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.
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.