Dominick

Moyer

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Weight: 141
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oskaloosa, Iowa
High School: Oskaloosa
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

NCAA Championships
2007-Dominick Moyer qualified for his third career trip to the NCAA Championships at 141 pounds, where he finished his career with a 2-2 showing, earning a win by forfeit in the first round and also capturing a win by fall over Alex Tsirtsis of Iowa in the consolation bracket.

2006-Moyer went 1-2 in his second trip to nationals, including his first career win at the NCAA Championships.  In the first round, Moyer was defeated by fall by sixth-seeded Ryan Lang of Northwestern with 1:03 to go in the second period.  In the first consolation bracket match, Moyer defeated Steve Adamcsik of Rutgers, 4-2, to pick up his first career win at nationals.  Moyer ended his second career trip to nationals with a loss by fall to Charles Griffin of Hofstra 1:46 into their consolation match.

2005-Moyer was 1-2 in his first trip to nationals.  Moyer, who entered the 133-pound bracket unseeded, defeated Josh Keefe of Chattanooga, 2-1 in the tiebreaker period in the first round.  In the second round, No. 3 Mack Reiter of Minnesota defeated Moyer, 7-5.  Moyer’s trip to nationals ended with an 11-2 major decision loss to Ryan McClester of The Citadel.

 

Big 12 Championships

2007-Moyer entered the Big 12 Championships as a No. 1 seed at 141 pounds and earned his third trip to the NCAA Championships with a second-place finish at conference. Moyer secured his spot in the finals match with a 3-1 semifinal win over Oklahoma's Kyle Terry in the semifinals.

 

2006-Moyer earned his second career trip to the NCAA Championships with his third-place finish at 141 pounds.

 

After a semifinal loss to Teyon Ware of Oklahoma, the No. 3 seed Moyer defeated Chris McCormick of Missouri by major decision 15-3 before defeating Ethan Kyle of Oklahoma State in the third-place match, 7-4, to clinch the berth to nationals.

 

2005-Moyer earned his first trip to the NCAA Championships with a second-place finish at 133 pounds at the 2005 Big 12 Championships.

 

Moyer’s semifinal victory over Missouri’s Tyler McCormick punched his ticket to nationals.  With his NCAA bid already wrapped up, Moyer was defeated in the finals at 133 pounds by major decision, 14-6, by Oklahoma State’s Nathan Morgan.

 

Moyer was one of three Huskers to make it to the finals of his respective weight class at the 2005 Big 12 Championships.   

 

Career Notes

2007-Moyer finished with a 28-9 record at 141 pounds in the 2006-07 season, while qualifying for his third career trip to the NCAA Championships.

 

Moyer's season highlights include a second-place showing at the Las Vegas Invitational, where he strung together five consecutive wins before losing to second-ranked Derek Moore of Cal-Davis in the finals. Moyer was 13-3 in dual competition during the season as he racked up 14 takedowns, two pins and eight medical decisions.

 

2006-Moyer finished 9-7 in duals and was named Big 12 Wrestler of the Week on Jan. 30 after pinning Chris McCormick of Missouri to clinch the Huskers’ 21-18 win over the Tigers on Jan. 29.  The win came in the midst of a five-match winning streak for Moyer, and was the second of three straight wins by fall for Moyer.

 

Moyer began the season with a 9-2 mark, including the 141-pound championship at the UNI Open on Dec. 4 after a 5-0 performance in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  Moyer came back from losing three of four matches to defeat 10th-ranked David Hoffman of Virginia Tech, 12-11, to get back on the winning track. 

 

After a pair of losses, Moyer won both of his matches on Sunday at the National Duals, including a 12-4 major decision triumph over sixth-ranked Daniel Frishkorn of Oklahoma State.  That win sparked a five-match winning streak, including three straight pins.  Moyer closed the season with losses to second-ranked Teyon Ware of Oklahoma and top-ranked Nate Gallick of Iowa State.

 

2005-Moyer earned the starting job at 133 pounds midway through the 2004-05 season.  He started 19 of Nebraska’s last 20 duals, and 20 of NU’s 22 duals overall.

 

Moyer faced stiff competition throughout the year, including nine ranked wrestlers.  His only win against ranked opposition came against 14th-ranked Scott Jorgensen of Boise State on Dec. 12, 9-2. 

 

In a span of five days, Moyer faced four wrestlers ranked among the top 15 in the weight class, including three in the top seven.  Moyer helped Nebraska to the 2005 Virginia Duals Championships with a 3-0 record.

 

Moyer also ended the regular season with a three-match winning streak.  His 12-0 major decision victory over Trey Blakely of Oklahoma on Feb. 12 was the only bonus-point win for either team in a dual that NU won, 16-15. 

 

2004-Moyer was 11-4 in primarily a backup role at 133 pounds.  He was 2-0 in dual competition, including a pin of Air Force’s 141-pounder Matthew Benza at 5:59 in their dual match.  Moyer won the 133-pound title at the Great Plains Open, and finished second at the UNO Open.

 

2003-Moyer went 25-10 wrestling in open tournaments. Of his 25 wins, seven were by fall, four by technical fall and four by major decision. Moyer earned three top-five finishes on the season. He finished third at the Dana Open, fourth at the UNO Glen Brand Open and had a fifth-place finish at the Harold Nichols Open.

 

Before Nebraska-A four-year letterwinner for Coach Jason Wedburgy at Oskaloosa High School, Moyer finished with a career record of 146-10. He was a two-time state champion and finished eighth at nationals in freestyle. Moyer lettered in wrestling, golf and cross country at Oskaloosa.

 

Personal-Dominick was born Nov. 11, 1984 and has one brother, Derek.  The son of Dennis and Dorsha Moyer, Dominick was a physical therapy major. Moyer has rejoined the Huskers for the 2007-08 season as a volunteer assistant coach.

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