ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
41 - Zar Zavala
Zar Zavala
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: El Paso, Texas
High School: Eastwood
Position: WR
Major: Engineering Sciences, Neurobiology
House Affiliation: Kirkland

At Harvard
2010: Became the sixth Harvard football player and 52nd Harvard student-athlete to earn a Rhodes Scholarship ... Also earned but turned down a Marshall Scholarship ... Academic All-Ivy League ... Appeared in three games for the Crimson ... Major H award winner.

2009: Did not appear in a game ... Minor H recipient.

2008: Did not appear in a game ... Minor H recipient.

2007: Did not play.

Background:
At Eastwood: Four-year letterwinner in football ... Also played with basketball and track programs ... Part of two district championship teams ... All-city honorable mention selection ... Academic All-America .

Personal:
Hobbies include math and physics ... Involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... National Hispanic Institute ... Salvation Army volunteer.