Zach Coniglio
Zach Coniglio
Year: Jr./Sr.
Hometown: Martinez, Calif.
High School: Alhambra HS
Events: Throws
 Indoor Career Bests
EventOutdoor Career Bests  
 61-03.50 at Husky Classic (2/15/14)SP59-05.75 at Causeway Classic (4/26/13)
 ---DIS167-10 at Cal-Nevada Champ. (3/30/13)
 60-11.25 at Husky Classic (2/9/13)WT/HAM183-07 at Cal-Nevada Champ. (3/29/13)


2014 Season: Redshirted during the outdoor season…indoors, he was the Big Sky champion in the shot put and placed fifth in the weight throw…moved into second place in school history with a put of 61-03.50 at the Husky Classic…surpassed 60 feet in three of his four meets…his season best in the weight throw was 60-03.25 which came at the Big Sky meet.

2013 Season:
Returned to the NCAA West Preliminary where he placed 19th in the shot put…was the Big Sky champion in the shot put and also finished fourth in the discus and sixth in the hammer…had puts of at least 56-feet in seven of his eight meets…finished first in four meets, including the Causeway Classic where he had a PR of 59-05.75…that distance ranks second in school history…his discus throw of 167-10 at the Cal-Nevada Championships ranks sixth in the Hornet record book…had a hammer throw of 183-08 at Cal-Nevada to move into eighth in school history…indoors, he was the Big Sky champion in the shot put and placed third in the weight throw…his put of 59-06.75 at the Meyo Invitational is the second longest by a Sacramento State athlete…best weight throw was 61-05.00 at the Big Sky Championships and places him third in school history.

2012 Season: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the shot put where he placed 16th…was the Big Sky champion in the event…finished first in the shot put in four of his seven meets…had a best of 58-07.25 at the NCAA West Preliminary…that mark ranks second in school history…surpassed 58-feet in his final three meets of the year…finished fifth at the Big Sky Championships in the discus…threw 162-10 at the Cal-Nevada Championships…also competed in the hammer where he was ninth at the conference meet with a season best of 176-03…indoors, he finished second at the Big Sky Championships in the shot put and was 10th in the weight throw…opened the season with a shot put of 58-03.00 which ranks second in school history…his best weight throw of 55-04.25 places him seventh in the Hornet record book. 

2011 Season: Earned all-Big Sky honors in the discus after placing third…also scored for the team in the shot put (seventh) and qualified for the meet in the hammer…his discus throw of 162-09 at the Big Sky Championships set a PR by 18 inches and moved him into sixth place in Hornet history…is seventh in the school record book in the shot put with a best of 52-10.75 set at the Causeway Classic…longest hammer throw was 170-02 at the Causeway Classic…redshirted during the indoor season.

High School: 
A 2010 graduate of Alhambra HS in Martinez, Calif…competed at the California State Championships in the shot put and discus as a senior…had shot put of 56-11.75 to finish seventh at the state meet…finished first at the Meet of Champions in the shot put and discus…set career best in both the shot put (60-06) and discus (186-00) at the North Coast Section Tri-Valley Championships…was also a state meet qualifier in the discus as a junior in 2009…was a three-time Diablo Foothill Athletic League selection in track…named to the Contra Costa Times Top 25 Eastbay Athletes in 2010…also played basketball and football…was a first team all-league selection as a defensive lineman and was a second team choice on offense…earned honorable mention all-league honors in basketball…was team captain for all three sports.

Personal: 
Majoring in criminal justice…parents are Mike and Lisa Coniglio.