Zachary Katzman
Zachary  Katzman


Oakland, Calif.

High School:
Skyline HS '16





Aggies race to 14 top finishes at Woody Wilson Classic

Pertusati came away with two first place titles in both the men’s hammer throw and the men’s shot put


UC Davis hosts the Woody Wilson Classic

The Aggies will start the first day of the event with the hammer throw on Friday afternoon, while the remaining field and track events will take place on Saturday


Aggies score nine first-place titles at Fullerton Invite

Altogether, UC Davis took away a total of 34 top-five finishes this competition weekend


Aggies win two field events at Bay Area invite

UC Davis secured the top two finishes in both the men’s triple jump and the women’s pole vault on the first day of the San Francisco State Distance Carnival


Aggies split up between Bay Area and SoCal meets

UC Davis track and field will make appearances in both the San Francisco State Distance Carnival and Cal State Fullerton's Titan Team Challenge

Career Bests:

Event Mark Meet Date
 1500m  3:58.02  Causeway Classic Dual Meet  4/21/17
 3000S  9:39.83  Brutus Hamilton Challenge  4/28 - 4/29/17

Qualified for the Big West Championships in the steeplechase, placing twelfth in the final... Finished fifth in the event at Brutus Hamilton Challenge in a lifetime best of 9:39.83... Earned a top-three finish at Causeway Classic in the 1500 (3:58.02).


Finished fourth in the Division III race at the Stanford Invitational as a senior for the Titans, posting a time of 15:46.5… Won the Ed Sias Invitational large school race in 2015 with a school-record two-mile time of 10:07.8... Finished 15th at the CIF state championships in the Division I race with a time of 15:25, setting an Oakland section record… First-team All-NorCal selection as a senior… Oakland Section individual cross country champion in 2014 and 2015… Oakland Section individual champion in the 800m, 1600m, and 3200m, in 2015… Posted best times on the track in the 400m (52.43), 800m (2:03.09), mile (4:24.96), and 3200m (9:20.20), that season… Also claimed section titles in the 1600m and 3200m as a senior… Named the Oakland Athletic League Student-Athlete of the Year… Top track times as a senior included 1:59.80 in the 800m, 3:56.12 in the 1500m, 4:20.24 in the mile, and 9:04.46 in the 3200m… Region 14 USATF Junior Olympics Champion in the 1500m in 2014... Finished 19th at the state championships in the 3200m in 2015, and improved nine spots to 10th in the same event in 2016.

Parents are Ken and Lisa… Has a younger sister, Ariella… Something most people don't know about him was that he was his high school's marching band drum major… Lists his proudest personal accomplishment as earning the rank of Eagle Scout… Favorite movie is Back to the Future III... Lists his career sports highlight as sweeping the boys and girls CIF Oakland Section track and field team championships in 2016.