Zach Shultz

Player profile

  • Hometown Toledo, Ohio
  • High School Perrysburg High School
  • Year Junior
  • Major City and Regional Planning

Career Bests 1500 – 4:13.96 | 3000 – 8:40.97 | 5000 – 14:55.69 | 10K (XC) – 32:18.8 | 8K (XC) – 25:43.2

Ohio State Career

  • Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2020, 2021)
  • Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors in cross country and track in 2020-21
  • 2021 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar

2020-21

  • Cross Country
    • Raced at Big Ten Championships, finishing among the team’s Top 5
  • Indoor
    • Set personal best in the 3000 at UM B1G Simmons-Harvey Invitational in January
  • Outdoor
    • Recorded 5000 personal best at B1G Invite in April
    • Ran career best in the 1500 at Fighting Illini Big Ten Relays in April
    • Also ran in Maryland B1G Invite

2019-20

  • Cross Country
    • Ran in Great Lakes Cross Country Championships and in five other meets

Prior to Ohio State

  • Northern Lakes League Cross Country Champion
  • Earned all-state honors in Cross Country
  • Finished fifth in the 3200m at Indoor States
  • Three-time Perrysburg Disc Golf Association champion
Personal
  • Son of Jacqueline and Rodney and has three siblings, Mason, Austin and Bennett
  • City and regional planning major; goal is to work as an urban planner, creating plans and policy for sustainable and healthy cities in the future