Natalie Li
Natalie Li
Year: 2022
Hometown: Charlottesville, Va.
High School: Albemarle
Position: Distance
Major: Chemistry

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Collegiate Career Honors: 

  • 2019 NEWMAC Women's Cross Country Academic All-Conference

Collegiate Personal Records: 

  • 5K (XC): 19:51.7: 2018 UMASS Dartmouth Invite

  • 6K (XC): 25:25.1: 2019 NEWAC Cross Country Championships


Cross Country: Competed in 3 events in her sophomore season...ran a 5k season best at the Keene State Invitational with a time of 20:25.1...set a 6k PR at the Connecticut College Invitational with a time of 25:16.4...earned NEWMAC Academic All-Conference honors


Cross Country: Competed in 4 events as a first year for the Blue...finished 10th in her collegiate debut at the Wellesley XC Invite (20:01.0)...set a 5K PR at the UMASS Dartmouth Invite (19:51.7)...set a 6K PR at the Roy Griak Invite (25:55.8).

Before Wellesley: Attended Albemarle High School... graduated in 2018... was a two-sport athlete in cross country and track & field... helped her team to a state title in the 4x800m relay and two runner-up finishes at the Class 5A state cross country championships... raced to three top-10 individual finishes at the Class 5A state track & field championships... 8x individual state qualifier... earned 10 varsity letters... Coaches' Award recipient senior year... was captain of the track team senior year.

Personal: Daughter of Jean Yuan and Wei Li... born in Durham, North Carolina... has one sibling, Teresa... chose to attend Wellesley for its location, academic rigor, and unique learning environment... directed her high school's all-female a cappella group, No Fella A Cappella.