Nicolas Pradel
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Clairemont HS '09

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 145

Position:
Distance

Major:
Excercise Biology

2010: Saw most action in 5,000, posting season-best 15:16.72 in Woody Wilson Classic... Also made one appearance in 3K (8:56.18).

CROSS COUNTRY: Redshirted in 2010... Appeared in three meets as a freshman, including Big West Conference Championship (44th)... Finished as team's No. 2 scorer at Bronco Invite (67th overall).

CLAIREMONT HS '09: Posted All-Central League finishes in cross country for four straight years, advancing to San Diego Section each time... Finished 9th in 3,200 (10:26.15) at CIF-SDS meet as a junior, then followed up with a 14th-place PR of 9:48.56 as a senior... Won Academic Distinction and Gerald Stryker Memorial Scholar awards in 2009.

PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Enrique & Nora Pradel... Proudest personal accomplishment was breaking the five-minute mile as a high school freshman.