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Nate Jones

Class: R-Junior
Position: Distance
Height: 6-3

Previous School: Conrad Weiser HS

Hometown: Wernersville, Pa.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
1,500 - 4:15.71
Mile - 4:25.62 (Indoor)
2K SC - 6:19.59 (Indoor)
3K - 9:12.14
3K SC - 10:00.20
5K - 15:32.04
10K - 31:50.03

2013 Cross Country (R-Jr.)
• Ran in three races for the Flames, including a 29th-place showing at the Big South Championship

2013 Outdoor Track & Field (R-So.)
• Ran just one race during the season, a 15:56.51 5K at the season-opening Coastal Carolina Invitational

2012-13 Indoor Track & Field (R-So.)
• Came in 12th in the Big South 3K and 24th in the mile
• Clocked a time of 6:19.59 in the rarely-contested indoor 2K steeplechase at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup
• Finished third in the 5K at the season-opening Liberty Kickoff in 15:45.23

2012 Cross Country (R-So.)
• Came in 21st at the Big South meet, moving up 13 places from his 2011 Big South finish
• Shaved almost a full minute off of his 8K personal-best time at the Royal Cross Country Challenge with a 25:10.9 effort
• Ran 1:07 faster in the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional 10K than he had in 2011, clocking 32:25.36 for 100th place overall and sixth on the team

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (R-Fr.)
• Ran a personal-best steeplechase time of 10:02.02 for 11th place at the Big South Championship

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (R-Fr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty

2011 Cross Country (R-Fr.)
• Placed 34th overall and seventh on the Flames' squad at the Big South Championship, with an 8K season-best time of 26:09
• Came in 144th at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship
• Served as Liberty's No. 5 runner at the IC4A meet, crossing the line 88th overall

2011 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted
• Ran a 5K time of 15:56.92 at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier, competing unattached

2010-11 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted

2010 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted

Prep
• Graduated from Conrad Weiser High School, where he was a teammate of fellow Liberty distance runner Zach Barker
• Helped lead his team to its first-ever District 3 AAA boys' cross country team title in 2008
• Two-time all-district performer in cross country

Personal
• Son of Russel and Beatrice Jones
• Kinesiology major
• Birthday is Oct. 10