Nov 18, 2021William (Bill) Smith was an American Wrestler who won back to back NCAA titles at 165 pounds in 1949 and 1950 for what is now the University of Northern Iowa. At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Smith won the Gold medal in Freestyle at the welterweight class. Bill passed away on March 20, 2018.
Nov 17, 2017A native Iowan, Doug Schwab is the head wrestling coach at the University of Northen Iowa. Schwab has been at the helm of the Panther program since 2011 and recently signed a contract extension through the 2027-28 season.
Nov 7, 20172019: National champion - 184 pounds (2x All-American)2019: 3x NCAA qualifier2019: 2x Big 12 Champ - 1842019: Academic All-Big 12 Second Team2019: 1st Midlands (184 pounds)2019: 3rd at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invite (184 pounds)2018: 2x NCAA qualifier2018: Big 12 Champion (184 pounds)2018: 2nd at Southern Scuffle (184 pounds)2018: 7th at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invite (184 pounds)2018: NWCA All-Star Classic dual2017: NCAA All-American (7th at 184 pounds)2017: 2nd at MAC Championships (184 pounds)2017: 6th at Southern Scuffle (184 pounds)2016: 5th at MAC Championships (184 pounds)
Jun 6, 20132019: 3x NCAA qualifier
Oct 29, 20122018 World Bronze Medalist, 2018 World Team member, 2018 U.S Open Champion, Third in 2014 NCAA championships, Two-time Iowa high school state champion