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Natalie

Ambrose

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#17

Defender
Height 5'7"
Year Senior
Hometown Sisters, Oregon
High School Sisters High School
Major Political Science
School: CC

Bio

2017 Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year
2017 First Team All-Ivy League

2016 Second Team All-Ivy League
2015 Second Team All-Ivy League
2014 Second Team All-Ivy League

2017: First player in program history to be named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year... Earned first team All-Ivy League honors... Started 12 of 15 games played anchoring the Columbia back line that produced nine shutouts and compiled a .779 goals against average, including six shutouts in Ivy League play... Assisted the game-winning goal in overtime in a 1-0 win over Brown (9/30)... Tallied an assist in a 2-0 victory at Cornell (9/22)... Assisted the opening goal in the Lions 2-0 win over Stony Brook (9/8)...

2016: Key leader on Columbia's backline, earning a spot on the All-Ivy League Second Team for the third year in a row ... Started 11 of the 13 games she played for the Lions... Helped anchor a defense that recorded seven consecutive shutouts, ranked 22nd overall in goals-against average (0.706 GAA), ranked 14th overall in shutout percentage (0.588%) and recorded 10 shutouts over the course of the season (tied for 1st in the Ivy League)... Assisted the only Columbia goal in the Ivy League title match at Harvard (11/5)... Had an assist in the season opener against Iona (8/26).

2015: Earned her second selection onto the All-Ivy League Second Team... Started all 16 games for the Lions as an athletic force on the backline... Aided the Lions' five shutouts on the year... Scored first career goal at Princeton (10/17)... Assisted the game winning score in a 2-1 victory over Army (9/20).

2014: Logged 90 minutes of action and her first collegiate assist against Fordham in a 2-1 win (9/28/14)… Played another complete game of strong defense to help shutout Princeton in Columbia’s second conference victory (10/18/14)… Provided a double-overtime complete game effort leading the Lions to their ninth shutout of the season against Yale (11/01/14)… Started in all 17 games this year… Earned a selection onto the All-Ivy League Second Team... Named one of the TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 Freshman.

Sisters High School: Ambrose was a four-year soccer letterwinner and a four-time Sky Em League First Team honoree in her career at Sisters... Led the Outlaws to four straight Sky Em League Championships and two Oregon State 4A Championship appearances in 2010 and 2011... Named Player of the Game in both state finals appearances and is a three-time All-State selection... A TopDrawer four-star player, she tallied a career total of 81 goals and 34 assists, including a career-high 27 goals and 12 assists her senior season. The class of 2014 valedictorian was a model student-athlete on and off the pitch.

Personal: Enrolled at Columbia College and majors in Political Science.

Year GP GS G A PTS
2014 17 17 0 1 1
2015 16 16 1 1 3
2016 13 11 0 2 2
2017 16 13 0 3 3
Totals 62 57 1 5 9
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