Natalie Capuano’s BIO


Natalie went to Sun Valley High School, where she was a three-sport athlete (soccer, basketball and softball).  In 2004, Natalie was named the Delaware County Soccer Player of the Year.  In her high school career, Natalie scored 81 goals and is the current record holder for most goals in the history of Delaware County!

After high school, Natalie attended the
University of Pennsylvania and graduated in 2009 with a B.A. in Psychology and Hispanic Studies. While at Penn, she played on the soccer team for four years.  Natalie is the first three-year captain in the history of the program.  In 2007, she helped bring the first outright Ivy League championship to the Penn women's soccer program and received Academic All-American honors as well.

 

Throughout college, Natalie played on the U.S. Under 20 and Under 23 National teams.  In her final year at Penn, Natalie was a Lowe's Senior Class Award Nominee, which is a national award given to a division 1 student-athlete based on academics, athletics, character and community service.  Natalie was also named as Penn's Most Outstanding Senior Female Athlete.

After graduation, Natalie went to
Finland to play professional soccer. She signed with a team called PK-35, which is in the Finnish first division. The team ended the year as league champions and Natalie received Player of the Year honors.  Natalie returned home at the end of the season and began her time with the Philadelphia Independence.  Natalie played with the team from March until August 2010.

Natalie currently coaches two other youth soccer teams and is affiliated with the Soccer Shots organization as well.  In August, Natalie will begin law school at
Drexel University.