Brian

Peska

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Player
Weight: 133
Year: Junior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Skutt Catholic
Major: Social Science

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2016, 2017)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014, 2015)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015)

2017-18 (Junior)
Regular Season - 133 pounds

  • 6-8 record overall (0-5 in duals)
  • Bonus Points: one major decision
  • Finished third at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 5)
  • DNP at the Cliff Keen Invitational (Dec. 1-2)

2016-17 (Sophomore)
Regular Season – 133 pounds

  • 19-8 record overall
  • Bonus points: two pins, two technical falls and four major decisions
  • Placed second at the UNK Holiday Open with a 3-1 record (Nov. 19)
  • Went 4-1 with three bonus-point victories en route to a runner-up finish at the Hastings Cusatis Open (Jan. 7)
  • Took third at the Doane Open (Dec. 10)
  • Finished fifth at the Roger Denker Open (Jan. 22)
  • DNP at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 6)
  • DNP at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open (Nov. 13)

2015-16 (Redshirt Freshman)
Regular Season - 133 pounds

  • 7-7 record overall
  • Bonus Points: three pins and one technical fall
  • Finished third at the Nebraska-Kearney Holiday Inn Open (Nov. 21)
  • DNP at three additional open tournaments

2014-15 (Redshirt)
Regular Season - 133 pounds

  • 19-8 record overall
  • Bonus Points: four pins, two technical falls and four major decisions
  • Finished third at the Hastings Cusatis Open (Jan. 10)
  • DNP at four additional open tournaments

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled at Omaha Skutt Catholic in Omaha, Neb.
  • As a senior in 2014, he went 46-4 en route to the state title at 120 pounds
  • Helped the SkyHawks capture three state team titles
  • As a junior in 2013, he went 46-5 en route to the state title at 106 pounds
  • As a sophomore in 2012, he went 27-16 en route to a fifth-place finish at the state tournament at 106 pounds
  • Two-time all-conference selection

Personal

  • Born: May 9, 1996
  • Parents: Patty and Joe Peska
  • Sisters: Kristine and Grace
  • Major: Social Science

Career Results

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2014-15* 19-8 0-0 4 2 4 -- --
2015-16 7-7 0-0 3 1 0 -- --
2016-17 19-8 0-0 2 2 4 -- --
2017-18 6-8 0-5 0 0 2 -- --
Career 32-23 0-5 5 3 6 0-0 0-0

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

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