Devaney Center to host Final X: Lincoln on Saturday

Former Nebraska wrestlers Jordan Burroughs (74 kg) and James Green (70 kg) will headline the field for Final X: Lincoln, which will be contested on Saturday at the Devaney Center. 

Five women's freestyle weight classes, five men's Greco-Roman weight classes and five men's freestyle weight classes will all be contested.  Final X: Lincoln is one of two events to determine the United States World Team, as other weight classes were contested on June 8 in New Jersey.  During Final X, the top men's and women's freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestlers compete in a best-of-three series, with the winners earning spots on the United States senior world team and the opportunity to compete at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships in Kazakhstan, on September 14-22.

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