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Nathan Corder
Nathan Corder

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pickerington, Ohio

High School:
Pickerington North

Event:
Distance



08/19/2012

Alabama Athletics Enjoys Record Breaking Academic Success in 2011-12

As a group, Alabama's more than 525 student-athletes averaged over a 3.0 grade point average for the 2011-12 academic year, including 48 that maintained a career GPA of 4.0. Overall, five teams posted GPAs above 3.5 for the second year in a row

Career Bests:
• 5,000m - 15:07.37
• 4-Mile - 21:15.65
• 5k XC - 15:40
• 8k XC - 26:03.87
• 10k XC - 33:36.89

Junior (2010-11)
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.

Sophomore (2009-10)
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 8,000m 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 personal-best 10,000m time of 33:36.89 at the NCAA South Region Championships while the team won the title ... turned in a personal best time of 4:05.69 in the 1,500m at the Ole Miss Relays during the outdoor season.

Freshman (2008-09)
Competed in three cross country races for the Tide ... ran a 16:04 5,000m at the UTC Powerade Invitational ... finished in 14th place at the Crimson Classic ... posted a personal-best 8,000m 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 ... did not compete indoors ... competed twice during the outdoor season running the 5,000m at the Mississippi Open (10th, 15:07.37) and Alabama Relays (8th, 15:23.87).

Prep and Personal
Coached by Tim Starkey ... Regional Team Champions in 2008 ... seven-time Conference Team Champions ... five-time state qualifier in 2006, 2007, and 2008, named All-Ohio in the 3,200m in 2008 ... two-time District and Region Champion in 2007 and 2008 ... five-time Academic All-Ohio in 2006, 2007, and 2008 ... named MVP of the team four times ... 11-time All-Conference Team ... two-time Conference Scholar Athlete ... school record holder in the 3,200m and 5k ... also competed on the wrestling team ... helped coach the Junior High wrestling team ... member of the Church Youth Leadership Counsel and National Honors Society ... Parents: Don and Jill Corder ... Siblings: Chris and Eli ... Birthday: June 6, 1990 ... Majoring in Mathematics.