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Wrestling: Northwestern aims for first Big Ten win at No. 1 Iowa

Ian Kelly

February 10

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

In the midst of a season marred by disappointing near-wins and blowout losses, Northwestern finds itself in an unfamiliar place-the bottom of the Big Ten. Going into their toughest match of the season, the Wildcats aren't letting th...

Wrestling: Cats still winless after weekend walloping on road against Big Ten’s elite

Ian Kelly

February 8

Filed under Wrestling

This time around, the Wildcats couldn't blame forfeits for their dual losses against the Big Ten's second- and third-best teams.Northwestern (5-10-1, 0-4 Big Ten) came away from its first conference road trip on the wrong sid...

Wrestling: Wildcats take on ranked opponents Penn State and Ohio State on road

Ian Kelly

February 3

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

In a scenario that can only happen in wrestling, Northwestern will be in two places at once this weekend. The Wildcats' dual team will be in Pennsylvania and Ohio wrestling against two of toughest squads in the country. On the ot...

Wrestling: NU eyes 11th-ranked Oklahoma

Ian Kelly

January 13

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

After a shaky start to the season, a weekend trip to the Lone Star Duals in Texas might be exactly what Northwestern needs to smooth out its play.The Wildcats (2-5-1), who have dropped three of their last four matches, head to S...

Wrestling: Wildcats improve ‘tremendously’ at top-tier tournament

Ian Kelly

January 9

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Northwestern and Missouri faced early trips home from last weekend's NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals after each team lost its first match, pitting them against each other in the consolation bracket.As their bout neared its end, ...

Wrestling: Cats try to recover from shaky start

Ian Kelly

January 5

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

In a season defined by the program's fall from dominance, Northwestern will have its best opportunity to notch a signature win when it faces No. 4 Central Michigan and at least one other powerhouse program this weekend at the na...

Wrestling: Turbulent 2009 leaves Cats hopeful

Ian Kelly

January 4

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Northwestern had a tumultuous Winter Break, with a disappointing finish in last week's Midlands Championships following the announcement of a major shake-up in next year's coaching staff.On the mat, the Wildcats (2-3-1) tied for ...

Wrestling: NU ties Eastern Michigan in come-from-behind fashion

Ian Kelly

November 22

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Down eight points and with two matches left, Northwestern needed more than a pair of wins to come away with anything to show against Eastern Michigan. Two clutch displays gave the Wildcats (1-2-1) a dramatic though unsatisftying co...

Wrestling: Wildcats struggle in early tests with young squad

Ian Kelly

November 16

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Northwestern had high hopes coming into its first duals meet of the season, despite not having its top four wrestlers from last season. Following Saturday's matches, its expectations were brought back down to earth. NU (1-2 over...

Wrestling: Wildcats preparing for trio of opponents in season-opening duals

Ian Kelly

November 10

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Northwestern will have a much different dynamic than in years past. The Wildcats will be without Jake Herbert, a two-time defending NCAA National Champion."It's been difficult not having him," redshirt sophomore Robert Kellogg s...