|Hometown:||Haines City, FL|
|Gamer:||Haines City HS|
AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): HONORS: SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Cross Country - ran in five meets ... top finish was 56th at the Valdosta State XC Challenge as he ran an 8K time of 30:56.70 ... posted a season best 8K time of 30:42.56 en route to finishing 100th at the USF Invitational (9/5) in his first collegiate meet ... ran a time of 24:19.80 at the UT Early Bird (9/12) to finish in 61st place ... was 79th at the Flrunners.com Invitational (10/3) as he ran the 5K course in a time of 20:00.94 ... Track - competed at five of six meets for the Mocs ... best finish was a 27th place showing in the 1,500 meter run (4:38.82) at the Bulls Invitational (3/20) ... posted a season best time of 18:05.11 in the 5,000 meter run at the Bulls Invitational (3/20) ... was 29th in the 3,000 meter run with a season best time of 10:12.25 at the Embry-Riddle Last Chance Meet (2/20).
Career Best XC Times: 5K: 20:00.94 / FLrunners.com Invitational, 10/3/14; 8K: 30:42.56 / USF Invitational, 9/5/14.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2014 graduate of Haines City High School ... competed in both cross country and track at HCHS ... was a two-time team captain for the Hornets cross country team ... qualified for regional cross country meet three times ... as a senior, also qualified for regionals in track ... was HCHS' Class Valedictorian ... carried a 4.5 cumulative grade point average in high school.
PERSONAL: Son of Ana and Oscar Zapata ... born 10/17/95 ... has two brothers, Oscar Zapata, Jr., and Emmanuel Zapata.