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    Zane Richards
    Zane Richards
    Class:
    RS Freshman

    Hometown:
    Carbondale, Ill.

    High School:
    Carbondale Community

    Height / Weight:
    5-3 / 133

    Birthdate:
    02/04/1994

    12/30/2012

    Illini Win Midlands Championships

    Five Illini wrestlers place at tournament

    12/29/2012

    Three Illini Advance to Semifinals of Midlands

    Illinois sits at number one going into final day of tournament

    12/08/2012

    Futrell, Walker Win Titles at Northern Iowa Open

    Illini pair win titles on Saturday

    11/23/2012

    #5 Illini Travel to Journeyman Duals

    Orange and Blue will compete in three duals on Saturday

    11/03/2012

    Illini Win Seven Titles at Loras Open

    Eleven place in top four in season opening tournament

    2012-13: Redshirt season ... Recorded a 19-5 overall record ... Won the Loras and Michigan State Open ... Finished runner-up at the Northern Iowa Open ... Placed fourth at the Lindenwood Open.

    High School
    Won two IHSA Class 2A state championships at 125 and 132 pounds ... Was the 2009 and 2010 Cadet Nationals champion at 125 and 130 pounds ... Crowned 2011 Junior National champion at 130 pounds ... Was a member of the FILA Cadet world team where he competed in the 2011 World Championships in Hungary ... Earned six varsity letters including four in wrestling and two in cross country.

    Personal
    Born on February 4, 1994 ... Parents are Jerry Richards and Kelley Bushur ... Majoring in general studies ... Has five siblings: Aaron, Hannah, Ryan, Katie, and Maddi ... National Honor Society member.

    Richards' Career Record

    YEAR	 W	L	F	Big Ten	NCAA
    2012-13	19	5	5	--	--
    2013-14	21	5	0
    Total	40	10	5

    Updated March 2014

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