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Dave Grant-1.jpgThe Northern Illinois University Athletics Department wants to encourage all fans, staff and members of the community to join us at a farewell reception for former NIU head wrestling coach Dave Grant Friday, May 20 in the main lobby of the NIU Convocation Center. The Open House will take place from 3:30-5:30 p.m. with light refreshments available. Admission and parking are free.

Grant is leaving NIU after serving as head wrestling coach for the past 15 seasons. He sent 33 Huskie wrestlers to 40 NCAA Championships appearances, sending two this past season.
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Dave profiled three retiring wrestling coaches, including Northern Illinois University head coach Dave Grant who is leaving NIU at the end of the season after 15 years of service to the university. Grant discusses building the NIU wrestling program and his plans for his life away from the mat.


Be sure to catch "NIU Live" tonight at 11:30 p.m. on 670 AM "The Score." Join host Andy Garcia, Associate Vice President/Director of Athletics Jeff Compher and their guests NIU head football coach Jerry Kill and head wrestling coach Dave Grant. The quartet preview NIU's upcoming football game with Ball State, the NIU wrestling team and all the goings on at Northern Illinois.
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