Natalie Scatena
Natalie Scatena

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Buffalo Grove, Ill.

High School:
Buffalo Grove

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
11/12/1986

2007-08: (Cross Country): Recorded personal-best 6K finish at the Bradley Classic with a time of 22:30 (40th) ... was 27th with a personal-best 5K finish at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championship (18:35.51) ... placed 117th at the NCAA Midwest Regional. (Indoor): Recorded a season-best and third-place finish in the 3,000, posting a time of 10:49.86 at the EIU Friday Night Special. (Outdoor): Turned in a time of 18:39.06 in the 5,000-meter run at the Vanderbilt Invitational to place 17th ... recorded a season-best finish in the 10,000-meter run, clocking in with a time of 39.19.44 at the EIU Big Blue Classic.

2006-07: (Cross Country): Did not compete due to injury. (Indoor): finished in fourth place with a personal-best time of 5:26.99 at the Redbird Invite ... ran a season-best time of 10:44.04 in the 3,000-meters at the Edmonds Cup ... recorded her season-best in the 5,000-meters (18:38.87) at the Iowa State Classic. (Outdoor): turned in a time of 18:19.37 in the 5,000-meters at the Vanderbilt Invite.

2005-06: Turned in a time of 40:31.26 in the 10,000-meters for 11th place at the State Farm MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... took third place at the Illinois Invite in the 5,000-meters (19:12.78) and was seventh in the 1,500-meters at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational in 5:16.59 ... placed fourth at the Redbird Open in the 3,000-meters in a time of 10:52.28.

At Buffalo Grove HS: All-conference performer in cross country all four years ... all-conference and all-sectional in the 3,200-meter run senior year ... was also a state qualifier in the 3,200-meter run ... named team's most valuable runner sophomore year.

Personal: Born 11/12/86 ... daughter of Michael and Anna Scatena ... major is special education ... pronounced ska-TINA

TRACK & FIELD PERSONAL-BESTS

3,000-meter run 5,000-meter run 10,000-meter run
INDOOR 10:44.04 18:38.87 -
OUTDOOR - 18:19.37 39:19.44

CROSS COUNTRY SEASON-BESTS

5K 6K
2007 18:35.51 22:30
>2006 - -
2005 19:06.96 23:02