Missouri College Wrestling News

Cox Named Mizzou Wrestling Volunteer Assistant Coach

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Wrestling head coach Brian Smith has named three-time NCAA National Champion J’den Cox (Columbia, Mo.) as the program’s volunteer assistant coach, as announced on Thursday. In addition to joining the wrestling staff, Cox will continue to wrestle in international competitions under the Missouri Wrestling Foundation, beginning with the U.S. Freestyle World … Continue reading Cox Named Mizzou Wrestling Volunteer Assistant Coach

What’s running through J’den’s head before he takes the mat?

What's running through J'den Cox's head before he takes the mat? Listen up! #NCAAWrestling pic.twitter.com/kMAqu4po2m — NCAA Wrestling (@ncaawrestling) March 24, 2017

Erneste, Lemanowicz and Synon Named to Academic All-MAC Team

CLEVELAND – Three Mizzou wrestlers – redshirt sophomore 133-pounder John Erneste (Kansas City, Mo.), redshirt senior 184-pounder Matt Lemanowicz (Lee’s Summit, Mo.) and redshirt senior 141-pounder Zach Synon (Cary, Ill.) – were named to the Academic All-MAC team, announced by the league office on Wednesday. The honor is the third of Synon’s career, while Erneste … Continue reading Erneste, Lemanowicz and Synon Named to Academic All-MAC Team

Three Bulldog Wrestlers Named All-Academic

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Seniors Rafael Lopez and J.J. Dorrell earned Division II Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic honors for the third time in their careers and sophomore Sam Reeves was named for the first time. Lopez was a second team honoree with a 10-18 overall record this season and a 41-52 career mark. The Casa Grande, … Continue reading Three Bulldog Wrestlers Named All-Academic

J’den Cox: A Tribute to a World Class Role Model

As an intense Mizzou wrestling fan and overall lover of wrestling, it saddens me to see J’den Cox’s career as a Mizzou wrestler end. His tenure at Mizzou has seemed like a whirlwind of positivity and bliss for us fans and after speaking with many fans of different programs at the NCAA’s (in 2014 and … Continue reading J’den Cox: A Tribute to a World Class Role Model

One Champ, Two runner-ups, 5th, 6th. Mizzou 5th place as team

141 Jaydin Eierman: 5th place Eierman had a pretty good final day. He lost 8-4 to Bryce Meredith, Wyoming basically on nearfall. Eierman did manage two takedowns in that match. He followed that up with a really nice 4-2 win over Anthony Ashnault, Rutgers. Eierman really saved his best performance of the season for last … Continue reading One Champ, Two runner-ups, 5th, 6th. Mizzou 5th place as team

Mizzou Wrestling Sends Three to the NCAA Finals on a Historic Night

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – For the first time ever, Mizzou Wrestling will send multiple wrestlers to the NCAA Wrestling Championships Finals as redshirt senior 149-pounder Lavion Mayes (Mascoutah, Ill.), redshirt junior 157-pounder Joey Lavallee (Reno, Nev.) and senior 197-pounder J’den Cox (Columbia, Mo.) all won semifinals bouts on Friday night at the Scottrade Center. Cox … Continue reading Mizzou Wrestling Sends Three to the NCAA Finals on a Historic Night

Day Two Recap/ Final Day Match-Ups

133 #10 John Erneste: (2-2), Out of tournament CR24: Major Decision 13-3 over Colby Smith, App. State CR16: Loss by fall to Joey Palmer, Oregon State Erneste’s day started really strongly with a major decision over Smith. The win over Smith was a tone-setter for the team. He scrambled really well and kept finding his … Continue reading Day Two Recap/ Final Day Match-Ups

Brian Smith’s Post Semi-Finals Interview Highlights

Tonight, was the night Missouri’s Head Coach Brian Smith was waiting for since 2012. Missouri went a perfect 7-0 in tonight’s matches which included 3 semifinal matches. Smith was asked about his emotions and how his team was able to overcome that 2012 finish. Smith said, “Yeah, 2012 was a hard day. That Sunday after, I wanted … Continue reading Brian Smith’s Post Semi-Finals Interview Highlights

Highlights from Lavion Mayes Post Semi-Finals Match

You could say Lavion Mayes was in a good mood after his semifinals victory. He started off by saying, ” Wait, I can say whatever I want? I’ll be careful. What are things people normally say in this? I’m happy to be here. I’ve been wrestling the past 11 years of my life. This is … Continue reading Highlights from Lavion Mayes Post Semi-Finals Match

Mayes, Lavallee and Cox Advance to the Semifinals of NCAA Championships

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Mizzou Wrestling will send three wrestlers to the semifinals of the NCAA Wrestling Championships as redshirt senior 149-pounder Lavion Mayes (Mascoutah, Ill.), redshirt junior 157-pounder Joey Lavallee (Reno, Nev.) and senior 197-pounder J’den Cox all won quarterfinals bouts on Friday at the Scottrade Center. With the victories, all three wrestlers clinched … Continue reading Mayes, Lavallee and Cox Advance to the Semifinals of NCAA Championships

Brian Smith breaks down Missouri’s performance on Day 1
J’den Cox on finding joy in hard work
Day One Thoughts / Day Two Pathways

125 Barlow McGhee- (0-2) Out of the tournament R1: Gabe Townsell, Stanford Dec. Barlow McGhee, MIZZ 3-1 SV CPT: Dylan Peters, UNI Dec. Barlow McGhee 4-3 In Barlow’s first match he never really pulled the trigger. Townsell is a really good counter offense wrestler and I understand that McGhee typically picks his spots and scores … Continue reading Day One Thoughts / Day Two Pathways

Mizzou Wrestling Advances Six in First Round of NCAA Championships

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Six Mizzou Wrestling grapplers won their first round bouts and advanced to the second round at the NCAA Wrestling Championships on Thursday at the Scottrade Center. Of the six advancing Tigers, four wrestlers scored bonus points, including falls from senior 197-pounder J’den Cox (Columbia, Mo.) and redshirt junior 157-pounder Joey Lavallee … Continue reading Mizzou Wrestling Advances Six in First Round of NCAA Championships

Highlights from Brian Smith’s Workout Day Press Conference

Today was the second day that teams were allowed into Scott Trade to work out and to get the feel of their surroundings for this weekend’s NCAA Championships. Here are some highlights from Coach Smith’s press conference with the media. Coaches Press Conference Coach started things off by saying he’s excited it’s in Missouri. “It’s … Continue reading Highlights from Brian Smith’s Workout Day Press Conference

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Highlights from J’den Cox’s Workout Day Press Conference.

