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Lujan earns title, UNI advances seven

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Taylor Lujan earned a championship at 174 pounds as the UNI Panthers took home second place at the MAC conference tournament. Seven Panthers earned finishes high enough to earn automatic bids to the NCAA championships.

The seven qualifiers ties UNI's performance in 2014 as the most sent by the team under head coach Doug Schwab.

Lujan, one of five Panther finalists, earned the team's only title with a 12-2 major decision over Trace Engelkes of Northern Illinois.

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