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Brad Dieckhaus
The Northern Illinois wrestling team returns home for their first home meet in over a month Sunday when they host SIU-Edwardsville and Tiffin in Victor E. Court for NIU Wrestling Alumni Day. The Huskies will look to snap their four-match skid against the Cougars and Dragons, two teams who have struggled to this point in...
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,...
Nick Smith
The Northern Illinois wrestling team got out to a quick start Sunday, but couldn’t keep the momentum going as they fell to Eastern Michigan, 22-9. The loss drops the Huskies to 6-7 on the year and 0-4 in Mid-American Conference play, while the Eagles improved to 11-4 and 2-1 in the MAC. The loss was...
Matt Mougin
The Northern Illinois wrestling team fell to No. 19 Central Michigan, 24-9, Friday night in McGuirk Arena. Despite the return of Nick Smith at 125 pounds and Matt Mougin at 165, the Huskies fell to 6-6 overall and 0-3 in the Mid-American Conference, while the Chippewas improved to 12-2 and 4-0 on the year. The...
Nick Smith
The Northern Illinois wrestling team continues with Mid-American Conference action this weekend, as it hits the road to battle Central Michigan and Eastern Michigan. The Huskies will travel to Mt. Pleasant to take on defending MAC champion Central Michigan Friday at 6:30 p.m. NIU follows that up with a Sunday afternoon bout against the EMU...
Kevin Fanta
Friday the 13th proved to be unlucky for the Northern Illinois wrestling team Friday, as the Huskies lost to the Ohio Bobcats, 27-6. The loss drops NIU’s record to 6-5 overall and 0-2 in the MAC, while Ohio improved to 2-3 overall and 1-2 in the conference. “Instead of setting the tone, we waited around,”...
Rob Jillard
The Northern Illinois wrestling team scored a hard-fought non-conference victory Sunday at the NIU Convocation Center with a 22-16 win against the Lock Haven Bald Eagles. Despite trailing 16-3 at the meet’s halfway point, the Huskies stunned LHU by winning the final five matches to overtake the Bald Eagles. “It was a major gutcheck,” said...
Kevin Fanta
The Northern Illinois wrestling team will hit the road for the first time this season Saturday, Nov. 12, when they head to the Great Lakes State for the Michigan State Open. The meet will feature 600 wrestlers from some of the best programs in the nation, including the host Spartans, Michigan, Ohio State and Central...
Kevin Fanta
The Northern Illinois Huskies wrestling team opened its 2011-12 regular season schedule Sunday at Victor E. Court with a split between No. 21 Stanford and North Central. NIU defeated North Central, 30-15, and lost to Stanford, 20-13. Northern Illinois 30, North Central 15 The Huskies kicked off their day on a high note Sunday with...
Nick Smith
The Huskie wrestling team will open its 2011-12 regular season Sunday, Nov. 6, as it welcomes nationally ranked Stanford and North Central to Victor E. Court in the Convocation Center. The meet, which starts at 10 a.m., will serve as Northern Illinois head coach Ryan Ludwig‘s head coaching debut after taking over the program in...
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...
Collage of Huskie wrestlers
The Northern Illinois University wrestling team began its 2010-11 season with some solid performances Saturday at the Michigan State Open at Jenison Field House. The Huskies saw many of their veterans, as well as newcomers, make runs in their respective weight classes and place. Overall, NIU head coach Dave Grant was pleased with the effort....
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