Chad

Red Jr.

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Weight: 141
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: New Palestine
Major: Undeclared

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • NCAA All-American (7th, 141, 2018)
  • NCAA Championships Qualifier (2018)

2017-18 (Redshirt Freshman)
NCAA Championships – 7th (5-2) - 141 pounds

  • First Round: Lost to #7 Brock Zacherl (Clarion) by decision, 4-2
  • Cons. First Round: Defeated Tommy Thorn (Minnesota) by decision, 8-3
  • Cons. Second Round: Defeated Ryan Diehl (Maryland) by decision, 8-3
  • Cons. Third Round: Defeated Vince Turk (Iowa) by decision, 3-2
  • Cons. Fourth Round: Defeated #6 Dean Heil (Oklahoma State) by pin, 2:22
  • Cons. Quarterfinals: Lost to #5 Kevin Jack (NC State) by tiebreaker-1, 2-1
  • Seventh-Place Match: Defeated Sa’Derian Perry (Eastern Michigan) by pin, 7:00

Big Ten Championships – 7th (3-2) - 141 pounds

  • • First Round: Defeated Ryan Diehl (Maryland) by decision, 6-0
  • • Quarterfinals: Lost to #14 Nate Limmex (Purdue)by decision, 6-4
  • • Cons. Second Round: Defeated Alec McKenna (Northwestern) by decision, 2-0
  • • Cons. Quarterfinals: Lost to Vince Turk (Iowa) by decision, 5-4
  • • Seventh-Place Match: Defeated Ryan Diehl (Maryland) by decision, 6-3

Regular Season - 141 pounds

  • 26-11 record overall (9-5 in duals)
  • Bonus Points: seven pins and one technical fall
  • Won Daktronics Open title with a 4-0 record (Nov. 5)
  • Finished fourth at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 1-2)

2016-17 (Redshirt)
Regular Season – 141 pounds

  • 19-3 record overall
  • Bonus points: seven pins and two major decisions
  • Went 5-0 en route to the Daktronics Open title (Nov. 6)
  • Won the Bob Smith Open title with a 6-0 record (Dec. 3)
  • Placed second at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open (Nov. 13)
  • Finished fourth at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30)
  • Placed eighth at 65 kg at the UWW University Freestyle Nationals following the season
  • Went 4-2 at 66 kg at the USA Wrestling Freestyle Junior World Team Trials following the season

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled at New Palestine under Coach Chad Red Sr.
  • No. 5 pound-for-pound wrestler in the nation and the top-ranked 132-pounder in the country, according to the Asics FloRankings
  • Four-time state champion
  • 183-0 career record
  • Won state at 132 pounds as a senior after winning at 126 in 2015, 120 in 2014 and 106 in 2013
  • Won the 2015 FloNationals crown (126)
  • Finished fourth at the 2014 FloNationals (120)
  • 2014 Super 32 champion (126)
  • 2014 Fargo Junior Cadet Nationals champion (126)

Personal

  • Born: March 18, 1998
  • Parents: Chad Sr. and Niki Red
  • Sister: C'journey
  • Major: Undeclared

Career Statistics

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2016-17* 19-3 0-0 7 0 2 -- --
2017-18 26-11 9-5 7 1 0 7th (5-2) 7th (3-2)
Career 26-11 9-5 7 1 0 5-2 3-2

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

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