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Many wrestlers with Nebraska ties were in action Saturday afternoon. Across all three division, there was 12 wrestlers in DI, five in DII, and one in DIII. Nebraska is currently tied for fourth with Michigan at 45 points after quarterfinals in the Big Ten. In DII nationals Kearney is currently in fifth with 67 points. Four Loper wrestlers are competing for national championships.

Husker Results

125-Zeke Moisey

First round: Elijah Oliver(Indiana) win by fall (:20) over Zeke Moisey

First round consolation: Moisey recieved bye.

Second round consolation: Moisey vs Devin Schroder(Purdue)

133-Jevon Parrish

First round: Roman Bravo-Young(Penn State) win by major decision(17-4) over Parrish

First round consolation: Paul Konrath(Indiana) win by decision(8-3) over Parrish

141-Chad Red

First round: Red win by fall(:49) over Peter Lipari(Rutgers)

Quarterfinals: Red win by decision(8-4) over Michael Carr(Illinois)

Semifinals: Chad Red vs Kanen Storr (Michigan)

149-Jordan Shearer

First round: Pat Lugo(Iowa) win decision(8-5) over Shearer

First round consolation: Shearer win by fall(2:42) over Parker Filius(Purdue)

Second round consolation: Jordan Shearer vs Cole Martin(Wisconsin)

157-Tyler Berger

First round: Berger received bye

Quarterfinals: Berger win by decision(11-5) over John VanBrill(Rutgers

Semifinals: Tyler Berger vs Steven Bleise(Minnesota)

165-Isaiah White

First round: White wins by decision(8-4) over Austin Hiles(Michigan St.)

Quarterfinals: Logan Massa(Michigan) wins by decision(8-6) over White

Second round consolation: Isaiah White vs Cole Wysocki(Purdue)

174-Mikey Labriola

First round: Labriola win by fall(:49) over Josh Ugalde(Maryland)

Quarterfinals: Devin Stratzka(Minnesota) win by decision(6-5) over Labriola

Second round consolation: Mikey Labriola vs Carver James(Illinois)

184-Taylor Venz

First round: Venz wins by fall(1:53) over Brendan Devine(Northwestern)

Quarterfinals: Venz win by major decision(14-0) over Mason Reinhardt(Wisconsin)

Semifinals: Taylor Venz vs Shakur Rasheed(Penn State)

197-Eric Schultz

First round: Schultz win by tech fall(26-11) over Niko Capello(Maryland)

Quarterfinals: Schultz win by decision(3-2) over Christian Brunner(Purdue)

Semifinals: Eric Schultz vs Bo Nickal(Penn State)

285-David Jensen

First round: Jensen received bye

Quarterfinals: Anthony Cassar(Penn State) win by decision(8-2) over Jensen

Second round consolation: David Jensen vs Christian Colucci(Rutgers)

For Kearney, they had four wrestlers compete in semifinals Saturday. Josh Portillo, Wes Dawkins, Matt Malcolm, and Jarrod Hinrichs all advanced to finals.

125 semifinals: Josh Portillo win by decision(5-3) over Brett Velasquez(St. Cloud State)

125 finals: Josh Portillo vs Carlos Jacquez (Lindenwood)

133 semifinals: Wes Dawkins win by sudden victory(3-1) over Hunter Bray(Notre Dame College)

133 finals: Wes Dawkins vs Tyler Warner (Wheeling Jesuit)

157 semifinals: Matt Malcolm win by tech fall(16-0) over Nate Smalling (McKendree)

157 finals: Matt Malcolm vs Collin Ayers (Augustana)

285 semifinals: Jarrod Hinrichs win in sudden victory(9-7) over Terrance Fanning(Wheeling Jesuit)

285 finals: Jarrod Hinrichs vs Andrew Dunn (Kutztown)

In DIII Eron Haynes became Nebraska Wesleyans’ first All-American on Friday. Haynes finished in eighth place overall. Haynes is a redshirt freshman.

125 Consolation quarterfinals: Ferdinand Mase(Ithica) win by decision(7-1) over Haynes

7th/8th: Carlos Champagne(Wabash) win by decision(9-6) over Haynes

Three other wrestlers competed in DI and DII with Nebraska ties. They were Brett Velasquez from Bennington/St. Cloud State, Will Schany from Blair/Virginia, and Dante Rodriquez from Kearney/Northern Colorado. By finishing fifth place, Schany qualified for nationals. Velasquez capped off his fabulous career with a fourth place finish. Velasquez finished with 103 wins, a four time All-American, and 2016 National Champion.

184-Will Schany

First round: Nick Reenan(NC State) win by decision(11-8) over Schany

Consolation semifinal: Chip Ness(North Carolina) win by fall(6:04) over Schany

5th/6th Will Schany win by decision(10-5) over Kaden Russel(Duke)

149-Dante Rodriguez

First round: Olivas(Fresno State) win in tie breaker(9-8) over Rodriguez

First round consolation: Rodriguez received a bye

Second round consolation Rodriquez vs Jeffries(Oklahoma)

125-Brett Velasquez

Semifinals: Josh Portillo win by decison(5-3) over Velasquez

Consolation semifinals: Velasquez win by decision(4-3) over Marcus Povlick(McKendree)

3rd/4th: Cole Laya(Wheeling Jesuit) win by decision(6-4) over Velasquez

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