Gable Fox Commits to UNI

The Panther Train has picked up it’s second addition for the 2018 recruiting class as #23 on the IAwrestle Fab 50 as Don Bosco’s Gable Fox has committed to the Panthers. “The biggest part in my decision was the type of environment that I’d be able to surround myself with everyday.” Fox said on his…

Lightweight Shake Up Coming for the Panthers

Northern Iowa is coming off one of their best team performances under Doug Schwab, producing two All-Americans at the NCAA championships and winning the MAC regular season title by downing Missouri in Columbia. While as many as eight starters return from the 2017 squad, Coach Schwab expects some movement in his lineup, particularly in the…

Michael Millage commits to Northern Iowa

Coach Doug Schwab and the UNI Panthers continue to make recruiting waves in Iowa, this time landing three-time state finalist Michael Millage of New Hampton. Millage is ranked  #4 in the IAwrestle Fab 50 and is a great addition to the lower weights for the Panthers. Millage is coming off a junior campaign where he won his second state…

Dylan Peters Signs on with Chippewas

Dylan Peters is off the PantherTrain, at least for the time being. The now former Panther is heading up to Mount Pleasent, Michigan to become an assistant coach under Head Coach Tom Borrelli. Central Michigan Officially announced the move today. We are excited to officially announce the addition of 2x All-American Dylan Peters to our coaching…

Recruit Report: Triston Lara

Where he fits in: 141/149 pounds What you need to know – As noted in the onset of this recruiting series, the Northern Iowa recruiting class comes in under the radar, but still full of interesting prospects that were most likely on the fringes of being ranked. Fort Dodge standout Triston Lara is one of…

Official: UNI and Fresno State Joining Big 12

We learned last week of Northern Iowa’s intention to join the Big 12 conference for wrestling, but it turns out that the conference didn’t have it’s eyes only on the Panthers. The Big 12 will also add the newly reformed team out of Fresno State to it’s ranks, Associate Big 12 Commissioner Bob Burda told IAwrestle.com…

Northern Iowa Expected to Join Big 12

The Mid-American Conference announced today that Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will join as an affiliate member in the 2018-19 seasons. The move is only for two sports, wrestling and men’s soccer. While this is interesting, it’s not exactly ground-breaking. The MAC has accepted affiliate members for five years, including Missouri, Old Dominion, and of course,…

1st Annual Central Iowa PWC Golf Outing

What: Four Person Best Shot @ Toad Valley Golf Course When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 10:00 AM Shotgun Start $100 per person; $400 per foursome Registration includes greens fees, cart, goodie bag, meal and two drink tickets at the golf course. Opportunities for raffle prizes and auction items additional. Prizes will be flighted. Following play,…

Recruit Report: Jack Skudlarczyk

Where he fits in: 125 pounds What you need to know – Comparing in-season high school accolades across different states can be tricky, but UNI commit Jack Skudlarczyk will leave his Texas prep career a three-time state champion and four-time state medalist. While Texas isn’t a state known for it’s high school wrestling, it’s obvious…

Recruit Report: Keaton Geerts

Ranking: #91 overall, #15 at 138 pounds Where he fits in: 141 pounds What you need to know – If there one thing you need to know about incoming New Hampton wrestler Keaton Geerts it’s that he is tough as nails. Not only did the 2A stand out capture his second state title in February,…

Cabell Qualifies for World Team Trials

Another former college standout from Iowa has punched their ticket to USA Wrestling Senior Men’s Freestyle World Team Trials, with Blaze Cabell winning the 125 kg bracket this weekend in Rochester, Minnesota. The former UNI standout entered today’s competition as the top seed at 125 kg. Cabell was up from where he competed at the…

Northern Iowa Among NWCA Best of Brand Finalists

Anacortes, WA – The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA), in coordination with Elite Level Sport Marketing (ELSM), has named 12 college programs as finalists for the 2016-17 Best of Brand Gold Standard Award. The selected finalists chosen by a committee are as follows: Campbell, Illinois, JWU, Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota State, Northern Iowa, Northwestern, Oklahoma…

US Open – Men’s Freestyle – Results

What: US Open – Men’s Freestyle Tournament Where: Las Vegas, Nevada When: Friday, April 27 & Saturday, April 28 Results: 57KG – Tony Ramos – Round of 32 – defeated Kyle Pedretti, 10-0 Round of 16 – defeated Roman Bravo-Young, 12-2 Quarters – defeated Frank Perrelli, 5-5 criteria Semis – Nathan Tomasello Kyle Pedretti – eliminated Round…