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Nathaniel Mechler
Nathaniel  Mechler

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Elmira District Secondary School

Height:
6-3

Event:
Multis

Experience:
HS

Elig. (I/O):
So./So.


• 2017 American Athletic Conference Indoor Champion - Heptathlon
• 2017 American Athletic Conference Outdoor Champion - 4x400-meter relay
• 2017 First Team All-American Athletic Conference - Heptathlon (Indoor)
• 2017 First Team All-American Athletic Conference - 4x400-meter Relay (Outdoor)
• 2017 American Athletic Conference Outdoor Silver Medalist - Decathlon
• 2017 Second Team All-American Athletic Conference - Decathlon (Outdoor)

Personal Bests
Indoor Date
60m 7.08 2.24.17
1000m 2:40.55 2.24.17
60H 8.47 2.24.17
High Jump 1.95m (6-4.75) 2.24.17
Pole Vault 4.65m (15-3) 2.24.17
Long Jump 7.30m (23-11.5) 1.28.17
Shot Put 11.95m (39-2.5) 2.24.17
Heptathlon 5,636 points 2.25.17
Outdoor Date
100m 10.96 5.12.17
400m 48.36 3.29.17
1,500m 4:26.28 5.12.17
110H 14.97 4.14.17
High Jump 1.85m (6-0.75) 3.29.17
Pole Vault 4.70m (15-5) 5.12.17
Long Jump 7.16m (23-6) 3.29.17
Shot Put 12.26m (40-2.75) 5.12.17
Discus 35.15 (115-4) 4.8.17
Javelin 50.56m (165-10) 5.12.17
Decathlon 7,374 5.13.17

2016-17 (Freshman)
Indoor:
Won the American Athletic Conference Championships while competing in his second heptathlon for the Cougars over Feb. 24-25, where he earned First Team All-American Athletic Conference honors...Set six personal bests at the American meet including the 60-meter dash (7.08), 1,000-meter run (2:40.55), 60-meter hurdles (8.47), high jump (1.95m), pole vault (4.65m) and shot put (11.95m), while scoring a career-best 5,636 points...Set a personal best of 7.30m (23-11.5) at the Houston Invitational on Jan. 28.

Outdoor: Tallied 7,374 points in the decathlon to take silver at the 2017 American Outdoor Championships en route to earning Second Team All-Conference laurels...Also helped the Cougars to an American Championship in the 4x400-meter relay while running the third leg...Posted a personal-best 7,374 points in the decathlon at the American Championships, while setting top marks in the 100m (10.96), 1,500m (4:26.28), pole vault (4.70m), shot put (12.26m) and javelin (50.56m)...Set a personal best in the 110-meter hurdles at the Beach Invitational when he ran 14.97...Threw the discus 35.15m (115-4) at the Houston Alumni Invitational to set a personal best in the event...Completed his first collegiate decathlon at the 2017 Clyde LIttlefield Texas Relays where he set his top marks in the 400m (48.36), high jump (1.85m) and long jump (7.30m).

HIGH SCHOOL
Competed four years at Elmira District Secondary School…Was a four-time national champion in the decathlon…Holds the Canadian Junior Decathlon Record…Qualified for the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in Poland…holds eight high school records while competing in the decathlon…also played basketball for two seasons, and ran cross country for one season in high school.

PERSONAL
Son of Colleen and Roland Mechler…Has four siblings, Joshua, Meghan, Emile and Taiga…Enjoys playing video games, napping and playing sports in his free time…Volunteers as a track coach…Majoring in Health…Aspires to be a track coach after his professional career is completed.

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01/12/18
Leonard Hilton Invitational
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
01/13/18
Carl Lewis High School Invite
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
01/14/18
Joe Deloach Youth Meet
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
01/20/18
Mark Colligan Memorial
at Mark Colligan Memorial
Lincoln, Neb.
All Day
01/26/18
Houston Invitational
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
01/27/18
Houston Invitational
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
02/02/18
Charlie Thomas Invitational
at Charlie Thomas Invitational
College Station, Texas
All Day
02/03/18
Charlie Thomas Invitational
at Charlie Thomas Invitational
College Station, Texas
All Day
02/09/18
Tyson Invitational
at Tyson Invitational
Fayetteville, Ark.
All Day
02/09/18
Howie Ryan Invitational
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
02/10/18
Husky Classic
at Husky Classic
Seattle, Wash.
All Day
02/10/18
Tyson Invitational
at Tyson Invitational
Fayetteville, Ark.
All Day
02/11/18
Houston Seniors/Masters Meet
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
02/23/18
vs The American Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
All Day
02/24/18
at The American Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
All Day
03/09/18
at NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas
All Day
03/10/18
at NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas
All Day
03/15/18
Cougar Spring Break Invitational
Carl Lewis Complex
All Day
03/16/18
at TSU Relays
Houston, Texas (TSU)
All Day
03/17/18
at TSU Relays
Houston, Texas (TSU)
All Day
03/23/18
Victor Lopez Classic
at Victor Lopez Classic
Houston, Texas (Rice)
All Day
03/24/18
Victor Lopez Classic
at Victor Lopez Classic
Houston, Texas (Rice)
All Day
03/28/18
Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
at Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
Austin, Texas
All Day
03/29/18
Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
at Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
Austin, Texas
All Day
03/30/18
Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
at Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
Austin, Texas
All Day
03/31/18
Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
at Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
Austin, Texas
All Day
04/07/18
Houston Alumni Invitational
Carl Lewis Complex
All Day
04/13/18
Texas Invitational
at Texas Invitational
Austin, Texas
All Day
04/14/18
Texas Invitational
at Texas Invitational
Austin, Texas
All Day
04/19/18
at Mt. SAC Relays
Walnut, Calif.
All Day
04/20/18
at Mt. SAC Relays
Walnut, Calif.
All Day
04/21/18
at Mt. SAC Relays
Walnut, Calif.
All Day
04/21/18
J. Fred Duckett Twilight Invitational
at J. Fred Duckett Twilight Invitational
Houston, Texas (Rice)
All Day
04/26/18
Penn Relays
at Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
All Day
04/27/18
Penn Relays
at Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
All Day
04/28/18
Penn Relays
at Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
All Day
04/28/18
Longhorn Invitational
at Longhorn Invitational
Austin, Texas
All Day
04/29/18
Longhorn Invitational
at Longhorn Invitational
Austin, Texas
All Day
05/04/18
Tom Tellez Invitational
Carl Lewis Complex
All Day
05/11/18
vs The American Outdoor Championships
Cincinnati, Ohio
All Day
05/12/18
vs The American Outdoor Championships
Cincinnati, Ohio
All Day
05/13/18
vs The American Outdoor Championships
Cincinnati, Ohio
All Day
05/23/18
vs NCAA West Prelims
Sacramento, Calif.
All Day
05/24/18
vs NCAA West Prelims
Sacramento, Calif.
All Day
05/25/18
vs NCAA West Prelims
Sacramento, Calif.
All Day
06/06/18
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/07/18
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/08/18
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/09/18
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day

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