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Nick Scarpello
Nick  Scarpello


Jamison, Pa.

High School:
Central Bucks West




Fischer Qualifies for NCAA Championships

Women's squad finishes third, men's team places fifth at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional


Fischer Sets Program Record at Big Ten Championships

Women's squad places fourth; Men's team finishes ninth


Lions Post Top-20 Finishes at Pre-National Invitational

Women's squad runs to 13th-place finish; Men's team finishes 17th


Cross Country Posts Top-10 Finishes at Paul Short Run

Women's squad secures ninth-place finish; men's team places 10th


Cross Country Holds 2012 Recognition Ceremony

Nittany Lions coming off another success season on the course

On the National Scene ... || 2013 Cross Country || Claimed 36th-place at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships with his time of 31:04.3 || 2012 Cross Country || Was the Lions' third man at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional, placing 28th overall in 31:09 for 10K. || 2011 Cross Country || Was the Nittany Lions' fifth man at the Mid-Atlantic Regional, placing 38th overall. || 2010 Cross Country || Placed 40th overall, and fifth for the Nittany Lions at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional, helping the squad to a fourth-place finish and NCAA berth ... Placed 193rd in team scoring and fifth for Penn State at the NCAA Cross Country Championships as the only freshman in the Nittany Lion lineup.

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2013 Cross Country || Finished 39th || 2013 Outdoor || Placed 14th in the steeplechase. || 2013 Indoor || Won the unseeded 5K section and finished 20th overall in 14:39.89. || 2012 Outdoor || Competed in the steeplechase. || 2011 Cross Country || Finished 52nd overall as the Lions' number five runner. || 2011 Outdoor || Placed 15th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. || 2011 Indoor || Finished 16th in the mile run in 4:16.66. || 2010 Cross Country || Placed 56th overall as Penn State seventh finisher at the Big Ten Championships.

On the Course ... || 2013 Cross Country || Opened the 2013 season with a ninth-place finish at the Dolan Duals ... Placed 159th overall at Lehigh's Paul Short Run ... Posted a 156th-place finish at the Pre-National Invitational || 2012 Cross Country || Placed third at the Dolan Duals ... Was Penn State's top finisher at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational in 128th overall ... Placed 16th at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational ... Was in the Nittany Lion top five in all six races in 2012. || 2011 Cross Country || A member of the Nittany Lion top seven in six races ... Placed fifth at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals and 24th at the Penn State National. || 2010 Cross Country || Posted an impressive rookie campaign, finishing in the Nittany Lion top seven in five competitions ... Highest individual finish was 11th at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Placed 56th at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational, and 67th at the Penn State National ... Also competed at the Roy Griak and Notre Dame Invitationals.

Around the Track ... || 2013 Outdoor || Finished seventh in his 5K section at the Stanford Invitational, running 14:23.08 ... Took fourth in the 3K and fifth in the 1500 at the LSU Battle on the Bayou ... Ran a PR 9:08.11 for the steeplechase at Penn Relays. || 2013 Indoor || Won the mile at the Nittany Lion Challenge in 4:11.87 ... Clocked a lifetime-best 8:10.00 in the 3K at the Husky Classic at Washington. || 2012 Outdoor || Won the steeplechase at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Competed in the 5000 at Penn Relays. || 2012 Indoor || Did not compete. || 2011 Outdoor || Ran a PR 3:51.76 for the 1500 at the George Mason Spring Invitational ... Ran a career-best 9:12.58 to finish seventh in the steeplechase at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Ran a career-best 14:26.76 to place fourth in the 5K at Florida Relays ... Finished fourth in the 1500 at the Jim Thorpe Open and sixth at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational. || 2011 Indoor || Clocked a career-low 4:09.11 to place sixth in the mile at the Penn State National ... Placed second in the 3,000-meters at the Nittany Lion Challenge in 8:20.44 ... Ran on the winning 4xMile at the Penn State Relays ... Post an effort of 4:09.62 for the mile at the Flotrack Husky Classic.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Placed 15th as an individual at the 2009 PIAA Cross Country Championships ... Took sixth overall at the District I Championships as a senior ... Also qualified for the state meet as a junior ... Finished fourth in the mile run at the PTFCA Indoor State Championships. || Personal || Son of Beth and Jerome Scarpello ... Born December 20, 1991 ... Enrolled in the Division of Undergraduate Studies.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
800m *** 1:54.13
1500m *** 3:51.76
Mile 4:09.11 ***
3000m 8:10.00 ***
5000m 14:39.89 14:23.08
3K Steeple *** 9:08.11

2012 Meet-by-Meet Results

Date Event Distance Overall Team Scoring PSU Time
8/31 Lock Haven Dolan Duals 6K 3rd 2 1st 18:36
9/8 Harry Groves Spiked Shoe 5.2m 16th 3 3rd 26:36
9/29 Greater Louisville Classic 8K 72nd 3 10th 24:56
10/12 Wisconsin Invite 8K 128th 1 41st 24:25
10/29 Big Ten Championships 8K 37th 4 6th 24:38
11/9 Mid-Atlantic Regional 10K 28th 3 5th 31:09

2011 Meet-by-Meet Results

Date Event Distance Overall Team Scoring PSU Time
9/2 Lock Haven Dolan Duals 6K 5th 5th 5th 18:08
9/24 Roy Griak Invitational 8K 69th 69th 6th 25:19
9/30 Notre Dame Invitational 5 Miles 97th 94th 4th 25:27
10/14 Penn State National 5.2m 27th 24th 6th 27:16
10/30 Big Ten Championships 8K 52nd 51st 5th 24:54
11/12 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional 10K 38th 37th 5th 31:31


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