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Matt Mougin
Huskie redshirt junior Matt Mougin will be Northern Illinois’ lone representative at the 2013 NCAA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, the association announced Wednesday. The pick marks the 42nd straight season in which at least one Huskie wrestler has advanced to the NCAA Championships. It also marks the first time that the Columbus Junction, Iowa,...
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The Northern Illinois wrestling team will send at least one Huskie to the 2013 NCAA Championships, as Matt Mougin clinched an automatic bid as part of the Huskies’ fifth place finish at Sunday’s Mid-American Conference Championships. Mougin’s berth marks the 42nd consecutive season in which at least one NIU wrestler has advanced to the NCAA...
Kevin Fanta
The Mid-American Conference announced the preliminary seeds for the 2013 MAC Wrestling Championship on Sunday, March 10, on the campus of the University at Buffalo at Alumni Arena. Two Huskies – Kevin Fanta and Nick Smith – earned Top 4 seeds in their respective weight classes. Fanta is the third seed at 141 pounds and...
Nick Smith
The Northern Illinois wrestling team capped its 2012-13 regular season Sunday afternoon with wins against Gardner-Webb and Cleveland State. The pair of victories bumps NIU’s record to 10-8 on the season. The Huskies also exceeded their dual win total (eight) from a season ago in the first year under head coach Ryan Ludwig. Huskies Outpace...
Jared Torrence
The Northern Illinois wrestling team went back and forth with Buffalo Saturday afternoon, but it was the Huskies who emerged with a 20-18 win. The win boosts NIU’s record to 8-8 overall and 1-4 in the Mid-American Conference, while UB falls to 1-10 and 1-4 in the MAC. “We talked about banding together as brothers...
Rob Jillard
The Northern Illinois wrestling team closed its home slate Friday with a 36-6 loss to in-state rival Northwestern on Senior Night. With the loss, the Huskies fall to 7-8 on the season. The Wildcats bumped their record up to 7-7. “Northwestern’s got a tough team, but I think we can compete better than that,” said...
Arber Bebo
The Northern Illinois wrestling team closes out its 2012-13 home schedule Friday night when they take on the Northwestern Wildcats. The meet starts at 7 p.m. inside the Convocation Center. Prior to the first match, NIU senior Arber Bebo will be honored as part of the Senior Night Festivities. “Any time you can get two...
Kevin Fanta
The Northern Illinois wrestling team dropped both of its dual matches Saturday in Victor E. Court, losing to No. 7 Missouri and Eastern Michigan. With the losses, NIU falls to 7-7 overall and 0-5 in the MAC. Meanwhile, MU improves to 9-1 and 1-1 in conference and EMU moves to 7-10 overall and 1-2 in...
Kevin Fanta
The Northern Illinois wrestling team put a scare into No. 12 Central Michigan Friday night at Victor E. Court, but they were unable to pull off the upset in a 23-12 defeat. NIU drops to 7-5 overall and 0-3 in the MAC with the loss, while CMU moves to 9-3 and 3-0 in conference play....
Nick Smith
The Northern Illinois wrestling team’s return home after a month-long road trip was not a warm one, as the Huskies lost to Mid-American Conference foe Ohio, 32-13. With the loss, NIU drops to 7-4 overall and 0-2 in the MAC. On the other side, the Bobcats move to 4-3 and 2-1 in the conference. “There’s...
Jared Torrence
The Northern Illinois wrestling team recorded two wins Sunday afternoon in Edwardsville, Ill., as the Huskies defeated Southern Conference foes Appalachian State and SIU Edwardsville. With the wins, NIU improved to 7-3 on the year, putting them one victory away from matching last season’s win total. NIU Downs Mountaineers, 26-12 The Huskies began the day...
Nick Smith
The Northern Illinois wrestling team dropped a tough 25-9 decision Saturday against Michigan State in the annual Showcase Meet. The loss puts NIU’s record at 5-2, while the Spartans improved to 2-2 in a match that was much closer than the final score indicated. “The way dual meet scores settle out, if you lose 10...
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