1 Natasha Calkins
1 Natasha Calkins
Height: 6-1
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
High School: William Aberhart
Position: MB/RS
Major: Studying in the College of Arts and Sciences
m 24
k/s 1.39
h % .356
a/s 0.01
b/s 0.75
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.15

EYEBRONCO: An introduction to Natasha Calkins

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014: One of three Bronco freshmen named to the WCC All-Freshman Team … Played in 26 matches this year … collected 98 kills, averaging 1.34 kpg … finished third on the team with 56 total blocks, averaging 0.77 bpg … vs. St. Francis Brooklyn (Aug. 29), had 3 kills, hitting .600, with 3 blocking assists … started vs. Lafayette (Aug. 30) and had 2 kills … vs. Central Conn. St. (Sept. 5), had 3 kills hitting .500 … at UCSB (Sept. 19), picked up 4 kills in 4 attempts … started vs. NIU (Sept. 20), and picked up 9 kills while hitting .750 … at Cal Poly (Sept. 20) started and hit  .412 with 10 kills, adding 1 solo block and 2 block assists … at San Francisco (Sept. 26) had 5 block assists … vs. Pacific (Sept. 30), picked up a start with 2 kills and 5 blocking assists … at No. 24 San Diego (Oct. 2), started and earned 9 kills while hitting .562 with 4 block assists … started vs. Gonzaga (Oct. 10), had 9 kills, 1 solo block and 6 block assists … at No. 24 LMU (Oct. 18) started and had 2 kills and 6 block assists ... hit .500 at Saint Mary’s (Oct. 23) with 5 kills and 4 blocks …  earned 3 kills and 2 blocks at Pacific (Oct. 25) ... against No. 11 BYU (Oct. 30) hit .444 with 5 kills and 2 blocks ... picked up 4 kills and 2 blocks vs. No. 24 USD (Nov. 1) … against Pepperdine, recorded 4 kills (Nov. 15) … hit .750 with 6 kills against USF (Nov. 20) … recorded 7 kills while hitting .636 in shutout against Saint Mary’s (Nov. 24) … had 2 kills and 1 block against Oregon in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (Dec. 5).

HIGH SCHOOL: William Aberhart High School ... Calgary Senior Girls City Champions 2013-14 ... Provincial 3rd place 2013-14 ... Calgary Senior Girls City Champions 2012-13 ...  Provincial 4th place 2012-13 ... Calgary Junior Girls City Champions 2011-12 ... Track: 3rd place at cities in long jump 2012-13 ... 3rd place at cities 4x100 relay 2013-14. 

CLUB: Dinos u18 Provincial Champions 2013-14 ...  team finished in third place in 2013-14 ... Canuck u16 Provincial 2nd place 2011-12 ... Team BC White, 2012 ... Team Alberta Blue, 2011.

PERSONAL: Career goals are to play professional volleyball ... Mother, Esmie Lawrence, was an Olympian (1988) and ran professionally in France ... Father, Brian Calkins, played basketball at Grande Prairie Regional College ... in high school she played basketball, track, volleyball and was on the swimming team ... hobbies and interests include reading and running ... studying in the College of Arts and Sciences.

WHY NATASHA CHOSE SANTA CLARA: I chose to go to Santa Clara because they have a great program that is up and coming. I believe the team is going to be very successful, and I am excited to work hard and hope contribute to that success during my time there.

