The state’s returning Gatorade Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year, the 5-foot-10, 145-pound senior became the 11th high school runner to break the 4-minute mile this spring. Daschbach topped an elite field at the Quarantine Clasico in May with a time of 3:59.54, which ranked as the nation’s No. 9 clocking in history among prep competitors. Also, a two-time Gatorade Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year, Daschbach is a three-time AZCentral.com Athlete of the Year honoree. He won four state titles at the 2019 Outdoor Division 1 state meet and holds state records in the mile, the 1,500-meter run and as a member of Highland’s 4x800-meter relay foursome.
Daschbach has maintained a weighted 4.31 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a national letter of intent to compete on an athletic scholarship at the University of Washington.
Daschbach participated in the Arizona Athletic Association Student Leadership Conference earlier this year. He has volunteered locally on behalf of youth soccer programs and as a peer math tutor.