Zach Dahleen
    Zach Dahleen

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Orland Park, Ill.

    High School:
    Carl Sandburg

    Birthdate:
    06/21/1991


    TFRRS Bio

    Personal Bests
    8K 24:20
    10K 31:37.01

    2013
    All-MVC (4th Place)
    Named All-MVC for third consecutive season after his fourth-place finish at the MVC Championships...Helped lead the Saluki men to their second-straight MVC team title in 2013...Won the Saluki Invitational on Sept. 21...Finished 73rd at the NCAA Midwest Regional.

    2012
    All-MVC (2nd Place)
    Named All-MVC for the second straight season...Second-place finish at the MVC Championships propelled the men's team to grab the 2012 MVC Championship...Finished outside of the top-ten only once (NCAA Midwest Regionals, Nov. 10, 52nd)... Finished second twice, and was the highest collegiate finisher at the Bradley Classic on Oct. 12, where he clocked his best 8K time of 24:20.

    2011
    All-MVC (3rd Place)
    Named to the All-MVC team...Participated in five meets for the Salukis, finishing in the top-ten in three of them...Finished third twice, with his best time coming at the MVC Championship at 25:18.8...Finished the season with an average finish of 20.8.

    2010
    Ran in five meets in 2010, taking two top 15 finishes in the process...Finished 11th at the Saluki Invitational, while taking 14th at the MVC Championship... Took 24th at the Greater Louisville Classic with a time of 24:56.00.

    2009
    Ran in two events during the 2009 season, finishing in the top 15 in both events...Finished a season-best 12th place at the Saluki Early Bird with a time of 19:58.7...Helped SIU win the EIU Panther Open with a 13th place finish.

    High School
    Four-time all-conference, two-time all-region and all-sectional and two-time all-state honoree during prep career...Set a personal-best mark in the three-mile run with a time of 14:33 during senior season... Was the state runner-up in 2009 in the 1600m...Ran a 4:10 mile and a 1:54 half-mile...Captured regional and sectional titles as a junior and senior.

    Personal
    Majoring in information systems technology... Born on June 21, 1991...Son of Victor and Darcie Dahleen...Has one brother.

    SIU