David Zilverberg
David Zilverberg

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Wayzata, Minn.

High School:
Wayzata HS

Weight:
141

Experience:
2L


02/01/2012

Minnesota Hosts Nebraska on Sunday

A victory will give the Gophers the Big Ten regular season title

07/13/2012

David Zilverberg

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2011-12 • REDSHIRT SENIOR:
Did not compete.

2010-11 • REDSHIRT JUNIOR:
Overall Record: 6-6
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 3
Major Decisions: 0
Technical Falls: 0

Went 6-6 overall with four pins • Pinned Northern State's Brett Robbins at the Kaufman-Brand Open • Finished fifth at the Husky Open • Picked up his second pin of the season against Ryan Dickinson of Northern State at the 1:01 mark in the first round at the Husky Open and picked up another pin in the second round over Minnesota State-Mankato's Jesse Westphal • Earned third letter.

2009-10 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE:
Overall Record: 5-9
Dual Meet Record: 1-2
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 2
Major Decisions: 2
Technical Falls: 0

Went 5-9 on the season at 141 and 149 • Opened season 0-2 and 141, before moving up to 149 and going 5-7 • Went 1-3 in dual meets, all at 149 • Won two matches by fall and two by major decision • Wrestled once at the national duals, losing by fall to No. 1 Brent Metcalf in 2:18 • Dropped a 3-6 decision to No. 14 Mitch Mueller of Iowa State • Placed eighth at the Southern Scuffle with a 4-3 tally, losing 0-3 to John Nicholson of Old Dominion in the seventh place match • Scored lone dual win with a 5-0 decision over Rocco DePaolo of Northern Colorado • Went 0-2 at the Dragon Open • Went 0-2 at the Kaufman-Brand Open • Earned second letter.

2008-09 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN:
Overall Record: 9-6
Dual Meet Record: 1-0
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 5
Major Decisions: 2
Technical Falls: 0

Posted a 9-6 record at 141 lbs. • Victorious in only dual meet appearance, winning by fall in the season's second match • Won a total of five matches by fall • Earned two wins by major decision • Opened the season with a 3-3 mark at the Bison Open, claiming sixth place honors • Was knocked out of the winners bracket by teammate, and eventual champion, Mike Thorn • Was in the line-up against Northern Colorado at the Northern Quad, and earned a fall for the win • Earned a fourth place tally at the Flash Open in early January • Named a U of M Maroon Scholar Athlete • Earned first letter.

2007-08 • REDSHIRTED:
Wrestled in seven tournaments and recorded a 13-9 record that included seven pins during his redshirt campaign • Pinned Hastings' Troy Allen in just :20 during a 2-2 showing at the Kaufman-Brand Open • Recorded a pin and scored a technical fall during a third-place performance at the Husky Open • Notched a pair of pins, including a stick of Iowa's Tyler Halverson, on his way to the 133-lb. title at the Flash Flanagan • Went 1-1 to finish second at Worthington Open • Stuck two opponents on his way to a second-place finish at the North Country Open.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Graduated from Wayzata High School • State runner-up at 125 pounds in Class AAA this past season • Wayzata to conference and section titles and the state consolation championship in 2006-07 • Two-time All-State selection • Three-time section champion and four-time All-Conference selection • Went 44-3 as a senior and posted a career record of 149-13 • Won Minnesota Christmas Tournament in 2006 • Lettered five times in wrestling.

PERSONAL:
Son of Pat and Linda Zilverberg • Father Pat and uncles Larry and Dan all wrestled for the Golden Gophers • Interests include golf and fishing • Born January 18, 1989 • Majoring in business marketing education.

Season Wt. Overall Wt. Cl. Dual Big Ten Points Pins MD TF v.Rnk Strk Fast Pin Big Ten's NCAA's
2008-09 174 9-6 9-6 1-0 - 6-0 5 2 - - - - - -
2009-10 141 5-9 0-2 - - - - - - - 2L - - -
2010-11 149 5-9 5-7 1-2 - 3-9 2 2 - 0-2 4L - - -
2011-12 141 6-6 6-6 - - - 3 - - - - - - -
Total - 25-30 20-21 2-2 - 9-9 10 4 - 0-2 - - - -

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