Position: Outside Hitter
Hometown/Residence: Encinitas, Calif./Encinitas, Calif.
Birth Date: July 1, 1992
Club Team/Coach: Encinitas Wave/Jeanne Reeves
High School/Grad Year: La Costa Canyon High School/2010
College Status: Playing at University of Southern California
INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2011 - Named to the U.S. Women’s Junior National Team which will compete at the FIVB Women’s Junior World Championship (U-20) in Peru. 2009- Participant on the USA beach volleyball Under-19 team and traveled to Turkey to participate in the FIVB Beach Youth (U-19) World Championships.
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2011 - Member of the U.S. Women’s National A2 Red Team that won the silver medal at the USA Volleyball Open National Championships in Dallas, earning All-Tournament Team in the process.
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2011- Placed onto the Dean’s List... 2010- In her freshman season, Hagglund played in every match for University of Southern California as the team's starting libero...Pac-10 All-Freshman First-Team…Posted 497 digs (3.98 digs per set) and 18 service aces (0.14 aces per set)...Finished seventh among Pac-10 Conference players for digs.
CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 - Selected to USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championship 18 Open Division All-Tournament Team…Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year at La Costa Canyon High School after holding 4.3 grade point average... 2009 – With Summer Ross, was youngest team to ever qualify into the main draw of the AVP Manhattan Open…Selected to USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships 17 Open Division All-Tournament Team after helping team to a bronze-medal finish…Tabbed AVCA Under Armor High School All American… Named First Team North County Times…Chosen as PrepVolleyball.com Ace No. 27…Tabbed PrepVolleyball.com’s Top 50 Class of 2010 College Recruit... 2008 - Named to USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championship gold medalist in 16 Open Division, earning all-tournament in the process… Helped LaCosta Canyon High School to being named National High School Champions by PrepVolleyball.com…Earned USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championship Beach Champion in the Under 16 bracket and California State Beach Champion in the Under 16 bracket… Earned CBVA U-16 State Beach Champion and California State Championship D-1 champion... 2007 – Selected Top 79 Sophomores by PrepVolleyball.com…Chosen as Finalist for Top 25 Sophomores by PrepVolleyball.com…Chosen First-Team All-CIF San Diego County Section and First-Team San Diego Hall of Champions/San Diego Union Tribune… First Team North County Times… 2005- CBVA U-14- State Beach Champion... 2002– Began playing club volleyball with Encinitas Wave.
PERSONAL: Born Natalie Hagglund on June 1, 1992 in La Jolla, Calif… Parents are Dave Hagglund and Tracy Hagglund…Brother is Brad Hagglund (1989)…Hobbies are surfing, beach volleyball, skiing and playing any type of sport… Favorite food is New York Steak… Favorite book is A Million Little Pieces… Favorite music is country… Favorite musical artist is Jason Aldean… Favorite movie is The Hangover… Favorite actor is Adam Sandler… Favorite professional team is the San Diego Chargers… Favorite athlete is Darren Sproles… Most admired person is her grandfather Gene Peterson because “He has attended every single event in my life. He has also come to every sport event to support my team and me. He was an incredible athlete and coached at least four sports. He also still surfs and he is over 80 years old and not a lot of people can do that.”… Happiest moment in life was winning the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships in 2008… San Diego County High Schools Girls Long Board Surfing Champion in 2007.
Updated: July 11, 2011