Today was the second day that teams were allowed into Scott Trade to work out and to get the feel of their surroundings for this weekend’s NCAA Championships. Here are some highlights from J’den Cox’s press conference with the media. Wrestler Press Conference J’den started things off by saying simply “I’m just excited to be … Continue reading Highlights from J’den Cox’s Workout Day Press Conference.

J’Den Cox ready for his third and final national title as a Missouri wrestler this weekend

The first time J’Den Cox wrestled Ben Askren, Cox was a freshman and Askren was in his late twenties. Missouri head coach Brian Smith wanted Askren to go live with Cox for a few minutes during practice. The two went for 20 minutes. “I asked who won, and they both said, ‘I did,’” Smith said. … Continue reading J’Den Cox ready for his third and final national title as a Missouri wrestler this weekend

Sean’s Championship Picks

125 #1 Thomas Gilman, Iowa Dec #6 Ethan Lizak, Minnesota 10-4 This bracket has a lot of question marks and tough match-ups, but the only guy who two guys who can keep it close with Gilman prior to the quarters are #5 Lambert and #4 Cruz. I would guess Gilman beats either by four to … Continue reading Sean’s Championship Picks

Missouri wrestling looks to redeem itself in Scottrade Center at NCAAs

Missouri wrestling coach Brian Smith does not like the feeling he gets when he thinks about the 2015 NCAA Tournament. The then-No. 1 Tigers was predicted to have three individual titles – 125-pounder Alan Waters, 149-pounder Drake Houdashelt and 197 pounder J’Den Cox. Waters and Cox placed third and fifth, respectively, with Houdashelt going on … Continue reading Missouri wrestling looks to redeem itself in Scottrade Center at NCAAs

Zach’s Picks: 2017 NCAA Finalist

125: (1) Gilman (IOWA) over (6) Lizak (MINN): With Suriano’s health being very questionable for this tournament, I look for Lizak to use his superior top game to get to the finals and ultimately lose to Gilman. 133: (1) Tomasello (OHST) over (2) Gross (SDSU): Tomasello will likely have to beat a very tough Clark … Continue reading Zach’s Picks: 2017 NCAA Finalist

Allan Person named Second Team Division II NWCA Academic All-American

WARRENSBURG, Mo. (March 13, 2017)– Central Missouri Mules wrestler Allan Person has been named to the NCAA Division II National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Academic All America Second Team. Person saw mat time this season at both 174 pounds and 184 pounds for the Mules this season. He went 6-8 overall this season and has a career … Continue reading Allan Person named Second Team Division II NWCA Academic All-American

Missouri Strong: MO Wrestlers at NCAAs

Over the past several years Missouri has gone from a middle of the road wrestle state to producing some of the best wrestlers in the country. This year the state of Missouri has eight NCAA qualifiers of the D1 tournament. In high school everyone has their favorite teams and wrestlers but once they’re in college … Continue reading Missouri Strong: MO Wrestlers at NCAAs

Viewers Guide: Exciting First Round 2017 NCAA Match-ups

125: (9) Josh Rodriguez (NDSU) vs. Johnny Jimenez (WISC): Rodriguez has looked tough all season and is definitely the favorite here, but Jimenez has had a lot of very close losses to some of the toughest wrestlers at this weight. I look for Rodriguez to win, but not by much. (4) Darian Cruz (LEH) vs. Dylan … Continue reading Viewers Guide: Exciting First Round 2017 NCAA Match-ups

Mizzou Bracket Pathways

125 Unseeded Barlow McGhee Pigtail: US Gabe Townsell, Stanford. Loses Pigtail: US Dylan Peters Potential 1ST Round Match: #2 Joey Dance, Virginia Tech Defeats or loses to Dance: either Conor Youtsey, Michigan or #15 Drew Templeman, Wyoming McGhee can beat Townsell if he wrestles well. Both guys are good on their feet, but have some deficiencies … Continue reading Mizzou Bracket Pathways

Six from @MizzouWrestling Earn Seeds as 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships Brackets Announced

INDIANAPOLIS – Six Mizzou Wrestling grapplers earned top-16 seeds as the brackets for the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships were announced by the NCAA on Wednesday. Mizzou will have eight wrestlers compete in the tournament, marking the seventh consecutive season Mizzou has sent at least eight wrestlers to the NCAA Wrestling Championships. Wrestling in his final … Continue reading Six from @MizzouWrestling Earn Seeds as 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships Brackets Announced

Mizzou Wrestling Wins Sixth Consecutive Conference Title at MAC Championships

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Mizzou Wrestling crowned six individual champions as the Tigers won their sixth consecutive conference championship at the 2017 Mid-American Conference Championships on Sunday. Mizzou set a MAC Tournament record by scoring 154.5 team points, surpassing its 2015 mark of 139.5 points. “This year has been special,” said head coach Brian Smith. … Continue reading Mizzou Wrestling Wins Sixth Consecutive Conference Title at MAC Championships

Misouri Valley College finishes with three All-Americans at National Championships

Marshall, Mo. (March 4, 2017)- The Missouri Valley College finished competition at the 2017 NAIA Wrestling National Championship, Presented by USA Wrestling-Kansas in Topeka, Kan., Saturday, at the Kansas Expocentre. Three Vikings ended the season as all-Americans, led by Junior Andrew Simmons (Palmdale, Calif.) who placed fifth at 165 pounds. The Vikings finished No. 12 … Continue reading Misouri Valley College finishes with three All-Americans at National Championships

Day One MAC Wrestling Thoughts

This is a MOPro free preview. Enjoy the coverage! Team Score 1. Missouri 117.5 2. Northern Iowa 90.5 3. Old Dominion 82.5 4. Central Michigan 72.0 5. Northern Illinois 64.0 6. Buffalo 61.5 7. Eastern Michigan 56.0 8. Ohio 53.0 9. Kent State 41.5 Mizzou has built a sizeable lead on the field, as they … Continue reading Day One MAC Wrestling Thoughts

2017 Big Ten Preview: 165-285

Our MOPro subscribers told us they wanted Big Ten coverage, so we listened! *All individual rankings based off of Flowrestling’s rankings. ** Preview and predictions are all based off of pre-seeds released by the Big Ten   Conference. 165: 7 Automatic Qualifiers In my opinion, 165 is the most exciting weight at the Big Ten’s this year … Continue reading 2017 Big Ten Preview: 165-285

In-depth MAC Tournament Preview

This is a free view of the type of article/analysis you can read with a MOPro account. Want to try MOPro? Click here to subscribe. 125 (AQ’s 5)Opening match #5 Barlow McGhee vs. #4 Noah Gonser EMU Barlow fell to Gonser 7-4 in the dual, but it was an odd match in which Barlow scored … Continue reading In-depth MAC Tournament Preview

