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UNI Panther Pep Talk

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Explore the history, culture and people responsible for shaping and growing UNI wrestling. Meet the current members of the team at the University of Northern Iowa. The show goes beyond stats to share inspiring stories about Olympians, coaches and current student-athletes.

Explore the history, culture and people responsible for shaping and growing UNI wrestling. Meet the current members of the team at the University of Northern Iowa. The show goes beyond stats to share inspiring stories about Olympians, coaches and current student-athletes.
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Explore the history, culture and people responsible for shaping and growing UNI wrestling. Meet the current members of the team at the University of Northern Iowa. The show goes beyond stats to share inspiring stories about Olympians, coaches and current student-athletes.

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English


Episodes

Episode 12: Dylan Peters' Senior Farewell Featuring Doug Schwab

7/13/2017
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Dylan Peters is a two-time All-American. He earned his second AA honor with a torn ACL at the 2016 Division I Wrestling Championships. He earned his 38th fall his senior year to be fifth on the all-time career fall list among all Panthers at UNI.

Duration: 00:04:53


Episode 11: Cooper Moore's Senior Farewell Featuring Lee Roper and Doug Schwab

6/6/2017
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UNI wrestling's Cooper Moore was a three-time NCAA qualifier at 165 pounds. He battled through injury his junior year but was on track to enjoy the success of his hard work his senior year. He won his first two matches with bonus points and then suffered an injury that ended his college career early in the season. Moore graduated from UNI with a degree in political science and dream of pursuing work in ministry.

Duration: 00:10:05


Episode 10: JJ Everard's Senior Farewell Featuring Doug Schwab

5/31/2017
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JJ Everard transferred to UNI after qualifying for the 2015 Division I NCAA National Championships. Now at a new school, Everard was forced to deal with a lot of adversity. His dad died just before Thanksgiving, and injury foiled his shot at a second trip to the NCAA tournament. He earned the team's Most Courageous Award, given in honor of UNI alum Tim Ascherl.

Duration: 00:09:47


Episode 8: Jared Bartel Senior Farewell Feat. Randy Pugh and Doug Schwab

5/17/2017
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Each UNI wrestling coach gets to pick someone for the Coaches Appreciation Award. Randy Pugh chose graduating senior Jared Bartel. Head coach Doug Schwab includes his own message to the Panther, and Bartel gives his farewell message to fans.

Duration: 00:06:25


Episode 7: 2017 Awards Banquet - featuring Doug Schwab

4/28/2017
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UNI wrestling celebrates a year of hard work at the 2017 banquet. Congratulations to all the award winners.

Duration: 00:16:15


Episode 6: Gaining Weight and Momentum - Jacob Holschlag and Drew Foster

3/23/2017
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UNI's Jacob Holschlag and Drew Foster shocked some fans in the 2017 season. Foster had moved up to wrestle at the 184-pound weight class as a redshirt freshman, but very few realized how good he would be as a sophomore. He earned All-America honors at his first NCAA tournament. Redshirt freshman Jacob Holschlag had a similar search for his weight class. He bounced from weight to weight before securing a spot at his first NCAA tournament in the 197-pound weight class in 2017.

Duration: 00:08:09


Episode 5: Bryce Steiert Finds Healthy Balance at 165 Pounds

3/15/2017
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UNI WRESTLER BRYCE STEIERT WILL COMPETE IN HIS SECOND NCAA TOURNAMENT IN THE SAME PLACE FROM WHICH HE DREW INSPIRATION TO START WRESTLING. HE’S TAKEN PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID SOME OF THE INJURIES THAT ARE KEEPING SOME STUDENT-ATHLETES FROM COMPETING AT NATIONALS. STEIERT’S BROTHER WRESTLES FOR WARTBURG COLLEGE, A DIVISION III COLLEGE IN HIS HOMETOWN, WAVERLY, IOWA, AND HE HAS SEEN HOW THOSE INJURIES CAN AFFECT A COLLEGE CAREER. HE HAS SPENT A LOT OF TIME WATCHING AND TRAINING WITH HIS BROTHER,...

Duration: 00:05:32


Episode 4: Family Ties Josh Alber to Wrestling

3/14/2017
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The love of wrestling runs deep in Josh Alber’s family. The youngest of three, he has carried on the tradition. Alber’s family is hard to miss at UNI events. They travel long distances through Midwest storms to support the panthers, and that pack will get bigger this summer. Family ties also led Alber’s to compete at UNI. Alber was a four-time state champion at the prep level. He went undefeated with a 177-0 record and became 15th wrestler from Illinois to seize four state championships....

Duration: 00:05:54


The More Moores, the Better - Cooper and Paden Moore

3/9/2017
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UNI wrestling: Three-time NCAA qualifier Cooper Moore started his senior year as just the second Panther to ever earn consecutive MAC titles. The 165-pounder suffered a severe injury that lingered his junior year. He returned to the mat focused on an All-American title, but injury ended his career. He continues to play a vital role for his teammates and younger brother, Paden. Sons of Jay and Rhonda Moore, the siblings were raised in Minnesota with their four older sisters and younger...

Duration: 00:14:11


Episode 2: Wrestling Saves Lives

1/17/2017
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Sandy Stevens has witnessed how wrestling has saved lives. For 34 years, Stevens was known for announcing the NCAA Division I Championships. She has been the voice at multiple world championships, numerous independent and high school tournaments along with a pair of Olympic games (1984 – Los Angeles; 1996 – Atlanta). She tells the story of how wrestling helped her husband fight cancer and overcome the odds from being raised in a disadvantaged neighborhood.

Duration: 00:13:01


Espisode 1: UNI Wrestling: 4x Champs Transition to Collegiate Competition

1/5/2017
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Meet UNI wrestling redshirt freshmen Max Thomsen and Taylor Lujan. Both earned four state titles. They joined UNI's Josh Alber, who was 177-0 as a high school prep. So how much does that success of four state titles in high school translate into college? Hear from both of the competitors and their coach, Doug Schwab.

Duration: 00:10:42


Introduction: UNI Wrestling: Introducing Panther Pep Talk

1/5/2017
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UNI Panther Pep Talk was started in January 2017 to introduce fans to the wrestling team and share stories about past teams that have shaped UNI wrestling. This introduction explains what you will hear in the episodes to follow.

Duration: 00:01:21