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Nice! Too bad they didn't get the chance to prove it on the mat at Nationals, but it's good to get the recognition.MANHEIM, Pa. -- The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) announced its 2020 Division I All-American teams on Friday and the Nebraska wrestling program had eight honorees, including four First-Team All-Americans.huskers.com
The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) announced its 2020 Division I All-American teams on Friday and the Nebraska wrestling program had eight honorees, including four First-Team All-Americans.
Chad Red Jr. (141) was named a First-Team All-American after compiling a 19-7 mark during his junior campaign.
Senior Isaiah White (165) was also named to the First Team. White enjoyed a phenomenal senior season, posting first-place finishes at the Journeymen Collegiate Classic and Cliff Keen Invitational en route to a 20-4 overall record.
Taylor Venz (184) earned First-Team All-American honors with a 20-8 record and a career-best third-place finish at the 2020 Big Ten Championships.
Rounding out the group of First-Team All-American Huskers was Eric Schultz (197). The junior from Tinley Park, Ill., was also named Nebraska's Most Outstanding Wrestler on Friday after compiling a 23-4 record and finishing runner-up at the 2020 Big Ten Championships. Schultz was an impressive 13-1 against dual competition and led the team in dual points (52), dual takedowns (73) and technical falls (5).
Senior Collin Purinton (149) and junior Mikey Labriola (174) were both honored as Second-Team All-Americans.
Two underclassmen were Honorable Mention All-Americans for NU. Ridge Lovett (133) burst onto the scene during his first year in the program, burning his redshirt against Northern Iowa on Nov. 24 and going on to compile a 17-8 regular-season mark.
Peyton Robb (157) enjoyed a remarkable redshirt freshman campaign, finishing 20-6 overall. The Owatonna, Minn., native saved his best for last, winning six of his last nine regular-season matches and upsetting No. 2 seed Kaleb Young (Iowa) at the Big Ten Championships on his way to a third-place finish as the No. 7 seed.