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    Zebo Zebe
    Zebo Zebe
    RS Senior

    Tolono, Ill.

    High School:
    Unity HS

    Middle Distance


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


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    Photos from Illini Classic at UI Armory


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    Photos from the Illini Open on Jan. 12, 2013


    2013 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Competed in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships ... Ran a season best 800m time of 1:50.64 at the Mississippi State Conference Challenge ... Ran a season best 400m time at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational, finishing with a time of 50.16 ... Competed in the DMR and 4x800m relay squads at the Drake Relays, helping the Illini capture the first annual HyVee Cup.

    Indoor: Scored points for the Illini at the Big Ten Championships, running the third leg of the DMR squad which placed fifth with a time of 9:42.63 ... Also ran the 600m at the conference championship, running a lifetime best time of 1:19.61 ... Ran a season best 800m time of 1:51.66 at the Spire Invitational ... Timed a season best 400m time of 51.30 at the Illini Open.

    2012 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Ran the 800m and was part of the 4x400m relay at the Big Ten Championships ... Set a career-best 400m time of 49.07 at the Tom Botts Invitational ... Posted his best 800m time of 1:50.53 at the John McDonnell Invitational, finishing fifth ... Ran the third leg of the sprint medley relay at the Drake Relays which finished third (3:21.13) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    Indoor: Participated in the 600m and 800m ... Recorded a personal best in the 600m with a time of 1:19.04 at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed first in the 600m at the Orange and Blue Open with a time of 1:22.25 ... Competed in five meets.

    2011 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Ran in the 400m and 800m ... Ran in the Big Ten Championships prelims ... Finished first in the 800m at Sea Ray Relays (Unseeded) with 1:53.36, giving him a personal-best ... Anchored the 4x400m relay team, helping them with two fifth place finishes and a second place finish at Sea Ray Relays ... Participated in the 4,000m distance medley relay at Drake Relays ... Also Anchored the 4x800m relay team in a first place finish at Sea Ray Relays

    2010 Track and Field
    Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

    High School
    Was the runner-up in the 800m and placed fourth in the 400m at the 2009 Illinois Class A state meet ... Took third and fifth in the 800m at the 2008 and 2007 Illinois Class A state meet, respectively ... Earned eight varsity letters, with four coming in track and four in basketball ... Was also a second-team all-state and first-team all-conference guard in basketball during is senior year.

    Born Aug. 27, 1990 ... Parents are Bob and Teresa Zebe ... Mother was a gymnast at Western Illinois and father was on the track team at the University of Illinois and at Glendale College ... Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant ... Majoring in kinesiology and minoring in business.

    Zebe's Personal Best
    400m: 49.07 - Tom Botts Invitational (4/4/12)
    800m: 1:50.53 - John McDonnell Invitational (4/21/12)

    200m: 23.45 - Indiana Relays (1/31/14)
    400m: 50.04 - Illini Open (1/11/14)
    500m: 1:04.17 - Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/2/13)
    600m: 1:18.02 - Big Ten Championships (2/28/14)
    800m: 1:50.53 - John McDonnell Invitational (4/21/12)

    Updated March 2014

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