Ty Prazma
Ty  Prazma

RS Senior

Granite City, Ill.

High School:
Granite City



Parks, Recreation & Tourism / Graduate: Positive Coaching


Seven Tigers Named To 2015 Academic All-MAC Wrestling Team

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


Wrestling Hosts American Sunday In 2015 National Duals Regionals

With a win, the Tigers advance to the National Duals Finals next weekend in Iowa City, Iowa


Wrestling Tops Eastern Michigan, Crowned Regular Season MAC Champions

Tigers' 31-7 victory Sunday clinches perfect 8-0 record in MAC Duals


Tigers Sweep Friday Set Of Duals At Mizzou Arena

Mizzou wins 23 matches on the day, including four against ranked opponents


Coach Smith Earns 200th Win Saturday In Tigers Sweep

Mizzou's 54-0 win over Truman State secures historic mark for Tiger Style head coach


• 2015 Academic All-MAC Team

• In his final year with Mizzou, tallied a 20-8 overall record and 3-1 mark in duals.
• His 20 wins this season was the third time in his career recording 20+ wins.
• Last match of the season took place on Feb. 8, 2015 against MAC foe Eastern Michigan, went on to defeat Austin Geerlings by 8-3 decision.
• Competed in four tournaments this season, placing in all of them.
• Tournament highlight came on Dec. 13, 2014, taking home 165 pound title at UNI Open.
• The event championship at 2014 UNI Open gave him three event wins for his Tiger career.
• Closed his Tiger Style career with 83 career wins and 30 losses. Also finished with a 4-2 career dual record.
• Tallied four Falls this season, giving him 22 for his Mizzou career.

• Prazma competed in five tournaments for the Tigers at 165 and 174 pounds.
• Was crowned the champion at the UCM open after winning by technical fall (17-0) in his first match, followed by three decision wins.
• Took fifth place overall at the Joe Parisi Open, winning three matches total at the tournament, two by way of pins.
• Picked up another title at the Kaufman-Brand Open.
• A third-place finish came at the UNI Open where Prazma won five of his six matches, including a rematch against Austin Gelbach of Northern Iowa.
• Overall, Prazma's season record came to 17-5, with five wins coming by pin and three coming by way of technical fall.

• Competed in five tournaments for the Tigers as well as taking a place on the starting lineup at 165 pounds in two duals.
• Competed in the duals against Old Dominion and Purdue, winning the latter of the pair.
• Placed fourth at the Kaufman-Brand Open, winning six of his eight matches.
• Finished in third place at the Roger Denker Open, defeating Garrison McCauley of Oklahoma in the finals by technical fall, 17-1.
• Prazma picked up a total of 21 wins on the season.

• In his first year as an attached wrestler for Missouri, Prazma went 25-7 on the season overall, placing in the top five of all five tournaments he competed in.
• Finished in third place at the UCM Open, winning seven of his eight matches overall at the tournament.
• Took fourth at the Lindenwood Open after winning his first match with a pin at 1:14.
• Another third-place finish came at the Kaufman-Brand Open, where his only loss was to Missouri's Zach Toal.
• Prazma lost two of his matches at the Roger Denker Open to finish in fifth place overall.
• Picked up a third third-place finish at the MVC Open after only losing one match by a pin with six seconds left in the match. He defeated James Houchins and Joshua Cyr, both of Missouri, throughout the tournament.
• Had a season record of 25-7 with nine wins coming by fall, the fastest of which was 36 seconds into the match.
FRESHMAN (2010-11)

• Took his redshirt in his first season with the Tigers and competed in four tournaments.
• Picked up his first collegiate win against Ian Taylor (HLG) at the Lindenwood Open.
• Finished in second place at the Roger Denker Open, losing to Mizzou's Jordan Gagliano in the finals.
• Prazma picked up 11 wins in his first season on the team, three of which were pins.

• Helped his team to an eighth-place finish at state his sophomore season.
• Recorded 78 wins by fall in his four years on the team, 54 of which came in his junior and senior seasons.
• Had 140 wins overall in his career after picking up 50 in his season year alone.
• Competed in the 2009 Southeastern Regional, where he earned a runner-up finish in the freestyle event.
• Also lettered three times in soccer.
• Was named Academic All-State.

• Tyler Prazma was born to Kenneth and Jill Prazma in Granite City, Ill., on Jan. 22, 1992.
• His father is a paramedic and a firefighter, while his mother is a credit analyst.
• His mother attended SIU-Edwardsville.
• Has an older sister, Erika, who played soccer at Eastern Illinois University.

Season Overall Duals (MAC) Tournament (MAC/NCAA) Major Dec. Fall Tech. Fall
2010-11 Redshirted
2011-12 25-7 0-0 (0-0) 25-7 (0-0/0-0) 1 9 1
2012-13 21-10 1-1 (1-0) 20-9 (0-0/0-0) 2 4 3
2013-14 17-5 0-0 (0-0) 17-5 (0-0/0-0) 1 5 3
2014-15 20-8 3-1 (1-0) 17-7 (0-0/0-0) 3 4 2
CAREER 83-30 4-2 (2-0) 79-28 (0-0/0-0) 7 22 9
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