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University of New Mexico Lobos athletics

Epherem Zerai

Class

Fr.

Hometown

Albuquerque, N.M.

Previous School

Sandia Preparatory School

2019-20
Did not compete.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Sandia Preparatory School in 2019 … was 2018 3AAA Cross Country Individual State Champion … named to 2019 cross country all-harrier team … 2017 and 2018 5AAA Cross Country District Champion … school record holder in the 1600m (424), 3200m (9:41) and 5K (15:38) … also competed in track and field, soccer and bowling … 2018 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Math and Science Academic Award, 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award, 2019 Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms Athletics and Academics Award.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 15 in Yirgalem, Ethiopia … parents are Mihret Roman (mother) and Abdissa Zerai (father) … has one sibling, Nahom … both parents graduated from UNM … intends to major in biochemistry.