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Rob Jillard
The Northern Illinois University wrestling team saw its season come to an end Friday in Oklahoma City, Okla., as seniors Nick Smith (Ida, Mich./Ida) and Rob Jillard (Franklinville, N.J./Delsea Regional) dropped consolation matches to seeded opponents at the NCAA championships. Smith suffered a close 10-7 defeat against No. 10 Nick Soto of Chattanooga, while Jillard...
Rob Jillard
Seniors Nick Smith and Rob Jillard helped the Northern Illinois University wrestling team extend its postseason run Sunday in Kent, Ohio, as both clinched automatic berths to the NCAA tournament on the final day of the MAC Championships. Smith and Jillard each took fourth place finishes at 133 and 149, respectively, while Shawn Scott (third-197),...
Jared Torrence
The Mid-American Conference has announced the seeds for this weekend’s 2014 MAC Wrestling Championships, which will take place Saturday and Sunday inside Kent State’s M.A.C. Center. Jared Torrence and Shawn Scott were the highest-seeded Huskies in the field, as they were ranked third at 197 and 285, respectively. Scott’s first-round opponent will be Old Dominion’s...
Jared Torrence
Despite facing an early 11-0 deficit, the Northern Illinois University wrestling team battled back Sunday afternoon to earn a 20-14 victory over Buffalo. After spotting the Bulls (3-17, 0-8 MAC) the first three matches of the day, the Huskies (7-11, 2-6 MAC) won six of the remaining seven bouts to end the regular season with...
Rob Jillard
The Northern Illinois University wrestling team pushed Kent State to the brink Saturday afternoon on Senior Day, but lost on criteria to the Golden Flashes, 19-18. NIU (6-10, 1-6 MAC) came from behind to tie the match at 18-18 against the Golden Flashes (10-8, 4-2 MAC) with wins at 197 and 285. However, the Huskies...
Facing Mid-American Conference newcomer Old Dominion, the Northern Illinois University wrestling team dropped a 23-12 decision on the road Friday night in Norfolk, Va. Despite a 6-3 lead after two matches, the Huskies (6-9, 1-5 MAC) dropped the next six bouts – including two agonizing overtime defeats back-to-back – to the Monarchs (6-8, 2-2 MAC)....
Shawn Scott
The Northern Illinois University wrestling team was dealt another conference loss Friday in Athens, Ohio, with a 33-9 loss at the hands of the Ohio Bobcats. The Huskies (4-6, 0-3 MAC) got victories from Caleb Busson and Shawn Scott and trailed Ohio (5-1, 1-1 MAC) by only nine with three matches left in the dual....
Jared Torrence
The Northern Illinois University wrestling team opened the second half of their season on a positive note Saturday in Victor E. Court with an easy 33-15 victory over SIU Edwardsville. In the five weights with a match, the Huskies (4-5, 0-2 MAC) earned victories over the Cougars (3-8, 1-0 SoCon) in four of them. Meanwhile,...
Tyler Argue
The Northern Illinois University wrestling team advanced two wrestlers to Day Two of the Midlands Championships, as junior Tyler Argue and sophomore Andrew Morse moved one step closer Sunday to getting on the podium at one of the nation’s toughest tournaments. As a team, the Huskies are tied for 17th with Rider with 18.5 points....
Derek Elmore
Preseason came to an end for the Northern Illinois University wrestling team Friday night at the Evans Fieldhouse with the annual Red/Black Dual, where Black defeated Red, 21-15. With a six-point difference, it came down to extra team points, as five matches were decided by three points or less. Two finishes were the difference that...
Matt Mougin
The Northern Illinois University wrestling team brings its preseason to a close Friday night at the Red/Black Dual. The intra-squad meet starts at 7 p.m. inside the Chick Evans Field House. “My staff and I have been impressed with how intensely these guys have competed throughout the preliminary matches,” said NIU head coach Ryan Ludwig....
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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...
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