Big 12 Tournament: MO Wrestlers

The Big 12 tournament is a power conference in wrestling having the all time leader in NCAA team titles with the Oklahoma State Cowboys leading the pack. This year there are three former Missouri state champions in the tournament at 157 and 184. All three have earned pre seeds for the tournament, however, both classes … Continue reading Big 12 Tournament: MO Wrestlers

2017 Big Ten Preview: 125-157

Our MOPro subscribers told us they wanted Big Ten coverage, so we listened! *All individual rankings based off of Flowrestling’s rankings. ** Preview and predictions are all based off of pre-seeds released by the Big Ten Conference. 125: 7 Automatic Qualifiers Thomas Gilman (Iowa) is the #1 ranked wrestler and has been dominant this season at this … Continue reading 2017 Big Ten Preview: 125-157

MAC Preview

The Mizzou Tigers begin their postseason push this weekend by participating in the Mid-American Conference Championships in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The MAC has been dominated by Mizzou since they joined the conference. This weekend should be no different as they have five wrestlers seeded first, including two time national champion and Olympic bronze medalist J’den … Continue reading MAC Preview

Three Mules wrestlers advance to second day of Central Super Regional

MOORHEAD, Minn. (Feb. 24, 2017)– Mules Wrestling had three athletes advance to the second day of the Central Super Regional in Bradley Irwin, Jesse Reser, and Cody Carson. All three wrestlers finished the first day 2-1 and the Mules sit in 13th place with 9.5 team points. At 141 pounds, Irwin started the day with … Continue reading Three Mules wrestlers advance to second day of Central Super Regional

Eight from Mizzou Wrestling in Final NCAA Coaches Panel Rankings, NCAA Allocations Announced

INDIANAPOLIS – The third and final round of the NCAA Coaches’ Panel rankings were announced on Thursday by the NCAA with eight from Mizzou Wrestling ranked in the top-33. Among the eight Tiger wrestlers ranked, five were ranked in the top-10, including senior 197-pounder J’den Cox (Columbia, Mo.), who ranked atop his weight class. The … Continue reading Eight from Mizzou Wrestling in Final NCAA Coaches Panel Rankings, NCAA Allocations Announced

Mules Wrestling hits the road to Central Super Regional

WARRENSBURG, Mo. (Feb. 23, 2017)– The Central Missouri Mules Wrestling team will put all its chips on the table this weekend as they compete in the NCAA-II Central Super Regional in Moorhead, Minn., with the hopes of qualifying some wrestlers for the Division II National Championships on March 10-11. This year’s regional will have eight of … Continue reading Mules Wrestling hits the road to Central Super Regional

UNI over Mizzou 25-10

This was the absolute worst I have ever seen a Missouri team wrestle, as a whole. This was an important dual for a regular season conference title and the other team flat wanted it more. Kudos to UNI. Mizzou came out listless and really got punched in the mouth. They did not wrestle through positions … Continue reading UNI over Mizzou 25-10

Northern Iowa with 6 wrestlers in the top 15. Also, J’den Cox bobblehead day!

The matches at 125, 133, 149, 165, 174, and heavyweight could all be really competitive and I hope that Missouri continues the forward progression that they have shown the last couple times out. Winning the MAC regular season title is a big honor and these two teams will both be a perfect 7-0 in the … Continue reading Northern Iowa with 6 wrestlers in the top 15. Also, J’den Cox bobblehead day!

Mizzou all over NIU 38-3

184 Matt Lemanowicz Dec Bryce Gorman 10-4 (3-0 Mizz) Lemanowicz did a great job of starting off this dual with a win. He came out and wrestled really hard in this match. He defended really well and worked on the head a lot in the first period, and then in the second he was able … Continue reading Mizzou all over NIU 38-3

Mizzou Wrestling Sits Atop MAC February Wrestling Rankings

CLEVELAND – With four duals remaining on the schedule before the Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships, No. 7 Mizzou Wrestling was selected first in the MAC February Wrestling Rankings, announced by the league office Thursday. In the individual rankings, eight Tigers appear in the top-four, while five sit atop their respective weight class. Mizzou ranks first … Continue reading Mizzou Wrestling Sits Atop MAC February Wrestling Rankings

Ozarks Takes Down Bacone College 31-18 in Muskogee

Wrestling Team Wins Second Straight Dual Muskogee, Okla.-The men’s wrestling team continues to make major strides under first-year coach LeRoy Gardner as it posted a 31-18 win over Bacone College Wednesday night. Live Video of the match is here https://www.facebook.com/uozarkswrestling/videos/1840329632891972/ It was the second straight dual win for Ozarks. The Eagles defeated Central Baptist College … Continue reading Ozarks Takes Down Bacone College 31-18 in Muskogee

NIU Huskie vs Mizzou Preview

125 #18 Barlow McGhee (10-7) Or Aaron Assad (12-7) vs. Kirk Johansen (7-4) Or Brock Hudkins (11-8) Right now this match is virtually a toss-up. I think we see McGhee in this dual, as he had a decent weekend placing 3rd at the Duhawk open in Iowa, and judging from the match scores in that … Continue reading NIU Huskie vs Mizzou Preview

Mules hit the road for a pair of tough MIAA duals

WARRENSBURG, Mo. (Feb. 1, 2017)– The Central Missouri Mules Wrestling team will travel to Hays, Kan. and Kearney, Neb. to take on MIAA foes Fort Hays State and Nebraska-Kearney for their final road duals of the 2016-17 season. The Mules are 5-7 overall, 1-2 in MIAA duals, and 1-1 on the road this season. Both tomorrow … Continue reading Mules hit the road for a pair of tough MIAA duals

Missouri Wrestling Podcast – Episode 4

Missouri Wrestling Podcast featuring Marcus Hoehn and Bobbe Lowe – Episode 4. David Mirikitani – Border Brawl Thrasher Pre-Season State Tournament Who’s Number One in MO Kevin Jackson out at ISU

This Week in Drury Wrestling

Drury University traveled to Lebanon, Illinois and St. Louis. Missouri this past weekend to wrestle against #5 ranked McKendree University and #3 ranked Maryville University in a pair of duals as part of the three week period of GLVC duals. The Panthers lost to McKendree 36-6 with wins coming from Ben Stahlman and John Oss. … Continue reading This Week in Drury Wrestling

