Mizzou wrestling's Eierman, Lewis to compete for third in NCAA Championships

CLEVELAND - The Mizzou wrestling team will not have a national champion this year after its last two hopes fell short in the NCAA semifinals.


Former Tolton wrestler Jaydin Eierman was down 3-1 but clawed his way back in the third period to tie the match at four. However, he lost in the extra period and will compete for third place tomorrow.


Daniel Lewis will join him to compete for third tomorrow after losing by decision in the 174-pound semifinals.


Willie Miklus will wrestle Saturday for 7th place and became a three-time All-American. Grant Leeth also became an All-American for the first time of his college career.


Joey Lavallee lost his match in session two and finishes his career with a record of 114-29 and was an All-American last year.


Mizzou ends day two of the NCAA championships still sixth in the team scores.


Session three results

Consolation Second Round: No. 5 John Erneste (MIZ) fall No. 11 Dom Forys (PITT): 3:58
Consolation Third Round: No. 5 John Erneste (MIZ) major dec. Colin Valdiviez (NW): 8-0
Quarterfinals: No. 2 Jaydin Eierman (MIZ) fall No. 7 Brock Zacherl (CLAR): 2:04
Quarterfinals: No. 11 Matthew Kolodizik (PRIN) dec. No. 3 Grant Leeth (MIZ): 4-3
Consolation Second Round: No. 2 Joey Lavallee (MIZ) dec. Taleb Rahmani (PITT): 6-4
Consolation Third Round: No. 2 Joey Lavallee (MIZ) major dec. Luke Weiland (ARMY):15-4
Consolation Second Round: No. 13 Te’shan Campbell (OHST) dec. Connor Flynn (MIZ): 9-8
Quarterfinals: No. 3 Daniel Lewis (MIZ) dec. No. 6 Bo Jordan (OHST): 3-1
Consolation Second Round: No. 16 Jordan Ellingwood (CMU) dec. No. 15 Canten Marriott (MIZ): 5-4
Quarterfinals: No. 3 Jared Haught (VT) dec. No. 6 Willie Miklus (MIZ): 3-1


Session four results

Round of 12: No. 8 Montorie Bridges (WYO) dec. No. 5 John Erneste (MIZ): 9-8
Semifinals: No. 3 Yianni Diakomihalis (COR) SV-1 No. 2 Jaydin Eierman (MIZ): 6-4
Round of 12: No. 3 Grant Leeth (MIZ) dec. No. 9 Max Thomsen (UNI): 3-2
Consolation Quarterfinals: No. 3 Grant Leeth (MIZ) dec. No. 10 Jasob Tsirtsis (ASU): 3-1
Round of 12: No. 6 Michael Kemerer (IOWA) dec. No. 2 Joey Lavallee (MIZ): 5-2
Semifinals: No. 2 Mark Hall (PSU) fall No. 3 Daniel Lewis (MIZ): 6:22
Round of 12: No. 6 Willie Miklus (MIZ) dec. No. 8 Nate Rotert (SDSU): 9-5
Consolation Quarterfinals: Jacob Holschlag (UNI) dec. No. 6 Willie Miklus (MIZ): 9-7


Session five matchups
Consolation Semifinals: No. 2 Jaydin Eierman (MIZ) vs. No. 8 Nick Lee (PSU)
Consolation Semifinals: No. 3 Grant Leeth vs. No. 4 Troy Heilmann (UNC)
Consolation Semifinals: No. 3 Daniel Lewis vs. No. 4 Jordan Kutler (LEH)
Seventh Place Match: No. 6 Willie Miklus (MIZ) vs. No. 5 Shakur Rasheed (PSU)

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