Zac Christensen
Zac Christensen
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Downers Grove, Ill.
High School: Downers Grove North

PERSONAL-BEST 8K - 26:28.2 - Oshkosh/AAE Invite - 10/17/2015

2017-18: Ran in the North Central Red/White Open three-mile run.

2016-17: Ran a season-best 26:35.9 at the Brooks Invitational on Oct. 15 ... Academic all-UAA for cross country. 

2015-16: Ran a career-best 26:28.2 at the Oshkosh/AAE Invite to finish 25th.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year letterwinner in cross country and three-year letterwinner in track & field at Downers Grove North High School ... Team captain for both sports ... Earned All-State track & field honors all four years ... All-Conference cross country in 2012 ... Helped the Trojans to a runner-up finish at the state cross country championships in 2013 and a 13th-place finish in 2014 ... Placed eighth at state in the 3,200 relay in 2014 ... Personal-bests: 3-mile cross country-15:06; 800m-1:58.8; 1,600m-4:29.05; 3,200m-9:44 ... All-Academic Team ... Suburban Life Scholar ... National Merit Commended Scholar ... Peter Roskam 6th Congressional District Award.

PERSONAL: Majoring in biochemistry ... Son of Jason and Janice Christensen.