UNI Wrestle Offs – 149 Pounds

The most matches of UNI’s wrestle offs were at 149 pounds, where we had a total of four. Three were to determine who would be at the top of the heap, and the other was more an exhibition match between two true freshmen in Max Thomsen and Hunter Washburn. Senior Jarrett Jensen, who is making…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

Hokies Visit the West Gym

#4 Virginia Tech comes into the West Gym this Friday to take on the Panthers in a non-conference dual. UNI brings an 11 home match winning streak onto the mat Friday, the two most recent being two wins over MAC opponents. The dual will be Military Appreciation Night at UNI. “I’m looking forward to Virginia…

UNI Sweeps Buffalo, 37-0

UNI Head Coach Doug Schwab finally saw his team get a doughnut. More specifically, he saw them give a doughnut to Buffalo, their MAC opponent on Saturday 37-0. The Panthers won all ten matches, scoring bonus points in half as many of those. “I like shutting a team out, that’s always good for your team,…

UNI Wins 24-15 in MAC Opener

It wasn’t pretty, but Northern Iowa got the win 24-15 over Eastern Michigan. The Panthers won seven of the ten matches on route to their first MAC dual win of the year. “It’s a win, but there’s a whole lot to work on,” UNI Head Coach Doug Schwab said after the dual, “we got a…

UNI Media Day

After his first five years at the helm, UNI head wrestling Coach Doug Schwab is still pushing his team to be one of the best. “That’s been the challenge to my team, who’s going to be the guys to step up? Who’s going to be the next guy in line?” Schwab said while addressing the media…