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…

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 – 125 Pounds

Northern Iowa had their wrestle offs for the 2015 season on Saturday and at the lightest weight things went pretty much as expected. The first 125 pound match took place between Jay (formerly Jake) Schwarm and Tanner Rohweder. The two freshman are looking to challenge 2014 All American Dylan Peters, which is tough order. 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 (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…

Thomas Gilman #3 in Flo Preseason Rankings

If you didn’t realize it before, let me be the first to tell you that the college wrestling season is coming up quick. The first day of official practice just 19 days away (that sounds like a lot, but at the same time it isn’t) and everyone is starting to get fired up and we are…

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…

MAC Tournament Preview: 125-157

The MAC has released their tournament pre-seeds, and like our B10 preview, we’ll be previewing all ten weights for the conference. Since the tournament only has eight wrestlers in each weight class, I’ll post who I think will be in the semifinals and then the finals. I’ll also list who I think will qualify for…

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…