In Photos: wrestling team falls to Indiana on Friday
  • Sophomore Conan Jennings defeated Fletcher Miller by major decision (8-0), advancing his four-game winning streak.
  • Redshirt freshman Alec McKenna grapples with an opponent. Despite Northwestern’s team loss, Jacob Berkowitz, Conan Jennings and Johnny Sebastian were individually victorious.
  • Redshirt freshman Alec McKenna begins his match against Indiana.
  • Assistant coaches Andrew Howe and Conor Beebe encourage athletes from the sidelines.
  • Jennings falls during his match-up with Miller. Moments later, he regained the offensive position and secured the Wildcats’ third individual win of the night.
  • Jennings grapples with Indiana’s Fletcher Miller. After falling to both Indiana and Penn State, the Wildcats hold a 6-6 overall record and 1-5 in-league record.
  • Sophomore Johnny Sebastian holds down an opponent. His major decision (14-4) victory was his fourteenth win of the season.
  • The warm-up room is stocked with food to fuel the wrestlers. Pre-game warmups take place in the Ken Kraft Wrestling Room in the basement of Anderson Hall next to Welsh-Ryan Arena.
  • Northwestern lost 45-3 to defending national champion Penn State on Sunday. The Wildcats will host Illinois for their senior night Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. at Welsh-Ryan Arena.
  • A referee checks the scoreboard during a break in the match. After winning three of the first five bouts, the Wildcats fell to the Hoosiers after intermission, losing four rounds.
  • Junior Mitchell Sliga and redshirt freshman Braxton Cody rest in the minutes leading up to their match Friday. The Wildcats took on the Indiana University Hoosiers for the first time since their 37-9 victory in 2015.
Photos by Claire Bugos / North by Northwestern

The NU wrestling team took on Indiana Hoosiers on Friday, and we got an up-close look at all of the "match day" festivities.


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