GopherSports will be doing a series of Q&As with incoming freshmen wrestlers to lead into the season.
2012-13 FRESHMAN: Overall Record: 13-6 Dual Meet Record: N/A Big Ten Record: N/A Pins:1 Major Decisions:2 Technical Falls:2
Finished season with 13-6 record solely in open competition 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 (15), Tate (12), and Brynn (10) Father wrestled at Kent State while grandfather wrested at Oklahoma State Lists most exciting sports thrill as winning the qualifying match to advance to the state tournament for the first time Enjoys snowboarding Plans to major in bioengineering.