Gatlin Nennstiel
Gatlin Nennstiel
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Monticello, Fla.
High School: Aucilla Christian Academy

2017-18 (at Tallahassee): Made his collegiate debut at the Cougar XC Challenge (8/25/17) and was the top male finisher at 18:26.93, establishing the Tallahassee school record in the 5000m, also a Phipps Park course record in a college race...bettered his 5K time by 23 seconds, finishing in 18:03.14 at the Big Bend XC Invite (9/2/17)...ran a 19:24 at the Prefontaine Forest Run 5K (9/16/17)...in his first 8000-meter race, ran a 29:46.5 to establish the school record at the Mountain Dew Invitational (9/23/17).

High School: Ran cross country at Aucilla HS...trained under Dan Nennstiel...Won District 3-1A Title Junior Year…Finished 17th at the FHSAA 1A State Championships in 2016…Competed with the Mens Basketball team in HS where he achieved 2 Basketball MVP’s and averaged 17.4 PPG...In his senior season, was named the Aucilla Athlete of the Year…Named 3rd Team All-Big Bend for Basketball.

Personal: Born on December 18...son of Daniel and Debbie Nennstiel ...plans to major in Entrepreneurship.

Personal Records

  • 16:58.80 5K (and school record) senior year

Getting to Know Gatlin Nennstiel

Favorite TV Show: PARKS AND REC…Favorite movie: LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY…Favorite Food: STUFFED CRUST PIZZA…One food you WON’T touch: POTATOES…Favorite Type of Music: MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS …Song/Artist you rarely admit to liking but secretly do: ED SHEERAN…Farthest you’ve ever been from home: BELIZE…If you could visit any place, it would be: NEW ZELAND…My spirit animal is: AN ANT …The person I admire most is:BEN SHAPIRO …To get ready to run, I like to: LISTEN TO MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS…Favorite Athlete: DWAYNE WADE…Favorite pro sports team: MIAMI HEAT/ TENNESSEE TITANS/ CHICAGO CUBS…My most memorable moment as an athlete was: BUZZER BEATER AGAINST OAK HILL.

Follow me on Twitter/Instagram @: _ _gatlin_ _ (Gatlin Nennistiel)