Natalie Kennedy – Wilmington College
Natalie has been a main piece on the NOHS Volleyball team at the setter position for the last four seasons. Next fall, Natalie will be attending Wilmington College to further her academic and athletic career. The reasoning for choosing Wilmington was, “It’s a small and welcoming environment and has a great coaching staff.” While at Wilmington she will be studying in Education.
A message from family and friends:
Good Luck Natalie – Head NOHS volleyball Coach – Joe Marita
Natalie has had a tremendous career and has earned many accolades in her time at NOHS.
- Four-year letter winner
- 1st serve/1st kill in NOHS new facility
- Elected Captain for her junior and senior season
- Offensive player of the year her sophomore year
- School record – Aces in a Game
- School record – Aces in a Season
- School record – Aces in a career
- 3X honorable mention All-SWC (sophomore, junior, and senior year)
- Team MVP Senior Year
Natalie’s favorite sport to play is Beach Volleyball
Her Favorite Athlete is American professional beach volleyball player and three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings
Her funniest sports memory was when her shoelace broke at a tournament in Columbus. She was playing with her shoe falling off because there were no laces in the shoe.
Natalie’s biggest accomplishment was lettering all four years of high school and breaking numerous school records.
Natalie’s favorite subject at NOHS was Entrepreneurship
Her favorite teachers at NOHS were Señora Botoulas, Mr. Morel, and Mr. Sextella.
Natalie’s favorite quote is by Michael Jordan, “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying again.”