Nate Roese  
Nate Roese

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Woodbury, Minn.

High School:
East Ridge HS

Position:
Mid-Distance


A native of Woodbury, Minn., Nathan Roese is set to join the Maroon and Gold after earning the 2012 Minnesota Class AA State Title in the 400-meter dash (47.79) for East Ridge High School. Roese also added a fourth-place finish at the state track and field meet in the 200-meter run with a time of 22.15. Both times were season records for the Raptors runner. Roese's prep career, which includes a pair of all-state honors, was guided by East Ridge head track and field coach and former Gopher runner Lloyd Ness and sprinting coach Shannon Rainey. Roese also competed in cross country for the Raptors under head coach Chad Cronin.