Zarya deSouza
Zarya deSouza
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bloomington, Ind.
High School: Bloomington High School South

PERSONAL-BEST 6K - 22:39.56 - UAA Championship - 11/2/19

2019-20: Ran to a season-best 6K time of 22:39.56 at the UAA Championship (Nov. 2) ... Competed in six events ... Earned All-Region honors at NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 23:13.8 ... Academic All-UAA.

2018-19: Ran to a season-best 6K time of 23:45.4 at the Gil Dodds Invite on Sept. 15 ... Competed in five races on the season, including two 6K courses ... Academic all-UAA.

2017-18: Ran to a season-best 23:57.02 at the Millikin Classic on Sept. 29.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track & field while serving as a captain at Bloomington High School South … Three-time all-sectional, two time all-regional and four-time state finalist in cross country; all-conference in track placing second in 1600m in sectionals while earning regional finalist honors in the 1600m, 800m and state finalist honors in the 1600m … Member of the cross country sectional and regional champs and the track & field conference, sectional and regional champs … Personal-best: 1600m-5:18; 5K-19:46 … Recipient of cross country academic all-state, track academic all-state, National Honor Society and Honor Roll.

PERSONAL: Majoring in mechanical engineering … Daughter of Kelly and Romualdo deSouza.