Former Southeast Polk wrestler Willie Miklus sustained an injury to his knee during the Virginia Tech dual (Nov. 20) and will be sidelined for the rest of the 2016-17 season following surgery, maintaining a year of eligibility. Miklus will seek a medical redshirt following the season in hopes of an additional year of eligibility.

Statement from Mizzou Wrestling head coach Brian Smith…

“Willie is a great leader for our program and this athletic department and will continue to be through this time of adversity,” head coach Brian Smith said. “Our primary concentration is to get him healthy and back on the mat competing as soon as possible. I have full confidence he will return from this injury stronger and better. He will continue to be a crucial asset to our program’s success.”


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