GopherSports will be doing a series of Q&As with incoming freshmen wrestlers to lead into the season.
2013-14 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN Overall Record:11-3 Dual Meet Record:N/A Big Ten Record:N/A Pins: 6 Major Decisions: 0 Technical Falls: 1
Finished the season with a 11-3 overall record, competing solely in open meets Went 4-2 at Harold Nichols Cyclone Open Finished North Country Open 5-1, with his only loss coming to fellow Gopher Pat Smith Won three straight matches by pin - last two of North Country Open and opening match of University of Dubuque Open
2012-13 FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)
Overall Record:13-6 Dual Meet Record:N/A Big Ten Record:N/A Pins: 1 Major Decisions: 2 Technical Falls: 2
Finished the season with a 13-6 overall record, competing solely in open meets Finished the Daktronics Open with 6-2 record placing fourth (11/4) Took fifth at the Bison Open (11/10) after defeating teammate Tom Giaimo in a 9-7 decision and scoring an 18-1 technical fall over Jevon Schnaubert in the first round Took fifth in the North Country Open finishing with a 4-2 record
Helped Avon High School to a West Shore Conference championship during his senior season 2011 and 2012 Lorain County Wrestler of the Year Four-time County All Star Four-time All-Conference selection Two-time All-State selection (2011 and 2012) Was runner-up at the Ohio DII State Tournament in 2011 Took third place at the State tournament the following year when the program moved up to DI Disney Duals All-American Holds three all-time records at Avon HS; wins (163), takedowns (583), and pins (85) High school coach was MarkPorter Competed for All-American Wrestling Club (now called Burnett Trained Wrestling) Four-year Varisty letterwinner Merit Roll student PERSONAL Born October 12, 1993 Son of Kent and Lynette Zeman Has three younger siblings; Lauren (15), Tate (12), and Brynn (10) Father wrestled at Kent State andgrandfather wrested at Ohio University Lists most exciting sports thrill as winning the qualifying match to advance to the state tournament for the first time Enjoys snowboarding Majoring in Chemistry