Oswaldo Zapata
Oswaldo Zapata
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Haines City, FL
High School: Haines City
Major: Biology

 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. 

HIGH SCHOOL
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.  

PERSONAL
Son of Ana and Oscar Zapata ... has two brothers, Oscar Zapata, Jr., and Emmanuel Zapata. 

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
Oct 21, 2017 Sunshine State Conference Championships 8K 34:06.7 70
Sep 2, 2017 Holloway Park XC Preseason Festival 5K 19:27.4 63
Sep 24, 2016 2016 Mountain Dew Gator Cross Country Invitational 8K 31:34.9 102
Sep 17, 2016 Moc Invite 8K 32:14.5 26
Sep 10, 2016 Florida Tech Cross Country Invitational 8K 31:56.7 87
Oct 16, 2015 South Florida Invitational 8K 31:24.1 11
Oct 2–3, 2015 Florida State Cross Country Invitational/ Collge Pre-ACC 8K 32:38.6 125
Sep 25, 2015 Moc Invite 8K 32:18.5 63
Oct 25, 2014 Valdosta State Cross Country Challenge 8K 30:56.7 56
Oct 10, 2014 FSU Cross Country Invitational (College) 5K 26:28.1 166
Oct 10, 2014 FSU Cross Country Invitational (College) 5K 6:18.8 102
Oct 10, 2014 FSU Cross Country Invitational (College) 8K 31:13.2 161
Oct 10, 2014 FSU Cross Country Invitational (College) 5K 17:37.1 157
Oct 3, 2014 Flrunners Invitational 15 5K 20:01.0 79
Sep 12, 2014 2014 University of Tampa Cross Country Classic 4M 24:19.8 61
Sep 5, 2014 South Florida Cross Country Invitational 8K 30:42.6 68