No. 9 Mizzou Wrestling Remains Perfect, Tallies Ranked Wins Over No. 10 Iowa State & No. 20 Northern Iowa

COLUMBIA, Mo. – No. 9 Mizzou Wrestling (7-0) continued its dominance to start the 2021 campaign Sunday afternoon with a pair of dual victories over nationally ranked foes. The Tigers opened their day with a 34-6 triumph over No. 20 Northern Iowa, followed by a 31-7 win against No. 10 Iowa State.

Mizzou simply overpowered the Panthers and Cyclones grapplers, winning 16-of-20 overall matches on the day. Five of the Tigers’ individual victories occurred against nationally ranked wrestlers, highlighted by 141-pound redshirt junior Allan Hart toppling No. 4 Ian Parker of Iowa State.

Additionally, eight of Mizzou’s wins Sunday resulted in bonus points. 165-pound freshman Keegan O’Toole tallied a technical fall and fall in his two victories, while 184-pound redshirt sophomore Jeremiah Kent produced a fall and major decision.

Hear From Head Coach Brian Smith

On the Tigers’ dominance over the Panthers and Cyclones…

“We wrestled two really good teams and we won a lot of tight matches. We gutted out some very tough wins. We had guys stepping up across the lineup and getting bonus points. We had guys finding a way to win and that’s important this time of the year. We’re going to continue to get better and have a lot of things to work on. To walk out of Hilton Coliseum with two ranked dual wins, that’s pretty big.”

Hear From 141-Pound Redshirt Junior Allan Hart

On his 2-0 afternoon, including triumph over No. 4 ranked opponent…

“It was really good. That first match against Northern Iowa, I got my pace going. In the second match versus Iowa State, it was really huge. He was ranked fourth in the country. I don’t like to play into the rankings, because anything can happen on any given day, but beating someone that highly ranked and established was really cool.”

No. 9 Mizzou over No. 20 Northern Iowa, 34-6

125: No. 20 Brody Teske (UNI) over No. 14 Connor Brown (MIZ) by 12-10 (SV1) decision

133: No. 10 Matt Schmitt (MIZ) over Kyle Biscoglia (UNI) by 4-3 decision

141: No. 10 Allan Hart (MIZ) over Drew Bennett (UNI) by 17-0 technical fall (4:23)

149: No. 3 Brock Mauller (MIZ) over Tristan Lara (UNI) by 5-3 decision

157: No. 12 Jarrett Jacques (MIZ) over Cayd Lara (UNI) by 19-4 technical fall (6:24)

165: No. 13 Keegan O’Toole (MIZ) over Pat Schoenfelder (UNI) by 20-4 technical fall (6:36)

174: No. 19 Peyton Mocco (MIZ) over No. 33 Lance Runyon (UNI) by 9-6 decision

184: No. 18 Jeremiah Kent (MIZ) over Keegan Moore (UNI) by fall (2:23)

197: No. 15 Rocky Elam (MIZ) over Tyrell Gordon (UNI) by 14-2 major decision

HWT: No. 10 Carter Isley (UNI) over No. 7 Zach Elam (MIZ) by 3-2 decision

No. 9 Mizzou over No. 10 Iowa State, 31-7

125: No. 14 Connor Brown (MIZ) over Kysen Terukina (ISU) by 5-4 decision

133: No. 10 Matt Schmitt (MIZ) over No. 30 Zach Redding (ISU) by 4-3 decision

141: No. 10 Allan Hart (MIZ) over No. 4 Ian Parker (ISU) by 7-4 decision

149: No. 3 Brock Mauller (MIZ) over Cam Robinson (ISU) by 7-3 decision

157: No. 3 David Carr (ISU) over No. 12 Jarrett Jacques (MIZ) by 14-1 major decision

165: No. 13 Keegan O’Toole (MIZ) over Grant Stotts (ISU) by fall (4:19)

174: No. 19 Peyton Mocco (MIZ) over No. 26 Julien Broderson (ISU) by fall (0:56)

184: No. 18 Jeremiah Kent (MIZ) over Tate Battani (ISU) by 10-0 major decision

197: No. 15 Rocky Elam over (MIZ) No. 19 Yonger Bastida (ISU) by 5-4 decision

HWT: No. 7 Gannon Gremmel (ISU) over No. 7 Zach Elam (MIZ) by 7-2 decision

Extra Matches

125: Alex Mackall (ISU) over Dack Punke (MIZ) by 10-2 major decision

125: Kyle Gollhofer (UNI) over Dack Punke (MIZ) by 3-1 decision

141: Josh Edmond (MIZ) over Cael Happel (UNI) by 7-5 decision

174: Sean Harman MIZ) over Mac Southard (ISU) by 4-3 decision

174: Lance Runyon (UNI) over Duwayne Villalpando (MIZ) by 11-2 major decision

184: Parker Keckeisen (UNI) over Colton Hawks (MIZ) by 3-2 decision

197: Wyatt Koelling (MIZ) over Marcus Coleman (ISU) by 6-4 decision

197: Parker Keckeisen (UNI) over Wyatt Koelling (MIZ) by 6-1 decision

#TigerStyle Takeaways

Mizzou has now outscored its opposition this season, 238-34. The Tigers have yet to allow an opponent to score double-digit points in a dual. Additionally, Mizzou has surpassed 30-plus points in six of its seven duals thus far this season.
The Tigers have now toppled Northern Iowa in eight of their past 11 historical meetings.
While Iowa State still holds an eye-opening 44-11 all-time series lead over Mizzou, the Tigers hold recent bragging rights behind a current six-dual winning streak following Sunday’s victory.
Following respective perfect 2-0 afternoons in Ames, Iowa, Mizzou’s Hart, 149-pound junior Brock Mauller, O’Toole, 165-pound redshirt sophomore Peyton Mocco, Kent and 197-pound freshman Rocky Elam all still possess unblemished records this season.

Up Next

Mizzou returns to the friendly confines of the Hearnes Center next Saturday (Jan. 23) for a tri-dual against Mid-American Conference foes Northern Illinois and Ohio. Action kicks off in Mid-Missouri at noon CT.

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