Zach Taylor
Zach Taylor

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Machesney Park, Ill.

High School:
Harlem

Weight:
133


2010-11: Finished the season of 0-2 while wrestling at 125... wrestled in two MAC dual meets.

2009-10: Won three matches on the season, two of them in dual meets...Finished 3rd in the 141-pound weight class at the "Flash" Flanagan Open, highlighted by a pin of Loras' Chris Reed.

2008-09: Took fourth place at the Duhawk Open earning one pin and one decision. ... wrestled in the 125 pound weight class ... earned victories over Loras and Cornell College ... won two matches as a sophomore.

2007-08 (Redshirt): Won the last seven matches of the year, picking up first place finishes at the Dan Gable and Duhawk Opens... recorded five wins by fall and one major decision... totaled a 9-4 record on the year.

High School: Recorded a 41-2 record as a senior... named most valuable wrestler in sophomore and junior campaigns... set the single season pin record with 29 in his junior year... all-tourney MVP for Hoffman Estates tournament... first-team all-conference all four years of high 41-2 senior year... was the regional champion his freshman through junior seasons... earned second-team all-state honors his sophomore year... posted a 197-12 career record in high school... helped his team to a first-place finish in the conference as a freshman and second place finishes his sophomore and junior years... earned three top-five IHSA finishes, including a runner-up placement as a sophomore.

Personal: Son of Randy and Cathy Baxter and Brad Taylor... born Dec. 1, 1988... plans to major in Education.

Season Wins Losses Pins
2007-08RS 9 4 5
2008-09 2 2 1
2009-10 3 10 2
2010-11 0 2 0
CAREER 5 14
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