Huskers move to 1-0 for the 2012-13 campaign and face No. 19 Wyoming on Sunday
afternoon. Nebraska opened its season at the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open
on Sunday, Nov. 4, as the Huskers won eight weight divisions. Northern Colorado
moves to 0-1 following the loss to Nebraska.
Eric Coufal made his first start as a Husker at 125 pounds, winning a 1-0
decision over Northern Colorado's Jesse Meis. After two scoreless periods,
Coufal recorded an escape with 1:12 remaining in the third period and held on
for the victory.
pounds, junior Shawn Nagel got the start for the Huskers following a 4-0
showing at the Daktronics Open. On Saturday night, Nagel recorded a 6-1
decision over Northern Colorado's Sam Bauer, giving the Huskers a 6-0 lead.
Nagel recorded two takedowns in the first period before an escape in the second
Huskers suffered their first loss at 141 pounds as the Bears' Nick Adams won an
8-3 decision over Nebraska's Ridge Kiley. Northern Colorado followed up that
victory with another one at 149 pounds as Justin Gonzalez won a 3-1 decision
over Nick Babcock.
James Green won by technical fall over Northern Colorado's Nick Alspaugh at 157
pounds, 18-2, to put the Huskers up 11-6. At 165 pounds, Brandon Wilbourn won
an 8-5 decision over Charlie McMartin to extend Nebraska's lead.
Robert Kokesh (174) and senior Josh Ihnen (184) each won in convincing fashion,
giving Nebraska a 25-6 lead. No. 8 Kokesh recorded his third pin of the season in
just four matches, defeating Josh VanTine in 1:37. No. 6 Ihnen won by technical
fall over Northern Colorado's Cody McAninch, 16-0.
Caleb Kolb responded from his 0-2 showing at the Daktronics Open with a 4-2
decision over Northern Colorado's Patrick Gomez at 197 pounds. At heavyweight,
redshirt freshman Donny Longendyke lost by decision to Henry Chirino, 3-2.
Huskers return to action on Sunday when they face No. 19 Wyoming in Laramie,
Wyo., at 2 p.m.
Nov. 10, 2012
#9 Nebraska 28, Northern Colorado 9
Greeley Central High School, Greeley, Colo.
125: Eric Coufal (NEB) by dec. over Jesse
Meis (NC), 1-0 (NEB 3, NC 0)
133: Shawn Nagel (NEB) by dec. over
Sam Bauer (NC), 6-1 (NEB 6, NC 0)
141: Nick Adams (NC) by dec. over Ridge
Kiley (NEB), 8-3
(NEB 6, NC 3)
149: Justin Gonzales (NC) by dec.
Nick Babcock (NEB), 3-1
(NEB 6, NC 6)
157: James Green (NEB) by tech. fall
over Nick Alspaugh (NC), 18-2 (2:39) (NEB 11, NC 6)
165: Brandon Wilbourn (NEB) by dec.
over Charlie McMartin (NC), 8-5
(NEB 14, NC 6)
174: Robert Kokesh (NEB) by fall over
Josh VanTine (NC), 1:37 (NEB 20, NC 6)
184: Josh Ihnen (NEB) by tech. fall over
Cody McAninch (NC), 16-0 (2:56) (NEB 25, NC 6)
197: Caleb Kolb (NEB) by dec. over Patrick
Gomez (NC), 4-2 (NEB 28, NC 6)
HWT: Henry Chirino (NC) by dec. over
Donny Longendyke (NEB), 3-2 (NEB 28, NC 9)