Tucker

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Weight: 133
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Delano, Minn.
High School: Delano
Major: Actuarial Science

Bio

Honors & Awards

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

*Denotes perfect 4.0 grade-point average

2018-19 (Redshirt Freshman) 
Regular Season – 133 pounds

  • 14-5 overall record (3-3 in duals)
  • Tied for first place at the National Collegiate Open (March 2)
  • Third place finish at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 4) with three bonus point victories
  • Recorded an upset over the No. 8 133-pound wrestler in Wyoming's Montorie Bridges
  • Sixth place finish at Doane Open (Dec. 8)

2017-18 (Redshirt)
Regular Season – 133 pounds

  • 8-6 record overall
  • Bonus points: one pin, four technical falls and one major decision
  • Finished fourth at the Sioux City Dave Edmonds Open (Feb. 3)
  • Placed fifth at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 5)
  • DNP at the UNK Holiday Inn Open (Nov. 18)

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled at Delano High School in Delano, Minn., under Coach Jeff Olson
  • Three-time state champion; five-time state qualifier
  • 207-16 record competing at the high school level
  • Went 42-1 on the way to the 132 pound Minnesota state championship in 2017
  • Posted an undefeated 44-0 record en route to the 126 pound state title in 2016
  • Won the 2013 Minnesota high school state title at 106 pounds as an eighth grader
  • Finished third at state at 113 pounds in 2015
  • First-place finisher at the 2013 Minnesota/USA Wrestling Folkstyle Cadet Championships at 106 pounds
  • Runner-up at the 2016 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior Nationals
  • Also competed in cross country and track and field in high school
  • Three-time all-conference performer in cross country and was all-state once
  • Three-time conference champion in the 3,200-meter in track and field
  • Was valedictorian of high school class

Personal

  • Last name pronounced shaw-MUH-ling
  • Born: Aug. 30, 1998
  • Parents: Mike and Darcy
  • Brothers: Reier and Parker
  • Major: Actuarial Science

Career Results

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2017-18* 8-6 0-0 1 4 1 -- --
2018-19 14-5 3-3 3 4 3 -- --
Career 14-5 3-3 3 4 3 0-0 0-0

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

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