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Nathan Mountain

Cross Country/ Distance
Position
Sophomore
Class
Cincinnati, Ohio
Hometown
St. Xavier
High School
Nathan Mountain - XC/Track - Virginia Cavaliers

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

All-ACC:
2022 Outdoor:
3000m (2nd Team)

2022 Outdoor
• Ran 3:43.90 in the 1500m at the Raleigh Relays
• Placed seventh in the 1500m at the Duke Invitational with a time of 3:40.99
• Made his 3000m steeplechase debut at the Virginia Challenge where he posted a time of 8:45.42 to crack the Virginia top-ten list
• Helped the Hoos set a school record in the 4xMile relay posting a time of 16:17.89 at the Penn Relays
• Placed fourth in the 3,000 steeplechase at the ACC Championships (8:39.42)
• Advanced to the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the 3,000 steeplechase where he placed 17th
• Named to the All-ACC Academic team
• Named to ACC Academic honor roll
• Named VaSID Track Rookie of the Year

2022 Indoor 
• Clocked 8:10.22 in the 3000m at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational
• Competed in the 3000m at the ACC Indoor Championships
• Placed fourth in the mile at the ACC Indoor Championships to secure second team All-ACC status
• Named VaSID Track Rookie of the Year

2021 Cross Country
• Finished 64th in the 8k at the ACC Championships (24:51.3)
• Finished 45th in the 10k at the Southeast Regional Championships (30:37.8)
• Helped Virginia to a second-place finish at the Hokie Invitational (9:50.06)
• Placed ninth in the 1500 at the Columbia Challenge (3:47.57)
• Placed eighth in the mile at the Columbia Challenge (4:03.27)
• Competed in the 3000m at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational (8:10.22)
• Placed fourth in the mile and competed in the 3000m at the ACC Indoor Championships

Background
• Was 24th at the 2020 XC Town USA Meet of Champions (15:50.6)
• Ran his school record time of 14:46.90 at Trinity / Valkyrie Invitational in Louisville, Ky.
• At the time that was the No. 4 time in the nation
Won the track 3,200-meter run at the 2021 OATCCC Ohio state indoor track meet in 8:56.96, the No. 2 indoor time in the nation that year
• 1600m Ohio state champion his senior year 2k steeplechase national high school record holder
• Owns fastest mile and 2-mile time in Ohio history
• At 2021  Brooks PR Invitational won boys 2-mile with 8:42.39, the No. 2 time US time in the event for his age group
• Three-time Greater Catholic League Cross Country Runner of the Year
• Twice named Cincinnati Enquirer Cross Country Runner of the Year
• Was district and regional champion twice
• Team captain for his high school cross country team in his senior year
• Holds the Cincinnati record for the 5,000m in track

Personal
• Son of Jill and Matt Mountain
• Has an older sister and brother, Ashley and Drew, and a twin brother, Josh