Zaia Wharton
Year: Senior
Hometown: Elkins, W. Va.
High School: Elkins
2004-05: Ran an indoor school record in the 800m with a 2:12.80 at the Alex Wilson Invite ... set the outdoor school record in the 800 with a 2:10.94 at the Duke Invitational ... finished fourth at PL XC Championship as well. 2003-04: Patriot League indoor champion in the 1000 meters ... ran a leg on the victorious distance medley relay indoors ... ran 4:52.80 in the 1500 outdoors ... finished fourth in the 800m at PL's outdoors in 2:15.95 ... named to the PL academic honor roll.

2002-03: All-Patriot League in indoor and outdoor track ... placed 25th at the PL cross country championships as AU's fifth runner ... placed 12th at the Maryland XC Invitational ... finished second in the 800m at the PL Indoor Championships (2:16.79) ... ran on the PL Indoor Champion 4x800m and DMR squads ... won the 800m at the Lehigh Quad (2:20.51) ... finished fourth in the 1000m at the Rutgers Invitational ... set the school record in the 800m at the UVa. Invitational (2:15.77) ... set a new school mark in the 400m at the UMBC Invitational (1:01.91) ... named to the PL Academic Honor Roll in track and cross country.

High school: State champion in cross country and the 800m her senior season ... team won the cross country title her senior season ... three-times All-State in cross country ... All-State in track in three events ... was also on the soccer and swim teams ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Diana Vera and William Wharton ... siblings are Randraiz and Tyzok ... plans on majoring in psychology.