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04/27/2018

Irish Win Shuttle Hurdles Championship of America Invitational at Penn Relays

Notre Dame claims first ever women's Championship of America event

04/19/2018

Irish Embark On Split Squad Weekend

Distance runners head to Virginia while the rest of the team heads to Texas

03/31/2018

Irish Wrap Up Saturday Competition

Nate Richartz wins the pole vault for the second time this season

03/31/2018

Notre Dame Concludes Day One of Split Squad Weekend

Antonio Villegas Jimenez places first in the Collegiate Long Jump at Stanford

02/23/2018

Irish continue success at ACC Championships

Notre Dame has seven runners advance to Saturday's finals

05/10/2018

2018 ACC Outdoor Championships

Notre Dame competes in the 2018 ACC Outdoor Championships in Coral Gables, Fla.

05/08/2018

2017 ACC Outdoor Championships

Irish compete at the 2017 ACC Outdoor Championships at Georgia Tech.

04/26/2018

Penn Relays

Irish compete at the 2018 Penn Relays.

04/03/2018

Stanford Invitational Day 1

Notre Dame competes at the first day of the Stanford Invitational

02/23/2018

2018 ACC Indoor Championships

Notre Dame's track and field team competes at the 2018 ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships.

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Set a personal best time of 6.93 in the finals of the Illini Classic 60m (indoor).
  • Recorded a PR of 21.84 in the 200m at the ACC Indoor Championship.
  • Was a member of the top 4x400m relay team in 2017, recording a time of 3:11.81 at the ACC Indoor Championships.
  • Marked a PR performance of 10.72 in the 100m at the Louisville Invite (outdoor).

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Was a member of the Men's Soccer team practice squad.
  • Did not participate in Track and field.

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Christian Brothers Academy (Syracuse, NY) in spring of 2015.
  • Participated in Soccer (3 varsity letters) and Indoor/Outdoor track (5 varsity letters combined) in high school.
  • Listed as a 4-star soccer recruit (TopDrawerSoccer) and ranked twelfth best recruit in region (TopDrawerSoccer) in high school.
  • Participated in US Olympic Development Academy during his junior and senior year.
  • Full name is Zachary Robert Sames Zajdel.
  • Son of Robert Zajdel and Carol Sames.
  • Has two older sisters (Melissa, Rachel) and a younger brother (Christopher).
  • Father Robert '80, Sister Rachel '15, and Uncle William '86 attended Notre Dame.
  • Mother Carol ran track at Oklahoma (All American in DMR); Sister Melissa ran track at Princeton.
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and double majoring in Finance and Economics.

LINK TO TFRRS PROFILE:

Zachary R. S. Zajdel
Zachary R. S. Zajdel

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Syracuse, NY

High School:
Christian Brothers Academy

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
03/21/1997

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