Huskers Send Six to Midlands

By Nick Ridgeway

Six Huskers will be wrestling at the prestigious Midlands Championships on Friday and Saturday. Both Jordan Shearer and Collin Purinton will be competing at 149, with Purinton taking the #14 seed. Luke Weber will be competing at 157, and Johnny Blankenship will be in the 165 pound bracket. Patrick Greyson is the #14 seed and will be competing at 285 for the Huskers. Freshman phenom, Mikey Labriola, is the #2 seed in the 174 pound bracket. Labriola is undefeated on the year and has beat a number of ranked wrestlers along the way. He will see his toughest opponent of the year in Arizona State’s Zahid Valencia, who is currently the #1 ranked wrestler in the country and a returning National Runner-Up.

See the link to view the full brackets.

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