Natalie Gower
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Natalie Gower

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
St. Joseph's Academy

Height:
6-4

Position:
MB

Experience:
1L


11/25/2014

TCU Hosts No. 3 Texas on Senior Night

Seniors Mattie Burleson and Stephanie Holland will play in their final home match in front of a sold-out crowd.

11/19/2014

Horned Frogs Wrangle the Red Raiders

Sutton Sunstrum dug up a career-high 31 digs as TCU routed Texas Tech 3-1.

11/18/2014

Four Named Volleyball Academic All-Big 12

Natalie Gower, Alexia Heist, Shane Peters and Ashley Smith all earned spots on the First Team.

11/15/2014

TCU Falls 3-2 at Iowa State

The Horned Frogs comeback fell short, as McGuire recorded a career-high 15 kills in the match.

11/14/2014

Volleyball Travels for Tilt with Cyclones

The Horned Frogs will wrap up their road swing with a 4 p.m., showdown with Iowa State.

11/01/2014

TCU vs. Kansas 11/1/14

TCU vs. Kansas 11/1/14

10/24/2014

TCU vs. Zhejiang 10/24/14

TCU vs. Zhejiang 10/24/14

10/04/2014

TCU vs. Baylor 10/4/14

TCU vs. Baylor 10/4/14

09/19/2014

TCU vs. Sam Houston State 9/19/14

TCU vs. Sam Houston State 9/19/14

09/16/2014

TCU vs. Abilene Christian 9/16/14

TCU vs. Abilene Christian 9/16/14

2013 (Freshman)
Started 16 matches and played in 28 matches and 83 sets in her first season at TCU ... spent valuable time in the middle blocker position and finished fifth on the team in kills with 148 ... notched 74.0 total blocks on the season to finish fourth on the team ... led the team in kills on two occasions ... led the team in total blocks 12 times ... posted double-digit kills four times over a five game span ... started with 10 kills and only one error for a .529 hitting percentage against West Virginia on Oct. 2 ... continued her streak with double-digit kills against Texas Tech (16), at Baylor (10) and against Oklahoma (11) ... named Big 12 Rookie of the Week on Oct. 21 after being the only player in the conference ranked in the top 10 of five categories for the week ... in only one match for the week, she led the league in points per set (5.83) and service aces (1.33), while ranking third with 1.62 blocks per set ... also recorded six assists, eight service aces and 55 digs on the season.

High School
Attended St. Joseph's Academy in St. Louis ... helped lead her team to the 2010 state title and 2012 district title ... led all middle blockers in her conference in hitting percentage and had the No. 2 hitting percentage for middle blockers in the state of Missouri ... played club volleyball for St. Louis CYC ... her club won the bronze medal in the open division of the Junior Olympic Volleyball Championships in 2010 and 2011 ... won the gold medal in the American division in 2008 ... Ranked as a Top 150 Senior Aces on PrepVolleyball.com ... named to the Under Armour High School All-American Watch List and All-State first team in 2012 ... earned Under Armour High School All-American honorable mention honors.

Personal
Full name is Natalie Marie Gower ... daughter of Bob and Peggy Gower ... has two brothers, Dan and Jon ... plans on majoring in nutrition, with hopes of becoming a physician's assistant and volunteering in Africa ... hobbie include reading, listening to music and handing out with friends.

Season MP-SP K E TA KPG PCT AST APG SA-SE RE DIGS DPG BS-BA BPG BE BHE PTS
2013 28-83 148 39 369 1.78 .295 6 0.07 8-15 2 55 0.66 14-60 0.89 5 1 200.0
Career 28-83 148 39 369 1.78 .295
6
0.07 8-15 2 55 0.66 14-60
0.89
5 1 200.0


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