Detroit – Ridge Lovett, Mikey Labriola, Eric Schultz and Christian Lance advance to the 2022 NCAA Championship quarterfinals after claiming victories in their respective second round matches on Thursday evening. All eight qualifying Nebraska wrestlers remain alive as the team ends the first day in seventh place with 14.5 points.
Lovett (149) was the first Husker to secure his spot in Friday's quarterfinals, defeating Campbell's #7 Joshua Heil by decision, 8-1. Lovett scored a takedown and four nearfall points in Period 2 to hold the 4-1 advantage. In the final period, Lovett recorded four more points en route to his first quarterfinal appearance.