Wrestlers earn national championship bids

By Northern Star staff

Four wrestlers secured berths to the NCAA Championships at the 2016 MAC Championships on Sunday, according to an NIU Athletics news release.

Redshirt freshman Austin Eicher won an individual MAC title Sunday and ended the tournament as the No. 4 seed.

Redshirt freshman Steve Bleise, senior Andrew Morse and redshirt junior Shawn Scott will join Eicher at the national championships. The Huskies finished the tournament in sixth place.

The NCAA Championships will be held March 17-19 at Madison Square Garden in New York.