2019 US Open, UWW Juniors and Western Regional Nebraska Entries

The US Open, UWW Junior Nationals and Western Regional all go down in Vegas this weekend. Nebraska has TONS of entries and should be competitive at several weights.

The UWW Greco Tournament is also the World Team Trials. The winner from each will weight will be the USA Greco World Team Member. In Freestyle, the Junior National Tournament is the first step in qualifying for the Junior World Team. The winner of the tournament will earn an automatic berth to the best of three wrestle-off against the Junior World Team Trials challenge tournament champion.

In Senior Men’s Freestyle the 57kg, 65kg and 70kg weight winners will advance to Final X which is the World Team Trials Finals match to determine the representative for the USA. The rest of the US Open weight winners will advance to the World Team Trials challenge tournament finals with the winner advancing to Final X to square off against a returning World Medalist from last year’s team. Both James Green and Thomas Gilman will look to advance to Final X as the top seeds at 70 and 57kg respectively.

Men’s Freestyle Preseeds

Both the Junior and Senior events will also be held alongside the Western Regional Tournament. Nebraska will be bringing several wrestlers in various age groups to that event as well.

UWW Junior Greco

55kg
Camden Russell (MWC/Millard West)
Joseph Harrison (MWC/Burke)
Rayshawn Buchanan (MWC/Crete)

60kg
Jack Huffman (SMI/Millard West/Augstana)
Phillip Moomey (Golden Eagles/Kearney)

72kg
James Burkes (MWC/Burke/NSU)
Tyler Cunningham (Golden Eagles/Gretna/UNK)

77kg
Gabriel James (MWC/Ralston)
Isaiah Alford (MWC/Lincoln/UNL)

130kg
Lee Herrington (Golden Eagles/Kearney/UNK)

UWW Junior Freestyle

57kg
Alex Thomsen (UNL)

61kg
Cole Zebley (Tiger WC/Millard West/FHSU)
Jevon Parrish (UNL)
Jack Huffman (SMI/Millard West/Augstana)
Phillip Moomey (Golden Eagles/Kearney/Cornell)
Scott Fulsos (Golden Eagles/York/UNK)

65kg
Teontae Wilson (Golden Eagles/Kearney/UNK)
Nick James (Golden Eagles/Kearney/UNK)
Christian Miller (Plainview/UNL)

70kg
Jake Silverstein (UNL)
Peyton Robb (UNL)

74kg
Gabriel James (MWC/Ralston)
Tyler Cunningham (Golden Eagles/Gretna/UNK)
Nolan Miller-Johnston (MWC/Westside)

86kg
Anthony Gaona (UNL)

125kg
Lee Herrington (Golden Eagles/Kearney/UNK)

US Open Senior Men’s Freestyle

57kg
Thomas Gilman (Omaha Skutt/HWC)
Josh Portillo (Golden Eagles/UNK)

61kg
Daniel DeShazer (former UNK/Minn Storm)
Keegan Hessler (former Morningside/Scottsbluff)

65kg
Colton McCrystal (former UNL)
Taylor Summers (former Chadron St/Tri County/WCWC)

70kg
James Green (former UNL/Sunkist)
Destin McCauley (Golden Eagles/former UNK)

74kg
Matt Malcom (Golden Eagles/UNK)

92kg
Tim Dudley (former UNL/Sunkist)

125kg
Dom Bradley (NWTC)
Jarrod Hinrichs (Golden Eagles/UNK)
Ceron Francisco (former Concordia/TMWC)

US Open Senior Men’s Greco

72kg
RaVaughn Perkins (NYAC/Omaha North)

77kg
Andrew Null (Zapas/Plattsmouth/Northwestern,IA)

87kg
Dylan Buschow (MWC)
Patrick Martinez (NYAC/UNK)

130kg
Trent Osnes (Marines/Valentine)

US Open Senior Women’s Freestyle

57kg
Alanah Vetterick (Midland)

76kg
Serena Sanchez (Midland)

Western Regional Participants

Freestyle
Western Freestyle

Greco
Western Greco

Folkstyle
Western Folkstyle

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