Collin Zeerip
Collin Zeerip

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Fremont, Mich.

High School:
Hesperia

Weight:
174


03/27/2013

Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

03/09/2013

Wolverines Sit in Sixth at Big Tens with Nine Alive

Wrestling Sits in Sixth at Big Tens with Nine Alive

03/05/2013

Week #13: Michigan to Kick Off Postseason at Big Tens

Wrestling to Kick Off Postseason at Big Ten Championships

02/13/2013

Week #12: U-M to Battle No. 9 Beavers in National Duals Opener

Wrestling to Battle No. 9 Beavers in National Duals Opener

02/05/2013

Week #11: Wolverines to Close Big Ten Season with Rivalry Duals

Wrestling to Close Big Ten Season with Rivalry Duals

Senior/Junior (2013-14)...Academic All-Big Ten ... Placed eighth at the Big Ten Championships (March 8-9) with a 2-3 record ... Opened Michigan State dual with a 3-2 decision over Nick Kaczanowski (Jan. 24) ...Defeated Purdue's Patrick Kissel, 6-3, in Big Ten opener (Jan. 10) ... Earned a 17-3 major decision over Maryland's Tony Gardner for first dual win (Jan. 5) ... Posted a 3-2 record at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30) ... Dropped a 7-3 decision to Central Michigan's #11 Mike Ottinger in season dual debut (Dec. 15) ... Captured the 174-pound title at the Wisconsin Open (Dec. 7) with a 3-0 mrak ... Defeated Michigan State's Jordan Wohlfert, 4-2 SV, in the final ... Captured the 174-pound title at the EMU Open (Nov. 16) with a 4-0 record ... Pinned Gardner-Webb's Hunter Gamble at 2:20 in the championship match ... Posted a 3-2 record at the MSU Open (Nov. 9).

Junior/Sophomore (2012-13)... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award ... Posted a 0-2 record at the Big Ten Championships (March 9-10) ... Appeared in four dual meets at 157 pounds ... Fell to Nebraska's #8 James Green, 8-3, in season debut (Jan. 11).

Sophomore/Freshman (2011-12)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award recipient ... Competed in four open tournaments ... Went 3-2 at the Simonson Open (Jan. 28) ... Posted a 2-2 record at the Lake Erie Storm Open (Jan. 7) ... Went 2-2 at the Mat Town Invitational (Dec. 29) ... Posted a 2-2 record at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 12).

Freshman (2010-11)...Redshirted season ... Went 2-2 at the Ashland Simonson Open (Jan. 22) ... Posted a 2-2 mark at the Purple Raider Open (Jan. 16) ... Went 4-2 at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 13) ... Posted a 3-2 record at the Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 6) ... Earned first collegiate victory by pinning Northwestern's Daylan Marriott (3:27) at EMU event.

Prep... Graduated from Hesperia High School (2010) ... National Honor Society ... Honor Roll ... Valedictorian of graduating class ... Three-time NHSCA Academic All-American (2008, '09, '10) ... Three-time Michigan state champion, winning at 135 pounds (2010), 119 pounds (2009) and 103 pounds (2008) ... Three-time regional champion (2008, '09, '10) and four-time conference and district champion ... Career prep record of 238-13 ... Ranks top five in all-time wins in state of Michigan ... Three-time Hesperia HS team captain (2008, '09, '10) ... Finalist for Michigan's Mr. Wrestler award (2010) ... Also earned three varsity letters apiece in football, cross country and golf ... Ran at the 2009 Michigan state cross country meet ... Earned All-Central States Activities Association honors in golf as a senior (2010).

Personal... Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology, majoring in sport management ... Born on January 13, 1993 ... Son of Craig and Susan Zeerip ... Father wrestled at Ohio State (1984-88) ... Brothers, Justin and Brandon, both wrestled at Michigan ... Brandon is a current member of the Eastern Michigan wrestling team.

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2010-11 (RS) 11-10 0-0 11-10 6 0 0 -- --
2011-12 9-9 0-0 9-9 0 0 1 -- --
2012-13 0-6 0-4 0-2 0 0 0 dnp --
2013-14 18-15 3-8 15-7 3 0 4 8th --
Totals 38-40 3-12 35-28 9 0 5


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