Kris

Williams

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Weight: 125
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: South Holland, Ill.
High School: Thornwood
Major: Psychology

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Redshirt of the Year (2015-16)

2017-18 (Sophomore)
Regular Season - 125 pounds

  • 7-3 record overall (1-0 in duals)
  • Bonus points: one technical fall and one major decision
  • Took third at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 5)
  • DNP at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 1-2)

2016-17 (Redshirt Freshman)
Regular Season - 125 pounds

  • 14-6 record overall
  • Bonus points: five pins, two technical falls and two major decisions
  • Took second at the Roger Denker Open with a 2-1 record (Jan. 22)
  • Placed third at the Sioux City Dave Edmonds Open (Feb. 4)
  • Finished fifth at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 6) and the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open (Nov .13)

2015-16 (Redshirt)
Regular Season – 125 pounds

  • Named Nebraska Wrestling Redshirt of the Year
  • 16-2 record overall
  • Four pins, three technical falls and one major decision
  • Won the Nebraska-Kearney Holiday Inn Open title (Nov. 21)
  • Won the UNK Loper Open title (Dec. 12)
  • Tied for first at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 1)
  • Finished fifth at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30)

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled at Thornwood High School in South Holland, Ill.
  • Won three state titles
  • Runner-up at state as a senior at 126 pounds
  • 110-6 career record
  • Four-time all-conference team member
  • Scholastic Athlete of the Year

Personal

  • Born: April 6, 1997
  • Major: Psychology

Career Results

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2015-16* 16-2 0-0 4 3 1 -- --
2016-17 14-6 0-0 5 2 2 -- --
2017-18 7-3 1-0 0 1 1 -- --
Career 21-9 1-0 5 3 3 0-0 0-0

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

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Nebraska Wrestling Highlights vs Minnesota - 1/20/17
Nebraska Wrestling at the Midlands Championships - 12/30/16
Nebraska Wrestling Highlights vs Wisconsin - 1/13/17