Andrew

Nielsen

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Weight: 141
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Plattsmouth, Neb.
High School: Plattsmouth
Major: Pre-Physical Therapy

Bio

2017-18 (Freshman)
Regular Season - 133/141 pounds

  • 7-8 record overall
  • Bonus Points: three pins and one technical fall
  • DNP at the Grand View Open (Nov. 11)
  • DNP at the UNK Holiday Inn Open (Nov. 18)
  • DNP at the Doane Open (Dec. 9)
  • DNP at the Roger Denker Open (Jan. 21)

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled at Plattsmouth High School in Plattsmouth, Neb., under Coach Curtis Gocke
  • Four-time state placer
  • Won the 2016 Nebraska Class B state title at 113 pounds after going 40-2 on the season
  • Went 35-8 en route to a third-place finish at 126 pounds at the 2017 Nebraska State Championships
  • Took third at the 2015 Nebraska State Championships at 103 pounds and fifth in 2014 at 106 pounds
  • Second-place finisher at the 2015 Nebraska Junior USA State Freestyle championships
  • Finished fourth at the 2015 Nebraska Junior USA State Greco-Roman championship
  • Also participated in cross country and soccer in high school
  • Academic All-Conference selection in wrestling and cross country

Personal

  • Born: March 23, 1999
  • Parents: Jerrod and Shannon Nielsen
  • Sister: Josie; Brothers: Trevor, Cael and Kyler
  • Major: Pre-Physical Therapy

Career Results

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2017-18 7-8 0-0 3 1 0 -- --
Career 7-8 0-0 3 1 0 0-0 0-0
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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