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…

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…