Nathan Corder
Nathan Corder


Pickerington, Ohio

High School:
Pickerington North





87 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC Spring Honor Roll

Nine different UA programs, including two NCAA Championship teams and one national runner-up squad, were represented on the annual honor roll


Leigh Gilmore Earns Academic All-America Honors

Gilmore is the ninth UA student-athlete to earn the honor this season


Corder Named a First Team Academic All-American

Senior becomes a three-time Academic All-American


Corder and Gilmore Named to Academic All-District Team

Both are now eligible for Academic All-America honors


Alabama Student-Athletes Set to Receive Degrees during Commencement Weekend

The Crimson Tide is slated to graduate seven student-athletes that have been a part of two national championships during their careers and more than 70 overall

Career Bests
• 1,500 meters - 4:03.84
• Mile - 4:23.65
• 3,000 meters - 8:46.51
• 5,000 meters - 15:07.37

Cross Country
• 5 kilometers - 15:40
• 8 kilometers - 25:52.01
• 10 kilometers - 32:55.46

Senior (2011-12)
Outdoor Season
Finished 15th in the 5,000 meters at the Drake Relays in 15:29.35 ... as 24th in the 1,500 meters at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational with a time of 4:07.94 ... set a career-best in the 1,500 meters by running a 4:03.84 to finish 12th at the Spec Towns Invitational ... ran a 4:04.45 in the 1,500 meters by running at the Ole Miss Invitational ... timed a 15:12.31 at the Alabama Relays with 11th place finish in the 5,000 meters ... was 21st in the 1,500 meters at the Bulls Invitational with a time of 4:04.97.

Indoor Season
Posted a 8:50.01 in the 3,000 meters at SEC Championships ... was 18th overall in the mile at the Texas A&M Invitational with a time of 4:25.65 ... ran a personal record by finishing ninth in the 3,000 meters at the New Balance Invitational with a time of 8:46.51 ... competed in the 3,000 meters for the first time in his career with a time of 8:53.40 ... timed a 4:23.65 in his first mile event at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener.

Cross Country
Was 93rd at the NCAA South Regional with a 33:43.6 finish on the 10-kilometer course ... placed 71st overall with a time of 26:30.32 at the 8-kilometer SEC Championships ... was 49th overall at the 8-kilometer Crimson Classic with a time of 26:27.57 ... finished 131st with a PR of 25:52.01 on the 8-kilometer course at the Greater Louisville Classic ...came in 78th with a time of 27:29.40 at the 8-kilometer Commodore Classic ... was 50th at the Georgia Invitational with a 27:38.86 finish on the 8-kilometer course.

Junior (2010-11)
Cross Country
Named a first team Academic All-American ... earned the NCAA Elite 88 award given to the competitor at the NCAA Championship with the highest GPA ... competed in all seven meets for the cross country team ... finished 82nd at the NCAA South Region Championships ... was 60th at the SEC Championships to help the squad to a second-place finish ... finished 40th at the Crimson Classic ... had a personal best 10-kilometer cross country time of 32:55.46 at the NCAA South Region Championship ... did not compete during the indoor and outdoor track seasons.

Sophomore (2009-10)
Cross Country
Competed in six of seven races for the Tide during the cross country season, running in the top seven in five ... posted a personal-best 4-mile time of 21:15.65 at the Memphis Twilight Invitational to finish 30th ... finished 30th at the Crimson Classic ... posted a season-best 8-kilometer time of 26:11.7 at Pre-Nationals...finished 63rd at the SEC Cross Country Championships as the team won the title...turned in a 103rd place finish and then personal-best 10-kilometer time of 33:36.89 at the NCAA South Region Championships while the team won the title.

Indoor Season
Did not compete.

Outdoor Season
Turned in a personal best time of 4:05.69 in the 1,500 meters at the Ole Miss Relays during the outdoor season.

Freshman (2008-09)
Cross Country
Competed in three cross country races for the Tide ... ran a 16:04 5-kilomter race at the UTC Powerade Invitational ... finished in 14th place at the Crimson Classic ... posted a personal-best 8-kilometer time of 26:03.87 at the SEC Championships where he finished in 65th place ... member of the SEC Championship team that ended Arkansas' 34-year title streak.

Indoor Season
Did not compete.

Outdoor Season
Competed twice during the outdoor season running the 5,000 meters at the Mississippi Open finishing 10th in 15:07.37 ... was eighth at the Alabama Relays in the event with a 15:23.87.

Prep and Personal
Coached by Tim Starkey at Pickerington North where he the was regional champions in 2008 ... led team to seven conference titles ... was a five-time state qualifier in 2006, 2007, and 2008 ... named all-state in the 3,200 meters in 2008 ... was a two-time district and region champion in 2007 and 2008 ... a five-time Academic All-Ohio selection ... named MVP of the team four times ... earned 11 all-conference honors ... was a two-time conference scholar-athlete ... set school records in the 3,200 and 5,000 meters ... also competed on the wrestling team ... helped coach the junior high wrestling team ... was a member of the Church Youth Leadership Counsel and National Honor Society ... is the son of Don and Jill Corder ... has two brothers, Chris and Eli ... owns a perfect 4.0 grade point average in mathematics ... has performed the most community service hours of any current male UA student-athlete ... is also conducting research in non-profit fundraising, for which he took top honors at the UA Undergraduate Research Conference ... has spearheaded various community service initiatives in Tuscaloosa, the most recent of which was partnering with Convoy of Hope to deliver and distribute more than 200,000 pounds of food, water and supplies to areas affected by the devastating April 2011 tornado in Tuscaloosa.