Mark Zimmer

1979 State Champion - 119 Pounds
1978 State Champion - 112 Pounds
1977 State Champion - 112 Pounds
1976 State Champion - 98 Pounds
Wrestling

ST. francis desales athletic hall of fame
class of 2014


SFDHS CLASS:  1979

College:
Oklahoma University
(University of Wisconsin)

Stallion Profile:

Career Notes

  • Became the first wrestler in Ohio High School history to win four state titles

  • Became only the nation's third wrestler to win four state titles

  • Set an OHSAA record with 143 consecutive wins (1976-79) and is currently 3rd all-time

  • Four-year Cross Country Letterwinner

1978-79 (Senior)

  • Wrestling USA Magazine High School Dream Team (All-American)

  • 1979 OHSAA Class AA 119 Pound State Champion

  • Member of the 1978 CCL Champion Cross Country Team

1977-78 (Junior)

  • 1978 OHSAA Class AA 112 Pound State Champion

  • Member of the 1978 Class AA State Runner-up Wrestling Team

  • Member of the 1977 CCL Champion Cross Country Team

1976-77 (Sophomore)

  • 1977 OHSAA Class AA 112 Pound State Champion

  • Set the national take-down record with 206 take-downs

  • Member of the 1976 CCL Champion Cross Country Team

1975-76 (Freshman)

  • 1976 OHSAA Class AA 98 Pound State Champion

  • Member of the 1976 Class AA State Runner-up Wrestling Team

Wisconsin Profile:

1980 (Freshman)

  • NCAA All-American

  • Finished 8th at the 1980 NCAA Wrestling Championship at 118 Pounds

  • 118 Pound Runner-up at the 1980 Big Ten Wrestling Tournament

Oklahoma Profile

 photo credit - Oklahoma Athletics

photo credit - Oklahoma Athletics

1984 (Senior)

  • NCAA All-American

  • Finished 7th at the 1984 NCAA Wrestling Championship at 126 Pounds

  • NCAA Wrestling Tournament Qualifier at 126 Pounds

  • Finished 3rd at the 1984 Big 8 Wrestling Tournament at 126 Pounds

  • Finished 26-10

1982 (Sophomore)

  • NCAA Wrestling Tournament Qualifier at 126 Pounds

  • 126 Pound Runner-up at the 1982 Big 8 Wrestling Tournament