Dalton

Peters

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Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Salina, Kan.
High School: Salina Central
Major: Secondary Education

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Two-Time Academic All-Big Ten Honoree (2018, 2019)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016, 2017, 2018; Spring 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017, 2018, 2019)

2018-19 (Sophomore)
Regular Season – 165 pounds

  • 16-4 record overall
  • DNP at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 4)
  • Finished third at the Grand View Open (Nov. 10)
  • One major decision victory, five victories by decision
  • T-1st at Doane Open (Dec. 8) with 5-0 record
  • Finished third at the Hastings Cusatis Open (Jan. 5)

2017-18 (Redshirt Freshman)
Regular Season – 165 pounds

  • 9-5 record overall
  • Bonus Points: three pins, four technical falls and one major decision
  • Took third with four technical falls at the Hastings Cusatis Open (Jan. 6)
  • DNP at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 5)
  • DNP at the Bob Smith Open (Dec. 3)

2016-17 (Redshirt)
Regular Season – 165 pounds

  • 18-14 record overall
  • Bonus points: six pins, seven technical falls and two major decisions
  • Placed fourth at the Sioux City Dave Edmonds Open with a 4-2 record (Feb. 4)
  • DNP at six additional open tournaments

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled at Salina Central under Coach Shannon Peters
  • 140-20 career record (most wins in school history), including 91 pins
  • Runner-up at state in 2015
  • Finished third at the state tournament in 2016
  • Three-time regional champion
  • Won the 2016 Rocky Mountain National Championship
  • 2016 All-League Wrestler of the Year
  • Four-time first-team All-League
  • Jayhusker Most Outstanding Wrestler
  • 2015 Regional Wrestler of the Year
  • National Honor Society
  • Four-year Academic Letter
  • Four-time honor roll
  • Played football, earning 4,049 career rushing yards with 45 career touchdowns
  • First-team All-League Football in 2014 and 2015
  • First-team all-state football in 2015 and 2016

Personal

  • Born: Oct. 28, 1997
  • Parents: Shannon and Lisa Peters
  • Sister: Brooke; Brother: Taylon

Career Results

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2016-17* 18-14 0-0 6 7 2 -- --
2017-18 9-5 0-0 3 4 1 -- --
2018-19 16-4 0-0 3 2 1 -- --
Career 25-8 0-0 6 6 2 -- --

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

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