The Nebraska wrestling team announced its 2014-15 schedule on Tuesday.
Photo by Tim Tushla, WIN Magazine

Huskers Release 2014-15 Schedule

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln – The Nebraska wrestling team announced its 2014-15 schedule on Tuesday, which features six home duals at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

The Huskers’ Intrasquad, which coincides with the Coaches Clinic, is also at the Devaney Center on Friday, Oct. 31. The following day, the Huskers compete at the NWCA All-Star Dual in Philadelphia, Pa.

Nebraska opens its dual campaign on Friday, Nov. 7 at Wyoming in Laramie, Wyo. The Huskers will stay in Wyoming on the following day for the Cowboy Open.

NU welcomes Maryland to the Big Ten Conference in its home opener at the Devaney Center on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. CT. On Nov. 22, the Huskers travel to North Carolina to face Duke and NC State.

The Huskers will grapple at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, Dec. 5-6, in Las Vegas, Nev., before hosting Wisconsin in their final competition of 2014. The Huskers and Badgers square off on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m.

Nebraska heads to Chattanooga, Tenn., to open 2015 at the Southern Scuffle, Jan. 1-2. Following the tournament, the Huskers return home to face Purdue on Friday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. The matchup between the Huskers and Boilermakers marks the first of 10 duals for Nebraska during January and February.

On Friday, Jan. 23, NU journeys to Champaign, Ill., to face Illinois, before returning home to host new Big Ten foe Rutgers on Sunday, Jan. 25 at the Devaney Center. The following weekend, the Huskers make a return to trip to Illinois on Friday, Jan. 30 to face Northwestern in Evanston, before returning home for a Sunday match against Indiana on Feb. 1.

The Huskers head to the Great Lakes State for a pair of duals on the subsequent weekend, as NU faces Michigan on Friday, Feb. 6, before visiting East Lansing, Mich., to wrestle against Michigan State.

Senior Night at the Devaney Center is slated for Friday, Feb. 13, as Nebraska hosts Stanford at 7 p.m. On Saturday, Feb. 21, NU will compete against Drexel and Princeton in Philadelphia, Pa., starting at noon.

The Big Ten Championships are scheduled for March 7-8 in Columbus, Ohio, while the NCAA Championships will be March 19-21 in St. Louis, Mo.

Reigning All-Americans James Green (157) and Robert Kokesh (174) return to the Nebraska lineup in 2014-15, along with NU’s other five NCAA qualifiers from last season. The Huskers finished 11th at the 2014 NCAA Championships after going 12-2 in dual competition.


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