For the second consecutive year, Husker wrestler James Green advanced to the University World Championships after winning a pair of matches at the University Nationals over the weekend in Akron, Ohio. Green defeated past All-American Adam Hall two matches to none in the freestyle at 154 pounds. Green advances to the University World Championships, July 8-12 in Pecs, Hungary.
Last summer, Green went 1-1 in Russia while representing the United States. Green, a senior to be is reigning Big Ten champion at 157 pounds. Green placed third at the 2014 NCAA Championships after taking third during both his sophomore and freshman seasons.