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Freshmen make name for themselves on wrestling mats

By Mike Romor | November 7, 2012

Freshmen are not known to have immediate success at the college level. For NIU wrestling, however, freshmen have been making names for themselves early on this season. After five true freshmen won matches at the opening wrestle-offs, coach Ryan Ludwig...

Ludwig sees bright future for men’s wrestling

By Mike Romor | March 20, 2012

Finishing the regular season 8-9 was not the vision Ryan Ludwig had in his first year, but there was plenty to be proud about in regards to the squad’s future. “We had some ups and downs as a team, which is pretty much the status quo when you’re...

Brad Dieckhaus

Wrestling falls short to Buffalo

By Mike Romor | February 19, 2012

NIU wrestling came up short against Buffalo, 23-14, Saturday at Victor E. Court in its last dual of the regular season.Izzy Montemayor, Brad Dieckhaus and Mike Lukowski were honored prior to the matches on Senior Day.NIU (8-9, 0-5 MAC) fell behind early,...

NIU wrestling defeats Tiffin, SIU-Edwardsville

By Mike Romor | February 12, 2012

After four-straight road losses, NIU wrestling returned home and defeated Tiffin University and SIU-Edwardsville at Victor E. Court Sunday. Facing Tiffin (2-11), the Huskies (8-8, 0-4 MAC) jumped out to an early lead, grabbing their most dominant victory...

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