Dutchman of the Week: Justin Zorn ’17

(Courtesy of Union Athletics)

Hometown: Somers, N.Y.

Major: English

Minor: Film Studies


Sports: Cross country, indoor track and outdoor track


Notable: Liberty League Performer of the Week for the week of Sept. 21 and top Union finisher in this year’s Bard Raptors Invitational and Saratoga Invitational


Q: What is the hardest race you’ve ever competed in?

A: On my birthday I had to run a 1500-meter race and then a 5K. The 5K was pretty brutal.


Q: What goes through your mind when you’re running?

A: I just try to focus on the person in front of me and I try to keep my breathing and my stride smooth.


Q: What’s your favorite course to run on?

A: Bowdoin Park.


Q: What is your best running-related memory?

A: Probably when I qualified for states my senior year of high school.


Q: Do you plan on continuing running after you graduate?

A: I would like to do some adventure races and maybe triathalons.


Q: In your opinion, what’s the best thing about Union?

A: My friends and the people in general.


Q: What is your favorite place on campus?

A: The stacks in the library. I get the most work done there, and it’s also a good place to relax.


Q: What is your favorite restaurant in Schenectady?

A: Perecca’s Restaurant, especially their breakfast.




Leave a Reply