In all, approximately 51 percent of USU's student-athletes earned a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the awards.
Defender Natalie Norris is invited back to compete for a roster spot.
Defender Natalie Norris among 20-25 players to participate in combine for professional women's soccer league.
Aggies add players from three different states.
Senior defender Natalie Norris, senior goalkeeper Ashlyn Mulford and junior forward Jennifer Flynn were honored.
Utah State Soccer - WAC Tournament Championship Utah State vs. Denver
Utah State Soccer - WAC Tournament Semifinals Utah State vs. Seattle
Utah State Soccer vs. Louisiana Tech
Utah State Soccer vs. San Jose State
Utah State Soccer vs. Texas State
WAC Defensive Player of the Year (2010, 2011)
2011 (JR): Named WAC Defensive Player of the Year for the second-straight season, becoming the first Aggie to do so... Earned first-team all-WAC honors for the second-straight season... Played and started in all 22 matches... Fourth in scoring with four goals for eight points... Three of her four goals were game-winning goals... As part of the solid USU defense, named to the WAC all-tournament team... Named to the NSCAA all-West Region second team... Named to the NSCAA Scholar all-West Region first team... Scored two goals in the Aggies' 6-1 win against Idaho State (Sept. 11)... Scored game-winning goals at Nevada (Oct. 16)... Scored one of three goals against San Jose State (Oct. 28)... Played over 100 minutes in four matches, including 110 at Boise State (Sept. 25) and against Fresno State (Oct. 30)... Played over 2,000 minutes last season... Earned academic all-WAC honors for the third-straight season... Named Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete... Part of the USU squad that earned its ninth-straight NSCAA Team Academic Award.
2010 (SO): Played and started in all 21 of Utah State's matches... Was named the WAC's Defensive Player of the Year on top of also earning first-team all-WAC honors... Earned NSCAA all-West Region third-team honors... Scored two goals, scoring the first and last goals of the home opener against Utah Valley (Aug. 22), also earning her one game-winning goal on the year... Took a total of 10 shots on the season and two shots on goal, both ending as goals... Also had an assist against Utah Valley, one of two total assists on the season, with the other coming in a 3-1 win over Nevada (Oct. 8)... Played all 90 minutes in each of USU's six shutout victories on the season... Named WAC Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 1)... Earned academic all-WAC honors... Named Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete... Part of the USU squad that earned its eighth-straight NSCAA Team Academic Award.
2009 (FR): Only freshman to start all 21 matches... Scored four points off of two goals... Knocked in game-winning goal in USU's 1-0 overtime win at Boise State (Oct. 9)... Scored first collegiate goal against Stephen F. Austin (Aug. 30)... Played 110 minutes twice against Wyoming (Sept. 6) and San Jose State (Oct. 17)... Attempted eight shots as a defender... Part of the USU backfield that allowed only 26 goals... One of three freshmen to score point along with Jamee Dyches and Ellen Larsen... Named Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete... Part of the USU squad that earned its seventh-straight NSCAA Team Academic Award... Earned Academic all-WAC honors.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Alta High School for head coach Lee Mitchell... Scored six goals and three assists her final year... Academic all-state in basketball and soccer... Named Deseret News MVP her senior season... Named Salt Lake Tribune first-team all-state her junior and senior seasons.
Personal: Born Sept. 23, 1990... Full name is Natalie Lynn Norris... Daughter of Jim and Cindy Norris... Has three older brothers... Majoring in nutrition, dietetics and food science.