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Zach

Michon

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Player
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Robbinsville, N.J.
High School: Robbinsville

Bio

Event PR Meet Course Location Year
5k 15:24.6 TCNJ Blue/Gold Rosedale Park Hopewell, N.J. 2017
8k 24:55.1 Princeton Invitational West Windsor Fields Princeton, N.J. 2017
10k 31:30.2 Mid-Atlantic Regional Goodman Campus Bethlehem, Pa. 2017


2017 IC4A All-East Team (18th)
2017 Atlantic 10 All-Conference Team (15th)
Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (9/20/16)

2017: Raced in seven meets and scored in all seven to turn in the most amount of scoring performances by a Hawk... One of five Hawks to race all three championship meets... One of three Hawks to score in all three championship races... Owned SJU's second-fastest 8k performance (24:55.1) and was one of just two total Hawks to go sub-25:00 for 8k on the season... Enjoyed a breakthrough sophomore campaign in which he set new collegiate-best times in the 5k, 8k, and 10k and finished as SJU's #2 runner five times... Opened season by winning the TCNJ Blue/Gold Invitational, crossing the 5k race in a collegiate-best time of 15:24.6 to claim the title in a field of 74... That time would stand as the fastest 5k time of the season by a Hawk... Followed up with a 13th-place showing in a field of 79 at the Rider Invitational, checking in with an 8k time of 25:42.4 as SJU's #3 finisher... Finished as SJU's #2 runner in his final five races of the season... Ran 25:45.5 for 7.993k to place sixth in a field of 87 and to lead SJU to the George Mason Invitational team title... Ran a collegiate-best 8k time of 24:55.1 to place 48th in a field of 205 at the Princeton Invitational heading into championship season... Ran 25:47.8 for 8k at the Atlantic 10 Championship to place 15th in a field of 117... Went on to take 52nd in a field of 180 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship 10k race, crossing in 31:30.2... Closed season with a five-mile time of 25:49.7, good for 18th in a field of 203 at the IC4A Championship.

2016: Raced four times... In collegiate debut, led all SJU runners with a 21st-place finish in a field of 129 racers at the Rider Invitational 8k, clocking in at 25:20.2... Followed up with a 41st-place showing in a field of 504 in the open race of the Paul Short Run (25:28.2) before posting fastest 8k time of the season at the Princeton Invitational (25:15.4)... Placed 74th in a field of 277 at Princeton... Finished 53rd at the IC4A Championship, clocking in at 27:36 for five miles to close the season.

High School/Personal: Three-time All-State selection for both cross country and track and field... Two-time 1600m medalist at the State Championship Meet of Champions... Four-time All Conference selection for both cross country and track and field... Three-time competitor at New Balance Outdoor Nationals... Four-time Sectional Champion... Earned multiple New Jersey Group II medals... Robbinsville 2016 Male Athlete of the Year... Capped high school career with personal records in the 400m (52.0), 800m (1:59), 1600m (4:13), 3200m (9:11), and 5000m (15:23)... Earned 12 varsity letters between cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track... Brother, Michael, runs cross country for Loyola (Md.)... Sister, Morgan, played soccer at Saint Joseph's... Father, Arthur, and mother, Diane, ran collegiately and continued to run post-collegiately... Majoring in chemical biology.

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