Zack  Sims
Zack Sims
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
McDonough, Ga.

High School:
Eagles Landing Christian Academy

Height:
6-0

Event:
Distance

2015: Indoor - Took 10th in the 3000 (8:20.44) and was 17th in the 5000 at the SEC Championships.

2014: Cross Country - Redshirted for the Bulldogs.

2014: Outdoor - Finished eighth in the 1500-meter run (3:51.47) at the Alabama Relays...Was the second collegiate finisher (third overall) at the Florida Relays with a 14:31.01 in the 5000...Was 10th in his section of the 5000 at the Mt. SAC Relays after running a 14:19.48...Was 19th in the 5000 (14:49.63) at the SEC Championships.

2014: Indoor - Was sixth in the 3000-meter run with a time of 8:23.79 at the Vanderbilt Invite...Took 24th in the mile (4:16.90) at the VT Elite Meet...Was 53rd at the Husky Classic thanks to a 14:41.30 in the 5000...Finished 12th in the 3000 after running a 8:24.35 at the SEC Championships...Also was a leg on the distance medley relay team that set a school record with a 9:47.53 for sixth place at SECs.

2013: Cross Country - Finished fourth at the 8k Georgia Cross Country Invitational after crossing the finish line in 26:03.72...Scored for the Bulldogs after taking 100th at the 8k Roy Griak Invitational after clocking a 25:46.7...Was the fourth Georgia runner across the line at the 8k Wisconsin Invitational with a time of 24:35...Scored for the first time at the SEC Championships with a 32nd-place finish (25:01.98)...Finished 20th (30:37.47) for All-Region honors at the 10k NCAA South Regionals to score for the Bulldogs...Finished 221st (32:34.2) to score for the Bulldogs at the 10k NCAA Championships.

2013: Outdoor - Finished 33rd in the 5000 (15:29.64) SEC Championships...Managed a ninth-place finish in the 5000 with a time of 14:28.64 at the Mt. SAC Relays...Had a fifth-place finish with a 14:37.33 at the Florida Relays...Finished eighth in the 1500 with a time of 3:54.47 at the Alabama Relays...Finished second overall (top collegiate finisher) in the 5000 after finishing in 14:54.44 at the Georgia Relays.

2013: Indoor - Finished fifth in the 3000-meter run with a season-best time of 8:32.77 at the Auburn Invite...Clocked a season best 4:14.81 for ninth place in the mile at the Razorback Invite...Part of third-place distance medley relay team that clocked the ninth-best time (9:58.83) in school history at the VT Elite Meet.

2012: Cross Country - Opened his second year by taking 11th (27:05.72) at the Georgia Invitational...Led his teammates at the Commodore Classic after taking 25th with a time of 25:25.10...Finished 91st out of 255 runners at the Greater Louisville Classic...Finished 47th at the SEC Championships after crossing the finish line in 25:18.85...Took 40th (31:54.4) at the NCAA South Regionals.

2012: Indoor & Outdoor -Redshirted for the Bulldogs.

2011: Cross Country - Recorded a 16th-place finish (26:46) at the Georgia State Invitational...Finished 42nd (26:13.12) to score for Georgia at the Crimson Classic...Made his debut at the SEC Championships and finished 59th.

High School: Finished with runner-up honors in both the 1600 meters and the 3200 at the 2011 GHSA AAA state meet, earning First Team All-State honors...Took third at the state cross country meet as a senior...Personal-best times of 4:15 (1600), 9:18 (3200) and 15:25 (5k)...School record holder in the 1500, 1600, 1-mile run, 3200, 5k, 4x800, 4x1600 and distance medley relay...Named Atlanta Track Club Man of the Year...Helped lead Eagle's Landing to a runner-up finish and a third-place finish at two state cross country meets...Captain of both the track and cross country teams as a senior...Part of All-South Second Team as a sophomore.

Personal: Born April 13, 1993...Son of Christopher and Kelly Sims...Majoring in Statistics and Digital and Broadcast Journalism (Sports Media).

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