Natalie Muench (pronounced Mench) is set to join the Huskers after four prep
seasons under Coach John Soderholm at Burnsville High School in Burnsville,
Muench is the first Minnesota native to join the Huskers since Dayton,
Minn., native Brooke Bredenberg finished her senior season in 2004.
team-captain for the Blaze in 2012, Muench earned first-team all-state honors
and was a South Suburban All-Conference selection for the second straight
season. Muench helped the Blaze to a runner-up finish at the 2011 Class AA
state tournament, the program's first state appearance in 15 years.
earning three letters in soccer, Muench also earned a letter as a member of the
During the club season, Muench played for the Dakota Rev under Tobbe Morsell.
Muech was part of the team that finished second at the 2012 Minnesota State Cup
and was an elite finalist at the Schwan's USA Cup Weekend. The team also was
the 2012 champions of the West Coast Final 4 Showcase.
Natalie is the daughter of Kathy Muench. She was born on Nov. 15, 1995. She has
two sisters, Theresa and Tina. Natalie plans to major in business at Nebraska.
"The first time I stepped on campus I could see myself here. The emphasis
put on academics as well as athletics, and the great facilities made the