BROOKINGS, S.D. — Eight Huskers won their weight classes as Nebraska opened its regular season Sunday at the Daktronics Open.
The Huskers took the top three places at 165 pounds as Brandon Wilbourn won, Austin Wilson was second and Shaun’qae McMurtry finished third.
At 174, NU earned the top four spots with no contest in the championship and third-place matches. Robert Kokesh and Tyler Koehn were 3-0 while Aaron Studebaker and Micah Barnes went 3-1.
NU’s Tim Lambert (125), Shawn Nagel (133), Skylar Galloway (141), Jake Sueflohn (149), James Green (157) and Josh Ihnen (184) also won their weight classes.
The Huskers return to action Saturday, traveling to face Northern Colorado at 7 p.m. On Sunday, Nebraska wrestles at Wyoming.