Charlotte Cross Country BIO
Zach Greth
Player Profile:
Zach Greth 773413
Position: Distance
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Reading, Pa.
High School: Exeter

At Charlotte -

2015-Cross Country: Competed in five meets, finishing a season-best 16th overall at the Charlotte Invitational in September with a time of 26:34.0.. was Charlotte’s fourth-best finisher at the NCAA Southeast Regionals at 32:12.4 (117th overall)... named to the elite six-member C-USA All-Academic Team (second time recipient) and sported the highest GPA in the league

2015 - Indoor: Finished seventh at the Conference USA Championships in the 5000m.....

2014 Cross Country: Redshirted....Competed unattached in the Three Stripe Invite hosted by NC State running the 5K in a time of 15:35.13.

2014 Outdoor: In the 800m he had a PR of 1:59.96 at the 49er Classic....   Indoor: Posted a PR of 2:32.35 in the 1000m at the Virginia Tech Invite...At the Virginia Tech Challenge had a PR in the mile of 4:21.95...At the CUSA Indoor Championships he posted a PR and a fourth place finish in the 5000m in a time of 14:39.97.

2013 Cross Country: Led the team with five top finishes...Grabbed a top five finish at the Charlotte Invitational with a 25:28.2 performance in the 8K...Finished 35th overall at the C-USA Championship running the 8k course in 26:43.34...Was the 49ers top finisher at the NCAA Pre Nationals finishing 44th overall...Ran 31:54.2 in the 10k at the Southeast Regional Championships...Named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team.

2013 - Outdoor: Led the team in the 1500m (3:59.94) at the JCSU Invitational and finished first … Also led the team in the 5000m (14:45.10) at the Princeton Invitational. Indoor: Finished second in the 5000m (14.56.20) at the Hilton Garden Invitational which was the best time on the team … Also Ran the team’s fastest 3000m time (8:41.09) at the Virginia Tech Invitational … Was 26th in the mile (4:23.85) at the Tiger Paw Invitational. 

2012 - Cross Country: Competed in six meets during his sophomore season ... was one of Charlotte's top runners, leading the Niners in five meets ... Fastest 5K performance was at the season-opener, the WCU Invitational (15:53.9) ... Recorded a PR at the Charlotte Invitational with an 8K time of 25:18.98 ... Finished in the top 100 at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a 10K mark of 31:58.21, placing 80th overall. 

2012 - Indoor: Ran team's top time of the season in the 3,000m at the Penn State National Open, clocking 8:40.27 ... Finished 15th in the 3,000m at the Atlantic 10 Championship (8:46.65).

2011 - Cross Country: Competed in six meets ... Charlotte's top finisher in his collegiate debut at the Charlotte Duals meet (placed 9th in 16:03.56 in the 5K) ... Ran fastest 8K time of the year during the Elon Invitational, finishing 13th in 26:05 ... Finished 61st at the A10 Championship, placing 61st in 26:13.5 ... Finished in the Top-100 at the Southeast Regional, coming in 99th in 32:30.7 as Charlotte's #2 finisher.

Prep: Cross country team was fifth in the 2009 PIAA District III cross country meet, qualifying for states … Three-time cross country state qualifier … Two-time indoor track qualifier … Three-time outdoor track qualifier … Finished 12th at the 2010 PIAA cross country championships … Finished fourth in the 3000-meters at the PTFCA indoor championships … Golden Eagle Honor Roll student … National Honor Society … Graduated in top 10% of high school class.

Personal: Son of Shannon and William Greth … Undeclared major … Born July 15, 1992.

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