COLUMBIA — Three Missouri seniors along with three out of state wrestlers each signed their National Letter of Intent on Wednesday to wrestle for Missouri in the 2012-13 season.
Austin Roper has a record of 138-4 in his first three years at Kirksville High School. Roper went 49-0 in his junior year and won his second straight Missouri state title.
Marc Schmidt of Centralia High School has finished in the top four in the Missouri state wrestling championships each of his first three years including a state title his junior year.
Savannah High School senior Cody Hummer is a two-time Missouri state champion at 103 and 119 pounds. Hummer has a 148-12 record.
Tony DeAngelo of Burlington, N.C., has a record of 138-9 at Southern Alamanca High School. DeAngelo is a North Carolina state champion.
Matt Manley of Perry, Okla., won the Oklahoma state championship at 103 pounds as a sophomore. His junior year he won again, that time at 112 pounds.
After finishing as state runner-up his freshman and sophomore years, Willie Miklus of Polk, Iowa, won the Iowa state championship at 171 pounds.