ZM Wrestling Camp: June 3-6, 2019

The ZM Cougars will host their annual wrestling camp next week in Mazeppa.  ZM students in grades K – 12 (2018-2019) are encouraged to participate. Please contact Link Steffen with any questions about camp @ 507-358-1344.

Schedule:

  • Monday- Thursday
    • 5:00 – 6:00pm       Grades K – 6  (2018-2019)
    • 6:15 – 7:30pm        Grades 7 – 12 (2018-2019)

This year’s camp technicians are Devin Skatzka (Mon/Tues) & Caden Steffen (Wed/Thurs) from the Minnesota Gophers.


 

zm.devin1
Devin Skatzka

 2018-19 •  JUNIOR
Overall Record:
30-11
Dual Meet Record: 13-4
Big Ten Record: 13-5
Pins: 2
Major Decisions: 13
Technical Falls: 5

University of MN: Third Place at Daktronics Open  • Won 8 straight dual bouts between Dec. 30 and Feb. 3  • Led team in major decisions  • Placed third at Big Ten Championships with last second takedown for the victory over Nebraska’s Mikey Labriola •  Finished 8th at NCAA Championships for first All-American honor •  Notched his career high h in victories in first year at Minnesota
Prior to Minnesota: Wrestled at Indiana University prior to joining the Gophers • Two-time NCAA Qualifier • Seventh-place finish at the 2017 Big Ten Championships • Eighth-place finish at the 2018 Big Ten Championships • Fifth-place finish at the 2017 Midlands Championships
High School: Graduate of Richmond High School • Four-time Michigan State Champion • Two-time Michigan State Team Champion • Two-time team state runner-up • Three-time Cliff Keen and FloWrestling All-American • Set Richmond’s fall record • First-team All-State football • Four-sport letter-winner (wrestling, football, baseball and track)

zm.devin2

 


 

ZMcaden
Caden Steffen

2018-2019 * Redshirt Freshman
Overall Record: 17-7
Pins: 6
Tech Falls: 1
Majors: 5

University of MN: Third Place at SDSU Daktronics Open beating two ranked D II opponents on the day•  NDSU Bison Open 5th place • Won first collegiate tournament at Worthington Open recording a major decision & technical fall in route to the championship • 3rd at North Country Open
High School: 2x state champion • 3x state finalist • 3x team state finalist • 2x team state champion • MN/USA Greco/Freestyle state champion • 2nd @ Fargo Greco Nationals          • 2016 Greco All-American • 2017 Virginia Beach National Champion • 2017 Folkstyle All-American • Multiple-time MN Storm Greco/Freestyle team member

zm.caden2

 


 

 

Special shout-out to those wrestlers who helped with the highway clean-up on May 20th! The ZM wrestling team has cleaned a two mile section of Hwy 52 North and South every year since 2010. Thanks for your community service!

hwy.2019
Pictured from left to right are:  John Poulin, Ethan Kovars, Jack Haglund, Michael Majerus, Luke Krier, Cole Poncelet, Gabe Tupper, Evan Groby, and William Stussey.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advertisements

ZM Wrestling Alumni Thriving at Next Level

Our former ZM wrestlers are thriving at the next level! 

Congratulations to Luke Dahlen for receiving the ‘Purple-Heart’ award at Augustana’s wrestling banquet last weekend!  The Purple-Heart Award goes to a wrestler who never gives up, never complains, works hard, and pours his heart into the wrestling program!  Congratulations, Luke!ZMluke

 

Congratulations to Hayden Voxland for being voted by his teammates as SMSU Wrestling Captain for the 2019-2020 season!  Hayden’s relentless wrestling style and hard work ethic made him an obvious choice to be voted as captain!  Maybe most impressive is next year will only be Hayden’s 2nd year at SMSU!  Congratulations Hayden…what an accomplishment! ZMvoxy

 

Congratulations to Caden Steffen for earning the Freshman Academic Award with a 3.6 GPA his first year at the University of Minnesota!  As his dad, I know Caden worked as hard on his academics as he did his wrestling skills and it paid off! Way to go Caden, I hope your message that academics are more important than wrestling reaches all our younger ZM wrestlers!  Proud of you!ZMcaden