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Nathan Sanchez
Position: Distance/XC
Year: Senior
Hometown: Alma, Mich.
High School: Alma HS
Major: Health Fitness (3.06 GPA)
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Sanchez Photos
Nathan Sanchez
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 09/17/2012

2013 (Outdoor Track and Field): won the 800m race (1:54.13) at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge (3/29).

2013 (Indoor Track and Field): Won the 800 (1:57.91) at the Simmons-Harvey Invite ... finished 6th in the 800 (1:53.69), and ran a leg of the second place DMR that place second at the MAC Indoor Championships. Earned second team All-MAC.

2012 (Cross Country): Finished 48th at the Jeff Drenth Memorial (17:35.41) (8/31) ... finished with a time of 28:08 at the MSU Spartan Invitational (9/14)

2012 (Outdoor Track and Field): Finished 17th in the 1,500m run in 3:54.62 at the Spartan Invitational (4/7) ... finished runner-up in the 800m run in a career-best 1:53.59 at the Northwood Open (4/14) ... finished 18th in the 1,500m run (3:58.00) at the Polytan Invitational (4/21) ... finished runner-up in the 800m run (1:54.13) at the Lyle Bennett Open (4/28) ... finished 8th in the 1,500m run in a career-best 3:52.67 and in the 800m run (1:54.90) at the MAC Championships (5/10-5/12).

2012 (Indoor Track and Field): Competed in the 800m run (1:57.45) at the GVSU Big Meet (2/11) ... finished runner-up in the 800m run (1:57.25) at the Jack Skoog Meet (2/17) ... ran a leg of the 4th place distance medley relay (9:58.04) at the MAC Championships (2/25).

2011 (Cross Country): Finished in a career-best 27:41 at the 8K Spartan Invitational (9/16) ... ran (28:56) at the 8K Pre-Nationals (10/16).

2011 (Outdoor Track and Field): Finished eighth in the 800m (2:00.83) and ninth in the 1500m (4:16.91) at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (4/22) ... placed fifth in the 800m (1:59.40) at the Lyle Bennett Open (4/30) ... ran a season-best 1:56.54 in the 800m at the MAC Championships (5/12-5/14).

2011 (Indoor Track and Field): Post 4:32.14 in the mile run at the Chip Invite (1/14) ... set a career-best 1:55.09 in the 800m at the Big Meet (2/11-2/12) ... ran a leg on the distance medley relay team that took third at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/25-2/26) with a time of 10:08.23.

2010 Cross Country: Ran the Jeff Drenth Memorial in 16:18.2 (25th) ... Ran in the Spartan Invitational with a time of 28:08 (166th).

2010 (Outdoor Track and Field): Ran 1:54.14 in the 800m at the Jesse Owens Classic.

2010 (Indoor Track and Field):
Crossed the line in a season-best 1:54.86 during the 800m at the GVSU Big Meet.

2009 (Cross Country):
Competed at the Michigan Intercollegiates (30:04.6).

2009 (Outdoor Track and Field) : Redshirted.

2009 (Indoor Track and Field):
Redshirted.

2008 (Cross Country):
Redshirted.

High School—
Lettered three years in track and two in cross country … competed in the 2008 Midwest Meet of Champions … high school Athlete of the Year … school record holder in the 4x800m relay, 4x400 relay and 800m … placed fourth in the 800m at the state meet in 2008.

Career Bests—
400m (50.7); 600m (1:24.35); 800m (1:52.74); 1500m (3:52.67); Mile Run (4:32.14); Cross Country 5K (16:21); Cross Country 8K (27:41).