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Northwest Bearcats

Zach Layton

Zach Layton

HometownPlatte City, Mo.
High SchoolWest Platte
MajorBusiness Management
MinorMilitary Science


Indoor Season: Ran a career-high in the 3,000-meters at the Central Missouri Classic (2/19) with a time of 8:53.92 and finished in fifth-place ... ran a 5,000-meter time of 15:40.65 at the Nebraska Wesleyan Invite (1/22) and placed fifth ...Outdoor Season: won the 3,000-meters during the outdoor season at the Bearcat Open (4/30) with a career-best time of 8:42.76 ... placed fourth at the Kip Janvrin Relays (4/23) in the 5,000-meters with a career-best time of 15:06.77 ... won the Northwest Open (4/3) in the 10,000-meters with a career-high time of 32:27.74


Indoor season: best time of 8:59.88 in the 3,000-meters at the Nebraska Invite (1/16) ... Outdoor Season:  did not compete

Cross Country: 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

Cross Country
8,000m MIAA Championships 11/6/10 25:17.10
10,000m NCAA South Central Regional 11/8/08 32:00.3
Mile UCM Mule Relays 2/5/10 4:36.79
3,000m Central Missouri Classic 2/19/10 8:53.92
5,000m MIAA Championships 2/27/11 15:35.55
3000m Bearcat Open 4/30/10 8:42.76
 5000m  Kip Janvrin Open  4/22/10  15:06.77
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