Men's Track

 

  Zachary Koncki
Zachary Koncki

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Northampton, Mass.

High School:
Northampton

Height:
6-5

Position:
Jumps

Birthdate:
03/28/1990


07/12/2012

113 UMass Student-Athletes Named To Atlantic 10 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll

A league-record 1,369 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.

07/12/2012

113 UMass Student-Athletes Named To Atlantic 10 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll

A league-record 1,369 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.

05/12/2012

Men's Track Holding Onto Third At New England's

After two days of competition, the Minutemen sit third in a field of 24 Northeast squads.

05/09/2012

NEC's Close Out Men's Track Outdoor Season

The New England Championships will run starting Thursday through Saturday at MIT.

05/05/2012

Koncki Back On Top, MT&F Sits Sixth After Day One

Zachary Koncki reclaimed the UMass long jump record on day one of the A-10 Championships.

05/04/2009

2009 Zachary Koncki Photo Gallery

2009 Zachary Koncki Photo Gallery

2009 Photo Gallery

--INDOOR RECORDS--

First All-Time At UMass In The Long Jump - 24-00.25

--OUTDOOR RECORDS--

First All-Time At UMass In The Long Jump - 24-00.75

Career Honors:
UMass Athlete of the Week (1/30/12)
A-10 First Team All-Conference (2/18/11)

2011-12 (Senior): Outdoor Track: Qualified for the New England Championships in the 110 meter hurdles in the Pre-Conference meet, placing fourth with a time of 15:35 (4/28) ... Also qualified for New Englands in the long jump during the Pre-Conference meet, while placing third with a jump of 22-7.00 ... (4/28) ... Logged a new school record in the long jump after placing second at the New England Championship with a jump of 24-00.75 (5/5) ... Also competed in the 110 meter hurdles at New England Championships (5/5). Indoor Track: At the Sorlien Invitational (1/14), qualified for New England Championship in 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.39 giving him second place in preliminaries ... Qualified for both the New England and IC4A Championships in the long jump in the season opener (1/14) with a mark of 23-1.75, good enough for second place ... Took home fourth place in the 60 meter hurdles at the Giegengack Invite (2/4) with a time of 8.43 ... In the 55 meter hurdles at the Giegengack Invite (2/4) recorded the times of 7.73 in the preliminaries giving him third place, and 7.75 taking third place in the finals ... Came in first and broke the school record in the long jump at Reebok Games (1/27) with a mark of 24-0.25 ... Place second and qualified for both the New England Championship and IC4A Championship in the long jump at the Sorlien Invitational (1/14) recording a mark of 23-1.75 ... Took home third place at both the Valentine Invite (2/11) and Atlantic 10 Championship (2/17) with the marks of 23-02.50 and 23-3.50 in the long jump ... At the A-10 Championships (2/17), clocked in at a career-best readout of 8.28 in the 60 meter hurdles.

2010-11 (Junior): Outdoor Track: Competed in five meets ... Recorded the UMass all-time outdoor long jump record ... Set the UMass record in the long jump while qualifying for the IC4A Championships and placing second at the A-10 Championships (5/7) with a mark of 23-10.75 ... Placed fourth in the 110 meter hurdles at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/30) with a time of 15.16 ... At the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/30) set a mark of 22-0.75 in the long jump while taking third place ... Won the long jump with a leap of 23 feet at the Minutemen Invitational (4/16). Indoor Track: Competed in all eight meets ... Crowned a New England and A-10 Champion ... Team's top long jumper ... Claimed his first career New England Title (2/25) in the long jump by reaching the third best all-time UMass and team best season distance of 23-6.25 ... Was crowned an A-10 Champion at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18) in the long jump with the fourth best all-time school mark of 23-3.50 ... At the A-10 Meet, qualified for the IC4A Championships in the 55 meter hurdles by placing sixth and crossing the line at 7.74 ... Was the meet's top long jumper at the Valentine Invitational (2/12) as the junior Minuteman reached a distance of 23-0.75, good enough to qualify for the IC4A Championships ... Qualified for the New England Championships while placing ninth in the 60 meter hurdles at the Valentine Invitational with a time of 8.58 ... At the Giegengack Invitational (2/4), set a mark of 22-4.50 in the long jump, good enough for third place overall ... In the 55 meter hurdles, qualified for the New England Championships while placing third at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/28) with a time of 7.85 ... Jumping a distance of 22-6.25, placed fourth in the long jump at the Great Dane Invitational (1/21) ... Stole the top spot in the long jump at the Sparks Sorlein Invitational (1/15), reaching a distance of 22-4.25, also good enough to qualify for the New England Championships ... Placed third in the 55 meter hurdles at the Sparks Sorlein Invite with a time of 8.01.

