Zubin Jha

Distance/XC

Player profile

  • Hometown Worthington, Ohio
  • Last School Thomas Worthington
  • Year Junior
  • Major Computer Science Engineering

Personal Bests (XC): 10K – 31:16.9 | 8K – 24:20.1 | 5.2 mile – 25:41.9 | 5 mile – 25:21.8

Personal Bests (track): 3000m – 8:31.08 | 1500m – 4:07.60 | 5000m – 14:42.35 | Mile – 4:21.34

Ohio State Career

  • Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten pick

2021-22

  • Cross Country
    • Ran in all six races and was top Buckeye finisher in final four, with a Top 5 spot in all six
    • Placed 29th at Big Ten Championships and 68th at NCAA Regionals
  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten pick

2020-21

  • Cross Country
    • Ran at Big Ten Championships, placing 54th
  • Indoor
    • Ran the 3000m at Michigan and B1G Invite
  • Outdoor
    • Competed in 5000m at Maryland, Indiana and Jesse Owens Invite
    • Part of 4x1600m relay at Illinois in April and also ran the 1500m at the meet
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors

Personal

  • Son of Rakesh and Shoma
  • Computer science major and plans to work in software engineering
  • Older brother, Arjun, is an All-Big Ten runner who competes at Michigan