Daniel Zawalich
Daniel Zawalich
Height: 5-10
Weight: 150
Year: Fr
Hometown: Paxton, Mass.
High School: St. John's
Position: Distance
Major: Biology

Career Personal Bests:
All-American (Distance Medley Relay)
2x USTFCCCA All-East Region Selection (One Mile, Distance Medley Relay)
All-New England Selection (Distance Medley Relay)
1:57.07 at the NE-10 Indoor Championships, February 18, 2012.
1,000m: 2:28.93 at the Boston University Invitational, February 11, 2012.
One Mile: 4:10.30 at the New England Indoor Championships, February 24, 2012.

Indoor Season

2011-12: Distance Medley Relay NE-10 Champion. All-Northeast-10 (DMR). NE-10 Track Rookie of the Week (2/13). USTFCCCA East Region (Mile, Distance Medley Relay). Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll. Earned All-America status in the distance medley relay along with teammates Justin Blaszczyk, Patrick Cooney and Sean Hanlon with a sixth place finish at the NCAA Division II National Championships (3/9/10). Helped break the Stonehill school record in the distance medley relay with the same group of teammates at the New England Championships (2/24/12) in a total time of 9:50.33, an automatic NCAA Division II Championships Qualifying time. Captured first place honors and All-Northeast-10 Conference (NE-10) honors at the NE-10 Championships (2/18/12) with a first place finish in a total time of 10:16.90 along with Blaszczyk, Shawn Cronin and Hanlon. Competed in sevent individual races throughout the season for the Skyhawks highlighted by a third place finish in the 800-meter run at the NE-10 Championships in a personal best time of 1:57.07. Earned USTFCCCA All-East Region honors in the one mile run. Posted a time of 4:10.30 for 13th place overall at the New England Championships. Ranked 14th overall in the 1,000-meter run out of 73 competitors at the Boston University Valentine Invitational (2/11/12) with a time of 2:28.93. Finished seventh overall in the 800-meter run (1:57.41) at the Charley Torpey Memorial Invitational (2/4/12).  Placed seventh overall out of 82 competitors in the one mile run at the New Balance Boston Collegiate Indoor Games (1/27/12) in a time of 4:15.83. Ranked second overall in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:31.47 at Reggie Poyau Invitational (12/10/11). Finished third overall in his first-ever collegiate race in the one mile run (4:17.54) at the Jay Carisella Invitational (12/3/11).

High School: 2011 graduate of St. John's High School. Tri-County Leage Most Valuable Player Award winner. School record holder in the one-mile (4:17). Division 1 indoor state mile winner in 2011. Personal bests include 4:17 (one-mile), 2:32 (1,000 meters), 1:58 (800 meters) and 15:44 (5-kilometers). National Honors Society member.

Personal: Born on April 16, 1993 in Paxton, Mass. Son of Joseph and Barbara Zawalich of Paxton, Mass. Has one brother, Tim (17). Lists greatest sports moment as winning the Division 1 indoor mile and winning district cross country meet. Tabs all four major New England sports as his favorite teams and favorite athletes as Rajan Rondo and Josh Beckett. Majoring in biology.