Nathan Gallatin
Nathan Gallatin
Height: 6-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mercer Island, WA
High School: Mercer Island
College: Pomona

At Pomona-Pitzer: Entering his second season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Cross Country team…Will also run middle distance events for the Track and Field team in the spring (400, 800, 1600).

High School: Attended Mercer Island High School in Washington, where he was a member of the cross country, track and field and soccer teams…Earned four varsity letters in cross-country and three varsity letters in track…Helped the Islanders to a sixth place team finish in cross country state championships as a senior…Part of a 2014 4th place 4x400 finish at the state championships…A 2015 conference champion in the 800 meters and part of a 2015 conference champions in the 4x400 meter relay…2015 SeaKing District champion in 800m…Earned a sixth place finish in the 800 meters at state championships…Has a 400m PR of 50.84, 800m PR of 1:53.23, 1600m PR of 4:27.42…2015 Mercer Island Track Team MVP.

Personal: Attends Pomona College…Has one brother…Hobbies include hiking, cycling, pick-up soccer and basketball, reading, music and target shooting…Favorite athlete is David Rudisha…Favorite book is Running the Rift and favorite movie is Good Will Hunting…Lists Louis Zamperini as the public figure he most admires… Laboratory volunteer at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center…Also volunteered with the VOICE program (Volunteer Outreach in Communities Everywhere) and Kids Corps (free tutoring service for elementary students)…Chose Pomona because “it is a place where I can explore multiple interests in an intimate learning environment.”