Natalie attended Walter Panas High School in Cortlandt Manor New York where she was a three sport athlete and four year starting player on the varsity softball team. Throughout her four years of softball she received the Section One Athletics “AllSection Award” two years in a row, “All League Award” & “All League Honorable Mention” along with being a two year captain in her junior and senior year.
After that she moved onto playing at Westchester Community College in Valhalla where she again was one of the captains of her team. By the time Natalie left Westchester Community College she had received many awards such as the “ Women’s Player Of The Year Award”, “Softball MVP”, “NCJAA “1st team of the All Region Softball Squad” and All-Conference Softball Squad” for the Mid-Hudson Conference. Natalie knew how to play every position in the field except catcher and she was the only pitcher for her teams during her last two years of high school continuing onto the college team.
Natalie even ranked one of the highest strike out pitchers in Westchester Community College Softball and Baseball Combined. In a 20 game season at Westchester Community college she had 97 strike outs.