The Nebraska wrestling team will host the Nebraska Duals on Thursday, Nov. 11 at the Devaney Center. The Nebraska Duals will begin at 7:00 p.m. with the Huskers taking on UNK. Following the matchup with the Lopers, the Huskers will wrestle Chadron State.
The Nebraska Duals provide fans with a chance to get a glimpse of the 2021-22 Huskers, who are coming off a third-place finish at the 2021 Big Ten Championships and a 12th-place finish at the NCAA Championships.
The team returns 29 letterwinners from last season, including eight NCAA qualifiers. All-Americans Mikey Labriola (174), Ridge Lovett (149), Chad Red Jr. (141), Peyton Robb (157), Eric Schultz (197) and Taylor Venz (184) highlight a strong group of returners.
Looking at the field, UNK is coming off a season in which the Lopers posted a 10-1 overall mark. UNK also posted a perfect 6-0 dual record en route to a second-place finish at the 2021 Division II NCAA Championships under sixth-year Head Coach Dalton Jensen.
Rounding out the group is Chadron State, which recorded four victories during the 2020-21 season. Head Coach Brett Hunter, entering his 11th season at the helm, led his team to a 43-0 dual win over Northeastern Junior College to start the 2021-22 season.
Nebraska continues the homestand as it hosts North Carolina on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 8 p.m.