Missouri Valley mens wrestling competes at Heart Duals

Marshall, Mo. (January 28, 2017)- The No. 19 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team took part in the Heart of America Athletic Conference Duals at Baker (Kan.) University. The Vikings came away with victories over Graceland (Iowa) University and William Penn (Iowa) University, but fell to No. 1 Grand View (Iowa) University. Sophomore Kenny Boyd … Continue reading Missouri Valley mens wrestling competes at Heart Duals

Missouri Valley Women finish with three medalist at Bearcat Open

Marshall, Mo. (January 28, 2017) – The No. 12 Missouri Valley College women’s wrestling team competed Bearcat Open at McKendree (Ill.) University Saturday. The Vikings finished with three medalists, led by Junior Alicia Reyes who won the 123 pound weight class. Junior Hilda Garcia (Mt. Vernon, Wash.)-109 pounds: First Round: Lost to Autum Pacheco from … Continue reading Missouri Valley Women finish with three medalist at Bearcat Open

Mizzou vs Oklahoma State. What a battle. Saw some guys make up their mind tonight that they want to be great.

https://twitter.com/A_DUB_1/status/825192310774308865 125 #12 Nick Piccininni Teched Aaron Assad 15-0 (5-0 OSU) Assad wrestled well in the first period here, and was very close to scoring a first period takedown but was outscrambled on the edge and Piccininni scored. Assad wrestled solidly in the second period as well, before just getting dominated on top in the … Continue reading Mizzou vs Oklahoma State. What a battle. Saw some guys make up their mind tonight that they want to be great.

Oklahoma State Dual Preview

125 #18 Barlow McGhee (7-6) Or Aaron Assad (12-6) vs. #12 Nick Piccininni (13-5) Record vs. Common Opponents/ Head to Head: McGhee (2-1), Assad (0-0), Picc. (2-1) Piccininni holds a 7-4 Dec win over Barlow from the Southern Scuffle as well. McGhee has been in a slump of late, and we might see Assad against … Continue reading Oklahoma State Dual Preview

Central Michigan Dual Recap

197 #1 J’Den Cox Maj. #20 Austin Severn 11-2 (Mizz 4-0) J’Den wrestled really well here. It was nice to see an opponent shooting against him and trying to win. Good effort from Severn. He certainly looked refreshed after his well deserved weekend of rest. Severn is a very stingy tough kid. Beautiful reshot by … Continue reading Central Michigan Dual Recap

Mizzou vs Chippewas Preview

125 #19 Barlow McGhee (7-5) vs. Brent Fleetwood (12-7) Record vs. Common Opponents: McGhee (2-0), Fleetwood (1-1) This match should be a close one as neither wrestler has been putting up a ton of points lately and both guys score better off of counters than their own shots. McGhee is the better wrestler on their … Continue reading Mizzou vs Chippewas Preview

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Northwest Tech

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Clay Ream Named Big 12 Conference Co-Wrestler of the Week

IRVING, Texas — North Dakota State’s Clay Ream (157 pounds) and Oklahoma State’s Kaid Brock (133 pounds) earn Big 12 Co-Wrestler of the Week honors for the 10th week of the season. This marks the second weekly award for Brock this season and first for Ream. Learn more about North Dakota State University’s wrestling team. … Continue reading Clay Ream Named Big 12 Conference Co-Wrestler of the Week

Missouri Valley Invitational to Have Deep Field

This weekend Missouri Valley will host their annual invitational tournament, which will feature 39 teams from across the country with 23 of them ranked nationally by Intermat, including 9 ranked in the top 10 of their division. The tournament is made up of mostly NAIA teams but does include some NCAA DII schools from Missouri. … Continue reading Missouri Valley Invitational to Have Deep Field

Mizzou/Eastern Michigan Dual Recap and Takeaways

Making weight in three out of four days and then on the last day wrestling a fresh team is tough. Wrestling pretty well today was a credit to the team’s mental toughness. It was nice to see Mizzou gut out three big wins on the road trip without J’Den Cox. Continue reading This is MOPro … Continue reading Mizzou/Eastern Michigan Dual Recap and Takeaways

Eastern Michigan Dual Predictions

This dual should be an easy win for the Tigers, but the matches at 125, 174, 184 and Heavyweight could all be important in contributing to conference seeding. It will be interesting to see how the team looks after three weigh-ins in for days. All rankings are courtesy of Flowwrestling! I should have a Cornell … Continue reading Eastern Michigan Dual Predictions

Mizzou/Buffalo Dual Recap

Buffalo is a well-coached team and they wrestled hard. I think that Mizzou was far superior in most weight classes in mat wrestling and UB wanted no part of that. Myers and Erneste had really big wins for MAC seeding and hopefully their confidence keeps growing here late in the season. The team looked in … Continue reading Mizzou/Buffalo Dual Recap

Cornell Dual Preview & Predictions

125 #18 Barlow McGhee (6-4) vs. Noah Baughman (15-9) OR Dalton Macri (0-2) This will be a tough match for Barlow, as Baughman scrambles extremely well and those guys have given McGhee some problems this season. Baughman is a bit undersized, so McGhee should have an edge in strength and hopefully he can power through … Continue reading Cornell Dual Preview & Predictions

Brian Smith, Dual with Buffalo post match interview
Mizzou vs Buffalo Dual Preview

I think that the team comes out motivated after the debacle that was the Oklahoma dual. Myers, McGhee, Erneste, and Lemanowicz have very big matches for conference seeding. Cox had a ranked opponent. This dual could be closer than my prediction, as Buffalo is both at home and very well coached. I would not be … Continue reading Mizzou vs Buffalo Dual Preview

Get to know: University of Ozarks – Powers Its Way Past St. Olaf

Northfield, Minnesota-The men’s wrestling team powered its way to a 33-16 win over St. Olaf College behind a number of dominating individual matches Tuesday night in Northfield, Minnesota. Under first year head coach LeRoy Gardner, Ozarks had its way against fellow NCAA III opponent St. Olaf throughout the match. Cory Muniz, Devon Jackson, Ny’Trell Dean, … Continue reading Get to know: University of Ozarks – Powers Its Way Past St. Olaf

Central Missouri Edges Drury in First Home Meet

Produced by Corbin LeMaster Weiser Gym- The long awaited return of NCAA wrestling to the Springfield area was spoiled as the Central Missouri Mules downed the Drury Panthers 24-24 winning on criteria Wednesday night. The night began as Drury and CMU traded opens at 125 pounds and 133 pounds knotted the meet at 6-6. The … Continue reading Central Missouri Edges Drury in First Home Meet

Missouri Wrestling Podcast Ep. 1

Welcome to the newest addition to MissouriWrestling.com – The Missouri Wrestling Podcast, with Hosts Marcus Hoehn and Bobbe Lowe. In the future, there will be a subscribe option so you can listen in your favorite podcast software, but for now, please enjoy this version.

