UCLA Track & Field BIO
Nathaniel Cushing-Murray
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Nathaniel Cushing-Murray 1264318
Other Position: Distance
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 135
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Santa Monica, Calif.
High School: Foothill
2014 – Competed in five meets for the Bruins … Ran the 5,000m, 10,000m and 3,000m … Won the 3,000m at the Rafer/JJK Invitational with a personal best time of 8:31.50 … Ran a personal best in the 5,000m at the Oxy Invitational with a time of 14:51.98 … Posted a personal best 31:11.19 in the 10,000m at the Mt. Sac Relays.

2013 – Competed in five meets as a redshirt freshman … Placed second against TCU/LSU in the 3,000m steeple with a career best time of 9:21.02 … Finished sixth in the 3,000m (8:36.01) at the Texas State Elite Meet … Ran a 4:01.39 in his only 1,500m race of the season.

Summer 2012 – Placed fifth in the 10,000m at the USATF Junior National Championships (31:43.78).

2012 - Placed fifth in the 5000m at the RJ/JJK Invite (15:23.01).

High School – Earned four varsity letters in cross country and track for Foothill HS ... Placed third at the Div. II CA State Meet for cross country (15:15 for 5k) ... Set a freshman record in the mile for Foothill (4:21) ... Also set a 3200m 9th/10th grade record at the Orange County Championships (9:30) ... Competed for Equalizer Track Club where his team were three-time national champions.

Personal – Born September 1, 1993 in Huntington Beach, CA ... Son of Christian and Kathleen Cushing-Murray, both of whom graduated from UCLA ... Undeclared major.
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