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UNI men roll to consecutive exhibition wins

UNI men roll to consecutive exhibition wins

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

November 5, 2018


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The 2018-2019 UNI men’s basketball season is officially underway. The Panthers hosted two exhibition contests as they gear up for the regular season opener on Nov. 6. The first matchup came as UNI welcomed the Wartburg Knights to the McLeod Center. UNI dominated this matchup, defeating the Knights ...

Five Panthers crowned at Harold Nichols Open

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

November 5, 2018


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Hilton Coliseum was taken over by highly competitive wrestlers on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Harold Nichols Open in Ames on the Iowa State University campus. The UNI wrestling team came to compete, crowning five individual champions at the meet. Three of the Panther champions won the tournament in the fr...

Panthers wrap up fall season in Arkansas

Panthers wrap up fall season in Arkansas

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

November 1, 2018


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The UNI women’s golf team traveled down to the Little Rock Classic at the Diamante Country Club in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, for the final meet of the fall season. As a team, the Panthers placed 12th out of the 16 teams that attended. In three rounds of scoring, UNI collectively scored 311, ...

UNI continues to roll through the Valley

UNI continues to roll through the Valley

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

November 1, 2018


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The UNI Panthers volleyball team put their undefeated record in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) play to the test on Saturday, Oct. 27 as they hosted the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers at the McLeod Center. After taking down the Valparaiso Crusaders a night earlier in a five-set thriller, the Panthers looked to...

Khat and Cole lead UNI to fifth place at MVC meet

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

November 1, 2018


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The UNI cross country teams are determined to strive for greatness. The Panthers’ endurance was put to the test at the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) championship meet on Saturday, Oct. 27 in Peoria, IL. The Panthers were able to place fifth in both the men’s and women’s competitions. On the men’s ...

Evansville ends Panthers’ season on penalties

Evansville ends Panthers’ season on penalties

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

November 1, 2018


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The UNI women’s soccer team kicked off the first round of the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) tournament against the Evansville Purple Aces on Sunday, Oct. 28 at the Cedar Valley Soccer Complex in Waterloo. UNI was defeated 3-2 by the Aces in a penalty shootout after playing two full halves and an ...

Panthers fall to Western Illinois, 37-17

Panthers fall to Western Illinois, 37-17

PRESTON JENSEN, Sports Writer

October 29, 2018


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A two-game winning streak came crashing down for the Panthers on Saturday. The Western Illinois Leathernecks took them down, with a score of 37-17. Neither offense was able to get much going in the first quarter. UNI kept the Leathernecks out of the end zone and didn’t allow them to score any points. Kicker ...

Panthers clinch three-seed in MVC tournament

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Writer

October 29, 2018


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On Thursday, Oct. 25, the UNI soccer team put together their second consecutive conference win with a 3-1 victory over the Illinois State Redbirds. The win catapulted the Panthers from sixth place in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) to third, just in time for the conference tournament. In their w...

UNI falls to No. 18 Marquette; defeat Valpo

UNI falls to No. 18 Marquette; defeat Valpo

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

October 29, 2018


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The McLeod Center is the place to be for Panther volleyball action. The team has been on a roll as they dominate the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC). UNI has had a historic start this season, grinding out hard fought wins around the league. Through Oct. 19, the Panthers stood at 10-0 in MVC play. ...

Women’s basketball eyes top of MVC in 2018-19

Women’s basketball eyes top of MVC in 2018-19

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

October 25, 2018


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Empty college bleachers will fill up as students turn out to watch the start of the women’s basketball season. The UNI women’s basketball team has had success in the last ten years making the playoffs in eight of the last nine seasons. Head coach Tanya Warren is the longest tenured coach in the ...

Panthers win three of last five

Panthers win three of last five

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

October 25, 2018


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The UNI soccer team grabbed their first conference win of the year as they traveled to Indiana to take on the Evansville Purple Aces on Friday, Oct. 5. The Panthers ended the first half of the game scoreless, but within the first minute of the second half, Kelsey Yarrow and Brynell Yount both scored a...

UNI wraps season at ITA Tourney

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

October 25, 2018


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The UNI tennis team has finished the fall campaign after competing in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional in Iowa City on Friday, Oct. 12 through Tuesday, Oct. 16. UNI was faced with tough competition at this final event. Participating teams included the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes, th...

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