A total of 16 Nebraska wrestlers were named Academic All-Big Ten, the most the wrestling program has put on the list since joining the conference in 2011, the Big Ten announced Wednesday.
Tyler Berger (157) placed third, while Taylor Venz (184) took fourth and Chad Red Jr. (141) took seventh as Nebraska's three All-Americans wrapped up competition at the NCAA Championships on Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Tyler Berger (157) earned his second All-America honor, while redshirt freshmen Chad Red Jr. (141) and Taylor Venz (184) joined Nebraska's elite list of All-Americans on Friday night at Session IV of the NCAA Championships at Quicken Loans Arena.
Chad Red Jr. (141), Tyler Berger (157), Isaiah White (165) and Taylor Venz (184) each remain alive in the consolation brackets after the conclusion of Session III on Friday at the NCAA Championships at Quicken Loans Arena.
Tyler Berger (157) and Isaiah White (165) advanced to the quarterfinal round after Session II action on Thursday night at the NCAA Championships at Quicken Loans Arena.
Tyler Berger (157), Isaiah White (165) and Taylor Venz (184) each won their first round matches Thursday in Session I of the NCAA Championships at Quicken Loans Arena to advance in the championship bracket.
Seven Nebraska wrestlers will compete at the NCAA Championships this Thursday through Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
USA Wrestling announced this week that former Husker greats Jordan Burroughs (74 kg/163 pounds) and James Green (70 kg/154 pounds) and Nebraska Assistant Coach Kendric Maple (61 kg/134 pounds) have been named to the 2018 U.S. Men's Freestyle World Cup Team which will compete at the 2018 Freestyle World Cup, held April 7-8 in Iowa City, Iowa.
USA Wrestling and FloSports announced Thursday that Lincoln has been selected to host one of three cities to host a Final X event to determine the 2018 U.S. Senior World Teams in men's and women's freestyle.
Four of Nebraska's NCAA Championships qualifiers earned seeds, as the NCAA released its brackets for each weight class on Wednesday.
Colton McCrystal (149), Tyler Berger (157) and Taylor Venz (184) each took fourth place to lead a list of seven total placers on Sunday, while Nebraska wrapped up a fifth-place team finish with 72.5 team points at the Big Ten Championships at the Breslin Center.
Seven Huskers are alive for placement in the Big Ten Championships, including four still with a chance to wrestle for third place after Saturday's Session II at the Breslin Center.