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…

All-Americans under Doug Schwab

Coming off a career year in 2017, the 2018 Panthers left a few points on the table in what many suspected to be a strong squad despite the absence of two-time qualifier Bryce Steiert. Even though a couple Panthers fell short of returning to the podium, a new star emerged in Cleveland as 197 pound…

Potentially Dangerous 44: Doug Schwab talks NCAA rules

Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college and international wrestling. Join Tony Hager, Ross Bartachek, and Lars Underbakke this week on Potentially Dangerous. UNI head wrestling coach Doug Schwab joins the program to talk about the NCAA wrestling rules implemented last season, and he also talks about the future of Northern Iowa and the Panther Wrestling Club. Follow…

2015-16 UNI Preview (125-157)

Today we continue our preview of Division I teams in the state with the first half of UNI’s projected lineup. As you’ll see this one has no conference outlook at any of the weights yet, because I’ll be doing a team by team breakdown of each MAC school for Takedown Wrestling, and then I’ll have…

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…

UNI’s Head Coach Position Endowed

Last month Sandy Stevens, the voice of the NCAA Wrestling Tournament, created the Bear and Sandy Stevens Head Wrestling Coach Endowment. Named after her and her late husband, Bob “Bear” Stevens, the endowment will help fund the Head Coaching position at UNI for the foreseeable future. “This may sound dramatic, but I’ve seen wrestling change…

MAC Championship Interviews

Over the weekend UNI’s Cooper Moore captured the 165 pound MAC Championship, defeating Old Dominion’s Tristan Warner 7-1. It was Moore’s second MAC Title in as many years. We caught up with Moore briefly after the match. He touched on the rematch with Warner and what he has done to improve his finish at the…

Recruits at State – Taylor Lujan

This week is the Georgia State championships, and as we pointed out last week, we are following along with all of the DI Iowa recruits and there is none better to kick off the coverage than one of the best recruits in Doug Schwab’s 2015 class (if not the best acording to the rankings) will…

OVERTIME with Taylor Lujan

As we mentioned on the holiday, UNI received some fantastic news that Georgia state champion Taylor Lujan had committed to Doug Schwab’s program. I got the opportunity to talk with Taylor and his mom, about his commitment.   I asked his mom: Iowa is quite a trip from where you live, what was it about Schwab that…

Coach Schwab at TC’s Tailgate

Doug Schwab spoke last Friday to Panther fans at the annual TC’s Tailgate in Des Moines. Among the topics Coach Schwab touched on was how he and the university expects more from their student athletes than just winning. “Do we want to win? Yeah we want to win,” Schwab said, “But it’s more than that,…