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Husker wrestlers trip up Northwestern

January 7, 2019

The eleventh ranked Nebraska Cornhusker wrestling team got back to its winning ways yesterday at the Devaney Center.

Northwestern led 14-4 after four matches, but NU took the final six bouts to earn their twelfth straight victory over the Wildcats 26-14. The Huskers won seven of the ten matches, with four victories coming by bonus points. There were four bouts (125, 157, 174, HWT) that featured wrestlers from both teams ranked in the top 20 of their weight class. NU earned victories in three of the four matches.

Match Results:

125: #2 Sebastian Rivera (NW) pinned Zeke Moisey (NEB) (2:36)

133: Collin Valdiviez (NW) major dec. Tucker Sjomeling (NEB), 13-4

141: Chad Red Jr. (NEB) major dec. Yahya Thomas (NW), 10-1

149: Shane Oster (NW) major dec. Jordan Shearer (NEB), 11-3

157: #4 Tyler Berger dec. #2 Ryan Deakin (NW), 6-3

165: #6 Isaiah White (NEB) major dec. Tyler Morland (NW), 17-5

174: #9 Mikey Labriola (NEB) major dec. #10 Johnny Sebastian (NW), 14-4

184: #5 Taylor Venz (NEB) tech. fall Brendan Devine (NW), 15-0 (5:13)

197:#12 Eric Schultz (NEB) dec. Zachary Chakonis (NW), 8-3

HWT: #14 David Jensen (NEB) dec. #18 Conan Jennings (NW), 7-6

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