Few are as diligent academically and athletically as Nate. He redefines what it means to be a student-athlete... He is better described as a hard-charging athletic academic. Racing between Engineering classes, labs, team practices and lifts, Nate never complains or asks for any special privileges. He competes with the same intensity, never backing down from a fray and sacrificing his body for a tough ground ball. Nate will again focus on defensive midfield in 2008...2007: Earned playing time in six games, picking up two ground balls...2006: Played in three games for the Bears, picking up one ground ball...2005: Saw action in three games for the Bears...Picked-up one ground ball...Secondary School Background: A graduate of Newburyport High School where he lettered in lacrosse (3), football (3), indoor track (4) and soccer (1)... Three-year lacrosse team captain...All-League and Eastern Massachusetts All-Star...Lacrosse and football team MVP...Helped set the Massachusetts Class D State record in the 4x50 relay (22..68)...National Honor Society Executive Committee...Named the 2004 Outstanding Woodwind Player...Personal: The son of George and Hazel Odell of Newburyport...Has a sister, Naomi...Enjoys playing the piano, oboe and saxophone...Engineering concentrator.