|Hometown:||Haines City, FL|
|High School:||Haines City|
AS A JUNIOR (2016)
Participated in three meets ... ran a 31:34.82 at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational (9/24) ... posted a 31:45.68 at the Florida Tech Invitational (9/10) ... turned in a 32:14.5 at the Moccasin Invitational (9/17) ... Career Personal Best Times: 8K - 30:35.50 at the USF Invitational (9/05/14); 10K - has yet to run a collegiate 10K.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015)
Ran in three meets ... placed 73rd at the FSC Invitational (9/25) with a time of 32:18.5 ... ran a 32:38.6 at the FSU Invitational (10/2) to finish 125th ... posted a 31:24.1 at USF Invitational (10/16) to finish 11th.
AS A FRESHMAN (2014)
HONORS: SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll ... ran in five meets ... top finish was 56th at the Valdosta State XC Challenge as he ran an 8K time of 30:56.70 ... posted a season-best 8K time of 30:42.56 en route to finishing 100th at the USF Invitational (9/5) in his first collegiate meet ... ran a time of 24:19.80 at the UT Early Bird (9/12) to finish in 61st place ... was 79th at the Flrunners.com Invitational (10/3) as he ran the 5K course in a time of 20:00.94.
2014 graduate of Haines City High School ... competed in both cross country and track at HCHS ... was a two-time team captain for the Hornets cross country team ... qualified for regional cross country meet three times ... as a senior, also qualified for regionals in track ... was HCHS' Class Valedictorian ... carried a 4.5 cumulative grade point average in high school.
Son of Ana and Oscar Zapata ... has two brothers, Oscar Zapata, Jr., and Emmanuel Zapata.