NEB WRES: Cornhuskers Crush Cardinal on Senior Night

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Cornhuskers Crush Cardinal on Senior Night

Lincoln, Neb. – No. 10 Nebraska (12-1, 8-1 Big Ten) cruised to its eighth consecutive dual win with a 30-6 triumph over Stanford on Senior Night at the Devaney Center.

Senior All-Americans James Green (157) and Robert Kokesh (174), wrestling in their final home dual, each won in bonus-point fashion. Green earned 10 takedowns in the opening bout en route to a 23-8 technical fall over Josh Lauderdale. Kokesh, the top-ranked wrestler in the nation at 174 pounds, rolled to a 14-5 major decision over Keaton Subjeck in the third match of the night.

No. 15 TJ Dudley also added bonus points with his pin against Ryan Davies at 184 pounds in 5:58. Ranked Huskers Aaron Studebaker (14th at 197), Collin Jensen (17th at heavyweight), Tim Lambert (12th at 125) and Anthony Abidin (8th at 141) each collected decisions over the course of the next five bouts to extend the lead.

Sophomore Justin Arthur won the final match of the night by a 7-3 decision over Garrett Schaner at 149 pounds. Junior Austin Wilson (165) and sophomore Eric Montoya (133) each fell by narrow decisions.

Head Coach Mark Manning picked up his 199th dual win at Nebraska, which ties him for first in school history with Tim Neumann.

The Huskers hit the road next weekend for a pair of matches on Saturday, Feb. 21. NU battles Drexel at 10 a.m. (CT) in Philadelphia, Pa., before facing Princeton at 6 p.m. in Princeton, N.J.

No. 10 Nebraska 30, Stanford 6
Friday, Feb. 13, 2015
Devaney Center, Lincoln, Neb.
Attendance: 1,241

#3 James Green (NEB) by tech. fall over Josh Lauderdale (STAN), 23-8 (NEB 5, STAN 0)
#14 Jim Wilson (STAN) by dec. over Austin Wilson (NEB), 6-3 (NEB 5, STAN 3)
#1 Robert Kokesh (NEB) by major dec. over Keaton Subjeck (STAN), 14-5 (NEB 9, STAN 3)
#15 TJ Dudley (NEB) by pin over Ryan Davies (STAN), 5:58 (NEB 15, STAN 3)
#14 Aaron Studebaker (NEB) by dec. over Garet Krohn (STAN), 4-2 (NEB 18, STAN 3)
#17 Collin Jensen (NEB) by dec. over Nathan Butler (STAN), 7-3 (NEB 21, STAN 3)
#12 Tim Lambert (NEB) by dec. over Evan Silver (STAN), 3-1 (NEB 24, STAN 3)
Connor Schram (STAN) by dec. over Eric Montoya (NEB), 4-3 (NEB 24, STAN 6)
#8 Anthony Abidin (NEB) by dec. over Mason Pengilly (STAN), 6-1 (NEB 27, STAN 6)
Justin Arthur (NEB) by dec. over Garrett Schaner (STAN), 7-3 (NEB 30, STAN 6)