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 - - - -

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