UCLA Track & Field BIO
Zack Torres
Player Profile:
Zack Torres 1263770
Other Position: Distance
Height: 5'5"
Weight: 125
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: La Crescenta, Calif.
High School: Crescenta Valley
2014 - Competed in six meets in his final season with the Bruins … Ran a season best 8:49.98 in the 3,000m to place third at the Rafer/JJK Invitational … Posted a season best time of 4:10.53 in the 1,500m at the Cal Poly Invitational … Ran a season best 9:23.32 in the steeple to place fourth to open the outdoor season in the dual meet against Washington State … Competed in one indoor meet … Ran a 4:44.12 in the mile at the NAU Invitational.

2013 - Competed in four meets … Placed sixth in the steeple with a 9:30.47 at the Oxy Invitational … Finished third in the steeple against rival USC with a 9:44.99 … Placed eighth in the 3,000m against TCU/LSU with an 8:57.86.

2012 - Placed fourth in the steeple vs. WSU and Tennessee (9:28.99) ... Finished fifth in the 5000m vs. Texas (14:56.92) ... Was 23rd in the 5000m at the Ben Brown Invite (14:49.80) ... In indoor track, posted a mile time of 4:25.72 ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

2011 - Runner-up finisher in the steeple at the oxy Invite (9:13.73) ... Placed fifth in both the steeple (9;17.53) and 5000m (15:11.43) vs. USC ... Was fourth in the steeple vs. Oregon (9:15.90) ... Was third in the steeple against Tennessee (9:22.59) ... Placed fourth in the 3000m (8:41.84) at the Northridge Invite ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2010 - Finished third in the 5000m at the Cal/NV Championships with a season-best 14:38.64 ... Also had a top 1500m time of 3:57.32 ... 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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