Dotson is a Waterloo legend and icon. Saturday, at the age of 81, Dotson passed away from heart failure in Albuquerque.
The extension comes weeks after Schwab had been linked to the then open position at the University of Illinois.
Keckeisen finished 20-1 and his third-place finish is the best by a Panther freshmen in almost 70 years. In 1952, Bill Wieck took first at 157, one match after former Waterloo West star Jim Harmon took second at 147.
Top-seeded Aaron Brooks of Penn State handed the UNI freshman a loss 6-4 loss by decision with a trip to the national title match on the line.
UNI went 5-2 in the opening round and are tied for 10th with 8 points. Iowa, after going 10-0 in the opening round, its first perfect round since 1992, leads with 19 points.
Northern Iowa freshmen Parker Keckeisen is battled tested and prepared for 2021 NCAA wrestling championships.
Brody Teske and Parker Keckeisen became UNI’s sixth and seventh Big 12 individual champions.Cyclones see David Carr and Gannon Gremmel win.
Iowa State advances three to finals -- Ian Parker, David Carr and Gannon Gremmel.
Panther 157-pound starter suffered a major sickle anemia crisis during a family vacation to Colorado in the summer of 2019. Complications from that episode saw Lara spend nearly two months in a hospital bed.
The Panthers left Thursday for final preparations in order to begin scrapping at the Big 12 championships in Tulsa, Okla. at the BOK Center as each wrestler starts his quest to reach St. Louis later in March for the Division I wrestling championships.
Unfortunately, there were just not enough of them for the Panthers as they dropped a pair of duals against Arizona State and Iowa State at Hilton Coliseum.
It is a busy week for Northern Iowa athletes as the softball teams opens its season, and the Panther wrestling team closes its regular season with duals against Arizona State, Northern Colorado and Iowa State Sunday in Ames.
Brody Teske, Kyle Biscoglia and Keegan Moore all earned bonus-point wins in UNI's 27-9 win over Northern Illinois.
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In terms of 80 minutes of play during a split with Southern Illinois, UNI coach Ben Jacobson said the Panthers showed much more consistency.
The Panthers (3-2) got impressive wins from Brody Teske and Kyle Biscoglia to open the dual, but OSU won the next five, including two by major decision to improve to 28-3 all-time against UNI with a 20-12 victory.
Photos from Northern Iowa wrestling against Oklahoma State on Saturday at McLeod Center in Cedar Falls. The Cowboys defeated the Panthers 20-12.
UNI's victory was highlighted by major decisions from Brody Teske and Parker Keckeisen as well as a thrilling pin by Lance Runyon.
Now, two and a half years since arriving in Cedar Falls, the person and wrestler Keegan Moore has always wanted to be is emerging. It has not come without its own trials and tribulations.
After a pair of wins over South Dakota State and North Dakota State to open the season, UNI head coach Doug Schwab was pleased with how his team let the fur fly.
Five different wrestlers recorded falls as Northern Iowa opened its 2021 season with Big 12 Conference dual victories over South Dakota State and North Dakota State Sunday at SDSU’s Frost Arena.
Ten months since the Panthers had dreams crushed when the NCAA canceled the 2020 NCAA Championships in Minneapolis, UNI will return to the mat for the first time against the Jackrabbits and North Dakota State in Brookings, S.D.
CEDAR FALLS — The Northern Iowa wrestling team will host the who’s who of historic wrestling programs during its abbreviated 2021 season.