Name: Nathalie Friedman
Position: Midfielder
Sport: Field Hockey
DOB: 8/21/2000
Hometown: Phoenix, Md.
High School: Notre Dame Preparatory School (2018)
College: Wake Forest University (2023)
Team/Club: H2O
World Championship Experience
  • Gold - 2019 Croatia Cup (Sveti Ivan, Zelina)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2022: At Wake, Second-Team All-ACC, NFHCA All-South Region Second Team
  • 2022: Named to the U.S. Women's National Team (July)
  • 2022: Named to the U.S. Women's National Development Team (January)
  • 2021: At Wake, named All-ACC Second Team,NFHA Second Team All-Region, All-ACC Academic Team
  • 2021: Named to the Junior World Cup (Potchefstroom, South Africa) Roster
  • 2020: At Wake, named All-ACC Second Team,NFHA Second Team All-Region, All-ACC Academic Team
  • 2019: Named to the U.S. Women's National Indoor Team
  • 2018: Named to the U.S. U-19 Women's National Indoor Team
  • 2017: Named to the U.S. U-19 Women's National Indoor Team
  • 2016: Named to the U.S. U-16 Women's National Indoor Team
  • 2014: Named to the U.S. U-16 Women's National Indoor Team
Personal: Daughter of Kevin and Toni-Jean...Has a sister, Pyper...Game Day Mantra: “Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds.”...Favorite Sports Quote: “It’s not whether you get knocked down. It’s whether you get up.” - Vince Lombardi...Best Words of Advice: "Don’t ever let someone tell you you’re not good enough.”
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Friedman's mom played field hockey at William and Mary and started coaching her at the age of 7 in their local recreation team. She's been in love with the game ever since.