Natalie Cooper
Natalie  Cooper

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ventura, Calif.

High School:
Buena HS '15

Height:
5-6

Major:
Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior


06/30/2017

Aggies shine on Big West All-Academic Teams

A total of 57 student-athletes honored for their work in the classroom from winter and spring sports

09/03/2016

Cross country sweeps season opener at Putah Creek

Freshman Lemak, sophomore Ceja pace Aggies in wins over Sacramento State

09/02/2016

Cross country readies for season opener at home

UC Davis hosts annual Aggie Open on Saturday to kick-off 2016 campaign

11/12/2015

Aggies run for NCAA Berth at West Regionals in Seattle

Coming off third-place finishes at conference meet, UC Davis heads to Washington in search of trip to Nationals

11/07/2015

Gallaher, Dorman pace Aggies in home finale

Duo sets collegiate bests to lead the Aggies at Doc Adams Open

2016: Competed in only one meet for the Aggies as a sophomore, finishing 14th at the Aggie Open to start the year in a 4K time of 15:16.

2015: Competed in four meets for the Aggies in her first season... Posted her best finish of the year by finishing 11th at the Doc Adams Open to close the season, crossing in a time of 22:50... Posted her best 5K time of 19:05.0 at the Capital Cross Challenge on Oct. 3... Finished with a season-best 6K time of 22:35.2 at the Santa Clara Invitational on Oct. 17.

BUENA HS '15
Three-year varsity starter in soccer for the Bulldogs... First-team all-league and team captain as a senior as a center midfielder... Four-year varsity letter winner in track and field... Named distance runner of the year as a freshman and most improved as a sophomore... Advanced to the CIF state preliminaries for three consecutive seasons in the 1600m... Posted a personal best time of 5:10 in the event... Posted a personal best of 2:21 in the 800m.

PERSONAL
Parents are Christopher and Betsy -- both of whom were members of the Aggies' swimming and diving teams... Has an older sister, Megan, who also attends UC Davis... Played seven seasons of soccer with the Ventura FC and would play soccer at UC Davis if she wasn't a member of the cross country team... Lists "Good Will Hunting" as her favorite movie... Puts riding an elephant in Thailand at the top of her bucket list.

SELECTED TOP TIMES

DISTANCE TIME DATE MEET
4K 15:16 9/3/16 Aggie Open
5K 19:05.0 10/3/15 Capital Cross Challenge
6K 22:35.2 10/17/15 Santa Clara Invitational