Dustin

Williams

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Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gardner, Kan.
High School: Gardner Edgerton
Major: Applied Science

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017; Spring 2015, 2017, 2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Nebraska Life Skills Service Trip Abroad (Bocas del Toro, Panama, May 2018)

2017-18 (Junior)
Regular Season – 165 pounds

  • Did not wrestle in competition in 2017-18

2016-17 (Sophomore)
Big Ten Championships – DNP (1-2) – 165 pounds

  • First Round: Defeated Patrick Gerish (Maryland) by pin, 4:48
  • Quarterfinals: Lost to #2 Logan Massa (Michigan) by technical fall, 24-9
  • Cons. Second Round: Lost to Johnny Sebastian (Northwestern) by major decision, 15-5

Regular Season – 165 pounds

  • 15-14 record overall (6-7 in duals)
  • Bonus Points: two pins, one technical fall and two major decisions
  • DNP at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 6)
  • Went 4-1 at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open en route to a runner-up finish (Nov. 13)
  • DNP at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30)

2015-16 (Redshirt Freshman)
Regular Season - 165/174 pounds

  • 10-4 record overall (0-2 in duals)
  • Bonus Points: one technical fall and one major decision
  • Won the Daktronics Open title (Nov. 1)
  • Won the Nebraska-Kearney Holiday Inn Open title (Nov. 21)
  • DNP at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30)

2014-15 (Redshirt)
Regular Season - 165 pounds

  • 16-4 record overall (five pins)
  • Won the Nebraska-Kearney Holiday Inn Open title (Nov. 22)
  • Won the Hastings Cusatis Open title (Jan. 10)
  • Runner-up at the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open (Nov. 2)
  • Runner-up at the Grand View Open (Jan. 31)
  • DNP at the Southern Scuffle (Jan. 1-2)

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled at Gardner Edgerton High School in Gardner, Kan.
  • Three-time state champion (undefeated during last two seasons)
  • 155-11 career record
  • Won the Rocky Mountain Nationals title (170)
  • Finished fifth at the 2013 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals (160)
  • Named the 2014 Class 6A Wrestler of the Year
  • Earned three letters in football and one letter in baseball

Personal

  • Born: March 5, 1996
  • Parents: Lisa and Leonard Williams
  • Brother: Austin
  • Major: Applied Science

Career Results

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2014-15* 16-4 0-0 5 0 0 -- --
2015-16 10-4 0-2 0 1 1 -- --
2016-17 15-14 6-7 2 1 2 -- DNP (1-2)
2017-18 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 -- --
Career 25-18 6-9 2 2 3 0-0 1-2

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

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Highlights vs. Wisconsin - 11/16
Nebraska Wrestling Highlights vs Minnesota - 1/20/17
Nebraska Wrestling at the Midlands Championships - 12/30/16