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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...
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....
Victor E. Huskie is ready to party!
Jordan Lynch of the Northern Illinois football team and Mary Kurisch from the Huskie volleyball team were named NIU’s male and female Athletes of the Year on Thursday night as NIU Athletics held its fourth annual Victors Awards at the Egyptian Theatre. The all-sports, ESPY-style awards show highlighted the on-field and off-field accomplishments of Huskie...
Matt Mougin
The Northern Illinois wrestling team opened its season on the right foot with 13 placewinners Saturday at the EMU Open. Eight of those placewinners came out of the open bracket, while five of NIU’s six freshman/sophomore wrestlers finished on the podium in their collegiate debuts. “We learned a lot about ourselves as a team today,”...
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...
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...
Dave Grant
The Northern Illinois University wrestling team has determined match-ups for its annual Wrestle-Offs, which will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, in Victor E. Court in the Convocation Center. As he heads into his 15th and final season at the helm of the Northern Illinois University wrestling program, head coach Dave Grant is...