Husker Wrestlers Finish 5th at Big Ten Championships

The seventh-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers finished in fifth place with 96.5 points at the 2019 Big Ten Championships. NU has now finished in the top five at the conference championships for the past four years. Penn State (157 points) took the title while Ohio State (122.5 points) finished a distant second.


Chad Red Jr. (141), Tyler Berger (157), Isaiah White (165), Mikey Labriola (174), Taylor Venz (184), Eric Schultz (197) and David Jensen (285) all clinched automatic bids to the NCAA Championships with their finishes at the Big Ten Championships this weekend.

The Huskers will have just under two weeks to prepare for the 2019 NCAA Championships, which will take place in Pittsburgh, Pa., from March 21-23. PPG Paints Arena will host the three-day event.