Ty Prazma
Ty  Prazma

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Granite City, Ill.

High School:
Granite City

Weight:
165

Birthdate:
01/22/1992

Major:
Parks, Recreation & Tourism / Graduate: Positive Coaching


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

02/13/2015

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

02/08/2015

Wrestling Tops Eastern Michigan, Crowned Regular Season MAC Champions

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

12/19/2014

Tigers Sweep Friday Set Of Duals At Mizzou Arena

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

11/15/2014

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

CAREER HONORS

• 2015 Academic All-MAC Team
REDSHIRT SENIOR (2014-15)

• 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.
REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2013-14)

• 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.
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2012-13)

• 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.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2011-12)

• 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.
GRANITE CITY HIGH SCHOOL (GRANITE CITY, ILL.)

• 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.
PERSONAL

• 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.
STATS

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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