Justin

Arthur

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Weight: 157
Year: Senior
Hometown: Huntington, W.Va.
High School: Clarion/Huntington
Major: Criminology & Criminal Justice

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • NCAA Championships Qualifier (2014 at Clarion)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2015, 2017; Fall 2015, 2016)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)

2017-18 (Senior)
Regular Season - 157 pounds

  • Did not wrestle in competition in 2017-18

2016-17 (Junior)
Regular Season – 165/174 pounds

  • 20-8 record overall (2-3 in duals)
  • Bonus Points: two pins, three technical falls and two major decisions
  • Finished fifth at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 6)
  • Finished fifth at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open (Nov. 13)
  • Runner-up at the Roger Denker Open (Jan. 22)
  • Won the Sioux City Dave Edmonds Open title (Feb. 4)

2015-16 (Redshirt)
Regular Season - 149 pounds

  • 16-6 record overall
  • Bonus Points: one pin, five technical falls and four major decisions
  • Won the Nebraska-Kearney Holiday Inn Open title (Nov. 21)
  • Runner-up at the UNK Loper Open (Dec. 12)
  • Runner-up at the Hastings Cusatis Open (Jan. 9)
  • DNP at two additional open tournaments

2014-15 (Sophomore)
Big Ten Championships - DNP (1-2) - 149 pounds

  • First Round: Defeated Ben Dorsay (Maryland) by decision, 5-4
  • Quarterfinals: Lost to #2 Jason Tsirtsis (Northwestern) by decision, 0-6
  • Cons. Second Round: Lost to Nick Trimble (Michigan St.) by decision, 2-5

Regular Season - 149 pounds

  • 22-14 record overall (7-8 in duals)
  • Bonus Points: three pins and two major decisions
  • Won the Cowboy Open title (Nov. 8)
  • Finished fourth at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 5-6)
  • DNP at the Southern Scuffle (Jan. 1-2)

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled at Clarion University in Clarion, Pa., in 2013-14 (29-16 record)
  • Made it to the Round of 12 (3-2) at the 2014 NCAA Championships (149)
  • Attended Huntington High School in Huntington, W.Va.
  • Three-time state champion (142-15 career record)
  • As a senior in 2013, named West Virginia's Most Valuable Wrestler as he went 30-2 en route to the state title at 145 pounds
  • As a junior in 2012, went 40-2 en route to the state title at 138 pounds
  • As a sophomore in 2011, went 33-8 en route to third place at state at 130 pounds
  • As a freshman in 2010, went 39-3 en route to the state title at 119 pounds
  • Runner-up at NHSCA Senior Nationals
  • Two-time Fargo All-American

Personal

  • Born: Feb. 10, 1995
  • Parents: Kerry and Charleaha Arthur
  • Siblings: Kaytlin, Jaydin and Garrin
  • Major: Criminology and Criminal Justice

Nebraska Career Results

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2014-15 22-14 7-8 3 0 2 -- DNP (1-2)
2015-16* 16-6 0-0 1 5 4 -- --
2016-17 20-8 2-3 2 3 2 -- --
2017-18 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 -- --
Career 42-22 9-11 5 3 4 0-0 1-2

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

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