The Nebraska baseball team earned the No. 5 seed for the Big Ten Tournament this upcoming week at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb.
In Wednesday’s first round, the Huskers will face No. 4 seed Minnesota at 9 p.m. (CT).
James Green advanced to Final X: Lincoln, winning both of his matches in the 70-kg best-of-3 championship match at the 2019 USA Wrestling Senior Freestyle World Team Trials on Sunday.
Green picked up a technical fall over Anthony Ashnault (0:30) in the first match in the best-of-3 series. Green was up 4-0 in the opening seconds and caught Ashnault in a leg lace. Ashnault was injured after the leg lace, giving Green the technical fall. Green picked up the victory in the second match by injury default, to advance to Final X: Lincoln.
Green will wrestle Ryan Deakin in the 70-kg match in Lincoln for a chance to make the 2019 U.S. World Team and compete in Kazakhstan on September 14-22. Deakin wrestles for Northwestern and finished sixth in his weight-class at the 2018-19 NCAA Championships.
With his win today, Green joined Jordan Burroughs in the Final X: Lincoln field on June 15.