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Wrestlers fall to Buffalo on Senior Day

Mike Lukowski
The Northern Illinois wrestling team dropped their Senior Day dual Saturday to Buffalo, 23-14, as Brad Dieckhaus, Mike Lukowski and Izzy Montemayor were honored prior to the match. The loss drops NIU to 8-9 overall and 0-5 in the Mid-American Conference, while the Bulls improved to 6-14 and 1-4 in the conference “In some cases today, we…

Wrestlers defeat SIU-Edwardsville, Tiffin

Rob Jillard
The Northern Illinois wrestling team recorded two wins Sunday at Victor E. Court, toppling in-state rival SIU-Edwardsville, 34-8, and Tiffin, 42-0. With the wins, the Huskies evened their record at 8-8 on the year; the second-highest win total for NIU in the last six seasons. “We focused on competing hard and competing with fire and we did…

Wrestlers fall at No. 19 Northwestern, 24-18

Jared Torrence
The Northern Illinois wrestling team fell to the No. 19 Northwestern Wildcats, 24-18, Friday night at historic Welsh-Ryan Arena. The Huskies won four matches and the final three of the night, but it was not enough to overcome the 24-3 lead Northwestern built after seven matches. The loss drops NIU to 6-8 on the year, while…

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