Burroughs, Green Win Grand Prix of Spain Gold

University of Nebraska Press Release Madrid, Spain – Former Huskers and 2017 USA Wrestling Freestyle World Team members Jordan Burroughs and James Green both went undefeated on the way to gold medals in their respective weight classes on Saturday at the Grand Prix of Spain at the Pabellón Exterior del CSD in Madrid, Spain. Burroughs dominated…

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Overtime with future Husker Colton Wolfe

By Nick Ridgeway NEwrestle recently sat down with Colton Wolfe to discuss his future plans to wrestle for the Huskers, his high school and freestyle career, and a number of other interesting facts about one of Nebraska’s elite wrestlers. Colton was a three-time Nebraska state champion and a 2015 Fargo All-American hailing from Columbus High…

Nebraska Adds Kendric Maple to Coaching Staff

Courtesy: NU Athletic Communications The University of Nebraska’s head wrestling coach Mark Manning announced the hiring of Kendric Maple as an assistant coach on Friday. “We’re extremely excited to have Kendric, (his wife) Jordin and (his son) Kiner join our program,” Manning said. “Kendric comes to us as a highly accomplished wrestler on the mat…

Lincoln East Gains Three Big Transfers

By Nick Ridgeway The Lincoln East wrestling team is looking to build upon one of their best finishes in recent years. In 2017, the Spartans finished 11th at the state wrestling tournament and 4th at the state dual tournament. East is expecting to have 18 returning state qualifiers on the roster, 11 of which were…