Two of the best teams in the country battle Friday afternoon when the No. 5 Iowa Hawkeyes take on the No. 1 Northwestern Wildcats. The Hawkeyes and Wildcats have lost just one match combined this year and are once again looking like contenders for a national title. The Wildcats are the defending national champion and have fended off all opponents so far this year going 8-0. Seven of those wins have come against ranked teams including two against top-10 teams. It has been an impressive start to the year for the Wildcats, but it gets tougher on Friday when they take on the Hawkeyes.
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Match Date: Sept. 23, 2022
Match Time: 4:00 p.m. ET
TV: Big Ten Network
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The Hawkeyes come into Friday’s match 6-1 on the season with their only loss coming in overtime to No. 2 North Carolina. They have rolled off five straight wins since that loss, but only one of them has been against a ranked opponent.
The Wildcats knocked off the Hawkeyes in their only meeting last year. The Hawkeyes were ranked number one when they met in 2021 with the Wildcats slipping by with a 2-1 win. The tables are turned this year and the Wildcats hope that doesn’t mean they suffer the loss.
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