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Wrestling split two at Huskie Duals, drop first conference match

Wrestling split two at Huskie Duals, drop first conference match

By James Krause | November 22, 2019

DeKALB — As part of the Huskie Duals, NIU suffered a loss Sunday in its first conference meet of the season to Rider University, 26-6, before picking up a win over Harper College, 46-6."That was a tough match [with] very hard fought battles," Head Coach...

The wrestling team wins its first duals in home opener against Bucknell

The wrestling team wins its first duals in home opener against Bucknell

By James Krause | November 16, 2019

DeKALB — A pinfall victory by redshirt sophomore Brit Wilson Friday helped seal the wrestling team’s 24-10 victory over Bucknell University.Wilson put the win out of Bucknell’s reach with the only fall of the night, at 1:01 in the third round over...

Redshirt junior Caleb Gossett grapples Jan. 27 in a 21-18 loss to Ohio University.

Wrestling to face Bucknell before hosting Huskie Duals

By James Krause | November 14, 2019

DeKALB — Nearly two weeks after several impressive outings Nov. 2 at the Michigan State Open, the NIU wrestling team will start its schedule with three home contests this weekend.NIU will grapple 7 p.m. Friday against Bucknell University before hosting...

Wrestling hosts Huskie Duals

By Marcel Carrasco | November 28, 2018

The wrestling team kicked off their home opener with two victories in the Huskie Duals before Thanksgiving break.The Huskies were quick to establish their presence when they faced in-state opponent Harper College in their first matchup, defeating the...

Wrestling falls in Fargo

By Marcel Carrasco | November 11, 2018

The No. 22-ranked North Dakota State University Bison proved too much for the Huskies in a 35-4 defeat Thursday at the Scheels Center in Fargo, North Dakota.“There were a lot of tightly contested bouts that were won in a crucial situation,” Huskies’...

Senior wrestler reflects on season close

By Ed Rietveld | February 26, 2013

The wrestling season winding downs means the end of the college career for NIU’s lone senior, Arber Bebo. Bebo, who is the backup at 197 pounds, has spent the last two years at NIU after transferring from Harper College. During his career as a Huskie,...