Natalie Shields Athlete Profile

Natalie Shields

Height: 5-7 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2012 | 2014 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: East High School


  • Parents are Jeff and Patty Shields
  • Has six siblings: Haley, Brett, Marcus, Derek, Monica and Colton
  • Cousins Angela and Erica Shields ran on the track team
  • Cousin Rex Shields ran on the track and cross country team
  • Undeclared Major

Before BYU

  • Personal best in cross country 5K- 18:25; track 1600- 4:51, 3200- 10:22
  • Hold the Utah State record for the 3200
  • Athletic All-State in track and cross country
  • Academic All-Region
  • Member of NHS and Madrigals


  • All-West Coast Conference Team selection (2012)
  • All-Mountain Region Team selection (2012)


2013: Sophomore
Place Event Time Distance
9 BYU Autumn Classic 18:28.1 5K
15 Notre Dame Invitational 17:27.9 5K
96 Wisconsin Invitational 21:05.0 6K
9 West Coast Conference Championsips 21:29.1 6K
22 Mountain Regional 21:09.8 6K
166 NCAA Championships 21:46.9 6K
2012: Freshman
Place Event Time Distance
6 Toledo Bubble Buster 13:24.7 4K
54 Wisconsin Invitational 20:30.0 6K
4 WCC Championships 20:38.0 6K
14 Mountain Region Championships 21:04.1 6K

2012 | Freshman Year

  • In first race of collegiate career, finished first for BYU and sixth overall at the Toledo Bubble Buster in 13:24.7
  • In second race of the year, placed first for BYU, fifth among all freshmen runners and 54th overall in 20:30.0 at the Wisconsin Invitational
  • At WCC Championships, finished first for BYU, fourth overall and second among freshman overall in 20:38.0 to receive All-WCC honors 
  • During her last race of the season, placed first for BYU and 14th overall in 21:04.1 at the Mountain Region Championships to receive first-team All-Mountain Region honors