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Hearnes Home Opener: No. 4 Wrestling Welcomes No. 21 Arizona State

WR Mat Setup 2023-24

MATCH 1: #4 Missouri (0-0-0) vs. #21 Arizona State (1-1-0)
Match Details Sunday, Nov. 19 • 1 p.m. • Columbia, Mo. • Hearnes Center
Match Coverage FloWrestling 
Match Notes Missouri | Arizona State
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COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri wrestling preps for its first home action of the 2023-24 season, taking on No. 21 Arizona State on Sunday, Nov. 19. The match will be the Tiger Style Alumni Dual, starting at 1 p.m. and can be streamed on FloWrestling. 


  • Entering the 2023-24 season, junior Keegan O’Toole is a two-time champion, twice. 
  • O’Toole won his second consecutive NCAA Championship at 165 pounds in March. The Hartland, Wisconsin native defeated David Carr of Iowa State in the finals, 8-2. 
  • Following the national championship, O’Toole traveled to Tirana, Albania, in October, competing in and winning the U23 World Championships at 74 kg. After winning the Junior World Title in 2021 at 74 kg, the championship marks his second. 


  • Missouri finished the 2022-23 season with an 8-3 dual record and was 7-1 in Big 12 matches. 
  • The Tigers qualified all 10 starters to the NCAA Championships and finished the tournament with five All-Americans (Mauller, O’Toole, Mocco, R. Elam and Z. Elam) and one National Champion (O’Toole).
  • During the season, two wrestlers entered the 100-Win Club. Jarrett Jacques finished his career with 102 wins and is tied for 22nd all-time, while redshirt senior Brock Mauller continues to climb. Mauller finished last year with 102 wins and has already added four this season. His 106 total pushes him past former National Champion Max Askren (104) and assistant coach Dom Bradley (105), tied for 18th. 


  • The Tigers have eight wrestlers ranked in the top 20 of their weight by FloWrestling, Intermat, WIN Magazine and the Open Mat. 
  • Keegan O’Toole (No. 2) and Rocky Elam (No. 19) are on the FloWrestling pound-for-pound ranking. 


  • Mizzou succeeded at the Tiger Style Invite on Nov. 11 in Kansas City. The Tigers earned five individual weight titles and won the overall tournament with a team score of 188.5.
  • Claiming their second consecutive Tiger Style Invite titles were Brock Mauller (157), Keegan O’Toole (165) and Zach Elam (285). 
  • Noah Surtin (125) and Clayton Whiting (184) earned their first individual Tiger Style Invite titles after finishing second and third, respectively. 


  • Missouri is 2-5-1 all-time against Arizona State. 
  • The two teams have split the last two meetings, 1-1, with Mizzou winning 19-14 in 2021-22 and ASU taking the win 19-17 last season in Tempe, Ariz. 


  • The Tigers lost a close match with Arizona State 19-17 in Tempe, Ariz., on Nov. 17, 2022. 
  • Jarrett Jacques (25-9) and Keegan O’Toole (17-1) totaled technical falls at 157 and 165 pounds, respectively. 
  • Peyton Mocco earned a win by major decision (14-4) at 174 pounds, and Rocky Elam made his season debut, winning by decision (8-2) at 197. 


  • Coming off a redshirt season, Josh Edmond returns to the Missouri lineup at 141 pounds after Allan Hart‘s graduation in the spring. Edmond filled in at 149 pounds for the Tigers during the 2021-22 season while teammate Brock Mauller redshirt. 
  • Edmond, a 2022 NCAA qualifier at 149, has a 22-12 overall record at Mizzou and went 2-1 at the Tiger Style Invite on Nov. 11, taking second place. 


  • Brock Mauller (105), Peyton Mocco (83), Zach Elam (81), Keegan O’Toole (67), Rocky Elam (56) and Noah Surtin (51). 


  • Mizzou returns to action against No. 20 Oklahoma on Friday, Dec. 1. The match will take place at The Hearnes Center.
This article is provided by University of Missouri Athletics