Newcastle’s Zach Purviance Will Run Track at Chadron State
Zach Purviance from Newcastle has signed to run track at Chadron State College in Nebraska.
Purviance was a four-year letter winner in track and ran cross country for four years for the Dogies.
As a senior, he qualified for the state track meet in four events. Purviance placed eighth in the 3A 800 meters with a time of 2:05.17. He was also on the fifth-place 4x400 and sprint medley relays. Purviance also ran the 400 meters at the state track championships. He helped score nine of Newcastle’s 15.5 team points in a 12th-place team finish last spring.
His junior season of track in 2020 was canceled due to the virus. In 2019, as a sophomore, Purviance ran in the 800 meters and a leg on the 4x800 and sprint medley relays.
Zach also played basketball at NHS. He lettered for three years and earned honorable all-conference as a junior and was all-conference as a senior in the 3A East Conference in the 2020-21 season.
The Chadron State Eagles compete at the Division II level of intercollegiate athletics. They are part of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC).
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