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UNI beats Northern Illinois on the mat, 23-15


CEDAR FALLS(KWWL)--The University of Northern Iowa wrestling team  beat  Northern Illinois 23-15 Friday night in the West Gym. The win helps the Panthers move to 8-8 in dual matches this season.  

UNI won seven of the 10 matches, picking up wins from Ryan Jauch (133 lbs.), Brett Robbins (149 lbs.), David Bonin (157 lbs.), Nick Pickerell (165 lbs.), Brice Wolf (174 lbs.), Ryan Loder (184 lbs.) and Christian Brantley (285 lbs.). 

NIU earned a win at 125 pounds to start the match before Jauch secured a 9-0 major decision over Izzy Montemayor to give UNI the 4-3 lead after two matches. 

Loder extended his winning streak to eight matches with a 7-1 decision over Brad Dieckhaus at 184 pounds to give the Panthers a 20-9 lead with two matches remaining. 

Brantley secured the dual win for the Panthers with a 5-3 decision over Dakota Greenhaw.



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