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Jeff Breese
NIU head wrestling coach Ryan Ludwig has promoted Jeff Breese to assistant coach. “We’re really excited to add Jeff to the staff,” Ludwig said. “He has a tremendous passion for wrestling. He’s been a collegiate coach in the past, so he obviously knows what the job entails. He has a real passion to build this...
Dave Grant
NIU’s Intercollegiate Athletics family invites the campus to help bid farewell to one of their most storied head coaches, Dave Grant. After 15 years of service to the NIU Huskies, the wrestling coach is moving on to pursue other opportunities. An open house is planned for 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, in the main lobby of the Convocation Center. The event and...
Ryan Ludwig
Nine-year wrestling coaching veteran Ryan Ludwig, who has spent the past six years as the assistant and then associate head coach at Northern Illinois, has been named the 17th head coach of the Northern Illinois University wrestling program. “Ryan’s experience working under longtime NIU head coach Dave Grant over the last six years has given...
NIU wrestlers Bryan Deutsch and Brad Dieckhaus have advanced to the second day of competition at the 2011 NCAA Wrestling Championships at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. Deutsch, who opened his tournament with a pin fall loss to North Carolina’s Corey Mock in a pigtail match at 157 pounds, has battled his way through...
NIU wrestlers Bryan Deutsch and Brad Dieckhaus are competing today at the 2011 NCAA Wrestling Championships at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. Fans can watch all the action live via ESPN3.com. This is the 40th straight season NIU has sent a wrestler to the NCAA Championships, a streak that dates back to 1972. “It’s...
Brad Dieckhaus
After missing all of last season with an injury, Northern Illinois University’s Brad Dieckhaus was on the podium at the 2011 Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships after winning the title match at 184 Sunday at the NIU Convocation Center. Dieckhaus, the No. 2 seed, scored a 3-2 decision over top seeded Casey Newburg of Kent State...
Tristen DeShazer
NIU’s wrestling team will have the home mat advantage on its side as the Huskies play host to the 2011 Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships this weekend at the NIU Convocation Center.  The championships open Saturday, March 5, with preliminary matches at 1 p.m. The semifinals begin at 3 p.m. and the consolation semifinals start at...
Bryan Deutsch
The Northern Illinois University wrestling team travels Saturday afternoon to Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville to face Knox College and the Cougars at the SIUE Fitness Center.  NIU will face Knox College at 1:30 p.m. and SIUE at 3 p.m. This weekend’s match begins a two-match road trip before the MAC Championships in March.  “You approach every match...
Brad Dieckhaus
NIU head coach Dave Grant couldn’t have scripted his final home regular season match at NIU any better Friday night as the Huskies posted a 21-18 win over Eastern Michigan in Victor E. Court on Senior Night.  The victory, the first Mid-American Conference win for the Huskies (3-10, 1-4) this season, was Grant’s final home match...
NIU Huskies wrestling
The Northern Illinois University wrestling team returns home to face Mid-American Conference rival Eastern Michigan at 7 p.m. today, Friday, Feb. 4, at Victor E. Court in the Convocation Center. Tonight’s match against the Eagles is Senior Night for NIU’s six departing seniors: Vince Castillo (Western Springs, Ill./Lyons Township), Tristen DeShazer (Wichita, Kan./Wichita West), Bryan Deutsch...
NIU Huskies wrestling
The Northern Illinois University wrestling team travels Friday to Kent Ohio to face the Golden Flashes of Kent State at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center. “We have some key match ups for MAC rankings,” NIU head coach Dave Grant said. “We’ve had a great week of training. We’re always excited to come here and...
NIU Huskies wrestling
The NIU wrestling team returns home Friday, Jan. 14, to play host to Mid-American Conference foe Ohio University at Victor E. Court in the Convocation Center after completing a challenging stretch in its schedule. The Huskies (2-7, 0-1) faced three ranked opponents last week when they took on Central Michigan at home Jan. 6 before traveling...
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