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Zach Digney
Zach Digney

Hometown:
Woodstock, IL

High School:
Woodstock

Last College:
Carthage College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 160

Event:
Sprints

2005 -- Indoor - led team in 200 meters (21.73) and ran lead leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:16.95)... placed sixth in 200 meters (21.80) at Big Ten Championships... won 60 (6.97) and 200 meters (22.09) at Gold Country Classic... won 60 meters (7.00) at Iowa Open and 200 meters (21.82) at Hawkeye Open...letterwinner

2004 -- Indoor - led team in 200 meters (21.39)... ran anchor leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:13.81)... placed seventh in 200 meters (21.79) and ran lead leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed fifth (3:18.42) at Big Ten Championships... ran collegiate-best 60 meters (6.90) at Big Tens and NCAA Qualifier and 400 meters (50.04) at Iowa Open... best 60 meters ranks sixth and best 200 meters ranks fifth on Iowa's all-time bests list... Outdoor - ran second leg on 1,600-meter relay that qualified for regional meet in 3:08.90 at Drake Relays... led team in 100 (10.62) and 200 meters (21.29)... ran on team-leading 400 and 1,600-meter relays... won 200 meters with a collegiate-best 21.29 and placed second in 100 meters (10.67) at UNI Twilight... placed ninth in 100 meters (11.18) and ran second leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed eighth (3:16.88) at Big Ten Championships and third leg on relay that placed 10th at NCAA Midwest Regional (3:12.82) ... letterwinner.

2003 -- Indoor - placed ninth in 200 meters (22.22) at Big Ten Championships and third (21.94) at Panther Classic... ran season-best 6.97 in Big Ten 60-meter semifinals... led team in 200 meters... Outdoor - ran lead leg on 1,600-meter relay that qualified for NCAA Midwest Regional in 3:10.69 at Drake Relays... ran anchor leg on relay that placed 14th in 3:10.54 at regional meet... placed ninth in 100 meters (10.81) at Big Ten Championships... ran second leg on 400 and 1,600-meter relays that placed seventh (41.36) and fifth (3:13.00), respectively, at Big Ten meet... runner-up in 200 meters (21.56) at Iowa Musco Twilight V... ran lead leg on sprint medley relay that placed 10th (3:23.55) at Drake Relays, which ranks 10th on Iowa's all-time bests list... letterwinner.

2002 -- Indoor - did not compete... Outdoor - placed second in 100 (10.92) and third in 200 meters (21.46) at UNI Open... ran anchor leg on 400 and 1,600-meter relays that provisionally qualified for NCAA Championships... ran lead leg on 1,600-meter relay (3:09.51) that placed third and anchor leg on 400-meter relay (40.45) that placed fifth at Big Ten Championships... letterwinner.

2001 -- competed for Carthage College in Kenosha, WI... earned all-America status as member of 1,600-meter relay... won conference outdoor titles in 100 and 200 meters... all-conference selection during indoor and outdoor seasons... set school record in indoor 200 meters (21.96)... other best time was 10.84 in 100 meters.

High School -- three-time all-state and 10-time all-conference... six-time conference champion... best times were 10.5 in 100 and 21.6 in 200 meters... set school record in 100 meters... team MVP and captain junior year... National Honor Society member... academic all-conference... lettered twice in football... track coach was Dom Canada.

Personal -- born May 2, 1982... son of Jerry and Carey Digney... physical therapy major.

Digney's Collegiate Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
60 meters (I)6.90at Big Ten Championships2/28/04
at NCAA Qualifier3/6/04
100 meters (O)10.62at Missouri Relays4/3/04
200 meters (O)21.29at UNI Twilight4/17/04
400 meters (I)50.04Iowa Open2/20/04