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Viking Men's Wrestling Finishes Season Ranked No. 7
Posted March 12, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (March 12, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team recently finished its 2014-2015 season at the NAIA Wrestling National Championship.  The Vikings placed seventh in the team standings, and learned Thursday they finished No. 7 in the final NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll... Read More

Musallam Wins National Title, Viking Men's Wrestling Places No. 7
Posted March 7, 2015

Results-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (March 7, 2015)- The No. 9 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team entered day two of the NAIA Wrestling National Championship in Topeka, Kan., with three student-athletes competing. No. 4 Junior Gabi Musallam (San Diego, Calif.) became the 14th Viking in program history, and first since 2010 to win an individual National championship in the 285 pound weight class... Read More

Viking Men's Wrestling Finishes Day 1 of Nationals with Three All-Americans
Posted March 6, 2015

Live Results-Click Here   Marshall, Mo. (March 6, 2015)- The No. 9 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team competed in day one of the 2015 NAIA Wrestling National Championship in Topeka, Kan.  The Viking have three individuals that advanced to Saturday, and will be All-Americans for the 2015 season... Read More

Viking Men's Wrestling Prepares for National Championship
Posted March 5, 2015

Preliminary Brackets-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (March 5, 2015)-  The No. 9 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team is getting ready to compete in the NAIA Wrestling National Championship in Topeka, Kan., Friday and Saturday.  The Vikings will send a total of eight student-athletes to the National competition, including six that have qualified in previous years and two former All-Americans   Welch wrestled in the 133 pound weight class his freshman and sophomore years, but will be competing in the 125 pound weight class for the second-straight year... Read More

Viking Men's Wrestling Now Ranked No. 9
Posted February 25, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (February 25, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team dropped one spot, but remains in the top ten in the final regular season edition of the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll.  The Vikings are ranked No. 9 in this week’s poll with seven individuals ranked in their respective weight class... Read More

Ekster Leads Vikings to Second Place Finish at Regionals
Posted February 21, 2015

Results-Click Here    Marshall, Mo. (February 21, 2015)- The No. 8 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling program competed at the NAIA Central Regional Qualifier Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa.  The Vikings were led by No. 2 Junior Jake Ekster (Houston, Texas) who won the 149 pound weight class and earned the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler award... Read More

Viking Men's Wrestling Moves to No. 8 in Latest Poll
Posted February 11, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (February 11, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team is moved up two spots in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll released Wednesday.  The Vikings are now ranked No. 8 in the coaches’ poll with six individually ranked wrestlers.   Since the previous coaches’ poll was released in late December, the Vikings have competed in a number of events... Read More

Viking Men's Wrestling Wins Dual on Senior Night
Posted February 10, 2015

Results-Click Here    Marshall, Mo. (February 10, 2015)- The No. 10 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team hosted Lindenwood (Ill.) University-Belleville on Senior Night at the Burns Athletic Complex.  The Vikings won eight of the ten weight classes in a 44-12 victory.   125 pounds: No... Read More

Viking Men's Wrestling Beats Truman State
Posted February 5, 2015

  Marshall, Mo. (February 5, 2015)- The No. 10 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team traveled to Kirksville, Mo., Thursday evening for a dual against NCAA Division II Truman State (Mo.) University.  The Vikings won seven of the matchups in a 28-14 victory.  Truman entered the matchup ranked No... Read More

Three Vikings Earn Weekly HAAC Awards
Posted February 2, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (February 2, 2015)-  Three Missouri Valley College student-athletes have earned weekly Heart of America Athletic Conference awards for their efforts in contests over the last week.  Both Junior Gabi Musallam (San Diego, Calif.),as Wrestler of the Week and Sophomore Phillip Cheruiyot (Nairobi, Kenya) as Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, received their honors for the second-straight week... Read More