Brian Zakavec

PositionDistance
Height5-8
Weight135
HometownLoveland, Colo.
Prev. SchoolThompson Valley HS

Notes:

2006-07: Cross Country: Finished 63 at the Wyoming Invitational on Sept. 1 ... Placed 70 at the Rocky Mountain Shootout on Sept. 30 ... Finished 63 at the RMAC Conference Championship Meet on Oct. 21.

2005-06: Cross Country: Did not compete. Track: Finished 42nd in the 3000-meter run at the Joe Davies Invitational ... Finished 18th in the 3000-meter run at the Air Force Invitational ... Finished seventh in the 3000-meter slack ... Finished 32nd in the mile run at the CSM All-Comers ... Finished 25th in the 5000-meter run at the RMAC Indoor Championships ... Finished 19th in the 3000-meter run at the Potts Invitational.

2004-05: Cross Country: Finished with a time of 30:50 at the Woody Greeno/Nebraska XC Invitational on Sept 18... Placed 68th at the Boulder Shootout on Oct 4 ... Placed 60th the RMAC Championships on Oct 23. Track: Placed 26th in the 3000 m run at the Joe Davies Meet on Jan 31 ... Finished the 5000 m run with a time of 16:54 at the Northern Colorado Stampede on March 13.

2003-04: Cross Country: Finished 24th at the Wyoming Open on Sept 5, 2003 ... Came in 63rd at the Rocky Mountain Shootout in Boulder on Oct 4, 2003 ... Placed 50th at the RMAC Championship on Oct 25, 2003. Track: Came in 26th at the Joe Davies Meet on Jan 31 ...Placed 23rd in the 3000 m at the Indoor RMAC Championships on Feb 27.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Lettered five times at Thompson Valley High School, three times in cross-country and twice in track ... Won the Coaches ... Award in 2001 for his performance in cross-country ... Led TVHS to a second-place finish in the 2000 state cross country meet ... Team was conference and regional champions from 1998-2000.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Finance and Marketing ... Enjoys 4-wheeling, camping, haning out with friends ... Runs his own painting business in the summer ... Has a twin brother, David, who attends Colorado State, and a sister Jill, who teaches third grade in Loveland ... Parents are Glen and Karen Zakavec ... Born March 8, 1984.

Stories featuring Brian Zakavec

September 30, 2006UCCS Men Have Strong Showing in BoulderAaron Rubalcaba-Lopez finished 10th among Division II runners and 21st overall to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men’s cross country team to a third-place finish in its Division at the Rocky Mountain Shootout in Boulder on Saturday.
September 23, 2006UCCS men take second at Colorado College InvitationalCOLORADO SPRINGS – Aaron Rubalcaba-Lopez won the Colorado College Invitational Saturday morning and led the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a second-place team finish.
September 1, 2006UCCS Men Finish Fifth at Wyoming MeetAaron Rubalcaba-Lopez took 13th in an 81-runner field to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a fifth-place finish at the Wyoming Invitational Meet on Friday.
February 24, 2006First day of RMAC Championships tough for Mountain LionsThe first day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Championships was a rocky day for the Mountain Lions, so to speak.
February 11, 2006Brehm Pulls Triple-Duty and Places ThirdBrad Winn was the top finisher for UCCS at the Iowa State Classic with his 46th-place finish in the 5,000-meter run.
October 23, 2004Men take third at RMAC ChampionshipsAfter the men’s race in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships Saturday at Long Lake Park, Fort Hays State coach Jim Krob congratulated University of Colorado at Colorado Springs coach Graeme Badger.
October 2, 2004Lions take second at Boulder ShootoutThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men’s cross country team earned a second-place finish in the Non-Division I bracket at the Rocky Mountain Shootout Saturday in Boulder, Colo.
April 16, 2004Men’s track has three runners qualify for nationals at Mt. Sac RelaysFour distance runners from the men's track team at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs competed at the Mt. Sac Relays last Friday in Walnut, CA. They all had a common goal-to run fast enough to get back to Mt. Sac for the NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships, which are just over a month away.
February 14, 2004Brathal earns provisional timeFour runners from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs competed in the Iowa State University Classic last weekend. That's all it took to for the Mountain Lions to make their mark.
January 24, 2004Tum qualifies for nationalsHaving practiced for only two days, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs didn't come into its first official competition of the indoor season, the Air Force Invitational, with big expectations. The Mountain Lions left, however, with a birth at nationals.
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