Zak Vargo
Zak Vargo
Height: 5-11
Year: 5th/Sr.
Hometown: Stow, Ohio
High School: Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy
Position: 157

2013-14: Earned his second All-American honors by finishing fifth at the NCAA National Championships at 157 pounds...finished the year with a 36-6 overall record and 27-4 at 157 pounds...went 19-4 in opens and 18-2 in dual meets...picked up nine pin falls and 15 decisions...nationally ranked throughout the season...took second place at the Mount Union Invitatonal at 165 pounds...took first place at the Midwest Classic and the NCAA Super Regional 2 meet at 157 pounds...earned First-Team All-GLIAC honors at the GLIAC Championships

2012-13: National runner-up at 157-pounds, earning All-American honors...picked up pins in the opening two rounds of nationals...27-8 overall record, 10-2 in duals...picked up nine pins and six major decisions...finished third at the Midwest Classic...took sixth at the Storm Open...finished third at Regionals

2011-12: Compiled a 19-7 overall record at 149 pounds as a sophomore... posted an impressive 9-1 record in dual meets, ranking second on the team in dual meet victories... went 10-6 in open tournaments... won five matches by major decision to share team lead... placed fourth at the Midwest Classic and the Storm Open... took sixth at the NCAA Super Regional Two.  

2010-11: Competed in 12 matches as a freshman, posting a 2-0 record in dual meets and and a 5-5 mark in open tournaments... earned a decision victory against Seton Hill and a 15-0 technical fall over Baldwin-Wallace... finished sixth at 149 pounds at the Washington & Jefferson Open.

PRIOR TO LAKE ERIE: Was a four-year wrestler, racking up over 130 career wins, at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy... twice qualified for the state meet, fisning third in both 2009 and 2010... was a two-time high school All-American.

PERSONAL: Born June 10, 1992... undecided on a major... parents are Fred and Elaine Lloyd... co-founder of Loud Cloud clothing line.