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Smith Announces Clemsen as Assistant Coach

Posted: Jun 13, 2014 7:22 PM by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU Sports Digital Producer
Updated: Jun 15, 2014 8:47 AM

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COLUMBIA - Mizzou head wrestling coach Brian Smith announced the hire of assistant coach Alex Clemsen. Clemsen is a Moberly and he is back in Columbia after a five year stint as an assitant at Virginia.

Clemsen has coached 38 NCAA qualifiers, six All-Americans, and eight ACC champions. The Cavaliers were ranked No. 11 nationally during the 2012-2013 season, the best in program history. That season, the Cavs earned a 15th place finish at the NCAA Championships.

Clemsen was an All-American wrestler and four-time NCAA qualifier at Edinboro. He finished his career with a 121-35 record.

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