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    DJ Zahn
    DJ Zahn
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Morton, Ill.

    High School:
    Morton

    Event:
    Sprints

    I/O Eligibility:
    JR/JR

    04/20/2013

    4x400 Highlights LSU Alumni Gold Meet

    400m runners shine on Saturday

    04/18/2013

    Illini Ready for LSU & Mt. SAC Relays

    Majority to Baton Rouge, select squad to California

    04/11/2013

    Illini Set for Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational

    Orange and Blue will travel to Macomb, Ill., for meet

    04/07/2013

    Four Illini Victorious at Tiger Track Classic

    Three Orange and Blue crack school's top-10

    04/04/2013

    Illini Travel to Auburn's Tiger Track Classic

    Meet will take place at Hutsell-Rosen Track

    05/13/2013

    2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships

    Pictures from the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

    01/15/2013

    Illini Open

    Photos from the Illini Open on Jan. 12, 2013

    AT ILLINOIS

    2013 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Earned All-America honors after running the first leg of the 4x400m relay squad which finished fifth at the NCAA Championships ... Was also a part of the 4x100m relay squad at the NCAA Championships who finished 13th and earned second team All-America honors ... Helped Illini win the first annual HyVee Cup at the Drake Relays ... Set a lifetime best 200m time of 21.26 during the prelims at the Big Ten Championships ... Recorded a career best 400m time of 46.98 at the LSU Alumni Gold meet to finish runner-up in the event.

    Indoor: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 4x400m relay ... Scored points for the Illini at the Big Ten Championships, running the second leg of the DMR team which finished fifth ... Ran on the 4x400m relay squad which clocked the fourth fastest time in school history (3:07.84) at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Meet ... Clocked a lifetime best 600m time of 1:24.13 at the Illini Open.

    2012 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Ran the third leg of the 4x100m relay team which qualified for the NCAA Championships and set the third-fastest time in school history (39.00) in the prelims ... Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championships in the 4x100m relay and individually in the 400m ... Notched a career-best 400m time of 47.34 during the prelims of the Big Ten Championships ... Set a lifetime-best 200m time of 21.35 at the LSU Invitational ... Finished runner-up in the 400m at the EIU Big Blue Classic.

    Indoor: Participated in the 60m, 60m hurdles, 200m, 400m, and 600m ... Represented the Illini in the Big Ten Championships in the 200m, scoring points by taking seventh with a time of 21.78 ... Placed fourth in the 400m at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a time of 49.07 ... Ran in five meets.

    High School
    Finished second in the 400m dash at the state meet as a junior and took second in the 200m dash and 400m dash as a senior... Earned All-Conference honors in track and field in the 100m dash, 200m dash, 400m dash, 4x100m relay and 4x200m relay... All-State honorable mention in football as a senior.

    Personal
    Parents are Troy and Jennifer Zahn... Has two brothers, Zach and Jacob... Hobbies are basketball, football, skateboarding, listening to music and playing video games.

    Zahn's Personal Bests
    Outdoor
    100m: 10.63 - Bill Cornell Spring Classic (3/30/13)
    200m: 21.26 - Bill Cornell Spring Classic (3/30/13)
    400m: 46.98 - LSU Alumni Gold (4/20/13)

    Indoor
    60m: 6.91 - Illini Classic (1/18/14)
    200m: 21.29 - Husker Invitational (2/8/14)
    400m: 46.67 - Big Ten Championships (3/1/14)
    600m: 1:24.13 - Illini Open (1/12/13)

    Updated March 2014

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