Tiger Style grapplers among 35 total MAC wrestling student-athletes to receive honor
Seven of ten Mizzou grapplers advance to second round of winners' bracket
Waters (125), Houdashelt (149), and Cox (197) last remaining Mizzou grapplers in winners' bracket
All 10 Mizzou starters earned automatic bids to this week's tournament
RS Sr. Alan Waters named 2015 MAC Championships Most Outstanding Wrestler
2015 NCAA Championships Qualifier (133 pounds)
2015 Academic All-MAC Team
With only one automatic bid at 133 pounds available, recorded a perfect 3-0 record at 2015 MAC Championships to secure his first career visit to NCAA Championships.
His 31 season victories marked a new single season career high, passing his 27 victories during the 2013-14 campaign.
After making just one dual start in 2013-14, jumped up to 13 starts this season, finishing with an 8-5 record (3-0 in MAC duals).
After beginning the season behind teammate Matt Manley at 133 pounds, earned the last 11 starts for the Tigers lineup.
Competed in five tournaments before taking over 133 pound starting spot, placing in 4-of-5 events.
Took home 3rd place at 2014 Harold Nichols Cyclone Open, 2nd place at 2014 UCM Open, 3rd place at 2014 Joe Parisi Open and 3rd place at 2014 UNI Open.
Signature win of the season came on Jan. 10, 2015, as he defeated No. 3 (125 lbs.) Nahshon Garett (Cornell) by 6-2 decision.
Accumulated six different winning streaks of three matches or better throughout the season.
Season best winning streak of six matches came between 2014 Cyclone Open & UCM Open.
Won six of his eight matches at the Warren Williams/Daktronics Open for a fourth-place finish.
Was named the Champion at the UCM Open after winning five straight matches including a 5-0 decision over Connor Cline (Okla. St.) in the finals.
Finished in fifth and sixth place at the Joe Parisi Open and Southern Scuffle, respectively. Between the two tournaments, Synon won 10 of his 15 matches.
At the Kaufman-Brand Open, won his three matches by either fall or major decisions.
Lost in the finals to Dylan Peters of UNI at the UNI Open for a second-place finish.
Earned his first career dual start against No. 12 Corey Keener of Central Michigan on Jan. 19.
Picked up his first collegiate win against Oklahoma State's Gunnar Woodburn by major decision, 8-0, at the UCM.
Synon went on to take second place at the UCM Open, losing only to Eddie Klimara (Okla. St.) in the finals.
Took fifth place at both the Kaufman-Brand and Grand View Opens.
Won three of his four matches at the Roger Denker Open to land a second-place finish.
Had 19 wins to eight losses throughout the season, with fourteen of those wins coming by major decision or pin.
Had a combined record of 87-5 during his junior and senior seasons.
Was a state champion in Greco in 2010 and 2011.
Finished eighth at Fargo Cadet and Junior Nationals in Freestyle in 2011.
Was an Academic All-Conference and Honor Roll Member.
His father graduated from SIU-Carbondale.
Has one younger brother, Max.
His uncle, Ryan Geist, wrestled at Illinois State.
Chose Mizzou over Northwestern and Iowa.
|Season||Overall||Duals (MAC)||Tournament (MAC/NCAA)||Major Dec.||Fall||Tech. Fall|
|2013-14||27-9||0-1 (0-0)||27-8 (0-0/0-0)||4||7||0|
|2014-15||31-13||8-5 (3-0)||23-6 (3-0/0-2)||3||4||2|
|CAREER||58-22||8-6 (3-0)||50-16 (3-0/0-2)||7||11||2|
Mizzou Wrestling Honored At Missouri State Capitol
Coaches and student-athletes from the 2014-15 Mizzou wrestling team traveled to the Missouri...
Tiger Style Set For U.S. Open And UWW Juniors...
Mizzou wrestling brings seven grapplers to Las Vegas, Nev. this weekend, as two Tigers will...
Waters Takes Third, Cox Takes Fifth at NCAA...
Mizzou wrestling began the final day of competition at 2015 NCAA Wrestling Championships Saturday...
Five Tigers Grab All-American Honors At NCAA...
Mizzou wrestling crowned five All-Americans Friday at Scottrade Center, tying the program record ...
Tiger Style Back Up To Third Place After NCAA...
Mizzou wrestling stormed back Friday afternoon at Scottrade Center, and currently stand in third ...
Nine Tigers Remain In Play Following NCAA...
Mizzou wrestling saw three grapplers advance to Friday morning's quarterfinals round, as redshirt...
Miklus' Pin Highlights Tigers' First...
Mizzou wrestling opened up 2015 NCAA Wrestling Championships Thursday morning at Scottrade Center...
NCAA Wrestling Championships Central
Here's your one-stop shop for all of the live stats and video links for each session of the NCAA ...
Official StoreOfficial Online
AUCTIONSOfficial Mobile APP