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Brad Dieckhaus
Senior Brad Dieckhaus and sophomore Kevin Fanta both secured bids in the NCAA Championships for the Northern Illinois wrestling team Sunday at the MAC Championships. As a team, the Huskies finished fifth with 41 points, falling just a half-point behind Ohio for fourth. Central Michigan won the tournament title with 89 points, followed by Kent...
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...
Brad Dieckhaus
The Northern Illinois wrestling team brings their regular season to a close Saturday at Victor E. Court as they welcome Buffalo. Seniors Brad Dieckhaus, Mike Lukowski and Izzy Montemayor will be honored prior to the match as a part of the Senior Day festivities. The meet will be a critical one for both teams, as...
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...
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,...
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,”...
Mike Lukowski
The Northern Illinois wrestling team will return to Mid-American Conference action Friday, when they travel to Athens, Ohio, to face the Ohio Bobcats. The meet, which begins at 6 p.m. CT, will be a critical one for both teams, as each will be looking for their first MAC win of the season. “Anytime you head...
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 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...
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