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Dan Zupan
Dan Zupan
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Berea, Ohio
High School: Berea
Position: Distance

Honors:
6x All-MAC: First Team (Distance Medley Relay, 2016 Indoor; Steeplechase, 2014 Outdoor), Second Team (Cross Country, 2014; 3,000-meter Steeplechase, 2015 Outdoor and 2016 Outdoor; Mile, 2014 Indoor)

2015-16: Outdoor:  An Academic All-Mid-American Conference and USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree...earned second-team all-conference accolades with a runner-up performance in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the MAC Championships (May 13) crossing the line in a school-record time of 8:56.41...finished 39th in the steeplechase at the NCAA East Preliminary Round (May 27) in 9:14.35...recorded four top-10 efforts in the 1,500 meters, including winning the event at the Northeast Ohio Quad (April 16)...finished third in 1,500 meters at LSU Alumni Invitational (April 23) in 3:50.43...posted fourth-best time (3:49.29) in program history in the 1,500 meters finishing eighth at the Raleigh Relays (March 25)...placed seventh and ninth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Texas Relays (March 31) and Drake Relays (April 30) in 9:13.22 and 9:11.82, respectively...Indoor: Garnered first-team All-Mid-American Conference accolades as member of winning distance medley relay squad at the MAC Championships (Feb. 26)...also posted third- and 10th-place finishes at the MAC Championships in the mile and 3,000 meters crossing the line in 4:08.98 and 8:40. 95, respectively...posted five top-10 finishes in the mile and three in the 3,000 meters...registered the third-fastest time (4:06.20) in program history in the mile at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 5)...turned in third-best time (8:12.07) in program history in the 3,000 meters to finish fourth at the Spire Invitational (Feb. 13)...named a MAC Distinguished Scholar recipient in addition to earning first-team Academic All-MAC honors...Cross Country: Ran in all six races for Akron...placed 20th at the Mid-American Conference Championships posting a time of 25:31.88...registered season-best 8K time of 24:23.0 at NCAA Pre-National Meet...finished 59th at NCAA Great Lakes Regional in 32:15.1...placed eighth, 10th and 21st, respectively, at Tommy Evans Invitational, Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational and All-Ohio Championships...earned first-team Academic All-MAC honors.

2014-15: Indoor: Placed fourth and eighth, respectively, in the mile and 800 meters at the Mid-American Conference Championship (Feb. 28) in times of 4:12.42 and 1:56.38…member of fourth-place distance medley relay team at the MAC Championship (Feb. 27) that crossed the line in 10:15.64…posted a season-low time of 1:51.35 in the 800 meters at the Spire Invitational (Feb. 14)…registered four top-five efforts in the mile, including winning the event at the Kent State Dual (Jan. 16)…collected a season-best and the fifth-fastest time (4:08.37) in program history in the mile at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 7)…won the 3,000 meters at the Zips Invitational (Feb. 20), while placing 12th at the MAC Championship (Feb. 28)...Outdoor: Academic All-MAC selection...an NCAA East Preliminary Round qualifier in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, placing 19th in a time of 9:00.70...finished second at the MAC Championship in the steeplechase in 9:14.46...registered season-best mark of 8:59.62 to finish eighth in steeplechase at Mt. Sac Relays (April 16)...won steeplechase at Longhorn Invitational (May 2), while placing fourth at Raleigh Relays (March 27) with times of 9:02.15 and 9:06.51, respectively...won 1,500 meters at Northeast Ohio Quad (April 2) in 3:58.92 before capturing 3,000 meters at Campbell/Wright Invitational (May 9) in 8:45.82...Cross Country: Captured second-team All-MAC honors after finishing 11th at MAC Championship in 24:51...placed third at Tommy Evans Invitational in 20:34.00...placed 14th and 39th, respectively, at All-Ohio Championship (25:18.00) and Bluegrass Invitational (25:19.24)...finished Great Lakes Regional course in 31:47 to place 70th...ran NCAA Pre-National course in 26:03.30.

2013-14: Cross Country: competed in all six races ... placed sixth overall at the Tommy Evans Invitational (Sept. 5), clocking a 4-mile time of 20:33 ... was the Zips' fourth runner at the All-Ohio Championships (Oct. 4) with an 8K time of 25:56.30 ... came in 38th at the MAC Championships (Nov. 2) ... Indoor: scored in the mile and DMR at the MAC Championships (Feb. 28-March 1) ... finished runner-up in the mile, running a season-low time of 4:09.31 ... DMR team placed fourth with a collective time of 9:53.85 ... won the mile at the Zips Invitational (Feb. 21), crossing the finish line in 4:09.76 ... placed third in the 800m at the Akron Opener (Jan. 10) with a time of 1:56.43 ... Outdoor: NCAA preliminary qualifier in the steeplechase ... placed 47th at the prelim (May 30) with a time of 9:33.15 ... MAC Champion in the steeplechase, winning the event with a time of 8:59.53 ... it was the second-fastest time in school history and more than 23 seconds faster than his previous best ... also finished third in the 1,500m with a time of 4:04.08 at the league meet (May 17) ... ran a season-best time of 3:48.96 in the 1,500m at the Mt. SAC Relays (Apr. 18) ... took third in the steeplechase (9:23.38) and second in the 1,500m (3:52.38) at the All-Ohio Championships (Apr. 12-13).

at Berea HS
: Five-time All-Ohio honoree ... placed fifth in the 1,600-meters (4:12.94) at the state meet as a senior ... also came in 11th at the state cross country meet, running a time of 15:38 ... school record holder in the 4x400, 800m and 1,600m ... posted a personal-record time of 1:54.11 in the 800m.

Personal: Born Dec. 1, 1994 ... parents are Walt and Amy Zupan.