Missouri dominates ASU

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The No. 3-ranked Missouri wrestling team won their first dual competition on Sunday, Nov. 19, against No. 21 Arizona State, 39-6. The 33-point margin is the largest over the Sun Devils in program history.

Redshirt junior Noah Surtin (125) got the match off to a fast start, pinning his opponent in 1:38. Redshirt sophomore Josh Edmond (141) returned to dual competition with a major decision, 14-3. No. 7 redshirt senior Brock Mauller (157) broke the dual wide open, dominating his opponent in a 21-5 technical fall, giving the Tigers a 15-6 lead going into intermission.

Mizzou continued to lay it on after the break. Top-ranked and two-time defending national champion Keegan O'Toole (165) earned a 20-6 major decision victory. In his dual debut, no. 11 Clayton Whiting (184) earned a 15-3 major decision, clinching the dual victory. Redshirt sophomore Colton Hawks bumped up for the dual, dominating his true-197 opponent in a 19-4 technical fall. Redshirt senior Zach Elam pin in the final matches added to the dominant victory.


  • Mizzou moves to 3-5-1 all-time against Arizona State.

  • 3,225 Tiger fans filed into the Hearnes Center for the home opener.

  • The Tigers picked up their largest victory over the Sun Devils in school history, besting the previous record of 18 (30-12) on Feb. 8, 2019.

  • MU has won two of the last three matches against Arizona State.

  • Surtin claimed his third pin of the year, all under 2:07.

  • Z. Elam got the fall over his opponent in under 90 seconds, the seventh consecutive such fall, dating back to his school record nine-second pin in the Dual on the Diamond last year.

  • Whiting claimed a major decision victory in his dual appearance.

    125 | (16) Noah Surtin over Damien Moreno by fall (1:38)
    133 | (11) Julian Chelbove over (28) Zeke Seltzer by dec. 6-4
    141 | (16) Josh Edmond over Carter Oibert by MD 14-3
    149 | (3) Kyle Parco over Logan Gioffre by dec. 8-2
    157 | (7) Brock Mauller over Michael Kilic by TF 21-5 (6:23)
    165 | (1) Keegan O'Toole over (33) Chance McLane by MD 20-6
    174 | (8) Peyton Mocco over Max Wilner by TF 20-5 (4:25)
    184 | (11) Clayton Whiting over (19) Tony Negron by MD 15-3
    197 | Colton Hawks over Kai Argyros by TF 19-4 (6:31)
    285 | (5) Zach Elam over Damion Schunke by fall (1:28)


    The Tigers see their first conference action on Friday, Dec. 1, against No. 20 Oklahoma at the Hearnes Center. The match is slated for a 7 p.m. start and can be streamed on FloWrestling.