Born to wrestle, Zach Glazier is having his best season as a Hawkeye

At 19-0, he faces his toughest test Friday night against Penn State’s Aaron Brooks

IOWA CITY — Zach Glazier was destined to be a wrestler.

The sport is in his blood with a father who wrestled in college and was a high school coach when Glazier was born. His mother was an avid wrestling fan and supporter.

Glazier’s first Minnesota state tournament appearance occurred earlier than just about anybody.

“I was actually a couple days old when my parents first brought me to the state tournament,” said Glazier, whose dad coached at Albert Lea High School. “It was something that he loved. Naturally, it’s something I wanted to join him in and follow. My mom loved it, too. Just a passion that naturally happened. I absolutely have to thank my parents for that.” Continue reading at →