Men Wrestling News

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

Viking Men's Wrestling Has Eight Medalist at Home Open
Posted January 31, 2015

Results-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (January 31, 2015)- The No. 10 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team hosted the MVC Open Saturday at the Burns Athletic Complex featuring nearly 200 student-athletes from NAIA and NCAA programs.  Both Junior Gabi Musallam (San Diego, Calif.) and Senior Logan Welch (Lexington, Mo... Read More

Viking Men's Wrestling to Host Open Tournament Saturday
Posted January 30, 2015

Live Results-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (January 29, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team will host at least 15 NAIA and NCAA men’s wrestling programs Saturday in the MVC Open at the Burns Athletic Complex.   Over 200 men’s wrestling student-athletes from NCAA Division I and II, along with the NAIA are expected to compete this weekend... Read More

Viking Men's Wrestling Falls to Maryville in Dual
Posted January 26, 2015

Results-Click Here   Marshall, Mo. (January 26, 2015)- The No. 10 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team competed against NCAA Division II No. 1 Maryville (Mo.) University in a dual at Blue Springs (Mo.) High School.  The Vikings fell in the matchup by a 35-9 score. Missouri Valley vs... Read More