Jared Rennick (Drury) interview after :15 pin
James Reynolds, Drury Head Coach, after team’s first home dual
285: Ben Melton (Drury) TB-3 Chase Miller (UCM) 5-3

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197: Jared Rennick (Drury) wbf over Grant Sparks (UCM) 0:15; UCM

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Mizzou Dual Preview vs. Oklahoma

The matches at 149, 157, and 165 are the big matches to watch. All three favor Missouri, but could be close. 125, 133, 141, 174, 184, and 285 could all be very close and compelling matches as well. This dual will have a lot of interesting stylistic match-ups. All rankings used are courtesy of Flowrestling. … Continue reading Mizzou Dual Preview vs. Oklahoma

Thank you

This is a thank you gift to my yearly MOPro subscribers. If you are a yearly subscriber, you are already entered. If you aren’t a yearly subscriber, you have until January 16th. The winner of this gift will receive: 2 matside tickets to the Oklahoma State vs Mizzou wrestling dual, January 27th at Hearnes Center … Continue reading Thank you

Southern Scuffle Takeaways

Team- As a team Mizzou finished second, edging a very balanced Lehigh team by a point and a half. No one was beating Oklahoma State this season in this tournament. It was a very solid performance, and hopefully it serves as a catalyst for improvement over the rest of the season. Erneste’s performance was a … Continue reading Southern Scuffle Takeaways

Scuffle Day One Thoughts/ Day Two Paths

125 Barlow McGhee- McGhee is still alive in the consi bracket. He wrestled fairly conservatively but was able to grab two solid wins before losing to Piccinnini of Oklahoma State. I came away from the match feeling that Barlow could have beaten him, if he had come out stronger and not had a 4 point … Continue reading Scuffle Day One Thoughts/ Day Two Paths

Mizzou Insider Guide to the Scuffle: 165-285

165 Notable wrestlers: #4 Daniel Lewis, MIZZ #5 Mitch Minotti, Lehigh #9 Chandler Rogers, OKST #9 (174) Nick Wanzek MINN #11 Jake Faust, Duke #13 Keaton Subjeck, Stanford #14 Bryce Steiert, UNI #15 Tyler Marinelli, Gardner Webb #16 Brandon Womack, Cornell #18 Austin Matthews, Edinboro Dylan Artigliere, Cornell Drew Longo, Lehigh Drew Daniels, Navy (Rockhurst) … Continue reading Mizzou Insider Guide to the Scuffle: 165-285

Mizzou Insider Guide to the Scuffle: 125-157

125 Notable Wrestlers: #3 Dylan Peters, UNI #5 Darian Cruz Lehigh #7 Barlow McGhee Mizzou #9 Ethan Lizak Minnesota #10 Sean Russell, Edinboro #11 Jack Mueller, Virginia #13 Nick Piccininni, Oklahoma State #14 Nathan Kraisser, Campbell #18 Vito Pasone, Appalachian State Noah Baughman, Cornell Rudy Yates, UNI Trey Andrews, Northern Colorado Aaron Assad, Mizzou Thoughts: … Continue reading Mizzou Insider Guide to the Scuffle: 125-157

Kent State and Appalachian State Dual Recap/Takeaways

Overall Takeaways- We gassed a lot today, but it is better to be out of shape in December than in March and Coach Smith will have his guys ready by then for sure. McGhee, Lavallee, Lemanowicz and Cox all were really impressive today and the team as a whole had some gutty late performances. Appalachian … Continue reading Kent State and Appalachian State Dual Recap/Takeaways

No. 5 @MizzouWrestling Takes Down Kent State & No. 21 Appalachian State

COLUMBIA, Mo. – No. 5 Mizzou Wrestling walked away from the Hearnes Center with wins in 16 of 20 bouts as the Tigers defeated Kent State, 34-4, and No. 21 Appalachian State, 23-14, on Tuesday afternoon. Mizzou recorded bonus points in seven matches, including two technical falls from senior 197-pounder J’den Cox (Columbia, Mo.) and … Continue reading No. 5 @MizzouWrestling Takes Down Kent State & No. 21 Appalachian State

Interview: Drury Head Coach, James Reynolds

Jeffrey Chavez talks with Drury University Head Coach, James Reynolds, about Midwest Classic, impact on recruiting, and rest of the season outlook.

Jeff City grad earns Wrestler of the Week

ST. LOUIS – The American Midwest Conference (AMC) has announced its Wrestler of the Week award for the week ending December 11, 2016. The NAIA #3 Williams Baptist College Eagles were honored for the third time this season, with Tanner Irwin earning his first Wrestler of the Week honor. Irwin, a 133-pound freshman from Jefferson … Continue reading Jeff City grad earns Wrestler of the Week

Mizzou Preview for the Appalachian State

First up at noon is the Kent State dual, and then the App. State dual at 2:00 PM. Appalachian State has a better team than Kent State this season and that dual should be a bit more competitive 125 #7 Barlow McGhee (0-0) vs. Vito Pasone (9-4) Pasone has a lot of momentum right now. … Continue reading Mizzou Preview for the Appalachian State

Mizzou Preview for the Kent St.

First up at noon is the Kent State dual, and then the App. State dual at 2:00 PM. 125 #7 Barlow McGhee (0-0) vs. Cory Simpson (9-6) I am optimistic that these duals will be McGhee’s first matches of the season. If Barlow is healthy he could hardly ask for an easier bout than Simpson … Continue reading Mizzou Preview for the Kent St.

