Tanner Farmer is among the 10 wrestlers with Nebraska ties who will be competing at Senior World Team Trials this weekend in Lincoln. (Photo Courtesy: Concordia University)

The first big wrestling event since the Olympics is set for this weekend at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Senior World Team Trials will be Saturday and Sunday for Men’s Freestyle and Greco and Women’s Freestyle. Lincoln has become a host of many wrestling events of late including; Last Chance Qualifiers, Final X, and The Big Ten Wrestling Tournament coming up in March. This weekend’s Senior WTT will be hosted by Lincoln CVB and MWC Academy. Wrestling will begin Saturday at 10 AM. There will be two sessions, with the second session set to begin at 530 PM. Sunday Finals will be at 2 PM. On Saturday make sure you arrive early as Nebraska will also have a home football game. Lincoln also has a Mask Mandate in place, so masks must be worn in the arena.

Six weights will be contested in men’s freestyle with Olympic medalist getting an automatic spot on the National team. Thomas Gilman (57KG), Kyle Dake (74KG), David Taylor (86KG), and Kyle Snyder (97KG) have all accepted their spots. The only wrestler to decline was Gold Medalist, Gable Steveson (125KG). All ten spots will be up for grabs in Greco.

There will be a lot of local talent competing at the World Team Trials. Former UNK great, Daniel Deshazer will wrestle 61KG in Men’s Freestyle. Former Husker wrestlers, James Green and Tyler Berger will be competing at 70KG in Men’s Freestyle. Jordan Burroughs will making his return to Lincoln to compete at 79KG in Men’s Freestyle. Former Husker, Tim Dudley will compete at 92KG in Men’s Freestyle. Current NC State sophomore, Millard South Graduate and MWC alum, Isaac Trumble will be wrestling 92KG in Men’s Freestyle. Current Husker heavyweight, Christian Lance will be competing in Men’s Freestyle at 125KG. Competing in Greco, will be MWC wrestler, Corbin Nirschl who will compete at 63KG. Gretna graduate and current UNK wrestler, Tyler Cunningham will be wrestling for MWC at 82KG. Kearney high graduate, current UNK heavyweight, Lee Herrington will be wrestling for Golden Eagles at 130KG. Also competing at 130KG in Greco, former Husker football player and Concordia Heavyweight Tanner Farmer.


Mens Freestyle


1 Tyler Graff (NJRTC/Titan Mercury WC)

2 Joe Colon (Cyclone RTC/Titan Mercury WC)

3 Nick Suriano (Sunkist Kids)

4 Daton Fix (Cowboy RTC/Titan Mercury WC)

5 Seth Gross (Wisconsin RTC/Sunkist Kids)

6 Nathan Tomasello (Oklahoma RTC/Titan Mercury WC)

7 Nahshon Garrett (SERTC/Titan Mercury WC)

8 Shelton Mack (NYCRTC/Titan Mercury WC)

9 Josh Kramer (Sunkist Kids)

10 Zane Richards (Illinois RTC/Titan Mercury WC)

11 Daniel DeShazer (Gopher WC RTC)

12 Ethan Lizak (Pennsylvania RTC/New York AC)


1 Yianni Diakomihalis (Spartan Combat WC/Titan Mercury WC)

2 Joey McKenna (Pennsylvania RTC/Titan Mercury WC)

3 Evan Henderson (Ohio RTC/Titan Mercury WC)

4 Luke Pletcher (Pitt WC/Titan Mercury WC)

5 Dean Heil (USNMC RTC/Titan Mercury WC)

6 Henry Pohlmeyer (Sunkist Kids)


1 James Green (SERTC/Titan Mercury WC)

2 Alec Pantaleo (Cliff Keen WC/Titan Mercury WC)

3 Ryan Deakin (Wildcat WC/Titan Mercury WC)

4 Zain Retherford (NLWC/Titan Mercury WC)

5 Jordan Oliver (NYCRTC/Titan Mercury WC)

6 Tyler Berger (CARTC/Titan Mercury WC)

7 Brayton Lee (Gopher WC RTC)

8 Elroy Perkin (Gopher WC RTC)

9 Brock Mauller (Tiger Style WC)

10 Jarrett Jacques (Tiger Style WC)


1 Jordan Burroughs (Pennsylvania RTC/Sunkist Kids)

2 Alex Dieringer (Cliff Keen WC/Titan Mercury WC)

3 Isaiah Martinez (Beaver Dam WC/Titan Mercury WC)

4 Jason Nolf (NLWC/Titan Mercury WC)

5 Evan Wick (SoCal RTC/Titan Mercury WC)

6 Taylor Lujan (Panther WC/Titan Mercury WC)

7 Devin Skatzka (Spartan Combat WC/Titan Mercury WC)

8 Tommy Gantt (Wolfpack WC/Titan Mercury WC)

9 Chance Marsteller (NMCRTC/Titan Mercury WC)

10 David McFadden (Pennsylvania RTC/Titan Mercury WC)

11 Carter Starocci (NLWC/Titan Mercury WC)

12 Mickey O’Malley (Pennsylvania RTC)

13 Pat Downey (Florida)


1 J’Den Cox (NJRTC/USOPTC/Titan Mercury WC)

2 Nathan Jackson (NJRTC/New York AC)

3 Kollin Moore (Ohio RTC/Titan Mercury WC)

4 Kyven Gadsen (Cyclone RTC/Sunkist Kids)

5 Myles Martin (Scarlet Knights WC/Titan Mercury WC)

6 Michael Macchiavello (Wolfpack WC/Titan Mercury WC)

7 Trent Hidlay (Wolfpack WC/Titan Mercury WC)

8 Tim Dudley (Sunkist Kids)

(Not Seeded) Isaac Trumble (Wolfpack WC)