Recent Games
Nov 8 at Portland W, 3-0
Nov 13 Loyola Marymount L, 3-0
Nov 15 Pepperdine L, 3-1
Nov 20 San Francisco W, 3-0
Nov 25 Saint Mary's W, 3-0
Dec 4 at Oregon L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 24 15
Sets 67 45
Kills 93 59
Kills per set 1.39 1.31
Errors 24 20
Total Attacks 194 137
Hitting Percentage .356 .285
Assists 1 1
Assists per set 0.01 0.02
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 1 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 10 5
Digs per set 0.15 0.11
Block Solo 5 4
Block Assist 45 35
Block Total 50 39
Blocks per set 0.75 0.87
Block Errors 9 4
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 120.5 80.5
Points per set 1.8 1.8
Matches started 18 14
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 29 vs. Saint Francis W, 3-0 - 2 3 0 5 .600 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 3 0 4.5
Aug 30 vs. Lafayette W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 5 .400 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Aug 30 at Hofstra W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 2 at Army W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 5 vs. Central Conn. St. W, 3-0 - 2 3 0 6 .500 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 3.5
Sep 5 at Harvard L, 3-2 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
Sep 6 vs. Delaware W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 Penn W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 Duke W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 at Stanford L, 3-0 - 2 1 1 3 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.0
Sep 19 at UC Santa Barbara L, 3-0 - 1 4 0 4 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 20 vs. Northern Ill. W, 3-0 1 3 9 0 12 .750 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Sep 20 at Cal Poly W, 3-2 1 5 10 3 17 .412 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 12.0
Sep 26 at San Francisco L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Pacific W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 8 .250 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 4.5
Oct 2 at San Diego W, 3-1 1 4 9 0 16 .563 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 11.0
Oct 4 at BYU L, 3-0 1 2 2 2 7 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2.5
Oct 9 Portland W, 3-1 1 2 2 3 5 -.200 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Oct 10 Gonzaga L, 3-2 1 5 9 5 22 .182 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 7 0 13.0
Oct 16 at Pepperdine W, 3-1 1 2 1 0 4 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.0
Oct 18 at Loyola Marymount W, 3-2 1 5 2 2 10 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 5.0
Oct 23 at Saint Mary's W, 3-1 1 4 5 0 10 .500 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 7.5
Oct 25 at Pacific L, 3-0 1 3 3 3 9 .000 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 4.5
Oct 30 BYU W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 9 .444 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Nov 1 San Diego W, 3-2 1 3 4 4 12 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Nov 6 at Gonzaga W, 3-2 1 2 1 0 5 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1.5
Nov 8 at Portland W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 Loyola Marymount L, 3-0 - 1 1 0 1 1.000 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Nov 15 Pepperdine L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 San Francisco W, 3-0 1 3 6 0 8 .750 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 7.0
Nov 25 Saint Mary's W, 3-0 1 3 7 0 11 .636 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 8.0
Dec 4 at Oregon L, 3-0 1 3 2 0 5 .400 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2014-15 24 67 93 1.39 24 194 .356 1 0.01 0 0.00 10 0.15 5 45 50 0.75 120.5 1.8
Total 24 67 93 1.39 24 194 .356 1 0.01 0 0.00 10 0.15 5 45 50 0.75 120.5 1.8
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 24 67 93 1.39 24 194 .356 1 0.01 0 0.00 10 0.15 5 45 50 0.75 120.5 1.8
Conference 15 45 59 1.31 20 137 .285 1 0.02 0 0.00 5 0.11 4 35 39 0.87 80.5 1.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 23 36 1.57 13 76 .303 1 0.04 0 0.00 5 0.22 2 19 21 0.91 47.5 2.1
Away 12 34 40 1.18 11 90 .322 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 0.12 3 20 23 0.68 53.0 1.6
Neutral 4 10 17 1.70 0 28 .607 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.10 0 6 6 0.60 20.0 2.0
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Wins 16 49 71 1.45 13 143 .406 0 0.00 0 0.00 8 0.16 3 34 37 0.76 91.0 1.9
Losses 8 18 22 1.22 11 51 .216 1 0.06 0 0.00 2 0.11 2 11 13 0.72 29.5 1.6
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August 2 5 5 1.00 0 10 .500 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 3 3 0.60 6.5 1.3
September 7 17 29 1.71 4 50 .500 0 0.00 0 0.00 6 0.35 1 11 12 0.71 35.5 2.1
October 9 30 38 1.27 16 92 .239 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 3 24 27 0.90 53.0 1.8
November 5 12 19 1.58 4 37 .405 1 0.08 0 0.00 4 0.33 1 6 7 0.58 23.0 1.9
December 1 3 2 0.67 0 5 .400 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 1 1 0.33 2.5 0.8