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Natalie Juarez
Natalie Juarez

RS Senior

Claremont, Calif.

High School:
Claremont HS

Last College:
UC Riverside





Club Team:
North Huntington Beach Magic

Natalie Juarez's Honors
UA Most Improved Player

General: Is first on the UA career list in fewest goals allowed (56), second in career goals-against average (2.10), fourth in goalkeeping minutes played (2404), fourth in saves (138) and fourth in solo shutouts (2)...

2003: Started 16 matches in the nets for the Cats... Finished regular-season play fourth in the Pac-10 in total saves 968) and fourth in saves per game (4.25 spg)... Had 9 saves in win at Washington State (11/7/03)... 6 saves against Oregon (11/2/03)... Logged 7 saves at UCLA (10/26/03)... Tallied 7 saves on the way to her second complete-game shutout of the season at USC (10/24/03)... Registered 5 saves and allowed just one goal while playing all 110 minutes of overtime tie with Arizona State (10/18/03)... Collected 5 saves while playing all 90 minutes against California (10/12/03)... Had 5 saves in 88 minutes against Stanford (10/10/03)... Logged 47 minutes and 2 saves at San Diego (10/3/03)... Played 88 minutes against UNLV (9/27/03), collecting 3 saves... Had 3 saves while playing all 110 minutes of a 1-1 overtime tie at Montana (9/26/0)... Made 3 saves in 3-1 win over San Francisco (9/21/03)... Had 3 saves in a complete-game shutout of Kentucky (9/19/03)... Saw all 90 minutes of action at Northern Arizona (9/14/03), allowing just one goal and making 2 saves... Played the entire match against Iowa State (8/29/03), logging 3 saves...

2002: Became starting goalkeeper in second half of season after transferring from UC Riverside... Named the team's Most Improved Player... Saw action in 14 matches, starting 10... Collected 70 saves and a 2.78 goals-against average over 971 minutes of play... Combined with Amanda Martin for three shutouts... 7 saves each at No. 1 Stanford (11/10/02) and at California (11/8/02)... Had 6 saves against Washington State (11/3/02)... Tallied 6 saves and allowed only 1 goal in 2-1 overtime victory over Washington (11/1/02)... 4 saves at Oregon State (10/27/02)... 6 saves at Oregon (10/25/02)... Had 8 saves in overtime loss to No. 19 USC (10/20/02)... Racked up season-high 10 saves in loss to No. 7 UCLA (10/18/02)... Gave up only 1 goal in that match and that was a penalty kick... Played first complete game in-goal at Arizona State (10/11/02), recording 7 saves and allowing 3 goals... Came into the Saint Louis (10/6/02) game in the 44th minute and played the remainder of the contest, surrending 2 goals and registering 7 saves... Earned first collegiate start in 7-0 win over Youngstown State (10/4/02)... Played first 45 minutes of that match, notching 1 save... Entered the Belmont (9/28/02) match in the 26th minute and notched 1 save to combine with Martin for the team's fourth shutout of the season... Played the final 16:18 of the match against San Diego (9/22/02)... Came in with just over 17 minutes remaining against Northern Iowa (9/8/02) and combined with Martin for the team's third shutout of the year...

At UC Riverside -- 2001: Earned a medical redshirt year at UC Riverside after breaking her leg during game action early in the season... Played in three matches with one start... Tallied 120 minutes and five saves while allowing only one goal... Had a 0.75 goals-against average... Suffered a broken tibia at San Francisco (9/27/01), a season-ending injury... First collegiate start was at Sacramento State (9/25/01), where she registered four saves... Had one save against Southern Utah (9/7/01) during first collegiate action...

Prep: Lettered three times in soccer and softball at Claremont (Calif.) High School... Team co-captain as a senior... Two-time All-CIF selection... Named first team All-Baseline League as a senior...Tallied 13 shutouts her senior season while helping the Wolfpack garner a 20-3-6 mark... Led team to league titles as both a junior and senior... Helped team to a CIF championship her sophomore year and a CIF finals berth her junior year... Played for North Huntington Beach Magic club team... Club team was Premier League champion in 2000.

Natalie Juarez's Stats at Arizona

Year   GP  GS   Min  GA  GAAvg  Saves  Shutouts
2002   14  10   971  30   2.78    70       0
2003   16  16  1433  26   1.63    68       2
Totals 30  26  2404  56   2.10   138       2