Nathan Esparza
Nathan  Esparza


Madera, Calif.

High School:
Madera South HS



Bulldog Women Win Season Opener, Men Place Second

The Fresno State cross country teams open season strong in the Fresno State Invitational.


MW Cross Country Championships

Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014. Woodward Park, Fresno, Calif., Friday, 10/31/14.


Fresno State Invitational

XC at Woodward Park

Last updated on November 19, 2015 

Cross Country (Senior): Participated in six meets... had his top finish of the season at the UW Sundodger Invitational where he was the 'Dogs third finisher placing 27th in the 8K with a time of 25:09... ran his fastest 8K time of the season at the Santa Clara Invitational clocking a time of 25:01.3...competed in his final Mountain West Championships placing 60th overall finishing the 8K in a time of 30:32.4. 

Cross Country (Junior):
Participated in all six races this season... ran a time of 24:42 at the Mountain West Championships to finish 32nd overall and was the Bulldogs second finisher... finished 11th at the Fresno State Invitational with a 6K-time of 18:54.... placed 24th at the Sundodger Invitational with a time of 25:37
Outdoor (Sophomore):
Participated in three meets ... competed in two events ... recorded a college best 15:49.83 in the 5000M at Cal Poly/ invitational ... won first place in the 3000M with a time of 9:05.82 at the Bulldog Invitational
Cross Country (Sophomore):
Did not see any action.

Cross Country (Freshman):
Did not see any action.
Outdoor (Freshman):
Named to the 2013 Spring Academic All-Mountain West team ... participated in six meets ... clocked a time of 8:56.24 in the 3,000m at the UC Irvine Spring Break Invitational ... timed in at 4:10.09 in the 1,500m at the Cal Poly Dual.
Prior to Fresno State:
Three-year cross country letterwinner under coach Richard Parris at Madera High School ... three-time Valley Champion ... named to the All-Valley team as a senior ... registered times of 4:50 in the 1-mile and 1:57 in the 800m.
Son of Paul and Brenda Esparza ... major at Fresno State is criminology ... enjoys playing music.

Cross Country:
● 6K - 18:54, Fresno State Invitational (9/5/14)
● 8K - 24:42, Mountain West Championship (10/31/14)
● 10K - 32:20, NCAA Regional (11/14/14)
● 800m - 2:06.00, UNLV Randall Cunningham Invitational (4/12/13)
● 1,500m - 4:10.09, Fresno State/Cal Poly Dual (3/9/13)
● 3,000m - 8:56.24, UC Irvine Spring Break Invitational (3/22/13)

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