2008 Cross Country Season
Did not compete during the 2008 season.
Was part of the conference champion 4x400 relay squad that recorded a time of 3:10.77 in Fort Worth ... Saw extensive action in the men's 800 meters ... Recorded a top-time of 1:50.78 to place second overall at the UTA Invitational ... Also finished third overall at the Texas Relays in the 800, while claiming seventh-place honors in the event at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... During the indoor season, Zurko recorded an NCAA provisional time of 1:50.17 in the 800 to place third overall at the Rod McCravy Invite ... Collected a second-place finish at the Tyson Invitational and Arkansas Invitational in the 800 ... Closed out the 2008 indoor season, placing fifth at the MWC Indoor Championships.
Silverado High School
Zurko was a four-time regional cross country champion at Silverado ... He also crowned state champion in the 800 meters in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... Led Greenville to the 4x800 state championship three-straight years ... Finished first at the Mt. Sac in the 800 ... Posted a personal best in the 400 meters of 47.7 seconds, while also running 1:51.3 in the 800 meters.