400m runners shine on Saturday
Majority to Baton Rouge, select squad to California
Orange and Blue will travel to Macomb, Ill., for meet
Three Orange and Blue crack school's top-10
Meet will take place at Hutsell-Rosen Track
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.
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.
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
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)
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