December 22, 2014

Two Nebraska wrestlers earn All-American honors

Sophomore James Green, who lost his first match of the tournament, but then reeled off four straight wins before finishing 7th at 157 pounds was named an All-American at the NCAA championships in Des Moines, IA this weekend. Green also placed 7th as a freshman.

The Cornhuskers other All-American is Robert Kokesh. The sophomore from Wagner, South Dakota placed 3rd by beating Logan Storley of Minnesota.

As a team, Nebraska finished 13th at the NCAA Wrestling Championships. Penn State crowned two individual champions and won their third consecutive team title.