Name: Natalie Hagglund
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Position: Libero
Height: 5-8
Weight: 138
Hometown: Encinitas
College: University of Southern California/Communications/2014
Personal: San Diego County High Schools Girls Long Board Surfing Champion in 2007....Born Natalie Hagglund on June 1, 1992 in La Jolla, Calif...Parents are Dave Hagglund (1960) and Tracy Hagglund (1961)...Brother is Brad Hagglund (1989)...Hobbies are surfing, beach volleyball, writing and traveling...Favorite food is Cardiff Crack Steak and Cesar Salad...Favorite book is Hunger Games...Favorite music types are Dubstep or Country...Favorite musical artist is Avicii...Favorite movie is Bridesmaids...Favorite actress is Mellissa McCarthy...Favorite professional team is any team with my USA girls on it...Favorite athlete is Kerri Walsh-Jennings, she is not only one of the best players in the world but she is one of the most amazing, humble athletes with such great insight into the sport...Most admired person is her grandfather Gene Peterson because “he is such an athletic stud and inspires me to be a warrior on a regular basis”...Happiest moment in life is “anytime I am spending time with my friends and family at the beach or anytime the waves are really good. Surfing is the most enjoyable moments of all time. It isn’t necessarily was competitive as volleyball, but brings tranquility, peace and happiness to my life.”

2016 - NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament (Gold)...FIVB World Grand Prix (Silver).
2015 - Pan American Cup (Gold)... Pan American Games (Gold)...FIVB World Cup (Bronze)...NORCECA Championship (Gold).
2014 - Montreux Volley Masters (Silver)...Pan American Cup (Silver).

Did You Know

  • Runs her own website:
  • Starting libero for Team USA at 2015 Pan American Cup leading the U.S. to the gold medal as she averaged 3.05 digs per set with a 39.6 receiving efficiency
  • Starting libero at Pan American Games as Team USA won the gold medal and she averaged 3.77 digs per set
  • Started three of 11 matches in FIVB World Cup helping Team USA to the bronze medal
  • Tallied 11 digs and 47 percent excellent reception mark at the Montreux Volley Masters, her first event with the U.S. Women's National Team
  • Selected AVCA All-America First-Team for three consecutive years (2011-13) to conclude her collegiate career at University of Southern California
  • Selected Pac-12 Libero of Year in 2012 and 2012
  • Named CoSIDA Capital One First-Team Academic All-American in 2013
  • Ended career with school career leader in digs with 2,362 and third in Pac-12 history
  • Named to the 2011 U.S. Women’s Junior National Team which finished fourth at the FIVB Women’s Junior World Championship (U-20) in Peru
  • 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
  • Participant on the USA beach volleyball Under-19 team and traveled to Turkey to participate in the FIVB Beach Youth (U-19) World Championships.
  • Selected to USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championship 18 Open Division All-Tournament Team
  • In 2009 with Summer Ross, was youngest team to ever qualify into the main draw of the AVP Manhattan Open
  • In 2008 earned USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championship Beach Champion in the Under 16 bracket and California State Beach Champion in the Under 16 bracket
  • In 2002 began playing club volleyball with Encinitas Wave.

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Last Update: July 10, 2016