Huskers Host Cowboys in Home Opener
Four Huskers competed at the Grand View Open at Southeast Polk High School in Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday.
Five Huskers won titles, while two more added second-place finishes for the Nebraska wrestling team on Sunday at the Daktronics Open at Frost Arena in Brookings, S.D.
The Nebraska wrestling team opens the regular season this week at the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open, as the Huskers are set to bring a full team to the tournament contested Sunday in Brookings, S.D.
The Nebraska wrestling team held its annual Intrasquad Friday evening at the Devaney Center, which this year featured wrestle-offs at each weight class, as fans got a chance to see the 2017-18 squad for the first time.
The Nebraska wrestling team will hold Wrestle-Offs in conjunction with the annual Fall Coaches Clinic on Friday night at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.
Veteran coach Mark Manning says next two weekends will help sort out top wrestlers in many weight classes as Husker prepare for Nov. 17 dual.
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U23 World Team Trials Recap
Current Huskers Colton McCrystal and Tyler Berger, as well as former Husker and current Nebraska volunteer assistant coach Tim Lambert will compete this weekend for a chance to make the United States U23 national team at the USA Wrestling U23 World Team Trials, on Sunday at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn.
Nebraska wrestling assistant coach Kendric Maple won the 61 kg/134 lbs. bracket at the Medved International on Sunday in Minsk, Belarus, finishing with three wins in the international freestyle competition.
Former Husker wrestler Jordan Burroughs won his fourth world championship, defeating Khetik Tsabolov of Russia, 9-6, in the 74 kg final at the UWW World Championships in Paris, France, Saturday.