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Wrestling opens season on road

By Danny Albers | October 29, 2014

Wrestling’s young nucleus is looking to gain some much-needed experience in its first live competition of the 2014-15 season.The Huskies break in the regular season 8 a.m. Sunday in East Lansing, Mich., at the Michigan State Open. The event is only...

Wrestling gears up for MAC Championships

By Zack Thompson | March 5, 2014

Wrestling is headed to Kent State for the MAC Championships Saturday and Sunday in Kent, Ohio.The Huskies (7-11, 2-6 MAC) will have two wrestlers ranked in the top three of their respective weight classes.Redshirt freshman Shawn Scott earned the third...

Wrestling ends losing streak

By Zack Thompson | February 23, 2014

Wrestling won its final dual of the regular season Sunday with a 20-14 victory over Buffalo.The Huskies (7-11, 2-6 MAC) started slow as they trailed Buffalo (3-18, 0-8 MAC) by a score of 11-0 after the first three matches, before rallying and winning...

Wrestling drops 1-point dual against Kent State

By Zack Thompson | February 9, 2014

Wrestling failed to get its win on senior day.The Huskies lost to the Kent State Golden Flashes, 19-18, Saturday at Victor E. Court.NIU (6-10, 1-6 MAC) dropped its fourth consecutive meet, while the Golden Flashes (10-8, 4-2 MAC) won their second straight.The...

Wrestling gets first road and MAC wins

By Frank Gogola | January 20, 2014

Wrestling (6-7, 1-3 MAC) won two of its three duals this weekend after heading in with only four wins in its first 10 duals.The Huskies earned their first road win and their first conference win when they defeated the Eastern Michigan Eagles (8-4, 1-1...

Wrestling ready for the weekend

By Steve Shonder | January 16, 2014

Wrestling has a tough weekend ahead as it looks to bounce back from a loss at Ohio.The Huskies (4-6, 0-3 MAC) take on Eastern Michigan Eagles(8-3, 1-0 MAC) 6 p.m Friday inYpsilanti, Mich.NIU will then wrestle in the Wendy’s Duals starting at 11 a.m....

Wrestling can’t beat Ohio

By Frank Gogola | January 12, 2014

Wrestling (4-6, 0-3 MAC) failed to win its first conference dual this season and suffered its sixth straight loss to the Ohio Bobcats (5-1, 1-1 MAC) Friday when it traveled to Athens, Ohio.The Huskies found themselves in an 18-0 hole after the first five...

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