Westminster to Launch First NCAA DIII Women’s and Men’s Wrestling Programs in Missouri

FULTON, MO, December 15, 2016 – “Pin to win” could well be the Blue Jays new battle cry when Westminster College introduces the first NCAA Division III collegiate women’s and men’s wrestling programs in Missouri next year, it was announced today. The wrestling teams were announced by college President Dr. Benjamin Ola. Akande, Athletic Director … Continue reading Westminster to Launch First NCAA DIII Women’s and Men’s Wrestling Programs in Missouri

Willie Miklus out for the year

Redshirt junior 184-pounder Willie Miklus sustained an injury to his knee during the Virginia Tech dual (Nov. 20) and will be sidelined for the rest of the 2016-17 season following surgery, maintaining a year of eligibility. Miklus will seek a medical redshirt following the season in hopes of an additional year of eligibility. “Willie is … Continue reading Willie Miklus out for the year

This Week in Drury Wrestling

Drury University Wrestling made history this past weekend as the Panthers claimed their first ever Dual victory. Drury defeated University of the Cumberlands 27-17 with wins from Jake Byrd, Cory Pych, Jared Rennick and Ben Melton. The Panthers then fell to Williams Baptist in a hard fought dual 24-18. Drury is now 1-1 in dual competition … Continue reading This Week in Drury Wrestling

Cox on the Hodge List

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Wrestling senior 197-pounder J’den Cox (Columbia, Mo.) was named to the Dan Hodge Trophy Preseason Candidate List, announced by WIN Magazine on Friday. Cox was one of eight wrestlers named to the list for the Hodge, which is equivalent to the Heisman Trophy in college football, and is the most prestigious … Continue reading Cox on the Hodge List

Mules Wrestling travels to Indianola, Iowa for Luther Hill Invitational

Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa for the Luther Hill Invitational. The Mules are led by a pair of first year wrestlers in Cody Carson and Jesse Reser. Carson has had a solid start to the season at 174 pounds with a record of 12-2 with four pins and a tech fall. At the Buena Vista Open he went … Continue reading Mules Wrestling travels to Indianola, Iowa for Luther Hill Invitational

Ohio State Dual Takeaways

Missouri was short four starters, which pretty much took any hope of a dual victory away, but Ohio State looked awesome and some of the best wrestlers from Missouri who bonus points will be needed from if we expect to finish top four in March did not rise to meet the challenge here. 125 Assad … Continue reading Ohio State Dual Takeaways

This Week in Drury Wrestling

The Panthers traveled to Hays, Kansas this past weekend for the Bob Smith Open hosted by Fort Hays State University. Drury brought nine panthers to wrestle in the event after Thanksgiving break. The Panthers with travel this weekend to Walnut Ridge, Arkansas to compete in a series of duals against Williams Baptist and University of … Continue reading This Week in Drury Wrestling

Photography Session (Dual/Tournament) Giveaway

Ok, wrestling fans, it’s giveaway time again! So far, MissouriWrestling.com has given away two premium Mizzou Wrestling shirts and Mizzou Tiger Matside tickets. Now, we have partnered with Lutte Lens to have NWMA Photographer of the Year, Mark Lundy, photograph either a dual or tournament. Mark has literally traveled the world photographing high level wrestling such as … Continue reading Photography Session (Dual/Tournament) Giveaway

Missouri Valley moves into Top Ten

Marshall, Mo. (December 7, 2016)- The Missouri Valley College men’s jumped into the top ten in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll.  The Vikings moved up four spots to No. 9, and have six individuals ranked. Missouri Valley moved to No. 9, its highest ranking this season, after competing in the Joe Parisi Open … Continue reading Missouri Valley moves into Top Ten

Williams Wrestling Wrap Up- WBC 36 vs. Missouri Baptist University 6

Williams Baptist Wrestling has two Missouri wrestlers in their starting lineup: Jefferson City grad, Freshman Tanner Irwin McCluer grad, Freshman Demetrius Thomas who is ranked #9 in the nation Info about WIlliams Baptist Wrestling: Twitter Facebook Web

Mizzou vs. Ohio Previews and Predictions

Missouri at Ohio, Sunday Dec. 11. 125 #7 Barlow McGhee MIZZ (0-0) v. #18 Shakur Laney (11-1) McGhee’s opening weekend gets no easier when Mizzou faces Ohio on Sunday as Shakur Laney is very slick on his feet and is solid on top. I think that this match stylistically favors McGhee more than the match … Continue reading Mizzou vs. Ohio Previews and Predictions

Mizzou vs. Ohio State Previews and Predictions

125 #7 Barlow McGhee MIZZ (0-0) v. #17 Jose Rodriguez TOSU (9-2) This match will be very interesting in that it will be McGhee’s first official match of the season, as he is coming off of an injury. It will be a good test to see where Barlow’s health and conditioning are at right now. … Continue reading Mizzou vs. Ohio State Previews and Predictions

Mizzou Matside Tickets

Here’s your chance to win two FREE mat side tickets (sponsored by MOPro) to the December 20th Mizzou wrestling match against Kent State and Appalachian State at the Hearnes Center. Mizzou is currently ranked #6 in the nation by FloWrestling. We all know and love J’den Cox, Jaydin Eierman and the rest of Mizzou team, but Appalachian … Continue reading Mizzou Matside Tickets

Ke-Shawn Hayes Out For Season

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Luke Pletcher, a highly-touted true freshmen from Latrobe, Pa., will make his varsity debut on Thursday night at 141 lbs. vs. Missouri. Pletcher replaces redshirt freshman Ke-Shawn Hayes in Ohio State’s lineup. Hayes recently suffered a injury and will miss the remainder of the 2016-17 season. Pletcher is 8-0 this year with … Continue reading Ke-Shawn Hayes Out For Season

UNI Open Recap (Mizzou Perspective)

125 Assad finished third and had a really solid day in beating solid guys. The downside for him was a close loss to Piotrowski that cost him a chance for a match-up with Lizak. Brennan had solid wins over Silzer and Rohweder. The downside for Brennan was that he lost to Bianchi and Lizak, and … Continue reading UNI Open Recap (Mizzou Perspective)

Mules Wrestling set to compete at the Buena Vista Open

WARRENSBURG, Mo. (Dec. 2, 2016)– The Mules Wrestling team will be on the road to open up the month of December as they travel to Storm Lake, Iowa to compete in the Buena Vista Open. This will be the third tournament for the Mules this season and the first of three to close out the … Continue reading Mules Wrestling set to compete at the Buena Vista Open

UNI Open Preview (DEC 3rd)

125 Likely Competitors of Note #3 Dylan Peters UNI #7 Barlow McGhee MIZZ #9 Ethan Lizak MINN Kyle Larsen IOWA ST. Danny Vega IOWA ST. Aaron Assad MIZZ Chase Brennan MIZZ Devin Scroder PURDUE Jake Silzer ILL Travis Piotrowski ILL Perez Perez IOWA Jack Wagner IOWA This will be a deep bracket if all of … Continue reading UNI Open Preview (DEC 3rd)

Demetrius Thomas named AMC Wrestler of the Week

ST. LOUIS – The American Midwest Conference has announced its first Wrestler of the Week of the 2016-17 season, and the inaugural award of the campaign went to a representative of Williams Baptist College. Wrestling in the Hatcher Duals for the Eagles, freshman Demetrius Thomas (FR/Ferguson, Mo. – McCluer High School ) posted a 5-0 … Continue reading Demetrius Thomas named AMC Wrestler of the Week

