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Senior Rob Jillard grapples his Cleveland State opponent Dec. 5.

Wrestling prepared for Mizzou

By Steve Shonder | January 22, 2014

Wrestling will face another tough meet when undefeated Missouri comes to DeKalb this weekend.The Huskies (6-7, 1-3 MAC) will take on the Tigers (4-0, 2-0 MAC) at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Convocation Center. The Tigers have been on a hot streak lately with...

Wrestler Kevin Fanta grapples with an opponent during a match.

Fanta, Argue battling for wrestling spot

By Mike Romor | December 3, 2013

For wrestling’s Kevin Fanta and Tyler Argue, practice means more than it ever has before.Redshirt senior Fanta has had his fair share of success during his five years on the NIU mats. The 141-pounder has made it to the NCAA Championships and has finished...

Wrestling sweeps in opening duals Saturday

By Ed Rietveld | November 11, 2012

Wrestling had its first dual meets of the season when NIU hosted the Huskie Duals on Saturday. NIU (3-0) swept all three of its opponents, beating Tiffin University 36-3, South Dakota State University 26-12 and Indiana University 19-13. The victory over...

Promising new recruits for wrestling team

By Mike Buda | December 5, 2010

New recruits can either set up a program for success or set it back for a year. The NIU wrestling team announced its recruiting class for the 2011-2012 season with six successful signees. NIU head coach Dave Grant is in his fifteenth and final season...