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Northwest Bearcats Player Bio

Zach Layton

Zach Layton

Height: 6-1
Weight: 125

Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Platte City, Mo.
Major: Social Science


Ran an indoor season-best time of 8:59.88 in the 3,000-meters at the Nebraska Invite (1/16) … did not compete in the outdoor season ... led the Bearcats in every race except one during the cross country season … ran a season best time of 26:08.53 at the MIAA Cross Country Championships (10/24) to finish in tenth place … placed the highest at the NCAA South Central Regional (11/7) than any other Bearcat with a twelfth place finish and a time of 32:00.03 in the 10K race

West Platte High School

Won the district cross-country championship his junior and senior year ... Won the 3200-meter run at districts and placed fifth at state both his sophomore and junior seasons ... An academic honor student.

Personal Bio

Son of Tony and Carol Layton ... born May 5, 1990

Career Highs
Mile UCM Mule Relay 2/5/10 4:36.79
3,000m Central Missouri Classic 2/19/10 8:53.92
5,000m Nebraska Wesleyan Inv. 1/22/10 15:40.65
Cross Country
8K MIAA Championships 10/22/09 25:50.19
10K NCAA South Central Regional 11/8/08 32:00.3

3,000m Bearcat Open 4/30/10 8:42.76
5,000m Kip Janvrin Open 4/22/10 15:06.77
10,000 Northwest Open 4/3/10 32:27.74