Mizzou vs VA Tech post match interviews

View more photos by Photographer of the Year, Mark Lundy, here. COLUMBIA, Mo. – Wrestling in Jesse Auditorium for the third time in four years, No. 5 Mizzou Wrestling defeated No. 6 Virginia Tech, 23-19, on Sunday afternoon. In front of an announced crowd of 1,479, three Tigers recorded bonus points as Mizzou won six … Continue reading Mizzou vs VA Tech post match interviews

Rennick Takes 2nd, Morgan-Beckum 4th at Joe Parisi Open

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Drury had two wrestlers finish in the top five with Jared Rennick taking second and Lawyer Morgan-Beckum claiming a fourth at the Joe Parisi Open hosted by Lindenwood University in St. Charles on Saturday. Rennick, a freshman from Washington, Missouri competing in the 197 pound class had an excellent meet posting … Continue reading Rennick Takes 2nd, Morgan-Beckum 4th at Joe Parisi Open

Mules Wrestling places four at UNK Open

WARRENSBURG, Mo. (Nov. 19, 2016)– Cody Carson led the way for Mules Wrestling at the Nebraska-Kearney Open placing fourth in the 174 pound weight class in the Elite Division, and was one of three Mules to place in their respective weight classes. Carson went 5-2 on the day in the Elite division. He started the day with … Continue reading Mules Wrestling places four at UNK Open

MVC Women’s Open

Marshall, Mo. (November 19, 2016)- The No. 20 Missouri Valley College women’s wrestling team hosted the MVC Open Saturday at the Burns Athletic Complex, featuring over 30 collegiate programs and clubs and nearly 300 competitors. Three Vikings finished as medalists at the event, led by Senior Christy Powell (Powders Springs, Ga.) who placed second at … Continue reading MVC Women’s Open

Missouri Valley ranked #13 in latest polls

Marshall, Mo. (November 16, 2016)- The Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team stayed at No. 13 in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 released Wednesday.  The Vikings have six individuals ranked this week. The Viking men’s wrestling team has competed in just one event this season.  Last weekend, the team took part in the … Continue reading Missouri Valley ranked #13 in latest polls

Dalton Tipton named NAIA Wrestler of the Week

Marshall, Mo. (November 16, 2016)- Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling student-athlete, Sophomore Dalton Tipton (Smithville, Mo.) has been named the NAIA Wrestler of the Week after his performance last weekend at the Kaufman-Brand Open at Maryville (Mo.) University. Tipton, who entered the tournament ranked No. 8 in the NAIA, won the amateur division’s 174 pound … Continue reading Dalton Tipton named NAIA Wrestler of the Week

This Week in Drury Wrestling

Drury Wrestling wrapped up its second weekend of competition as the Panthers traveled to St. Louis, Missouri for the Kaufman Brand Open. The tournament featured two different divisions with 10 weight classes in each division. The Amateur division largely consist of freshman and sophomore wrestlers and the Elite division consist of upperclassman and more experienced … Continue reading This Week in Drury Wrestling

College Tournament Digested Version

Editors note: Hey, there was a lot of action this week. If you feel left out, shoot me an email to get included on page (wrestling@missouriwrestling.com) Two Fort Hayes State Wrestlers from Missouri were crown champs at the Northern Colorado Open. Christian Lance (Nixa) and Jon Inman (Branson) both took home titles for FHSU. 2 … Continue reading College Tournament Digested Version

Mizzou Wrestling Dominates Old Dominion, 36-3 in Season Opener

NORFOLK, Va. – Five from No. 5 Mizzou Wrestling registered bonus points as the Tigers opened the season with a 36-3 win over Old Dominion on Sunday in Norfolk, Va. In the victory, redshirt senior 149-pounder Lavion Mayes (Mascoutah, Ill.) recorded his 100th career collegiate victory in a 9-4 win over Michael Hayes. POST DUAL … Continue reading Mizzou Wrestling Dominates Old Dominion, 36-3 in Season Opener

Mules crown five champions at UCM Open

WARRENSBURG, Mo. (Nov. 13, 2016) — Mules Wrestling crowned five individual champions and had seven other wrestlers earn placing finishes at the annual UCM Open at the Multipurpose Building on Sunday. Daide Agnew at 141 pounds, Josh Thomson at 165, Cody Carson at 174 pounds and Keifer Farrar at 184 pounds all claimed individual championships. … Continue reading Mules crown five champions at UCM Open

Mizzou Wrestling Signs Five to Recruiting Class

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Wrestling head coach Brian Smith added five wrestlers to his program’s fall 2016 recruiting class on Wednesday. Future Tigers Jared Campbell (Burbank, Ohio), Allan Hart (Uniontown, Ohio), Dack Punke (Washington, Ill.), Jake Raschka (Pewaukee, Wis.) and Lane Stigall (Aurora, Ore.) have all chosen to live #TigerStyle and continue their academic and … Continue reading Mizzou Wrestling Signs Five to Recruiting Class

Mules Wrestling has strong showing in season opener

WARRENSBURG, Mo. (Nov. 9, 2016)– The Central Missouri Mules wrestling team (2-0, 0-0 MIAA) opened its 2016-17 season with a triangular against Barton Community College and Wentworth Military Academy Wednesday night in the Multipurpose Building. The Mules defeated Barton and Wentworth 32-12 and 48-0, respectively. In the first dual of the night, Central Missouri matched up against … Continue reading Mules Wrestling has strong showing in season opener

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MacMurray College Women’s Open

College Women – 101 1st Place – Maria Ahumada of Missouri Baptist 2nd Place – Coellet Rangel of Unattached 3rd Place – Ruby Ariosa of Unattached Round 1 Round 1 – Maria Ahumada (Missouri Baptist) won by fall over Ruby Ariosa (Unattached) (Fall 1:06) Round 2 Round 2 – Coellet Rangel (Unattached) won by decision … Continue reading MacMurray College Women’s Open

Panthers compete in program’s first wrestling competition

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Drury competed in the first wrestling competition in program history on Sunday in the Dan Harris Open at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas. The first participant ever to represent Drury on the mat was Cory Pych, a junior from Bartlett, Illinois. Pych, competing in the 157-pound class, pinned his opponent in … Continue reading Panthers compete in program’s first wrestling competition

Mizzou Wrestling Competes at the 51st NWCA All-Star Classic

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Mizzou Wrestling grapplers squared off at the 51st National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Star Classic on Saturday in Cleveland, Ohio. Four wrestlers, redshirt junior 157-pounder Joey Lavallee (Reno, Nev.), redshirt junior 125-pounder Barlow McGhee (Rock Island, Ill.), redshirt senior 149-pounder Lavion Mayes (Mascoutah, Ill.) and redshirt sophomore 165-pounder Daniel Lewis (Blue Springs, Mo.), … Continue reading Mizzou Wrestling Competes at the 51st NWCA All-Star Classic

