Panthers Add Four to MAC Rankings

The Mid-American Conference Coaches poll has come out for December, and the UNI Panthers are well represented, putting men at eight of the ten weights, including a pair of number one rankings and another pair of number twos. At 174 pounds Taylor Lujan joins Dylan Peters as the second Panther to hold a number one…

Jauch Named MAC Wrestler of the Week

Trevor Jauch did something that quite a few wrestlers do this past weekend: he won two matches. Something that most wrestlers don’t do though, is win two matches at two different weight classes. And they were both the first matches of their respective duals. Jauch bumped up to 149 pounds for UNI’s dual against Virginia…

UNI vs. Old Dominion Play By Play

Dual scheduled to start at 12:00 PM, Refresh often for updates! Dual Preview Here’s the link to the live stream for $10 Pre-meet notes: The dual is starting at 141 There’s no clock on the live stream, so I’ll do my best with time remaining.   141: Trevor Jauch(UNI) vs #9 Chris Mecate (ODU) 1st:…

UNI vs Virginia Tech Play By Play

Dual scheduled to start at 6:00 PM Central Time, Refresh often for updates. Dual Preview Here’s the link to the free video from Virginia Tech Pre-meet notes: The dual will start at 149 pounds The dual tonight is taking place at VTech’s Moss Arts Center, which is a theatre opposed to the traditional gym. 149:…

UNI Continues Road Trip at Virginia Tech

Who: Northern Iowa vs Virginia Tech Date: Friday, January 15th, 2016 Time: 6PM (CST) Location: Moss Art Center, Blacksburg, VA Video: Hokies Xtra Online: Follow us on Twitter, @IAwrestle, for updates InterMat rankings UNI Panthers 2-4 (1-2 MAC)  125- Leighton Gaul 133- #17 Josh Alber 141- Trevor Jauch or Jake Koethe 149- Jake Hodges 157- Bryce Steiert…

January MAC Coaches Poll

The first week in January means a new coaches poll from the MAC conference, and not a whole lot has changed since December. Instead of UNI being in a tie for fourth, the Panthers now sit in fourth alone, as they lost one point and ODU picked up a point to move up to third.…

UNI Goes On The Road To Eastern Michigan

Who: Northern Iowa vs Eastern Michigan Date: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 Time: 6PM (CST) Location: Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan Radio/Video: None Online: Follow us on Twitter, @IAwrestle, for live updates InterMat rankings UNI Panthers 1-3 (0-1)  125- Leighton Gaul 133- #18 Josh Alber 141- Trevor Jauch 149- Jake Koethe or Jake Hodges 157- #20 Bryce Steiert…

#11 Missouri defeats UNI, 24-19

It was a disappointing opening night at the West Gym, as the UNI Panthers dropped their first home dual of the year to the Missouri Tigers, 24-19. Missouri used two pinfalls in the final four matches to come away with the win. “Just a crazy dual, I love the atmosphere here, it’s good to bring…

UNI Wrestle Offs – 184, 285 Pounds

Rounding out UNI’s wrestle offs were the 184 and 285 pound weight classes. First up was Cody Caldwell against Adam Drain. Caldwell came right out and scored a takedown in the first couple seconds of the match, and then got taken down himself later in the first, but came right back with a low single…

UNI Wrestles Offs – 157, 174 pounds

At 157 pounds we had Bryce Steiert’s debut for UNI. Steiert won the match by pinfall over Isaiah Patton, and unfortunately we don’t have video of that match. At 174 we had a battle between two more true freshmen, as Jacob Holschlag won a battle over Taylor Lujan 4-2, and you can see most of…

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 (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…

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…