Blaize Cabell to Join Valley RTC

Blaize Cabell will be headed west to join the Fresno State wrestling program. A former three-time NCAA qualifier for UNI, Cabell will join Fresno State as an athlete at the Valley Regional Training Center, which is the same role held at UNI for the Panther Wrestling Club. “If I had to sum it up I’d…

Top 10 Performances from UWW University’s

(Photos in this post provided by Sam Janicki – SJanicki Photo) This past weekend in Akron, Ohio played host to the UWW University National tournament and many college wrestlers from the state of Iowa traveled out in hopes of making a World Team. Iowa saw competitors from their power programs: Iowa, Iowa State, and Northern…

UNI Heads East to Journeyman Duals to Open Season

Who: #17 Northern Iowa vs Hofstra/Oregon State/Rutgers Date: Sunday November 15th, 2015 Time: 8:20 AM/12:15 PM/2:15 PM Location: Journeymen Northeast Duals – Troy, New York Live Stream: Flowrestling InterMat Rankings #17 Northern Iowa 0-0 125 #9 Dylan Peters 133 Josh Alber 141 Trevor Jauch 149 Gunnar Wolfensperger 157 Bryce Steiert 165 Taylor Berger 174 Kyle…

UNI Wrestle Offs – 184, 285 Pounds

Rounding out UNI’s wrestle offs were the 184 and 285 pound weight classes. First up was Cody Caldwell against Adam Drain. Caldwell came right out and scored a takedown in the first couple seconds of the match, and then got taken down himself later in the first, but came right back with a low single…

Focus and Output – UNI Media Day

UNI wrestling media day was Wednesday, and Head Coach Doug Schwab had two major themes to bring to the media’s attention, and it’s not exactly a new message from the sixth year coach: Focus and output. “What I’ve been most impressed with this fall has been the output. And that’s what we’ve tried to focus…

2015-16 UNI Preview (165-285)

As was promised yesterday, here’s the second half of the UNI lineup. Again, there isn’t any conference breakdown because I’ll be breaking down each squad in the conference and then posting a separate article on how UNI stacks up with them. And again I’d like to say that this isn’t necessarily where I see everything…

MAC Tournament Preview: 165-285

Here is the second half of IA Wrestle’s MAC tournament preview, starting at 165 pounds through heavyweight. Here’s a link to the first half of our preview, just in case you missed it. 165 1. Tristan Warner, Old Dominion 2. Cooper Moore, Northern Iowa 3. Harrison Hightower, Ohio 4. Jordan Wohlfert, Central Michigan 5. Mikey…

MAC Announces Tournament Pre-Seeds

The Mid-American Conference announced their tournament pre-seeds for this weekend. The Missouri Tigers lead the way with six 1 seeds and three 2 seeds. Their lowest seeded man is Mike England at 165 pounds, he got the 5th seed. UNI comes in with only one 1 seed: Blaize Cabell at 285 pounds. The Panthers have…

MAC Seed Predictions

The MAC wrestling tournament kicks off one week from today and we’ve previewed the seedings below. The official seedings should be out later this week, probably on Tuesday. The University of New York, at Buffalo, is banned from postseason competition for low academics, so we seeded all eight wrestlers at each weight. The Panthers are…

Final MAC Coaches Poll

The University of Northern Iowa didn’t see a whole lot of movement in the second February MAC coaches poll, the final poll to be released this year. UNI is still ranked third in the MAC, behind Old Dominion and Missouri. The Panthers have four individuals ranked in the poll, led by number one Blaize Cabell…