COLUMBIA, Mo. – SIUE's John Muldoon recorded his second fall of the season but the Cougars dropped the dual match to 10th-ranked Missouri on Wednesday, 34-12.
Muldoon, a redshirt sophomore from Pearl River, New York, pinned Nicholas Chase Brennan in 5 minutes, 56 seconds at 133 pounds.
Freddie Rodriguez, the Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week, continued to roll with a 12-6 overtime victory over Barlow McGhee. It was the second straight ranked opponent that Rodriguez has defeated. Rodriguez and McGhee are ranked as high as No. 25 in different national polls.
Jake Residori added to SIUE's effort with a 5-2 win over Dylan Wisman at 174 pounds.
The match, played out in front of wrestlers who will compete in the Missouri state championships, was the final regular-season event for SIUE. Next up is the SoCon Championship in Charleston, South Carolina, March 4.
No. 10 Missouri 34, SIUE 12
125 Freddie Rodriguez (SIUE) over Barlow McGhee (Missouri) (SV-1 12-6)
133 John Muldoon (SIUE) over Nicholas Chase Brennan (Missouri) (Fall 5:56)
141 Jaydin Eierman (Missouri) over Angelo Silvestro (SIUE) (Fall 6:39)
149 Lavion Mayes (Missouri) over John Fahy (SIUE) (MD 9-1)
157 Matt Manley (Missouri) over Tyshawn Williams (SIUE) (Fall 7:34)
165 Daniel Lewis (Missouri) over Clayton Bass (SIUE) (MD 16-2)
174 Jake Residori (SIUE) over Dylan Wisman (Missouri) (Dec 5-2)
184 Matthew Lemanowicz (Missouri) over Jake Godinez (SIUE) (TF 18-2 6:51)
197 Jden Cox (Missouri) won by forfeit
285 Austin Myers (Missouri) over Jake McKiernan (SIUE) (SV-1 3-1)