Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invite Results – Day 1

NEBRASKA 125 Kris Williams (Nebraska) DEC Gage Curry (American), 8-5 125 Sean Russell (Edinboro) DEC Kris Williams (Nebraska), 6-4 SV 125 Louie Hayes (Virginia) DEC Kris Williams (Nebraska), 4-2 133 Isaac Jimenez (Air Force Academy) DEC Brian Peska (Nebraska), 10-3 133 Brian Peska (Nebraska) MD Ryan Friedman (Harvard), 12-1 133 Cam Sykora (North Dakota State)…

Nebraska College Recap Nov 11-12

by Dru Kastler UN – Lincoln Redshirts @ Grand View Open Former NE HS wrestlers that competed – Andrew Nielsen (Plattsmouth), Trevor Nichelson (Ashland-Greenwood), Colton Wolfe (Columbus) UN – Kearney Wins over Fresno State 19-17 and San Francisco State 26-19 UNK edged Division 1 opponent Fresno State who reinstated their program this year after dropping…

Young Huskers Come Up Big at Daktronics

The young Husker squad won five out of ten weight classes at the Daktronics Open, with two runner-ups. 141 Chad Red had a huge win (5-3) in the finals over returning All-American Tommy Thorn from the University of Minnesota. Red’s win came from some crafty wrestling using the new near fall rules where a wrestler…

Nebraska Team Preview

125 The Huskers currently have four 125 pounders on their roster: Tucker Sjomeling, Dylan Gowin, Kris Williams, and Mitch Maginnis. Sjomeling and Gowin are both true freshman and expected to redshirt, Williams is a redshirt sophomore, and Maginnis is a senior. It is expected that Kris Williams will be the starter for the 2017-2018 season.…

NCAA Coaches React to First Official Practice

October 10th marked the first official NCAA practice for four college programs in Nebraska. We caught up with their head coaches and they shared their reactions to the first day. “Great practice, with guys that were dialed in and focused on getting better, physical, and developing their competitive spirit” -Mark Manning, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (NCAA…

Jordan Burroughs elected chair of United World Wrestling Athletes Commission

CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY (September 11) – United World Wrestling has announced seven new members of the organization’s Athletes Commission. The wrestlers were voted onto the commission by their fellow athletes at the 2017 Senior World Wrestling championships last month in Paris. In the commission’s first act, four-time world champion and 2012 Olympic champion Jordan BURROUGHS was selected to chair…

Christian Miller Joins Husker Squad

In late July, Christian Miller decided that Northern Illinois University wasn’t the best fit for him. After getting a full release from NIU on August 9th, it only took him 4 days to get accepted at UNL. Five more days after getting accepted, and he was officially a Husker. We caught up with him briefly…