Zach Rentner
Zach  Rentner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tinley Park, Ill.

High School:
Victor J. Andrew

Height:
6-0

Event:
Free

Intended Major:
Mechanical Engineering


02/10/2017

NUMBER OF GOLDEN GRIZZLIES COMPETING AT MICHIGAN OPEN THIS WEEKEND

The meet will take place Friday through Sunday at the Oakland Aquatic Center

06/30/2016

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 2016 SPRING HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the sixth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 126 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria.

02/14/2016

THREE GOLDEN GRIZZLIES RECORD SEASON BESTS ON FINAL DAY OF MICHIGAN OPEN

Bethany Abramczyk, Kyle Larson and Zach Rentner recorded season best times on final day

02/11/2016

NINE GOLDEN GRIZZLIES TO COMPETE AT MICHIGAN OPEN

The three day meet will take place at the Oakland Aquatic Center Feb. 12-14

01/15/2016

OAKLAND LEADS HORIZON LEAGUE IN HONOR ROLL FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT SEMESTER

For the fifth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 123 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria.

02/28/2015

2015 Horizon League Swimming & Diving Championships - Day Four

2015 Horizon League Swimming & Diving Championships - Day Four

09/26/2014

Black & Gold Intrasquad, 2014

Black & Gold Intrasquad, 2014


2016-17:
Competed in the 500 free (4:44.88), 50 free (22.05), 100 fly (52.43) and 100 free (47.50) at Horizon League Championships
Recorded career best times in the 50 (22.05) and 100 free (47.50)

2015-16:
▪ Competed in the 50 (23.07), 100 (47.64), 200 (1:43.34) and 500 freestyle (4:42.34) at Horizon League Championships
▪ Earned career best times in the 50, 100, 200 and 500 freestyle
▪ Named to Horizon League Fall 2015 Honor Roll

2014-15:
▪ Swam 100 free, 200 free, 500 free and 1000 free on the season
▪ Had two season bests at EMU Invite in 100 free (48.43) and 500 free (4:53.19), 200 free (1:44.38)

ACADEMIC HONORS:
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2015)
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Spring 2016)

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS:
▪ Four-year letter winner at Andrew High School, earning all-conference and all-sectional honors all four years

▪ Conference champion and varsity record holder in 500 free
▪ Three-time IHSA State qualifier
▪ Also participated in cross country and water polo as a prep
▪ Swam for North Aquatics Club at the club level
▪ Was conference champion in the 100 free while swimming with NAC
▪ Honor Roll as a senior
▪ Placed second at Illinois State University Applied Tech High School competition in 2013

PERSONAL
Full Name: Zachary William Rentner
Parents: Eric and Holly Rentner
Siblings: Tiffany, Justin
▪ Sister Tiffany was a collegiate swimmer at Illinois State
▪ Brother Justin was a collegiate swimmer at UIC

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
▪ Was impressed with the Engineering program
▪ The swim team - coaches
▪ The campus is amazing

Rentner Personal Bests
Event 2016-17 Top Time Career Top Time
50 Free 22.05
Zippy Invite
12/2/16
22.05
Zippy Invite
12/2/16
100 Free 47.50
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
47.50
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
200 Free 1:43.64
Michigan Open
2/10/17
1:43.34
2016 HL Championship
2/24/16

500 Free

4:42.94
Michigan Open
2/10/17
4:42.34
2016 HL Championship
2/24/16

1,000 Free

-- 10:12.33
Wayne State
11/1/14

100 Fly

52.43
Michigan Open
2/10/17
52.43
Michigan Open
2/10/17

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