Spartans post strong showing against #4 McKendree

ST. LOUIS [RESULTS] No. 20 Missouri Baptist hung tough against No. 4 McKendree before falling 28-17 Thursday night in R. Alton Lacey Gymnasium. The Spartans gave one of the top teams in the WCWA all they could handle. McKendree entered into the dual with a perfect 3-0 record, outscoring their opponents 116-23 along the way. … Continue reading Spartans post strong showing against #4 McKendree

RECAP: Upper Iowa 38, Truman 3

FAYETTE, Iowa – For the second year in a row, the Truman wrestling team opened up the season at Upper Iowa, but this time it was for the Showdown at Sundown between the Bulldogs and No. 5 Peacocks (D2Wrestle.com). The two programs went toe-to-toe outside and in the elements in the heart of UIU’s campus … Continue reading RECAP: Upper Iowa 38, Truman 3

Mizzou Wrestling Opens Season with Black & Gold Dual

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Wrestling, ranked No. 5 in the NWCA Division I Coaches Poll, opened the 2016-17 season with its annual Black and Gold dual at the Hearnes Center on Thursday. The Gold team, led by senior 197-pounder J’den Cox (Columbia, Mo.), emerged victorious, defeating the Black team, 27-21. Cox and redshirt junior 184-pounder … Continue reading Mizzou Wrestling Opens Season with Black & Gold Dual

Dominique Hampton

Dominique Hampton is a freshman wrestler at the University of Central Missouri. Dominique graduated from Raytown Senior High School in Raytown, Mo. Dominique was four year letter winner. In his senior season he was a state champion at 220 lbs – Raytown High School’s first state champ in over four decades, First Team All-State, a district … Continue reading Dominique Hampton

Drury Wrestling 2016-17 Season Trailer: Lay the Bricks
@MizzouWrestling Set for Annual Black & Gold Dual

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Wrestling will kick off the 2016-17 season by hosting its annual Black & Gold Scrimmage at the Hearnes Center on Thursday. The intrasquad dual will begin at 6 p.m. (CT) and will be free to the public. In 2016-17, the Tigers return all four NCAA All-Americans from last year’s team which … Continue reading @MizzouWrestling Set for Annual Black & Gold Dual

GLVC Announces First Preseason Coaches Wrestling Poll

INDIANAPOLS – The Truman Wrestling team was picked sixth in the inaugural Great Lakes Valley Conference Preseason Coaches’ poll on Tuesday. The Bulldogs open the season Thursday night with a dual with Upper Iowa University on the road. Maryville University edged out McKendree by one point to claim the top spot in the poll. The … Continue reading GLVC Announces First Preseason Coaches Wrestling Poll

Mules Wrestling ranked 11th in D2Wrestle.com Super Region 3 preseason poll

WARRENSBURG, Mo. (Oct. 27, 2016)– The Mules wrestling team has been picked to finish 11th out of 15 teams this year in Super Region Three and have four wrestlers individually ranked as released Thursday morning on D2wrestle.com. The Mules finished 13th last year at regionals in the 15 team field. The Mules finished the 2015-16 … Continue reading Mules Wrestling ranked 11th in D2Wrestle.com Super Region 3 preseason poll

Mules Wrestling picked to finish fifth in MIAA preseason poll

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Oct.26, 2016)– The Mules Wrestling team has been picked to finish fifth in the MIAA for the second year in row as announced by the league office on Wednesday morning with the release of the coaches preseason poll. The Mules received eight points in the poll, which was voted on by all … Continue reading Mules Wrestling picked to finish fifth in MIAA preseason poll

Meet the Maryville Wrestling Red-Shirt Freshmen

Maryville University, comes off a fifth-place finish at the 2016 NCAA Division II National Championships. The Saints have 7 red-shirt wrestlers on their roster. Meet the Maryville Wrestling Red-Shirt Freshmen:

Former UCM student-athletes honored as UCM’s Distinguished Alumni

Three University of Central Missouri graduates, including two former UCM student-athletes, who have excelled in careers or service that include work in the United States Secret Service, U.S. Army, and business/education were honored as Distinguished Alumni as part of the university’s 2016 Homecoming celebration. The Distinguished Alumni Award for Service recipient was Dan Power, a … Continue reading Former UCM student-athletes honored as UCM’s Distinguished Alumni

’03 Missouri Valley Team inducted to Hall of Fame

The 2002-2003 men’s wrestling team is one of the most successful teams in the history of the Missouri Valley College Athletic Department. Led by Head Coach Mike Machholz, this team captured the program’s third National championship, producing 11 All-Americans and captured the program’s seventh regional championship. The 11 All-Americans is a single-season record for the … Continue reading ’03 Missouri Valley Team inducted to Hall of Fame

Drury Inaugural singlet design

First year program, Drury University, has released their inaugural season singlet design. Drury University is a private liberal arts university located in Springfield, Missouri, offering more than 70 undergraduate & graduate programs

Inside Mizzou’s locker room

Check out these awesome wall graphics inside the Mizzou Wrestling locker rooms. Why choose this as our philosophy? We choose Tiger Style. We choose Tiger Style as a lifestyle, not because it is easy, but because it is difficult. We choose Tiger Style because its goals and expectations will serve to organize and measure the … Continue reading Inside Mizzou’s locker room

Daniel Lewis will battle Wisconsin’s Isaac Jordan

Manheim, Pennsylvania — Mat wrestling will be at a premium as Wisconsin’s Isaac Jordan and Missouri’s Daniel Lewis have agreed to compete at 165 pounds at the  51st annual NWCA All-Star Classic on November 5 at Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Center. The event, presented by The Brewer-Garrett Company and hosted by the Wrestlers in Business … Continue reading Daniel Lewis will battle Wisconsin’s Isaac Jordan

Inside Wentworth, Part II: Tour Campus

Part II of MissouriWrestling.com’s visit to Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Missouri bring you a campus tour of Wentworth as if you were a college recruit visiting campus.

Inside Wentworth Wrestling: Part 1

MissouriWrestling.com visited Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Missouri to talk with Don Schreimann about the start up of the college’s first women’s wrestling program. Don will be the head coach and has over 40 years experience in coaching. This is part I of the Wentworth series with Q&A with Don and also men’s head coach, … Continue reading Inside Wentworth Wrestling: Part 1

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