Columbia Women's Soccer BIO
Natalie Neshat
Player Profile:
Natalie Neshat 1864237
Position: Defender/Foward
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Scripps Ranch High School
Major: Pyschology

2016 Academic All-Ivy League
2016 Second Team All-Ivy League
2016 TDS National Team of the Week

2017: Fired in a goal on the road at Saint Joseph's (9/17)... Posted a goal and an assist en route to a 5-0 victory over Sacred Heart (9/10)... Fired in a goal in the a 2-0 win over Stony Brook (9/8)... Scored two goals in the opening period to lead Columbia to a 4-2 home victory over Seton Hall (8/27)...

2016: Named Academic All-Ivy League... Earned All-Ivy League Second Team honors... Earned TDS National Team of the Week honors... Played in all 17 games for the Lions... Scored game-winning header in overtime at Penn (10/8)... Posted a goal and an assist at Wagner (9/25)... Found the back of the net in a 2-0 win over Cornell (9/23)... Kicked in the Lions' only goal in a 1-1 draw at Seton Hall (9/18)... Picked up an assist in the Lions' home opener against St. Joseph's (9/16).

2015: Started all 16 games for the Lions... Scored the first goal of her collegiate career and the first team goal of the season in a 3-0 victory over Wagner (8/30)... Aided the Lions' defense in five shutouts on the year.

2014: Played in all 17 games for the Lions in her rookie season… Helped the back line stifle Yale’s offense for Columbia’s ninth shutout of the season (11/01)… Played strong defense in a double-overtime performance to preserve a 0-0 tie against Albany (9/19)… Was instrumental on the back line for the Lions and shut down Seton Hall’s offense in a 0-0 tie (9/15).

At Scripps Ranch: The three-sport athlete in soccer, track, and volleyball was a four-time letter-winner on the pitch. The two-time team captain earned First Team All-League honors in her junior season. She helped guide the Falcons to a San Diego CIF Championship Finals appearance. Neshat also garnered back-to-back All-Academic Team awards in her junior and senior seasons. The California native will join her twin sister, Holly, on the pitch for Columbia’s 2014 campaign.

Personal: Enrolled at Columbia College ... Majors in Psychology.

2014 17 13 0 0 0
2015 16 16 1 0 2
2016 17 12 4 2 10
2017 7 7 5 1 11
Totals 57 48 10 3 23
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