Missouri wrestlers finish strong at NCAA Wrestling National Championships

Saturday, March 19, 2011 | 7:31 p.m. CDT; updated 11:21 p.m. CDT, Saturday, March 19, 2011

Junior heavyweight Dom Bradley ended his season on a high note at the NCAA Wrestling National Championships in Philadelphia.

Bradley, the No. 5 heavyweight in the country, beat No. 2 Jarod Trice of Central Michigan to win third place in the division.

Senior 141-pounder Todd Schavrien was the only other Missouri wrestler to place in the NCAA Championships. He finished sixth after losing to James Kennedy of Illinois.

Alan Waters, Nathan McCormick, Kyle Bradley, Zach Toal, Dorian Henderson, Mike Larson and Brent Haynes all lost in previous rounds of the tournament.

Of the 73 schools that competed, the Tigers finished 19th with 35 points. Penn State took home the title with 105 points and the top Big 12 finisher was Oklahoma State in fourth place with 70.5 points.

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