Zachary Parisella
Zachary Parisella
Height: 5-10
Weight: 145
Year: So.
Hometown: Hamden
High School: Hamden '16

High School: Participated in track (3 years) and soccer (2 years)...primary track events were 4x800, 800, 4x400, and 600 (indoor)...served as team captain of indoor and outdoor track as a senior...4x800 team won state title during junior year and was runner-up in the New Balance National Emerging Elite competition during senior year...

 PERSONAL: born Zachary J. Parisella July 5, 1998… Parents: Kathleen and John… Siblings: Brady, Hannah… Major: Theater… Residence: Hamden, CT…


  • The biggest influence in my life is definitely my father
  • If I could meet anyone living or dead, I would like to meet deceased runner, Steve Prefontaine
  • My favorite number is 20
  • The biggest sports team rivalry in my opinion has to be the Barcelona, Real Madrid soccer rivalry
  • If I was stuck on an island, I would want Bear Grylls, and Gordon Ramsay with me
  • My favorite song has to be Excuse Me by A$AP Rocky
  •  My favorite energy drink is Body Armor
  • The worst thing that has ever happened to me was catching Mano at the beginning of the summer of 2017
  • If Christmas had a taste it would be gingerbread and cinnamon
  • If I could be great in any other sport, I would want to be good at basketball
  • The main reason I started playing sports was my dad, who got me into soccer, then track started when I was in high school
  • My favorite meal from the student center is the Buffalo Chicken Wrap
  • My favorite word is “Facts”
  • I would describe my leadership style with words like, direct, confident, and understanding
  • If I could live anywhere, I would love to live in London
  • In 15 years I see myself working as a technician for a major Theatre company in New York.
  • After my time has passed I want to be remembered for my competitive spirit, and my desire for greatness
  • Cool Ranch is the best flavor for Doritos
  • My biggest fear is failure
  • My hardest class has been Modern American Economy my freshman year.
  • One of the things on my bucket list is the climb in behind the wheel of a McLaren P1 GTR and let loose on a test track