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Mid American Conference Championships
March 8-9 • Norfolk, Va.
Team Scores and Championship Bracket Results
Teams Ranked in WIN’s TPI (Total and Top-8 Ranked): 8. Missouri (8/2); 32. Old Dominion (4/0); 38. Buffalo (2/0); 45. Northern Illinois (1/0); 50. Ohio U. (2/0); 50. Central Michigan (1/0). Rest of Conf.: Kent State, SIU-Edwardsville
2018 NCAA Review: 34 qualifiers, 0 champs, six AAs
2019 NCAA Automatic Qualifications Per Weight Class:
2018 MAC Review: Seven Missouri wrestlers won championships to lead the Tigers to a seventh-straight team title and set a MAC scoring record with 177 points to finish ahead of Central Michigan (125).
Returning Champs: 125-Michael McGee (ODU), 133 – John Erneste (Mo.), 141-Jaydin Eierman (Mo.), 165-Connor Flynn (Mo.), 174-Daniel Lewis (Mo.), Hwt-Matt Stencel (CMU). Two MAC champs from 2018 are wrestling elsewhere in 2019: 184-Kayne MacCallum of Eastern Michigan (which dropped its program last April) is now wrestling at Oklahoma, while Willie Miklus (197) of Missouri competes at Iowa State.
History: Central Michigan has won the most titles (16, including 11 straight between 2002-12), followed by Ohio (15, the last in 2001), Kent State (10, 1990), Missouri (7, 2018) and Northern Illinois (1, 1985). Former MAC schools to win team championships were Miami-Ohio (8), Toledo (7), Bowling Green (3) and Eastern Michigan (1996).