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…

Day 2 Begins at University Nationals

Early Morning Preview: With the first day in the books in Akron, Ohio only seven wrestlers remain alive for a University National title, with the quarterfinals scheduled to get underway this morning. Northern Iowa leads all teams from Iowa with a trio of quarterfinalists and a fourth wrestler alive in the consolation bracket. All-American Max…

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…

Fargo Junior Freestyle Final Results

Team Iowa will be leaving with a top ten finish and after the Men had three cracks at winning a national title, Bettendorf’s Fredy Stroker delivered as Iowa’s last finalist by winning the 145 pound national title over Patricio Lugo of Florida. Stroker joined Junior Women Freestyle National Champion, Rachel Watters as Iowa’s only national…

Fargo Junior Freestyle Session IV Results

The final session for Juniors takes place tomorrow and of Iowa’s six All-Americans, Team Iowa will have one wrestler competing for a national title. It was a battle of two familiar foes (or maybe we should call them friends) at 145 pounds when Fredy Stroker took out Max Thomsen in the semifinals in a tight…

Fargo Junior Freestyle Session III Results

Team Iowa’s Junior squad was hit pretty hard this morning as only six wrestlers will be advancing to the All-American round. Four Iowans have made it to tonight’s semifinal round, although two of them will face each other. Two of the nation’s top 145 pounds wrestlers Max Thomsen and Fredy Stroker are set to square…

Team Iowa to Wrestle for Fifth at Disney Duals

After getting bounced in a tough semifinal matchup with a Pennsylvania team, Team Iowa went back to work at the Disney Duals, this time on the consolation side of the bracket. Their opponents would be a talented Ohio team, the Ohio Mafia and despite a fast start, Iowa wasn’t able to overcome the lightweight depth…

Overtime with Jacob Holschlag

The Panthers keep the recruits coming, nabbing another in-state and Union High School wrestler in Jacob Holschlag. He and teammate Max Thomsen look to help push Union to state titles in their senior seasons. Holschlag is project to wrestle at 174 or 184 for UNI. He is the defending 2A 160 pound state champion, going…