Zane Zeman
Zane Zeman

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Avon, Ohio

High School:
Avon HS

Weight:
157


11/11/2012

Minnesota Crowns Five Champions at Bison Open

Gophers go undefeated on the day to capture titles

11/06/2012

Gophers Debut at Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open

Freshman Michael Kroells captures title in heavyweight competition

09/04/2012

Get to Know Your Gophers: Zane Zeman

GopherSports will be doing a series of Q&As with incoming freshmen wrestlers to lead into the season.

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2014-15 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE

Overall Record:
6-2
Dual Meet Record: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: - -
Technical Falls: - -

Competed in two open tournaments and place top-three in both events • Began season with a first period pin against Jacob Knudsvig (Minot State) at the Bison Open • Defeated teammate Jack Bass to win third place at the Bison Open • Reached the finals of the Cobber Open after defeating Alex Blaney (North Dakota State) and teammate Dylan Urbach before falling to Clint Poster (St. Cloud State)


2013-14 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN

Overall Record: 11-3
Dual Meet Record: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: 6
Major Decisions: - -
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: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
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


HIGH SCHOOL

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, Tate and Brynn • 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


Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2012-13 (RS) 13-6 - - - - 1 2 2 - - - -
2013-14 11-3 - - - - 6 - - 1 - - - -
2014-15 6-2 - - - - 1 - - - - - - - -
Totals 17-5 - - - - 7 - - 1 - - - -

MORE HEADLINES

Eight Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

3/22/2017

Five of the team’s NCAA qualifiers are among those honored by the conference for achievements in the classroom

Gophers Return to NCAA Top 10

3/18/2017

Minnesota finished seventh at the 2017 NCAA Championships, marking the 19th time in 21 season the Maroon and Gold have finished among the nation’s 10 best

Four Gophers Become All-Americans; Two into Finals

3/17/2017

A quartet of Gophers earned All-America status on the second day of the 2017 NCAA Championships, led by Ethan Lizak and Brett Pfarr, who will wrestle for individual titles on Saturday

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