No. 10 Navy led 10-2 early, but fell on the road 19-16 to No. 6 Florida.
Saw extended time in goal during Navy's transitional year ... stopped 175 shots, while allowing 158 goals for a save percentage of .526 ... recorded 20 saves against Michigan Club (Feb. 17) ... stopped 18 shots against UCF Club (Feb. 18) in the title game of the UCF Club Tournament ... stopped 14 shots against Bucknell (Feb. 20) in Navy's first-ever appearance against an NCAA Division I team .,. also stopped double-digit shots against Georgia Club (11; Feb. 18), Anne Arundel Community College (11; March 19) and against Maryland Club (10; Apr. 6).
Prior to Navy:
Lettered three times in lacrosse at Good Counsel High School ... was named honorable mention all-state in 1998 and 1999 ... also lettered twice in field hockey ... was a member of National Honor Society, Students Against Drunk Driving and other clubs in high school ... while at Navy, was a member of the lacrosse club team, an honor representative and third platoon sergeant in the 16th company ... prior to coming to Navy, Blandon spent four years enlisted as an information systems technician at Trans AFB (Calif.) and USS Bonhomme ... full name is Natalie Michelle Blandon ... daughter of Ana Blandon ... born July 2, 1982, in Washington, D.C. ... majoring in English.
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