Natalie Shields-Connolly
#0
Ht
5'
7"
Class
Senior
Hometown
Salt Lake City, 
Utah
Last School
East High School
Roster Years
2012 | 2014-2016


Personal

  • 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
  • Public Health 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

Summary

  • All-West Coast Conference Team selection (2012)
  • All-Mountain Region Team selection (2012)
  • 2012 USTFCCCA Cross Country All-Academic
  • 2012 All-West Coast Conference First Team
  • 2012 All-Mountain Region First Team
  • 2013 West Coast Conference Cross Country All-Academic Team
  • 2013 All-West Coast Conference First Team
  • 2013 All-Mountain Region First Team

Stats

2015: Junior
Place Event Time Distance
6 BYU Autumn Classic 17:38.6 5K
8 Washington Invitational 20:03.3 6K
40 Wisconsin Invitational 20:25.9 6K
11 West Coast Conference Championsips 21:27.3 6K
18 Mountain Regional 21:27.75 6K
137 NCAA Championships 21:05.5 6K
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
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2012

  • 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
Sophmore Year 2014

Junior Year 2015

Senior Year 2016

Indoor

  • Took 11th place in the 5000k at the UW Invitational 
  • Eighth place in the 5000k at the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships 
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year