LWSN highlights a local native that plays college athletics or college team with former Louisville stars that are every Monday. If you have a suggestion on a female athlete to highlight , send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This week’s feature is on Eastern alum Natalie Collins who is making an impact on the Alabama A&M basketball team as a freshman.
Eastern’s Natalie Collins made a lot of noise during her four years at Eastern High and now she’s doing the same at Alabama A&M.
Collins has played in all seven games so far this season and has logged at least 17 minutes a contest and has played 24 or more minutes in every game but two.
The former Lady Eagles is averaging 6.3 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game. Collins has made 16 of 46 (36.8 percent) from the field including 10 of 32 (31.3 percent) from three-point land.
Alabama A&M is currently 4-3 with wins over West Alabama, Evansville, Tennessee State, and Florida International. Their losses came at the hands of Alabama, Austin Peay, and Hartford.
Collins averaged 9.8 points per game as a senior Eastern.