2015 MAC Champions (photo/Mizzou Athletics)

2015 MAC Champions (photo/Mizzou Athletics)

Actually, if you go back to the 2012 season, when the Missouri wrestling squad won the Big 12 tournament, the Tigers have won four straight conference championships.

The top ranked Tigers won the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Wrestling Championships  for the third consecutive season. They also set a new record with 139.5 team points for a MAC championship.

Final 2015 MAC Wrestling Championships Team Standings

1) Mizzou – 139.5
2) Old Dominion – 97.5
3) Ohio – 85.5
4) Kent State – 75.5
5) Central Michigan – 74.5
6) Northern Iowa – 72.5
7) Northern Illinois – 40.0
8) Eastern Michigan – 28.5

Five Mizzou wrestlers earned individual championship titles and each of the ten who competed have earned up automatic bids to the 2015 NCAA Wrestling Championships, March 19-21 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

Among the many highlights were a first in Mizzou wrestling history.  Redshirt senior Drake Houdashelt, of O’Fallon, Mo. won the the 149 pound MAC championship and he became the first Tiger to win four conference championships in his career.

2015 MAC Championship Results:

125: No. 1 Alan Waters (MIZ) def. No. 2 Dylan Peters (NOI) by 11-4 Decision
133: No. 1 Zach Synon (MIZ) def. No. 2 Tyler Keselring (CMU) by 4-2 Decision
149: No. 1 Drake Houdashelt (MIZ) def. No. 2 Alexander Richardson (ODU) by 5-2 Decision
157: No. 1 Ian Miller (KS) def. No. 2 Joey Lavallee (MIZ) by 4-2 Decision
174: No. 2 Cody Walters (OH) def. No. 1 Johnny Eblen (MIZ) by 6-4 Decision
184: No. 2 Jack Dechow (ODU) def. No. 1 Willie Miklus (MIZ) by 6-4 Decision
197: No. 1 J’den Cox (MIZ) def. No. 2 Phil Wellington (OH) by 3-1 Decision
285: No. 2 Devin Mellon (MIZ) def. No. 1 Blaize Cabell (NOI) by 4-2 Decision