Zita Tranquilla
Zita Tranquilla
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Traverse City, Mich.
High School: Traverse City Central
Events: Distance, Vertical Jumps
Major: Pre-Dental

College Career:

Personal Bests (Year):

800-meter run - 2:50.44 (2017)

1000-meter run (Indoor) - 4:05.31 (2017)

2017 Outdoor:

  • Competed in five meets
  • Set personal-best 800-meter run of 2:50.44 at the Charles A. Gray Invitational

2016-17 Indoor:

  • Competed in four meets
  • Ran season-best 2:56.50 in the 800 meter run at the MIAA Indoor Championships

High School: Graduated from Traverse City Central High School ... Earned letters in three years running on the cross country and track and field teams under coach Lisa Taylor.

Community Involvement: Volunteered at the Northern Michigan Pediatric Dentist Office in Traverse City.

Personal: Enjoys collecting records, longboarding and writing ... also a member of the Alma College Women's Cross Country team.

Why Alma?: "I chose Alma College because they are very dedicated to their students' success and they genuinely care about our educational success."