Zane Zeman  
Zane Zeman


Avon, Ohio

High School:
Avon HS



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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


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

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

Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins MD TF Big Ten Finish NCAA Finish
2012-13 13-6 - - 1 2 2 - -
2013-14 11-3 - - 6 - 1 - -


24-9 - - 7 2 3 - -