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UNI wrestling to join the MAC Conference

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The UNI wrestling program is joining the Mid-American Conference.  Conference officials today announced the addition of UNI, Missouri, and Old Dominion as affiliate members.

During 2012-13, UNI will only participate in the MAC conference tournament at the end of the season.  The program will begin full participation, with a MAC regular season schedule, in the 2013-14 season.  The three new schools all signed a 5 year agreement with the conference.  UNI's move ends its affiliation with the Western Wrestling Conference. 

The addition of the three affiliate members will increase the MAC wrestling membership to nine members with Buffalo, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Kent State, Northern Illinois and Ohio.

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