1 Nick Gwiazdowski (Spartan Combat WC/Titan Mercury WC)

2 Mason Parris (Cliff Keen WC)

3 Dom Bradley (Cyclone RTC/Sunkist Kids)

4 Ty Walz (SERTC/Titan Mercury WC)

5 Jordan Wood (Oklahoma RTC)

6 Hayden Zillmer (Gopher WC RTC)

(Not seeded) Christian Lance (NWTC)



1 Max Nowry (Army WCAP)

2 Brady Koontz (Titan Mercury WC)

3 Billy Sullivan (Legends of Gold LV)

4 Jacob Cochran (Florida)

5 Dalton Duffield (ARMY WCAP)


1 Ildar Hafizov (Army (WCAP)

2 Dalton Roberts (Army WCAP)

3 Randon Miranda (Rise RTC)

4 Dylan Koontz (Titan Mercury WC)

5 King Sandoval (Bandits WC)

6 Aiden Nutter (NMU-NTC)


1 Leslie Fuenffinger (Army WCAP)

2 Sam Jones (NYAC)

3 David Stepanian (NYAC)

4 Dylan Gregerson (Brunson UVRTC)

5 We Rachal (Illinois RTC/Illini WC)

6 Corbin Nirschl (MWC)

7 Chayse Lejoie (Michigan)

8 Mason Lewis (Pennsylvania)


1 Alejandro Sancho (Army WCAP)

2 Jesse Thielke (Army WCAP)

3 Hayden Tuma (Suples)

4 Calvin Germinaro (MInnesota Storm)

5 Alston Nutter (Sunkist Kids)

6 Peyton Omania (NYAC)


1 Pat Smith (Minnesota Storm)

2 Benji Peak (Sunkist Kids)

3 Jamel Johnson (Marines)

4 Michael Hooker (Army WCAP)

5 Peyton Jacobsen (Army WCAP)

6 Justus Scott (Legends Of Gold LV)

7 Brandon Mueller (505 Wrestling)

8 Griffin Perriot (Minnesota)


1 Jesse Porter (NYAC)

2 Peyton Walsh (Marines)

3 Auston Morrow (NYAC)

4 Alec Ortiz (Minnesota Storm)

5 Britton Holmes (Army WCAP)

6 Ryan Epps (Minnesota Storm)

7 Fritz Schierl (Tian Mercury WC)

8 Zach Grimes (Colorado)


1 Ben Provisor (NYAC)

2 Spencer Woods (Armey WCAP)

3 Tommy Brackett (Tennessee)

4 Richard Carlson (Minnesota Storm)

5 Tyler Cunningham (MWC)


1 Alan Vera (NYAC)

2 George Sikes (NYAC)

3 Tyler Hannah (Spartan Combat WC)


1 G’Angelo Hancock (Sunkist Kids)

2 Lucas Sheridan (Army WCAP)

3 Nicholas Boykin (Sunkist Kids)

4 James Souza (Army WCAP)

5 Khymba Johnson (NYAC)

6 Chad Porter (Sunkist KIds)


1 Cohlton Schultz (Sunkist Kids)

2 Jacob Mitchell (Army WCAP)

3 Donny Longendyke (Minnesota)

4 Tanner Farmer (NYAC)

5 Malcom Allen (Legonds Of Gold)

6 West Cathcart (NYAC)

7 Lee Herrington (Nebraska Golden Eagles)

8 Keaton Fanning (NMU-NTC)

Women’s Freestyle


1 Ronna Heaton (Sunkist Kids)

2 Dom Parrish (Sunkist Kids)

3 Alyssa Lampe (Sunkist Kids)

4 Alex Hedrick (Titan Mercury WC)

5 Areana Villaescusa (Army WCAP)

6 Alisha Howk (Sunkist Kids)

7 Amy Fearnside (Titan Mercury WC)

8 Erin Golson (NYAC)

9 Emily Shilson (Titan Mercury WC)

10 Alleida Martinez (Titan Mercury WC)

55KG (Jacarra Winchester placed in SF)

1 Jenna Burkert (Army WC)

2 Cheyenne Sisenstein (Team Tornado WC)

3 Amanda Martinez (Cardinal WC)

4 Melanie Mendoza (Team Tornado WC)

5 Marissa Gallegos (Colorado Mesa WC)


1 Maya Nelson (Sunkist Kids)

2 Michaela Beck (Titan Mercury WC)

3 Cameron Guerin (Titan Mercury WC)

4 Brenda Reyna (Titan Mercury WC)

5 Xochiti Mota-Pettis (Rise RTC)

6 Megan Black (Army WCAP)


1 Kayla Miracle (Sunkist Kids)

2 Mallory Velte ((Titan Mercury WC)

3 Jennifer Page (Titan Mercury WC)

4 Grace Figueroa (Titan Mercury WC)

5 Ana Luciano (Osceola High School)

6 Desiree Zavala (Washington)


1 Forrest Mollinari (Sunkist Kids)

2 Emma Bruntil (Titan Mercury WC)

3 Julia Salat (NYAC)

4 Ashlynn Ortega (Colorado)

5 Skyler Grote (NYAC)

6 Solin Piearcy (Menlo WC)


1 Kennedy Blades (Sunkist Kids)

2 Kylie Welker (Titan Mercury WC)

3 Yelena Makoyed (Cardinal WC)

4 Dymond Guliford (Titan Mercury WC)

5 Alivia Fiske (Titan Mercury WC)

6 Nahiela Magee (Army WCAP)

7 Rachel Watters (NYAC)

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