Zak

Hensley

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Weight: 133
Year: Senior
Hometown: Olathe, Kan.
High School: St. James Academy
Other College: Iowa Central Community College
Major: Psychology

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • NJCAA All-American (2017 at Iowa Central: 2nd)

2017-18 (Junior)
Regular Season – 133 pounds

  • 11-4 record overall (0-2 in duals)
  • Bonus points: three pins, one technical fall and two major decisions
  • Saw action in two duals
  • Won title at Doane Open with a 5-0 record (Dec. 9)
  • Took first at the Roger Denker Open with a 4-0 record (Jan. 21)
  • DNP at Daktronics Open (Nov. 5)

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge, Iowa, under Coach Luke Moffitt
  • NJCAA runner-up and NJCAA All-American at 133 pounds in 2017
  • Placed fifth at the 2016 Daktronics Open
  • Wrestled at St. James Academy in Lenexa, Kan., under Coach Mike Medina
  • 150-23 career record
  • Won the 2015 Kansas state title at 132 pounds
  • 2014 Kansas state champion at 132 pounds in 2014, helping his team to the 2014 state championship
  • Also played football in high school

Personal

  • Born: Jan. 5, 1996
  • Parents: Denny and Rhonda Hensley
  • Sister: Elainey; Brothers: Tyler and Gunner
  • Major: Psychology

Career Statistics

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2017-18 11-4 0-2 3 1 2 0-0 0-0
Career 11-4 0-2 3 1 2 0-0 0-0

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

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