Frese on Cloud: "Natasha is a very athletic and unselfish player who will do whatever her team needs to help us win. She's a strong defensive player, who can play either guard spot and is a terrific passer. Natasha has a ton of personality, is a good student and fits right in with our team."
As a Freshman (2010-11): Saw action in 31 of 32 games and started in games four thru nine... led the team in assists twice and in blocks three times... scored in 21 games... saw career-high 30 minutes at No. 13 Georgetown (Nov. 16)... made first career start against American and dished career-high seven assists (Nov. 21)... scored career-high eight points against UMass at ECU's Tournament (Nov. 27)...tied her career-high eight points on 6-for-8 shooting at the line against Appalachian State (Dec. 5)... nabbed a career-high five steals and went 6-for-8 from the line against Longwood (Jan. 30)... went 3-for-4 at the line at No. 20 Miami (Feb. 10)... hit a three that helped spark a 30-9 Maryland run late in the second half vs. No. 7 Duke (Feb. 17)...named a Scholar Athlete at the team's annual banquet.
Before Maryland: 2010 Pennsylvania AAAA First Team All-State...averaged 12.3 points, 7.9 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 4.0 steals as a senior...named First Team All-Delco in 2009 and 2010...led Cardinal O'Hara to second round of the 2010 Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class AAAA Tournament...helped lead O'Hara to the 2009 PIAA Class AAAA State Finals...2009 Pennsylvania AAAA 3rd team All-State...earned the 2009 Michael Menichini Award.
Personal: Daughter of Sharon and Emil Cloud ... has four siblings, three sisters, Kim Hopper, Krystal McLeester and Tiffany Cloud, and one brother, Eric Cloud ... sports heroine is Kimi Pohlman ... also considered Ohio State, Rutgers, Vanderbilt, Virginia, St. Joseph's, Miami and Kentucky ... came to Maryland because she loved the campus, team and family atmosphere.
CLOUD'S CAREER STATISTICS
CLOUD'S CAREER HIGHS
|Points||8, twice (last vs. Appalachian State, 12/5/10)|
|FGM||3, vs. UMass (11/27/10)|
|FGA||6, at Virginia (1/21/11)|
|3FGM||1, five times (last vs. Virginia Tech, 2/24/11)|
|3FGA||4, at #13 Georgetown (11/16/10)|
|FTM||6, twice (last vs. Longwood, 1/30/11)|
|FTA||8, twice (last vs. Longwood, 1/30/11)|
|Rebounds||6, Towson (11/18/10)|
|Assists||7, American (11/21/10)|
|Steals||5, Longwood (1/30/11)|
|Blocks||2, at Clemson (1/6/11)|
|Minutes||30, at #13 Georgetown (11/16/10)|