Track & Field


AS A JUNIOR: Versatile sprinter posted two of his best times of the indoor season at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... ran the 60 meters in 7.50 seconds and 200 meters in 23.50 seconds ... top times outdoors included a 23.33-second effort in the 200 at the Spartan Invitational ... also ran 51.68 in the 400 meters at the Central Collegiate Championship ... will look to dip under the 23-second and 51-second marks during his senior campaign.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in all of the sprints for the Irish track team ... posted his best indoor 200-meter time at the Blue & Gold Invitational, running 23.43 ... ran 51.09 over 400 meters at the Notre Dame Opener ... covered 60 meters in 7.43 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... did not compete during the outdoor track season.

AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete during the 2004-05 track season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Track and field standout at St. Joseph High School in South Bend, Ind. ... also ran one season of cross country ... earned conference and regional championships as a senior ... earned all-conference accolades in each of his final two track seasons ... two-time team MVP and team captain ... owns school records in the 4x100- and 4x200-meter relays ... personal bests include 11.1 in the 100 meters, 22.9 in the 200 meters, 43.2 in the 4x100-meter relay, and 3:21 in the 4x400-meter relay ... son of Jessica and Dennis Payne ... oldest of three children ... born April 1, 1986 in South Bend, Ind. ... enrolled in the College of Science with a major in environmental sciences.

Nathan Payne
Nathan  Payne


South Bend, IN

High School:
St. Joseph's




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