Zach Stadnika
Zach  Stadnika

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Shelby Township, Mich.

High School:
Lutheran High School North

Event:
Hurdles/Jumps


05/07/2017

OAKLAND FINISHES SECOND AT OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN PROGRAM HISTORY

Men's and women's team finish runner up with 203 points and 157 respectively

05/06/2017

OAKLAND CAPTURES FOUR TITLES ON SECOND DAY OF OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Stadnika and Davis win decathlon and long jump respectively, Burr and O'Connor claim 3000m steeplechase titles

05/06/2017

STROEDE CLAIMS 10,000M TITLE FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Mondry places second in 10,000m, Ciaravino finishes second in javelin

04/29/2017

JOHNSTON AND MORROW LEAD OAKLAND AT 51ST HILLSDALE GINA RELAYS

Morrow places third and sixth in 400m and 100m hurdles respectively

04/15/2017

OAKLAND RECORDS NINE FIRST-PLACE FINISHES AT GOLDEN GRIZZLY INVITE

Dana Tessmer placed first in pole vault and broke her own school record with a mark of 12 ft., 1.5 in.

05/07/2017

5-6-17 Horizon League Outdoor Championships - Day 3

5-6-17 Horizon League Outdoor Championships - Day 3 Photos by Trevor Parks - YSU SID

02/26/2017

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 2

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 2 Photos by Jose Juarez

02/25/2017

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 1

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 1 Photos by: Jose Juarez

2017 Indoor:
 Broke his own school record and placed second in the heptathlon (5,040 points) at the Horizon League Indoor Championships (Feb. 25-26)
 Shattered the heptathlon school record (4,910 points) and placed second in the event at the Jets Pizza Invite (Jan. 28)
 Won the pole vault (13 ft., 5.4 in) at the Mastadon Opener (Dec. 3)
 Placed first in the 60m (8.38) at the YSU National Invite (Feb. 4)

2017 Outdoor:
 Captured the title in the Decathlon (6253 points) at the Horizon League Outdoor Championship (May 5-7)
 Was named Freshman of the year at the Horizon League Outdoor Championship (May 5-7)
 Set a PR in the 100m (11.41), 400m (51.18), and 1500m (5:55.81) at the Horizon League Outdoor Championship (May 5-7)
 Set a PR in Discus (35.02m) and in 110H (15.06) at the Golden Grizzly Invite (April14-15)
 Set a PR in Javelin (52.27m) at Oakland vs. Detroit Duals (April 8)

High School

• Four-year letter winner in track
• 2015-2016 All-State in the 110 meter hurdles, long jump, 300 meter hurdles (2015) and high jump (2016)
• Four-time New Balance All-American, Decathlon (2 times) and Pentathlon (2 times)
• New Balance All-American Indoor Pentathlon 2015, 2016

Academic Achievements
• Five-time Scholar Athlete Award
• Part of the 2013 and 2014 cross country teams that was recognized for the highest state GPA

Top Athletic Performances
• 2015 State Champion in the 110 meter Hurdles
• 2016 State Champion in the Long Jump
• 2015-2016 AAU Decathlon National Champion
• Holds three high school records in the 110 meter hurdles, 4x200 meters and pole vault
• Most points in school history in track

Personal
Full Name: Zachary Edward Stadnika
Birthdate: Nov. 5, 1997
Parents: David and Shani Stadnika
Siblings: Anna and Matthew
• Uncle Robert Stadnika played pro baseball for the Pittsburg Pirates

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Coaching Staff
2. Distance to home
3. Programs

Personal Bests (Indoor)
Event Time/Distance
60M 7.25 (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - Feb. 25, 2017)
1000M 2:57.80 (SVSU Jet's Pizza Invitational - Jan. 27, 2017)
60H 8.31 (Mastodon Opener - Dec. 3rd, 2017)
High Jump 6 ft., 3.5 inches (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - Feb. 25, 2017)
Pole Vault 13 ft., 11.25 inches (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - Feb. 25, 2017)
Long Jump 21 ft., 6.25 inches (SVSU Jet's Pizza Invitational - Jan. 27, 2017)
Shot Put 39 ft., 7 inches (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - Feb. 25, 2017)
Heptathlon 5040* (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - Feb. 25, 2017)
Personal Bests (Outdoor)
Event Time/Distance
100m 11.41 (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - May. 5, 2017)
400m 51.18 (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - May. 5, 2017)
1500m 5:55.81 (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - May. 5, 2017)
110H 15.06 (Oakland University Golden Grizzly Invite - April 14, 2017)
High Jump 6 ft., 1.25 inches (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - May. 5, 2017)
Pole Vault 13 ft., 7.25 inches (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - May. 5, 2017)
Long Jump 21 ft., 0.75 inches (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - May. 5, 2017)
Shot Put 39 ft., 2.5 inches (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - May. 5, 2017)
Discus 114 ft., 11 inches (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - May. 5, 2017)
Javelin 171 ft., 6 inches (Oakland vs. Detroit - April 8, 2017)
Decathlon 6253* (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - May 5, 2017)

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