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…

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…

UNI Gets First MAC Road Win

The University of Northern Iowa split it’s road trip to Ohio this weekend, picking up a win over Kent State 21-16 but dropping a close decision to Ohio University, 20-18. The biggest surprise of the weekend came during the 157 match with Kent State. UNI’s Jarrett Jensen was down 4-2 to #2 Ian Miller after…

February MAC Poll

The February MAC Coaches Poll is out, and UNI remains in third with 14 total points. Two Panthers moved in the poll; at 157 Jarrett Jensen dropped to fourth and Curt Maas dropped out of the poll at 174. Jensen and Maas are both 0-2 since the last coaches poll came out. Blaize Cabell joins…

UNI falls to #3 Missouri, 33-6

UNI came in to the Missouri’s Hearnes Center looking to change their fortunes on the road. They left with more questions than answers, dropping the dual 33-6. Missouri Head Coach Brian Smith did something out of the ordinary for tonights dual, he talked to his team about last years. “I mentioned the match, the year…

UNI Faces Tough Test At #3 Missouri

The University of Northern Iowa grapplers will look to bounce back from a disappointing MAC road opener last week as they take on the number three team in the country in Missouri. The two-time defending MAC champions are again an impressive team; they sport an undefeated record and have wins over top ten teams Ohio…

UNI falls to #6 Virginia Tech, 20-12

The Panthers started out strong on Friday night against the sixth-ranked team in the country, but couldn’t finish the night out as Virginia snapped UNI’s 11 home dual win streak 20-12. It was Military Appreciation Night in the West Gym with 2,100 fans packed in. For Virginia Tech Head Coach Kevin Dresser it was a…