Johnny Eblen
Johnny  Eblen

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Kansas City, Mo.

High School:
Park Hill

Weight:
174

Birthdate:
12/13/1991

Major:
Health Sciences / Positive Coaching


05/26/2015

Five Tigers Named To 2015 NWCA All-Academic Team

Tiger Style's five recipients is T-1st most in the country

04/30/2015

Seven Tigers Named To 2015 Academic All-MAC Wrestling Team

Tiger Style grapplers among 35 total MAC wrestling student-athletes to receive honor

03/20/2015

Tiger Style Back Up To Third Place After NCAA Championships Third Session

Waters, Houdashelt, and Cox secure All-American honors, four others still with chance entering tonight's session

03/19/2015

Miklus' Pin Highlights Tigers' First Session At NCAA Championships

Seven of ten Mizzou grapplers advance to second round of winners' bracket

03/19/2015

Nine Tigers Remain In Play Following NCAA Championships Second Session

Waters (125), Houdashelt (149), and Cox (197) last remaining Mizzou grapplers in winners' bracket

CAREER HONORS

• 2015 NCAA Championships Qualifier (174 pounds)
• 2015 Academic All-MAC Team
• 2014 Academic All-MAC Team
REDSHIRT SENIOR (2014-15)

• Finished the season with a 29-7 overall record, including a 16-2 dual record (5-0 MAC competitions).
• His 29 victories marked a new single season career high, surpassing his previous high of 20 wins (twice).
• 16 dual wins also set a new career high, surpassing his six dual victories a season ago.
• 174 pound runner up at 2015 MAC Championships.
• Placed second at 2014 Harold Nichols Cyclone Open, and earned third place honors at 2015 Southern Scuffle.
• Spanning from Jan. 10, 2015 - Feb. 21, 2015, tallied a season best 11 match winning streak.
• Consensus top-10 nationally ranked wrestler (174 pounds) throughout the season.
• Racked up eight wins against ranked opponents, highlighted by 7-3 decision over No. 5 Tyler Wilps (Pittsburgh) on Jan. 2, 2015.
• Concludes his Tiger Style career with 87-24 career record, and amassed 20+ wins in three separate campaigns. Also leaves Columbia ranked T-8th all-time in career technical falls (nine) and career major decisions (21).
REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2013-14)

• Held the starting spot on the lineup through the end of the regular season when he suffered an injury that would keep him out for the rest of the year.
• Was crowned the champion at the Warren Williams/Daktronics Open after defeating Bree Pfarr (Minnesota) in the finals, 5-1.
• Finished in sixth-place at the Joe Parisi Open after an injury in his third match kept him out of the rest of the tournament.
• A loss in the finals at the UNI Open against Kevin Steinhaus (Minnesota) gave him a second-place finish.
• Went 20-7 this season overall, with a dual record of 6-1. Eblen picked up one technical fall win and five major decisions this season.
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2012-13)

• Competed in five tournaments for the Tigers and made his way onto the starting lineup at 184 pounds.
• Took titles at three tournaments - the UCM Open (six wins), Kaufman-Brand Open (four wins) and Roger Denker Open (four wins).
• Competed in his first collegiate dual against Baker; Eblen won by major decision 11-3 over Parker Owen.
• Finished in seventh at the Southern Scuffle, winning five of his seven matches.
• Completed the season with 20 wins and only four losses. Eblen had three wins by fall, eight by major decision, and two technical falls this season.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2011-12)

• Participated in six tournaments in his first season as an attached wrestler for Mizzou.
• Finished in third place at both the UCM and Roger Denker Opens with ten wins between the two tournaments.
• Took fourth place at the Lindenwood Open.
• Had second-place finishes at the Kaufman-Brand Open and the MVC Open. Both finals matches were against other Missouri wrestlers.
• Had an overall season record of 18-6.
FRESHMAN (2010-11)

• Taking his redshirt and wrestling at 184 pounds, Eblen competed in five open tournaments as an unattached wrestler.
• Eblen's first collegiate win occurred at the Lindenwood Open against Jared Korte (McKendree) by major decision 22-10.
• Finished in fifth at the UCM Open and sixth at the Kaufman/Brand and Roger Denker Opens.
• Was named the champion at the MVC Open after defeating four other wrestlers.
• Eblen's season record was 13-5 including three pins and one technical fall.
PARK HILL HIGH SCHOOL (KANSAS CITY, MO)

• Won the state title his senior year at 189 pounds, along with helping his team to a first-place finish.
• Took fourth place and second place at state his sophomore and junior seasons respectively, both at 171 pounds.
• At the 2007 Fargo Cadet Nationals, he placed second in the Greco competition and fourth in the freestyle.
• In 2009, finished eighth in freestyle at the Fargo Junior Nationals.
PERSONAL

• Johnny Eblen was born to Tom and Hyon Eblen on Dec. 13, 1991 in Des Moines, Iowa.
• Has two siblings - Tommy, who wrestled at UCM, and Tim.
STATS

Season Overall Duals (MAC) Tournament (MAC/NCAA) Major Dec. Fall Tech. Fall
2010-11 Redshirted
2011-12 18-6 0-0 (0-0) 18-6 (0-0/0-0) 4 3 2
2012-13 20-4 2-2 (0-0) 18-2 (0-0/0-0) 8 3 2
2013-14 20-7 6-1 (4-1) 14-6 (0-0/0-0) 5 0 1
2014-15 29-7 17-2 (5-0) 13-5 (2-1/2-2) 6 6 4
Career 87-24 25-5 (9-1) 63-19 (2-1/0-0) 23 12 9
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