1 22 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 26 at Augusta W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 0 2 1 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 29 Coker W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 2 2 1 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Nov 1 at USC Aiken L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 3 0 4 4 20 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 2 at Lander L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 5 at UNC Pembroke W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 1 .000 3 1 3 3 27 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 8 Augusta W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 4 0 1 4 24 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 9 Georgia College W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 4 3 2 1 28 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Nov 15 Flagler L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 2 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Nov 22 vs. Lander L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 1 35 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
  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
2016-17 29 106 2 0.02 3 35 -.029 39 0.37 32 0.30 378 3.57 0 0 0 0.00 34.0 0.3
2017-18 23 81 2 0.02 2 24 .000 35 0.43 23 0.28 349 4.31 0 0 0 0.00 25.0 0.3
2018-19 24 66 1 0.02 1 6 .000 19 0.29 6 0.09 207 3.14 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 0.1
2019-20 32 120 2 0.02 3 12 -.083 77 0.64 41 0.34 613 5.11 0 0 0 0.00 43.0 0.4
Total 108 373 7 0.02 9 77 -.026 170 0.46 102 0.27 1547 4.15 0 0 0 0.00 109.0 0.3
  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 32 120 2 0.02 3 12 -.083 77 0.64 41 0.34 613 5.11 0 0 0 0.00 43.0 0.4
Conference 12 47 1 0.02 1 5 .000 29 0.62 13 0.28 281 5.98 0 0 0 0.00 14.0 0.3
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Home 15 54 2 0.04 2 7 .000 38 0.70 21 0.39 272 5.04 0 0 0 0.00 23.0 0.4
Away 7 29 0 0.00 0 3 .000 20 0.69 7 0.24 168 5.79 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 0.2
Neutral 10 37 0 0.00 1 2 -.500 19 0.51 13 0.35 173 4.68 0 0 0 0.00 13.0 0.4
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Wins 18 65 1 0.02 1 6 .000 47 0.72 26 0.40 327 5.03 0 0 0 0.00 27.0 0.4
Losses 14 55 1 0.02 2 6 -.167 30 0.55 15 0.27 286 5.20 0 0 0 0.00 16.0 0.3
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September 14 50 0 0.00 1 4 -.250 31 0.62 19 0.38 214 4.28 0 0 0 0.00 19.0 0.4
October 11 40 2 0.05 2 6 .000 30 0.75 14 0.35 221 5.53 0 0 0 0.00 16.0 0.4
November 7 30 0 0.00 0 2 .000 16 0.53 8 0.27 178 5.93 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.3