2009-10 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Competed in six meets ... Posted a personal season best in the 110 meter hurdles at the New England Championships (5/7) while placing ninth in the preliminaries in 15.16 ... Had a personal season best in the long jump at the A-10 Championships (5/1), placing fifth with a distance of 22-10.50 ... At the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/24), placed a solid fifth in the 110IMH with a time of 15.61 ... At the highly competitive Larry Ellis Invite (4/17), placed 14th in the triple jump, leaping a distance of 41-09.25 ... Was part of a New England Championship qualifying 4x100 meter relay team at the UMass Nine-Way Meet (4/10), as the quad placed third with a team time of 43.84 ... At the UConn Invitational (4/3), captured first place in the long jump with a mark of 22-09.00 ... Stole third in the 110 hurdles at the first meet of the season in Storrs, Conn. (4/3), crossing the line at 15.62. Indoor Track: Competed in eight meets ... Reached a school top five mark in the long jump ... Set the fourth best mark in school history in the long jump at the New England Championships (2/26), while qualifying for the IC4A Championships; the mark of 23-01.25 was good enough for third place ... With a personal season best in the triple jump of 44-00.00, captured sixth place at the A-10 Championships (2/20) ... In the 60 meter hurdles crossed the line at 8.65 in the preliminaries at the Giegengack Invitational (2/6), good enough for 12th place ... Was a New England qualifier as part of a 4x400 meter relay team at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/29) as the quad combined for a second place finish with a time of 3:22.15 ... Captured third in the 55 meter hurdles at the BU Quad Meet (1/14) with a time of 7.99 ... In the long jump was able to place second overall at the BU Quad Meet (1/14), with a distance of 21-04.75.

2008-09 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: Placed fourth at the New England Championships (5/8), in the long jump with a distance of 22-09.75 ... At the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/3), placed seventh in the long jump with a distance of 22-08.50 ... Placed first at the UMass Pre Conference (4/25), in the long jump with a distance of 22-09.25 ... At the UMass Six Way Meet (4/11), placed second in the long jump with a distance of 21-07.50 and placed eighth in the triple jump with a distance of 40-02.25. Indoor Track: One of the Minutemen's top freshman athletes ... Placed seventh in the triple jump at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20), jumping 44-09.50, a season best for the Minutemen. Also placed seventh in the long jump, 22-01.50, and tenth in the 55m hurdles running 8.15 ... At the New England Championships (2/27), placed 20th in the triple jump with 40-10.50 and ninth in the long jump with 21-07.50.

Before UMass: Earned varsity letter all four years of high school career as a Blue Devil competing in the triple jump and hurdles..Was a part of the 2008 Western Mass Championship Indoor and Outdoor teams last season..owns high school triple jump record (44'.8")

Personal:Zachary Gifford Koncki ... Born March 3, 1990 to David Koncki and Sharon Gifford ... Brother to Natalie ... Majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ... Enjoys flag football, running, and soccer.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Jan 10
    at Yale Invitational 9:00 AM
    Thursday, Jan 15
    at URI Multi Event (Day 1) 2:00 PM
    Friday, Jan 16
    at URI Multi Event (Day 2) 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Jan 17
    at Beantown Challenge 10:00 AM
    Friday, Jan 23
    at Northeastern Indoor Games 4:00 PM
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