Men's Cross Country


  Zachary Florence
Zachary Florence


East Longmeadow, Mass.

High School:
East Longmeadow

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 125


As a sophomore in 2012: Placed fourth and 38th overall, crossing the finish line at 27:10.9 in the IC4A Championships (11/17) ... Finished ninth and 27th overall as he crossed the finish line at 26:41.9 in the Brown Invitational (10/19) ... Finished fourth for the Minutemen at the New England Championships with a time of 26:10.57 (10/7) ... Crossed the finish line at 26:24, a time good enough for seventh on the team in the Dellinger Invitational (9/29) ... Placed sixth for UMass and 20th overall with a time of 25:10.44 at the Minuteman Invitational (9/15) ... Posted a time of 18:40.36 in the season opener, placing fourth for the team and seventh overall in the UMass Invitational (9/8).

As a freshman in 2011: Cross Country: Ran in three meets ... In the IC4A Championships (11/19) posted best team finish of the year coming in ninth on the team and crossing the line in 28:36 ... Finished 15th on the team in the Bryant Invitational (9/10) coming in at 17:30.73.

Before UMass: Won 11 letters as a cross country and track and field athlete at East Longmeadow High School under coach Ryan Corbett ... Holds school records in the one mile, two mile, and 4x800 meter relay ... Placed sixth at the Western Massachusetts Cross Country Championships as a junior, and 11th as a senior.

Personal: Zachary P. Florence ... Born October 16, 1992 in Springfield, Mass. ... Son of David and Kathy ... Brother to Dave ... Plans to major in Resource Economics and Kinesiology.


    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Sept 12
    vs Minuteman Invitational 11:30 AM
    Friday, Sept 25
    at Coast-To-Coast Battle in Beantown 3:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 2
    at Paul Short Invitational 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Oct 10
    at New England Championship 2:00 PM
    Saturday, Oct 31
    at Atlantic 10 Championship 10:30 AM
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