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Nate Probasco
Position: Sprints
Year: Senior
City/State: Scribner, Neb.
High School: Scribner-Snyder


Personal Bests:              
Indoors: 60m, 6.88; 200m, 20.93; 400m, 47.68
Outdoors: 100m, 10.57 (10.42w); 200m, 20.59 (20.49w)

NCAA All-American:
2007 Indoor 4x400 Relay (8th)
2005 Indoor 200 Meters (9th, 8th American)
2004 Outdoor 4x100m Relay

Honors:
Big 12 Indoor 200-Meter Champion (2005); Big 12 Outdoor 200-Meter Champion (2006); Big 12 4x100m Relay Champion (2004, 2005); CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team (2006); Team Co-Captain (2006, 2007); Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2004, 2005, 2006); NCAA Division I Track Coaches Association All-Academic Team (2004, 2006); Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (Fall 2004, 2005; Spring 2004, 2005, 2006)

In the Husker Record Books:
Indoors: 200m (2nd); 400m (7th)
Outdoors: 200m (t1st); 4x100m (1st)

NCAA Championships: 
2005 (I): 200m, 20.93p (9th)
2005 (O): 200m, 20.59s (11th); 4x100m, 39.40p (10th)
2004 (O): 4x100m Relay, 39.90 (8th)

Big 12 Championships: 
2006 (I): 200m, 21.17 (2nd); 4x400m, 3:10.64 (4th)
2006 (O): 200m, 20.86 (1st); 4x100m, 39.94 (3rd); 4x440y, 3:10.29 (5th)
2005 (I): 200m, 20.99 (1st); 4x400m, 3:10.66 (3rd)
2005 (O): 200m, 20.93 (2nd); 4x100m, 39.59 (1st); 4x400m, 3:07.61 (3rd)
2004 (O): 200m, 21.69w (7th); 4x100m, 39.76 (1st)

2007: Nate Probasco added his third career All-America honor during the indoor season as a member of NU's eighth-place 4x400-meter relay at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark... was named a Academic All-American for the second straight year... earned first-team honors after being a second-team selection in 2006... left NU with three school records, including the 200 meters (20.59), 4x100-meter relay (39.19) and 4x200-meter relay (1:22.62)... graduated in August 2006 with a degree in history... earned his master's in history in August 2008.

2006: Probasco capped his junior season by winning his second career conference championship in the 200-meter dash at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships ... posted a winning time of 20.86 to become the first Husker male athlete to claim a Big 12 outdoor 200-meter title... placed in two additional events, NU's third-place 4x100-meter relay (39.94) and fifth-place 4x400-meter relay (3:10.64)... also recorded a personal-best 100-meter dash time of 10.57 while finishing ninth in the prelims... failed to qualify for the finals with a 10th-place showing in the prelims of the 200 (20.90w) at the NCAA Midwest Regional... also ran on the Huskers’ seventh-place 4x100- (39.76) and 12th-place 4x400-meter (3:17.12) relays at regionals... earned his first regional qualification of the year in the 200 with a 20.88 clocking to finish first at the Nebraska Invitational, while helping NU run a winning season-best 4x100-meter time of 39.70... regional-qualifying 4x400-meter time of 3:07.37 was registered at the Texas Relays... finished runner-up in the 200 at the Big 12 indoor meet in an NCAA provisional-qualifying time of 21.17, while also running on the Huskers' fourth-place 4x400 relay (3:10.64)... ran the 200 only three times indoors while mending a left hamstring injury... hit the provisional standard in his first 200-meter effort with a fourth-place mark of 21.18 at the Tyson Invite... clocked 21.19 in a last-ditch effort to qualify for the NCAA indoor meet at the Cyclone NCAA Qualifier, but finished 23rd on the final NCAA performance list.

2005: Probasco had a record-breaking sophomore campaign as he stamped his name in the Nebraska all-time performance charts in several events... earned his second NCAA All-America honor with a 10th-place finish (eighth American) in the prelims of the 200 meters at the NCAA indoor meet with a personal-best time of 20.93... the time ranks second on NU’s all-time indoor list... reset the Nebraska outdoor 200-meter dash record with an 11th-place time of 20.59 during the semifinals at the NCAA Championships... his wind-aided prelim time of 20.49w is the fastest in school history under any conditions... won his first individual Big 12 crown in the 200 meters at the indoor conference meet with a clocking of 20.99, and was the runner-up finisher at the Big 12 outdoor meet (20.93)... claimed silver in the 200 at the Midwest Regional... ran the third leg on NU’s 4x100-meter relay that won a second-straight Big 12 outdoor title (39.59) for the first time in school history... broke the year-old school and Midwest Regional records with a mark of 39.19 to win the 4x100-meter relay... the clocking also broke the regional meet standard... just missed advancing to the finals in the 4x100-meter relay at the NCAA outdoor meet after clocking a 10th-place time of 39.40 during the prelims... also won the 200 indoors at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invite (21.22) and outdoors at the Nebraska Invite (20.65w), while running on the first-place 4x100-meter relay at the John Jacobs Invite (39.8) and Nebraska Invite (39.86)... placed second in the Invitational section of the 200 at the Kansas Relays in 20.74w... notched a career-best 100-meter time of 10.42w during the prelims of the Big 12 outdoor meet... also ran on NU’s 4x400-meter relay that earned third place at both Big 12 indoor (3:10.66) and outdoor (3:07.61) meets... recorded an indoor season-best mark of 48.52 in the 400 meters at the adidas Classic.

2004: Probasco reached NCAA All-America status as a freshman by running the third leg of the 4x100-meter relay team that ran 39.90 to earn eighth place at the NCAA outdoor meet... the team also set the school record (39.41) in the preliminaries... the team won the Midwest Regional in 39.62 out of lane nine to qualify for the national championships... ran a 20.96w in the 200-meter preliminaries at the regional meet... placed seventh in the 200 meters with a time of 21.69 at the Big 12 outdoor meet, after clocking a then-personal-best time of 21.16 in the preliminaries... ran on the winning 4x100-meter relay team at the conference meet (39.76)... won the Nebraska Wesleyan Twilight (21.56)... took seventh place in the 100 meters (10.88), sixth in the 200 meters (21.61) and won the 4x100-meter relay (39.93) at the Nebraska Quadrangular... during the indoor season, ran a then-personal best in the 200-meter dash (22.17) at the adidas Classic... was a linebacker on the 2003 NU football team as a freshman, but gave up football to concentrate on track.

High School: Probasco was the 200-meter dash champion (22.36) and picked up third-place finishes in the 100-meter dash and the 4x400-meter relay at the 2002 Nebraska Class D state meet... set Class D all-time and meet records in the 2001 state meet in the prelims of the 100-meter (10.85) and 200-meter (22.20) dashes before winning the finals in 10.91 and a record-equaling 22.20... anchored the 4x100-meter relay to the 2001 Class D runner-up finish... competing in Class C in 2000, was second in the 100- and third in the 200-meter dashes.

Personal: High school coach was Kirk Kellough... majoring in history... parents are John and Kim Probasco... born July 10, 1983.