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 Chuck Zavala
Chuck Zavala

RS Senior

Brownsville, Texas

High School:
St. Joseph's Academy



2010 INDOOR: Competed in the heptathlon ... season bests of 6.34 in the 60M, 9.13 in the 60M hurdles, 21'-9" in the long jump, 46'-8.75" in the shot put and 6'-4.75" in the high jump.

2009 OUTDOOR: Worked towards competing in the decathalon throughout the season ... season bests of 11.10 (100M), 52.91 (400M), 16.84 (110M H), 138'-07" (DT), 131'02" (JV), 6'-6" (HJ), 22'-9" (LJ), 46'-1.50" (SP) and 14'-1.25" in the pole vault.

2009 INDOOR: Scored 5,218 in the heptathlon at the Big 12 Championships ... numerous season bests which include 7.27 (60M), 9.21 (60M H), 3:02.69 (1000M), 6'-6" (HJ), 23'-5.50" (LJ), 14'-3.75" (PV) and 47'-3.75" in the shot put.

2008 OUTDOOR: Competed in six events throughout the season ... placed first at the UTEP Invite in the pole vault with a mark of 13'-1.50.

2008 INDOOR: Competed in four different events ... jumped a personal best in the long jump with a mark of 21'-07.5" at the Texas Tech Invitational ... set another personal best in the high jump with a mark of 6'02.25" at the same competition.


HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of St. Joseph's Academy in Brownville, Texas... Participated in swimming, basketball and track... Was named All-City, All-District and All-State all four years in track... Also earned All-State in swimming as a sophomore and junior... Bests include 200M: 22.03; 400M: 50.21; High jump: 6'-5"; Long jump: 21'-11".

PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 29, 1987, to Charles and Emma Zavala in Asuncion, Paraguay... Family now resides in Brownville, Texas... Father is a doctor and mother works as an accountant... Has three siblings, Caroline, 32, Johnny, 31, and Christian, 27... Brother Johnny participated in track and field at Baylor... Brother Christian played soccer at Texas... Hobbies and interests include sports, movies, mythology and foreign cultures... Major is currently undecided.

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