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Mizzou Wrestling is ELITE: earn 5th straight top 10 finish at Nationals

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Four All American honors ain’t too shabby either!

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Five years in a row Mizzou Wrestling has finished in the top 10 at Nationals, and this year they placed four All-Americans. Here’s the breakdown from MUTigers.com:

  • 125 lbs – RS Freshman No. 28 Dack Punke (11-12) – Eliminated – 0-2
  • 133 lbs – RS Sr. No. 8 John Erneste (22-7) – Sixth Place – 4-3 – All-American
  • 141 lbs – RS Jr. No. 5 Jaydin Eierman (28-4) – Third Place – 5-1 – All-American
  • 149 lbs – Fr. No. 4 Brock Mauller (32-5) – Sixth Place – 4-3 – All-American
  • 157 lbs – Freshman No. 13 Jarrett Jacques (27-8) – Eliminated – 1-2
  • 165 lbs – RS Junior No. 15 Connor Flynn (21-9) – Eliminated – 1-2
  • 174 lbs – RS Sr. No. 2 Daniel Lewis (28-3) – Fourth Place – 4-2 – All-American
  • 184 lbs – RS Junior No. 14 Dylan Wisman (17-9) – Eliminated – 1-2
  • 285 lbs – Freshman No. 20 Zach Elam (25-11) – Eliminated – 3-2

The Tigers were 6th, finishing with 62.0 points just a half point behind Michigan, Penn State won the crown with 133.5 points.

Cool.

GIANT SLAYERS

After losing their first four SEC contests the Mizzou Softball team has now won four in a row. They took the last two against #8 Georgia, and have now captured the first two games against #13 Kentucky. Even better is winning AT Kentucky. :evil grin:

Oh and...

NCAA TOURNAMENT TIME

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