Natalie Riddering
Natalie  Riddering


Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
El Camino Fundamental HS


Libero/Outside Hitter



Waves Suffer Heartbreaker to Dayton in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Pepperdine concludes 2012 season with a 20-12 record after falling in the first round of postseason action.


Pepperdine Set for Rematch vs. Dayton in NCAA Tournament Action

Waves open postseason action on Friday at 5:30 p.m. vs. the Flyers.


Final Road Trip of Regular Season Pits Waves Against Loyola Marymount and San Francisco

Pepperdine heads into this week with the reigning WCC Player of the Week (Woolever) and WCC Player of the Month (Orozco).


#24 Waves Celebrate Matthies' 900th Match with 3-1 Victory vs. Saint Mary's

Nina Matthies, now in her 30th season with the Waves, celebrate her 900th match on the Pepperdine sideline tonight vs. the Gaels.


Waves Host Annual Dig Pink Match on Thursday vs. Loyola Marymount

Pepperdine battles for points in the Wells Fargo PCH Cup Standings on Thursday vs. LMU.


Pepperdine vs. BYU

Pepperdine vs. BYU on Nov. 15, 2012 Photos by Martin A. Folb


Pepperdine vs. Colorado State

Pepperdine vs. Colorado State


Pepperdine vs. Jiangsu (exhibition)

Pepperdine vs. Jiangsu (exhibition)

Natalie Riddering Career StatisticsGet Acrobat Reader

INDOOR 2012: Played in 22 matches and 60 sets as a freshman ... Began the season as a defensive specialist before taking over the libero spot midway through the conference portion of the season ... Averaged 2.10 digs for a total of 126 ... Collected 20 digs vs. Saint Mary's (11/1) and a season-high 21 during the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Dayton (11/30) ... Surpassed double digits in digs on four occasions ... Tallied 18 digs vs. BYU (11/15) ... Posted 15 digs against North Dakota State (11/20) ... Totaled 18 assists and two aces in 2012 ... Registered a .914 serve receive percentage (15 errors, 175 attempts).

CLUB: Played for the Northern California Volleyball Club (NCVC) from 2009-12 ... Three-time team captain ... As a part of the 18-1 Moxie team, placed third in the national division at the 2012 USA Volleyball Junior National Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from El Camino Fundamental High School in 2012 ... Earned the team's Most Valuable Player award all four seasons ... Earned a mention on prepvolleyball.com's "Senior Aces" 150 list ... Three-time Capital Athletic League MVP ... Led squad to three league and section championships ... Earned all-city honors as a sophomore, junior and senior.

PERSONAL: Born in Sacramento, Calif. ... Daughter of Cindy and John Riddering ... Has two older sisters, Amy and Emily ... Father played rugby at California and sister Amy played water polo at UC Irvine ... Also has a cousin, Mary Ording, who plays volleyball at Wisconsin ... Chose Pepperdine because "I was looking for a phenomenal educational experience in a small school setting, that also had a competitive volleyball program. Pepperdine was the perfect choice!"

FAVORITES: Favorite pro volleyball player is Misty May-Treanor ... Favorite pro sports team is the San Francisco Giants ... Favorite movie is Pirates of the Caribbean ... Favorite musical artist is MGMT ... Favorite sport to watch other than volleyball is rugby ... Favorite sport to play other than volleyball is water polo ... Favorite book is Water for Elephants ... Favorite tv show is Pretty Little Liars ... Favorite food is sushi.

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