Natalie Wollaston
Natalie Wollaston
Height: 5-6
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Reseda, Calif.
High School: Reseda HS
Position: Mid-Distance

Natalie Wollaston clocked a career-best of 5:02.45 in the 1,500 meters to finish fourth at the Tiny Lister Classic ... also ran a lifetime-best 2:17.42 in the 800 meters at the Aztec Invitational and 59.94 in the 400 meters at the Northridge Invitational ... redshirted the indoor season ... also competed for the Matador cross country team in the fall and finished a season-best 70th (25:41.1) at the Northridge Invitational ... competed in three of the five meets during the cross country season.

Wollaston qualified for the Big West Championships in the 1,500 meters in her first season ... finished 17th in qualifying in a season-best time of 5:08.24 but did not reach the event final ... also ran the 400 and 800 meters, posting a season-best of 60.20 in the 400 at the Steve Scott Invitational (May 2) and a season-best of 2:20.19 in the 800 at the Occidental Invitational (May 8) ... did not compete during the indoor season.

Competed in track, cross country and basketball at Reseda High School in Reseda, Calif. ... was a sprinter and middle-distance runner for the Regents track squad as well as a center for the basketball team ... graduated in 2009.

Born July 24, 1991 in the San Fernando Valley ... parents are Lidia Quinones and Norman Wollaston ... has two brothers, Jorge and Brian ... favorites include the Los Angeles Lakers, former WNBA star Lisa Leslie, actors Denzel Washington and Jessica Alba, the TV show "One on One" and the movie "The Notebook" ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "I'm able to meet new people" ... major is Sociology.

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