2008-09: Went 1-5, going 1-4 at 133 and 0-1 at 141 ... Placed sixth at the Missouri Open by going 2-1 ... Went 0-2 at the UNI Open ... Subbed at 141 against McKendree, dropping a 5-4 bout.
2007-08: Redshirt season ... Went 7-4 in open tournaments, placing fifth at both the Loras Open and Missouri Open ... Had two wins by fall, including one in 32 seconds.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2007 IHSA Class AA state champion at 130 pounds ... Finished his career with a record of 96-48 ... Three-year wrestling letterwinner ... Led Mount Carmel to 2007 IHSA State team quarterfinals and won his match in the state tournament against Sandburg.
PERSONAL: Full given name is Zeke Michael Each Rowan ... Born Feb. 1, 1989 ... Parents are Paul and Joan Rowan ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ... Enjoys fishing and playing golf ... Growing up, his Fighting Illini hero was current Illinois assistant coach Carl Perry.