2013-14 Men's Cross Country
Nathan Kandie
Nathan Kandie
Nathan Kandie

HT.5-6
YR.So.
HOMETOWNIten, Kenya
PREVIOUS SCHOOLUniversity of Arizona

As A Sophomore (2013)
Competed in six of seven races during his first year at FGCU ... won one meet and finished in the top-three on the team in every race … placed first at the Westminster Academy Collegiate Invite 5k (Aug. 31) with a career-best 15:42.36 … placed 52nd overall and third on the team at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational 8k (Sept. 14)  with a 26:15.15 … placed 115th and second on the team at the Roy Griak Invitational (Spet. 28) 8k with a time of 26:00.30 … placed 3rd overall and second on the team at the UCF Black & Gold Invitational (Oct. 18) 8k with a 25:59.92 … placed 15th overall and third on the team at Atlantic Sun Championships (Nov. 2) with a career-best 25:57.14 … placed 80th overall at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships 10k (Nov. 15)  with a career-best 31:53.68.

Transferred to FGCU following his freshman season at Arizona in 2012.

As A Freshman (2012) | University of Arizona
During the indoor season, he ran the mile in 4:18.11 at the Husky Classic ... took 23rd at the MPSF Championships, clocking a time of 4:18.43 ... outdoors, he finished in ninth place at the Willie Williams Classic in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:00.99 ... he ran the 1,500-meter run at the Jim Click Shootout, clocking a personal-best time of 4:00.15, good for a 13th-place finish.

High School
Did not have any competitive running experience.

Personal
Born July 17, 1990 … public health major … favorite athlete is Michael Duane Johnson … favorite sport to watch is soccer, favorite sports movie is The Long Run and favorite book is Change Your Words, Change Your Life … would like to meet Barrack Obama … aspires to become a successful epidemiologist (investigate the causes of disease and other public health problems to prevent them from spreading or occurring again).