UCLA Cross Country BIO
Zack Torres
Player Profile:
Zack Torres 1263770
Height: 5'5"
Weight: 125
Year: Senior
Hometown: La Crescenta, Calif.
High School: Crescenta Valley

2013 - Competed in five races during his senior year … Named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention … Finished 14th at the Mustang Challenge with a time of 25:50.23 … Ran a season best time of 24:36 at the NCAA Inter-Regional … Finished 44th at the Pac-12 Championships in 26:21 … Raced in the 10k at the NCAA West Regional in 31:55 for a 96th place finish.

2012 – Redshirted ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

2011 - Named Most Inspirational Runner for the men's team ... No. 4 runner at the West Regional (52nd, 30:33) ... Was the No. 5 runner at Pac-12s (34th, 24:21) and the Notre Dame Invite (60th, 25:03) ... No. 3 finisher at the Stanford Invite (10th, 24:20) ... Also competed at the Wisconsin adidas Invite (159th, 25:11.3) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2010 - No. 3 runner at the West Regional (58th, 31:14.61) ... No. 6 runner at four meets - Pac-10s (33rd, 24:21.22), Pre-Nationals (107th, 24:59), Stanford Invite (49th, 24:53) and CSUF Season Opener (9th, 26:11.8) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2009 - Placed 76th at the West Regional (32:21.92) ... UCLA's No. 4 runner at Pac-10s (24:23.80), the Pre-National (138th, 25:33.5) and Notre Dame Invite (81st, 25:05) ... Also competed at the Dave Murray Invite (18th, 22:05) and BYU Classic (31st, 21:26.4) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School - Varsity letterwinner in baseball (3), cross country (4) and track (4) ... One of the only high school athletes in America to run track and play baseball in the same season ... FootLocker All-American (15th-place) in cross country ... Two-time captain and All-State honoree for cross country ... Also was a four-time all-league runner in cross country ... In track, earned three all-league honors and was a two-time All-CIF athlete ... Wendy's Heisman Award state finalist and Gatorade Athlete of the Year nominee ... Top times of 4:13 in the 1600m, 9:02 in the 3200m and 15:10 on a 5k course ... Was the starting second baseman for his baseball team where he had no errors in league play or playoffs ... Was an FSN Sportsmanship Award winner.

Personal - Born November 5, 1990 ... Son of Phil (a former AAA pitcher for the Dodgers organization) and Robin Torres ... Has one brother and sister, Joe and Marina ... Sociology major.

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