No. 3 Missouri Wrestling boasts seven nationally-ranked wrestlers

8 months 5 days 16 hours ago Thursday, February 08 2018 Feb 8, 2018 Thursday, February 08, 2018 8:50:40 PM CST February 08, 2018 in Sports
By: Logan Ball, KOMU 8 Sports

 

COLUMBIA – Missouri Wrestling added yet another impressive label to its 2017-2018 campaign as seven Tigers received national rankings per the NCAA Coaches Panel rankings.

Jaydin Eiermann received the highest honor of the bunch, earning the number one ranking in the 141-pound weight class. Eiermann, a redshirt sophomore from Columbia, is one of four Tigers on the year with at least 20 wins and received the NCAA Wrestler of the Week for the week of Jan. 31.

Going 23-1 overall and 14-0 in conference duals, the 2017 All-American also earned MAC Wrestler of the Year last year and MAC Freshman of the year.

At the 149-pound class, Grant Leeth has fought his way up to number three. Leeth, a redshirt junior from Kearney, MO, has racked up multiple wins over top-ranked wrestlers in his class. That includes a thrilling 3-1 win over then No. 3 wrestler, Justin Oliver of Central Michigan. That victory helped seal the MAC regular season championship for the undefeated Tigers.

The biggest shock of all may come from No. 4 Daniel Lewis. Lewis has had the season of his life, going 24-0 this season and holding two All-American titles (2016 and 2017). Lewis also leads the team in falls (14) and dual points (81).

The only thing holding Lewis back in the competition in front. The top two wrestlers in the class are also undefeated (Zahid Valencia and defending national champion Mark Hall) and Bo Jordan, the number three wrestler, only holds one loss, which comes courtesy of Mark Hall.

The other Tigers rounding out the list include No. 7 Joey Lavallee (157-pound), No. 9 Canten Marriott (184-pound), No. 10 Willie Miklus (197-pound) and No. 19 Connor Flynn (165-pound).

The Tigers have two more duals on the road, at SIU-Edwardsville on Feb. 14 and Northern Iowa on Feb. 17. That comes right before the MAC Championships in early March before Nationals in Cleveland, Ohio.

 

        

More News

Grid
List
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times. ... More >>
5 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 8:44:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA- Columbia Public School's out-of-school suspension rates for black students is double the rate of out-of-school suspensions given to white... More >>
6 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 8:06:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
(AP) - Two companies facing multiple lawsuits over a summer tourist boat accident in Missouri that killed 17 people have... More >>
7 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 7:24:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
(CNN) - A federal judge has dismissed adult film star Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump. Daniels... More >>
7 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 6:57:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
MEXICO - A Mexico teenager faces 27 counts of child sexual abuse. Probable cause documents allege 17-year-old Chandler Douse... More >>
8 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 6:39:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA - The Columbia City Council is looking into a way to decrease oil and grease storage on city streets... More >>
8 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 6:35:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
FULTON - Two Columbia residents were taken into custody at a traffic stop Monday charged with the possession and distribution... More >>
9 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 5:27:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA - The Columbia City Council is talking about building two roundabouts on Nifong Boulevard in an attempt to reduce... More >>
11 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 3:35:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
(CNN) - Former Senate Intelligence Committee staff member James Wolfe pleaded guilty Monday to one count of lying to the... More >>
11 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 3:31:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA – A walkway outside of the Royal Inn off I-70 showed signs of structural damage Monday afternoon and guests... More >>
11 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 2:58:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
(CNN) - It's been five days since Hurricane Michael decimated Mexico Beach, and dozens of residents are still nowhere to... More >>
12 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 2:30:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on fundraising in the Missouri U.S. Senate race (all times local): 3... More >>
12 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 1:52:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA - Gov. Mike Parson kicked off what he calls "Infrastructure Week" Monday morning at the Missouri Department of Conservation... More >>
13 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 1:26:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
JEFFERSON CITY- A federal judge says Missouri has violated the rights of people serving life in prison without parole for... More >>
15 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 11:35:48 AM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
MONITEAU COUNTY- A man was arrested and accused of trying to run over his girlfriend and son with a truck... More >>
15 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 11:28:00 AM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA- The Boone County Sheriff's Department is investigating a pair of armed robberies at convenience stores over the weekend. ... More >>
16 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 9:54:00 AM CDT October 15, 2018 in News
CALLAWAY COUNTY - Callaway County deputies found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop early Sunday morning, according to... More >>
1 day ago Sunday, October 14 2018 Oct 14, 2018 Sunday, October 14, 2018 10:05:00 PM CDT October 14, 2018 in News
SLATER - Gloria is a 2-year-old pit bull who was found near Slater, Missouri after someone shot her in the... More >>
1 day ago Sunday, October 14 2018 Oct 14, 2018 Sunday, October 14, 2018 8:26:00 PM CDT October 14, 2018 in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 32°
3am 34°
4am 34°
5am 33°
6am 32°