400m runners shine on Saturday
Majority to Baton Rouge, select squad to California
One Illini sets meet record; two tie
Orange and Blue will travel to Macomb, Ill., for meet
Three Orange and Blue crack school's top-10
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.
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)
600m: 1:19.04 - Big Ten Championships (2/25/12)
800m: 1:54.26 - Tyson Invitational (2/10/12)
Updated July 2012