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Wrestling takes loss in first home contest

By Raven Boyd | December 7, 2015

Wrestling (2-3, 0-1 MAC) took a loss against undefeated Central Michigan (3-0, 1-0 MAC) in its home opener Thursday.Redshirt senior Shawn Scott, ranked 16th in the nation, brought home the Huskies’ only win of the night. Scott secured his 10th win of...

Wrestling prepares for battle with Central Michigan

By Raven Boyd | December 3, 2015

Wrestling (2-2, 0-0 MAC) is preparing to battle against Central Michigan tonight after having nine members of the team place at the Michigan State Open and another six at the Lindenwood Open last month.Redshirt senior Arthur Bunce will return after winning...

NIU wrestling: Shawn Scott headed to NCAA championships

By Northern Star staff | March 10, 2015

Wrestling redshirt sophomore Shawn Scott punched his ticket to the NCAA Championships on March 19-21 this weekend.Scott took fourth place in the loaded 197-pounded weight class in the double-elimination tournament. He opened Friday with a 4-3 win over...

NIU wrestling: Huskies bounce Buffalo Bulls on Senior Night

By Frank Gogola | February 21, 2015

What happenedThe Huskies (10-11, 2-5 MAC) beat the Buffalo Bulls (5-14, 0-8 MAC), 26-10, Friday at Victor E. Court on Senior Night.How it happenedThe Huskies won six of the final seven matches after dropping two of the first three matches to open the...

Wrestling wins trio of duals on road

By Danny Albers | November 30, 2014

Wrestling swept away its competition at the Journeymen/ASICS Northeast Duals to move above .500 for the first time this season.The Huskies (7-5) defeated the West Virginia Mountaineers (0-4), 18-17, the Binghamton Bearcats (1-5), 27-13, and the Sacred...

Wrestling opens home slate 2-0

By Northern Star Staff | November 23, 2014

Wrestling got its home season started off on the right foot, picking up a pair of wins Saturday.The Huskies beat the Buena Vista Beavers, 52-0, and the Tiffin Dragons, 41-9, in the Huskie Duals Saturday at the Convocation Center.All 10 Huskies who wrestled...

Wrestling picks up 1st win, splits four matches

By Danny Albers | November 16, 2014

Redshirt sophomore Shawn Scott was the lone NIU wrestler to win all four of his matches as wrestling earned a split at the EMU Duals.The Huskies (2-5) beat the Olivet Comets (0-3) and the Clarion Golden Eagles (0-4) and lost to the Edinboro Fighting Scots...