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#3 Natalie Martineau
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'2"
Class: Senior
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Oakville, Ontario, Canada
High School: ES Sainte Famille
Other College: Montevallo
Major: French
Born: 11/06/1987
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Natalie Martineau Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 03/13/2012

2011 Second-Team All-SEC
2011 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana
2010 LSWA Louisiana Newcomer of the Year
2010 LSWA Honorable Mention All-Louisiana
2009 NSCAA Third-Team All-Southeast Region
2009 Second-Team All-Peach Belt Conference
2006 U-20 Canadian Women's National Team Player Pool
2005 U-20 Canadian Women's National Team

CAREER CAPSULE
Wrapped up her two-year stint with the Tigers by starting all 43 of the team's matches in 2010 and 2011 ... Earned Second-Team All-SEC honors for her performance as a senior in 2011 ... Scored nine goals and dished out 11 assists for 29 points in her two seasons at LSU ... Ranked in a tie for the No. 4 spot on LSU's all-time single-season scoring list with a career-high 10 assists in 2011 ... Transferred to LSU after playing two seasons at the University of Montevallo in Alabama in 2008 and 2009.

SENIOR SEASON (2011)
An offensive standout for the Tigers as the team's second-leading scorer during her senior season in 2011 ... Started all 22 matches for the Tigers during the 2011 campaign ... Ended her collegiate career by scoring four goals and dishing out a career-high 10 assists for 18 points on the year ... Scored three goals and seven assists for 13 points in 11 SEC matches during the regular season ... Helped the Tigers claim their fourth SEC Western Division championship and at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament in five seasons ... Also helped the Tigers earn a runner-up finish in the final SEC standings for the third time in four seasons with a 13-8-1 overall record and 8-3 mark for 24 points in SEC play ... Honored for her performance with a Second-Team All-SEC selection as one of the league's premier attacking midfielders ... Also recognized by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association as a First-Team All-Louisiana performer ... Scored two game-winning goals on the season in a 3-0 shutout of Louisiana-Lafayette on Aug. 21 and a 2-0 shutout of Kentucky on Oct. 9 ... Actually scored both of LSU's goals in its victory over Kentucky as her first career multi-goal game gave the Tigers their first ever win over the Wildcats in Lexington in program history ... Also scored the team's only goal in a 3-1 defeat at Auburn on Oct. 14 ... Finished the season tied for the No. 2 spot in the SEC rankings with 10 assists on the campaign ... Assisted game-winning goals in LSU's victories over 10th-ranked Tennessee (2-0), 13th-ranked Florida (1-0), McNeese State (1-0), Oklahoma (2-1), Ole Miss (3-2) and Georgia (2-1) ... Also credited with assists against the likes of 13th-ranked Pepperdine, Mississippi State and South Carolina ... Attempted 24 total shots with 13 shots on goal during the season ... Earned her second varsity letter with the Tigers.

JUNIOR SEASON (2010)
Made an immediate impact in her first season with the Tigers after competing at the NCAA Division II level for the first two seasons of her collegiate career ... Started all 21 games while playing primarily as an attacking midfielder ... Also saw action on the wing and on the front line during the 2010 season ... Honored by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association as the Louisiana Newcomer of the Year and an honorable mention All-Louisiana selection ... Was tied as the team's leading goal scorer as she finished the season with five goals and one assist for 11 points ... Led the Tigers with three game-winning goals on the year ... Scored LSU's first goal of the season in the 10th minute of play in an 8-0 shutout of South Alabama in the season opener on Aug. 22 ... Her first goal of the season proved to be the game-winner against the Jaguars ... Also scored game-winning goals in back-to-back SEC wins against Auburn (2-1) on Oct. 3 and Kentucky (1-0) in double overtime on Oct. 8 ... Scored the game-tying goal in a 1-1 draw on the road against Tennessee with just under three minutes to play in regulation ... Added another goal in a 2-0 shutout of McNeese State on Sept. 19 ... Credited with her only assist of the season in a 6-2 win over the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Oct. 17 ... Attempted 14 shots with nine shots on goal on the season ... Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
A standout midfielder at the University of Montevallo of NCAA Division II in 2007 and 2009 ... Started 41 of 42 matches in two seasons with the Falcons ... Scored seven goals and dished out 12 assists for 26 points during her two-year career ... Finished the 2009 season with three goals and a team-high eight assists for 14 points en route to being named a Second-Team All-Peach Belt Conference and NSCAA/adidas Third-Team All-Southeast Region selection ... Recorded four goals and four assists in 2007 to lead Montevallo to its first conference championship as a member of the Gulf South Conference ... Has competed internationally as a member of the Under-20 Canadian Women's National Team ... Was a full member of the U-20 Canadian Women's National Team in 2005 ... Scored three goals in a four-game college tour of Nebraska with the U-20 Canadian National Team in April 2005 ... Represented her country at the U.S. Youth Soccer Adidas Cup in Houston, Texas, in May 2005 ... Also a member of the U-20 Canadian Women's National Team Player Pool used to select the roster for the 2006 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Final Round Qualification Tournament in Veracruz, Mexico ... Competed with the U-17 Canadian National Team in 2004 ... Trained at the National Training Center in Canada from 2003-07 ... Is a veteran of the W-League, which represents the highest level of women's soccer in North America outside of Women's Professional Soccer ... Is now a member of the Toronto Lynx franchise in 2010 ... Has also played for other W-League franchises during her career, including the Cocoa Expos (2007), Rochester Rhinos (2008) and Ventura County Fusion (2009).

PERSONAL
Full name is Natalie Isabelle Martineau ... Born on Nov. 6, 1987 ... Parents are Lionel and Nicole Martineau ... Has three sisters named Jocelyne, Stephanie and Elyse ... Majoring in French.

 

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