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…

Matt Malcom Transferring to Nebraska-Kearney

NEwrestle has learned that former Iowa high school state champion, Matt Malcom will be transferring out of the University of Iowa. A Glenwood, Iowa native will be transferring west to Division II program, Nebraska-Kearney. Competing at 157 pounds for the Hawkeyes, Malcom was 19-5 in his first season as a college wrestler winning titles at…

A Break for College Wrestlers

The college season is longer than the high school season, so the college guys can afford to take a few more days off. Their coaches preached to recover, but also continue to stay sharp. Andrew Nicola of Concordia University: “Our staff has worked really hard to help our wrestlers understand the importance of living a…

UNK Team Preview

BY ROB SANDERS Destin McCauley has moved up to 157 after adding approximately 12 pounds of lean muscle to his frame since his NCAA title run at 149 last March. “Destin was dedicated to the weight room in the spring and summer. Our lineup becomes even tougher with him at 157,” said head coach Dalton…