Craig Brester was named the Big 12 wrestler of the week after picking up a pair of wins over ranked opponents. Brester pinned Minnesota’s Joe Nord, 1:10 into their match last Thursday, then beat #9 Tyler Sorenson of South Dakota State on Sunday. Brester is 13-0 this season.
Brester is ranked No. 2 in the nation at 197 pounds and is a two-time All-American and was named Most Outstanding Wrestler of the 2009 Big 12 Championships. Brester and the Huskers return home this week for a double-dual against No. 6 Central Michigan and Nebraska-Kearney on Saturday at the NU Coliseum.