Nathan Bierema
Nathan Bierema
Height: 6'1"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Glenside, Pa.
High School: Philadelphia Montgomery Christian Academy
Major: Computer Science

Honors:

  • USA South All-Academic (2016-17)
  • USA South All-Conference second team (2015)

2016-17 (Sophomore): Ran in eight cross country eight events... Contributed points in every race of the season, with a season best 8k time of 29:26.5 in the Berry Viking Open (Oct. 15)... Set a 5k personal record of 18:05.4 in the UTC PowerAde Invitational (Sept. 9)... Finished second on the team, 12th overall, in the Mountaintop Invitational 5k (Sept. 2) with a time of 18:50.4... Ran in the 3000 during indoor track season and finished 11th at the Tiger Indoor Invitational (Feb. 11) with a time of 10:12.65... Competed in five events during the outdoor track season... Set a personal record in the 800 at 2:18.38 and in the 1500 at 4:38.20 at the Berry Field Day Invitational (April 7-8)... Set a personal best in the 5000 with a time of 17:19.13 at the Emory Invitational (March 17-18)... Was also a part of the 4x800 team that ran a season-best time of 9:04.30 at the Emory Invitational (March 17-18)... Earned USA South All-Academic honors

2015-16 (Freshman): Competed in seven events on the year... Finished 11th in the USA South Championship with a personal record 8k time of 29:02 to earn second team All-USA South honors... Placed seventh overall in the season-opening Mountaintop Invitational (Sept. 4) with a 5k time of 19:21 and contributed to a first place finish for the team... Came in 13th in the Maryville Invitational 8k with a time of 32:18... Three top-15 finishes on the year... Competed in the spring track season and set personal bests in the 3000 meter (10:06) and 5000 meter (18:23) events

High School: Attended Philadelphia Montgomery Christian Academy... Ran cross country and track for four years...  His personal best times include: 18:07 in the 5K, 11:30 in the 3200 meter, 5:19 in the 1600 and 2:16 in the 800... Received the Runner of the Year award for his team his senior year of cross country. 

Personal: Parents are Ron and Linda Bierema... Favorite Bible verse is Hebrews 12:1-3... Majoring in Computer Science

Pronunciation: Bierema (BEER-muh)

Bierema's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
5K: 18:05.4 (UTC PowerAde Invitational, Sep 9, 2016)
8K: 29:02.9 (USA South Championship, Oct 31, 2015)

Outdoor Track:
800m: 2:18.38 (Berry Field Day Invitational, April 7-8, 2017)
1500m: 4:38.20 (Berry Field Day Invitational, April 7-8, 2017)
3000m: 10:06 (Mountain Laurel Invitational, April 15, 2016)
5000m: 17:19.13 (Emory Invitational, March 17-18, 2017)
4x800: 9:04.30 - Owen, Reddecliff, Dunlavy (Emory Invitational, March 17-18, 2017) 

Indoor Track:
3000m: 10:12.65 (Tiger Indoor Invitational, Feb. 11, 2017) 

High School:
5K: 18:07
800 (track): 2:16
1600 (track): 5:19
3200 (track): 11:30