All-Americans under Doug Schwab

Talk about a year for the history books. UNI closed the 2019 season with the highest finish under Doug Schwab built primarily off the backs of two All-American performances. The headliner of course is Drew Foster who closes out his UNI career with several highs. Earlier this month he became the program’s first ever two-time…

Panther Lineup Preview 157-165

FULL SERIES: Panther Lineup 157: Depth Chart 157 Lineup Battle FR  Patrick Schoenfelder RFR SO Paden Moore Danny Kelly JR Logan Ryan Seth Stetzel SR One of the biggest strengths for UNI coming into the 2017-18 season is the Panthers could feature as many as eight wrestlers in the lineup with starting experience, and that…

2016-17 Northern Iowa Team Preview

We head into the 2016-17 season with a pretty firm grasp on what head coach Doug Schwab’s Northern Iowa lineup will look like, thanks in large part to the team returning four ranked starters from last year, and also gaining the advantage of several promising wrestlers looking to make their way into full-time status. The…

Michael Kemerer begins season in the top ten

Flowrestling has now released five weights for the 2016-17 preseason rankings and through the first week the University of Iowa has gone five-for-five in the rankings. The latest rankings has redshirt freshman Michael Kemerer No. 7. Kemerer was a well credentialed wrestler coming out of Franklin Regional high school and he certainly lived up to…

The Class of 2015: A look at who is starting

IAwrestle began covering wrestling in the state of Iowa shortly after the 2014 NCAA tournament concluded. Since then we have provided, in our opinion, some of the best wrestling coverage the state of Iowa has to offer. Going back to our first full year our very first recruiting class ever covered was the 2015 class,…

Bryce Steiert named MAC Wrestler of the week

True freshman 157 pound wrestler Bryce Steiert has been named the MAC Wrestler of the week after earning his first career fall last Friday against Luke Fortuna of Missouri inside the West Gym. This season marked a historic moment for Doug Schwab, with his decision to start Steiert being the first true freshman to ever…

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 Wrestles Offs – 157, 174 pounds

At 157 pounds we had Bryce Steiert’s debut for UNI. Steiert won the match by pinfall over Isaiah Patton, and unfortunately we don’t have video of that match. At 174 we had a battle between two more true freshmen, as Jacob Holschlag won a battle over Taylor Lujan 4-2, and you can see most of…

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…

D1 College Wrestling Puts Out 2015 Team Recruiting Rankings

The third and perhaps final online version of 2015 team recruiting rankings have been released by D1 College Wrestling and after seeing what InterMat and Flowrestling thought of the Iowa based universities, it comes as no surprise to see two of the schools supporting top ten class rankings by this service as well. The biggest…

Iowa vs USA Dream Team Preview

This weekend, on April 11th at the Independence high school, Team Iowa will take on the Dream Team in an all-star battle for bragging rights. Below are the predicted matchups for the two teams, and the IA Wrestle team has gone ahead and highlighted matchups and give a breakdown of the two wrestlers. The event gets…

Panther Recruiting Class Notes:

With the state tournaments wrapped up for all seven UNI commits (of which ALL won a state title), I thought we could take the time to reflect on what the class will be bringing to the table for Doug Schwab and his Panther team. It is important to remember that you not take that I…