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Zach Gates

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Fifth Year
Class
Fishers, Ind.
Hometown
William and Mary
High School

All-American: XC ([apos]12)
All-Southeast Region:
XC ([apos]09, [apos]10, [apos]12)
All-ACC:
XC ([apos]12)
CAA Champion:
XC ([apos]10)
All-CAA:XC ([apos]10, [apos]12)
CAA XC Rookie of the Year:[apos]10

2013 Outdoor
Did not compete

2013 Indoor
Did not compete

2012 Cross Country
Placed 22nd at NCAAs, earning All-America honors
Finished fourth at NCAA Southeast Regional, taking home All-Southeast Regional honors
Crossed the line fourth at ACCs, earning All-ACC honors
Finished as top UVa performer in all five races he competed in

Before Virginia (at William and Mary)
2012 Outdoor
Finished seventh in 10,000m at CAAs

2012 Indoor
Did not compete

2011 Cross Country
Finished 2nd at CAAs, earning All-CAA honors

2011 Outdoor
Did not compete

2011 Indoor
Did not compete

2010 Cross Country
CAA Champion
Earned All-Region honors with a 16th-place finish at Southeast Regional
Finished 101st at NCAAs

2010 Outdoor
Did not compete

2010 Indoor
Ran 5,000m at CNU Holiday Open

2009 Cross Country
CAA Rookie of the Year
A USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree
Finished 126th at NCAAs
Earned All-Region honors with an 11th-place finish at Southeast Regionals

2009 Outdoor
Scored at CAAs finishing seventh in 5,000m
Finished sixth at IC4As in 10,000m

2009 Indoor
Finished seventh at VT in 5,000m

2008 Cross Country
Did not compete

Background
Placed fourth at the state cross country meet in 2007
Finished fourth in the 3,200m at the state meet
Named academic all-state in cross country and track
Member of the National Honor Society

Personal
Son of Brent and Sharon Gates
Graduated from William and Mary with a degree in economics and mathematics
Studying for a Ph.D. in mathematics at Virginia