Nathan Walker
Nathan Walker
Height: 6'1"
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Gilroy, Calif.
High School: Oakwood
Events: Distance
Major: Computer Science, Mathematics

Honors:

  • USA South All-Academic (2019-20)
  • USA South All-Academic (2018-19)
  • USA South All-Academic (2017-18)

2019-20 (Junior): Ran in six cross country meets on the year... Opened the year with a personal record time in the 5k of 19:28.3 at the Mountaintop Invitational (Aug. 30)... Set a personal record in the 8k with a mark of 29:34.9 at the Louisville Classic... Competed in all three track meets on the year... Set a personal record in the indoor mile run at 5:02.55 at the Sewanee Indoor Invitational (Feb. 14)... Earned USA South All-Academic team honors for a third straight year

2018-19 (Sophomore): Ran in six meets during the cross country season... Set a personal record in the 5k with a time of 20:06.1 in the Mountaintop Invitational (Aug. 31)... Set a personal record in the 8k at 30:12.9 at the Berry Invitational (Oct. 13)... In the track and field season, competed in all six outdoor meets and both indoor meets... Set a personal record in the 5,000 meter outdoor event with a time of 17:12.66 at the USA South Championships... Ran a 5:19.32 mile at the Rhodes Invitational... Named to USA South All-Academic team for a second consecutive year

2017-18 (Freshman): Ran in five meets during the fall cross country season… Ran a 32:22.9 8k in his collegiate debut at the Georgia Division III Invitational (Sept. 1)… Recorded his 8k personal record at the Maryville Invitational (Sept. 30) with a time of 32:04.7... Ran in one event during the indoor track season, running a 9:57.28 in the 3000m at the Tiger Indoor Invitational (Feb. 3)... Ran in two events during the outdoor track season... Set a personal record in the 3000m Steeplechase at the Hilltop Classic, placing sixth with a time of 11:24.55... Ran a personal best of 17:53.07 in the 5000m at the Berry Field Day Invitational (Apr. 6)... Named to USA South All-Academic team

High School: Attended Oakwood High School

Personal: Parents are Tim and Irene Walker... Brother, Ben, competed in cross country and track at Haverford College... Favorite Bible verse is John 10:14-15... Majoring in mathematics and computer science... Favorite team is the Philadelphia Phillies and favorite athlete is Joel Embiid

Walker's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
5K: 19:28.30 (Mountaintop Invitational, Aug. 30, 2019)
8K: 29:34.9 (Louisville Classic, Oct. 5, 2019)

Outdoor Track:
900m: 2:16.50 (Birmingham Southern Invitational; March 13-14, 2020)
1500m: 4:40.81 (Berry Field Day Invitational, April 12-13, 2019)
Mile: 5:19.32 (Rhodes Invitational, March 16, 2019)
3000m Steeplechase: 11:24.55 (Hilltop Classic, March 30, 2018)
5000m: 17.12.66 (USA South Championships, April 18-19, 2019)
10000m: 38:08.98 (Emory Invitational, March 23, 2019)

Indoor Track:
Mile: 5:02.55 (Sewanee Indoor Invitational; Feb. 14, 2020)
3000m: 9:57.28 (Tiger Indoor Invitational, Feb. 3, 2018)
4x400: 3:54.04 - Pace, Sneller, Mellott (Sewanee Indoor Invitational; Feb. 14, 2020)

High School:
5K: 19:11
1600m (track): 5:17
300m hurdles: 45.93