Katie Nast
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Saratoga, Calif.

High School:
Saratoga HS '09

Height:
5-8

Major:
Exercise Biology

2011: Finished 60th overall at Doc Adams Open (11/5) with a time of 23:54.8.

2010: Competed at Bronco Invitational, finishing 90th overall with a time of 18:36.8 (10/16)... Also ran at Doc Adams Open, finishing 27th (23:03).

2009: Raced in four meets, finishing as team's No. 2 runner at Doc Adams Open (7th overall) and Bronco Invitational (53rd).

TRACK & FIELD: Recorded season-best time of 10:29.06 in 3,000 at Aggie Open, finishing 13th (3/12)... Placed 6th (10:41.22) in 3,000 at Aggie Open home meet in only 2010 competition.

SARATOGA HS '09: Three-time state meet qualifier in cross country... Finished 7th at Central Coast Section championship as a senior, 9th as a junior... Selected as team's Runner of the Year each season... Won three Santa Clara Valley Athletic League titles in 3,200... Graduated with honors.

PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, Calif.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Rob & Liz Nast, both of whom were student-athletes (cross country/track and lacrosse, respectively) at Cal Poly... Proudest personal accomplishment was finally becoming a faster runner than her father... Owns a third-degree black belt in tae kwon do.