Northwest’s Natalie Harper Knocking Them Down In College Basketball

Posted by Don Moore on March 1, 2013 at 7:08 am under College | 2 Comments to Read

Natalie Harper (Northwest Guilford, 2012) Freshman, Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL. lead her team with most points scored this season along with the highest free throw percentage at 82%. She played in all 29 games and had 14 starts. She was selected to the All-Freshman SSAC team and enjoyed Spring Hill College player of the week this past December. Not a bad way to start off her first year in college!

The 2012-2013 Spring Hill College women’s basketball team collected five postseason awards from the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) as chosen by the head coaches of the 15 member institutions on Wednesday.

Senior center April Bradford of Pensacola, Fla., was named to the SSAC All-West Division Team for the second consecutive year after a season in which she averaged 7.1 points and 6.3 rebounds per game along with a conference leading 62 blocked shots.

Guard Natalie Harper of Greensboro, N.C., and center Leah Washington from Houma, La., earned spots on the All-Freshmen roster. Harper shot 32.1% (50-156) from 3-point distance while averaging 7.5 points per game. Washington scored 4.7 points per game and hauled in 5.3 rebounds per contest while blocking a total of 17 shots.

All-Freshmen Team

   POS   Name                Class  School	        Hometown
   G     Melanie Barker      FR     Lee                 Dunlap, Tenn.
   F     Shayne Charles      FR     Loyola              New Iberia, La
   F     Krista Dixon        FR     Truett-McConnell    Clayton, GA
   G     Shannon Evans       FR     Faulkner            Mount Belvieu, TX
   G     Shelby Gilbert      FR     Southern Wesleyan   Knox, IN
   G     Natalie Harper      FR     Spring Hill         Greensboro, N.C.
   G     Molly Speed         FR     Mobile              Collins, MS
   F     Janne Tullius       FR     Coastal Georgia     Hamburg, Germany
   C/F   Leah Washington     FR     Spring Hill         Houma, La.
   PG    Katie Youngblood    FR     Loyola              Georgetown, TX

  • dpowell_govikings said,

    No big shock to me, but..Way To Go Natalie!!!

  • NW Fan said,

    Always nice to see information on our prior students who go on to play college sports. Way to go Natalie!