2005-Matt Keller went 1-2 in his second trip to the NCAA Championships. He won his first-round match with a 2-1 decision over Joe Kemmerer of UNC-Greensboro. He lost a tight battle in the second round, 5-3, to Andrew Hochstrasser of Boise State and an 11-6 decision to Robbie Preston of Harvard eliminated Keller.
2004-Keller fell one match short of becoming an All-American as a redshirt freshman. He was defeated by Kyle Ott of
Big 12 Championships
2005-Keller earned a first-round bye with his second seed, but was pinned by Coleman Scott of Oklahoma State in the second round. Keller rebounded for a 10-3 decision over Tim Kephart of Missouri to earn a trip to the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive season.
2004-Keller finished third at the 2004 Big 12 Championships, despite losing in the first round to
2005-Keller finished the 2004-2005 season with an impressive 20-8 overall record, including 13-3 in duals. Keller racked up three major decision and four pins, with his quicket pin coming in just 38 seconds. Keller racked up 51 dual points for the Huskers as he earned 21 takedowns.
2004-Highlighted by an eight-match winning streak from Dec. 22 to Jan. 10, Keller’s first season of varsity competition was an impressive one. Included in his eight-match winning streak were victories over three ranked opponents.
In all, Keller finished with a record of 28-12 and was named Big 12 Wrestler of the Week for the week of Feb. 17-23 after defeating 18th-ranked Mimi Miller of
The match against Miller was the fourth of five consecutive ranked opponents for Keller. Keller navigated that stretch with a 3-2 record, including three bonus-point victories.
Keller, who won seven of his 10 matches against ranked opponents during the regular season, tied John Buxton for sixth-most wins for a freshman in a season. Keller finished seventh in the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational with a 6-2 record.
2003-Keller went 28-3 wrestling in open tournaments as a redshirt in 2003. Keller took individual titles at the
Before Nebraska-Keller brought an impressive high school wrestling background to
Personal-The son of David and Margie Keller, Matt was born on Aug. 22, 1983. Matt has one brother Josh, 23, and one sister, Niki, 20. He has not declared a major.