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Maryland Women's Soccer BIO
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Natasha Ntone-Kouo
Player Profile:
Natasha Ntone-Kouo 1322137
Position: Forward/Midfield
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: East Brunswick, N.J.
High School: East Brunswick

As a Senior (2016): Moved to central defense after three years as a forward…started four games before being sidelined due to injury…played 100 minutes against TCU (8/15)…recorded 110 minutes against Gardner-Webb (8/21)…played 90 minutes with a shot at William & Mary (8/25)…played 23 minutes at Penn (8/28).

As a Junior (2015): Played in all 19 games while starting 12...notched a season high in minutes (73) against Navy (8/23)...recorded a season high in shots (2) against James Madison (9/10)....recorded a shot in 30 minutes off the bench at Illinois (9/27)...played 47 minutes against Michigan (10/1)...started and played 53 minutes versus Penn State (10/8)...started against Ohio State (10/11)...notched a shot and played 46 minutes against Indiana (10/15).

As a Sophomore (2014): Played 29 minutes in 3-0 loss at No. 1 UCLA (8/22) ... played 12 minutes in 1-0 loss at Pepperdine (8/24) ... played 27 minutes in 4-0 shutout of William & Mary (8/28) ... played nine minutes in 2-1 win over NC State (8/31) ... played 33 minutes, in 1-1 tie at Navy (9/8) ... scored the insuance goal with 19 seconds left in the first half in 2-0 win over No. 25 Rutgers (9/12) ... one shot in 26 minutes vs. the Scarlet Knights ... played 17 minutes in 1-0 loss to Michigan (9/19) ... played nine minutes in 0-0 tie vs. Michigan State (9/21) ... played 20 minutes in 1-0 win at Iowa (9/25) ... played 14 minutes in 4-3 overtime loss at Nebraska (9/28) ... scored the game-winning goal in the 83rd minute in 2-1 win over Purdue (10/2) ... led the team with three shots, playing 37 minutes, vs. the Boilermakers ... one shot in 38 minutes in 0-0 tie vs. Indiana (10/5) ... made her first career shot and setup the game-tying "own goal" with a well-played cross into the box in 1-1 tie at Ohio State (10/11) ... played 69 minutes vs. the Buckeyes ... two shots in 84 minutes in 0-0 tie vs. Northwestern (10/17) ... two shots in 57 minutes in 1-1 tie vs. Illinois (10/19) ... one shot in 40 minutes in 1-0 loss at Minnesota (10/24) ... played 47 minutes in 1-0 loss in double-overtime at No. 12 Wisconsin (10/26) ... recorded a shot against No. 6 Penn State (10/30).

As a Freshman (2013): Made her collegiate debut, playing 31 minutes in 9-0 season-opening shutout of the Citadel (8/23) … 32 minutes in 4-2 win over Villanova (8/26) … three shots in 32 minutes in 3-0 win over George Mason (8/30) … 57 minutes in 2-0 shutout of Navy (9/1) … 16 minutes in 1-0 loss at No. 23 Santa Clara (9/6) … one shot in 35 minutes in 3-0 loss at No. 4 Stanford (9/8) … 10 minutes in 2-1 overtime win at Clemson (9/12) … 29 minutes in 2-0 loss to No. 23 Virginia Tech (9/19) … one shot in 22 minutes in 1-0 shutout of No. 3 Wake Forest (9/22) … 34 minutes in 5-0 loss at No. 5 Notre Dame (9/26) … 28 minutes in 1-0 loss at No. 1 Virginia (9/29) … scored her first collegiate goal, which proved to be the game-winner, in 3-0 shutout of NC State (10/3) … two shots in 40 minutes vs. the Wolfpack … one shot in 23 minutes in 3-1 loss at No. 6 North Carolina (10/6) … two minutes in 2-1 loss to Duke (10/13) … 24 minutes in 1-0 win at Miami (10/17) … seven minutes in 2-1 loss at No. 3 Florida State (10/20) … nine minutes in 3-1 win at Syracuse (10/24) … five minutes in 1-0 overtime loss to Boston College (10/27) … six minutes in 3-1 win over Pittsburgh (10/31).

Before Maryland:

  • 2011 NSCAA All-Region II
  • Four-year letterwinner
  • Totaled 63 goals and 22 assists for her high school career
  • First Team All-State by the Star Ledger
  • Two-time Team MVP
  • Star Ledger County Player of the Year
  • Two-time Home News Tribune Player of the Year
  • Four-time All-Greater Middlesex Conference
  • Helped lead the PDA Slammers to the 2011 USYS National Championship
  • Two-time Region I Champions
  • 2012 ODP National Champions (NJ)
  • 2012 ECNL All-Event at Stanford

Personal: Daughter of Samuel and Gracita Ntone-Kouo... older sister of Yannick.

Chose Maryland Over: Boston College, Georgetown and Miami

I chose Maryland because: "Maryland has a great combination of competitive soccer and challenging academics. The coaching staff made me feel really welcomed. It was one of the first schools I visited, and I fell in love with the campus."


Natasha Ntone-Kouo's Career Statistics
Season GP Goals Assists Points Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2013 19 1 0 2 8 .125 2 .250 1 0-0
2014 18 2 0 4 11 .182 5 .455 1 0-0
2015 19 0 0 0 7 .000 4 .571 0 0-0
TOTAL 56 3 0 6 26 .115 11 .423 2 0-0
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