Illini, Kokesh & Welch win Midlands Championships titles

Illinois won the team title and two Big Ten wrestlers took home individual crowns at the 50th Ken Kraft Midlands Championships at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The Illini finished with 99.5 points, two ahead of second-place Virginia Tech, while Nebraska’s Robert Kokesh (174 lbs) and Northwestern’s Jason Welch (157) won their respective weight classes.

[ RELATED: NUSports.com final standings, brackets (PDF) ]

Northwestern’s Jason Welch takes second consecutive Midlands crown:

Nebraska’s Robert Kokesh claims Midlands title:

Here’s our interview with Ken Kraft:

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Jane Driscoll, Iowa City on 12/30/2012 @ 8:45pm EDT Said:

Thank you!

Fred on 12/30/2012 @ 10:09pm EDT Said:

Hi Jane !!

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