Michigan Wrestling Names Mason Parris Captain

The sophomore led the Wolverines with 32 wins and 13 falls last season.

Photo by Michigan Wrestling. 

(Ann Arbor, Mi.) – He’s only a sophomore but Mason Parris is already captaining his college wrestling team.

Michigan Wrestling made the announcement on November 7. Parris will co-captain the team with fifth-year senior Jackson Striggow.  

Parris, a Lawrenceburg native, led the Michigan Wolverines with 32 wins and 13 falls as a freshman. He also posted a 3-2 record at the NCAA Championships, reaching the Round of 12.

If that wasn’t impressive enough, Parris capture the 125kg freestyle title at the Junior World Championship this summer.

Parris is currently the 5th ranked heavyweight in the nation. He posting a 5-0 record at the Michigan State University Open and defeated North Carolina heavyweight Andrew Gunning (ranked 20th) by a 4-0 decision.

More from Local Sports


Ripley County Health Department Makes Public Aware Of Possible COVID-19 Exposure

It is crucial that if you begin to experience symptoms that you be tested and self-isolate.

SDCSC Announces Preliminary Re-Entry Plan For Upcoming Fall

This preliminary plan will go to the school board for a vote on Tuesday, July 21.

Man Found Inside Greendale Home Facing Drug, Burglary & Attempted Theft Charges

Police say the incident happened on June 4 at a Carroll Avenue home.

Fox, Sullivan, Wiwi Lead Standings After First SIRC-IT Race

The Knight Flight 5K opened the annual road racing circuit July 5-12. All races are being held virtually.

Beacon Ortho: Beat the Heat, Even During the Pandemic

Being “in shape” or “just doing what I always do” are not full protection against heat illness.

On Air

Travis Thayer playing
Jake Owen - The One That Got Away

Keith Urban Blue Ain't Your Color 23:39
Restless Heart Bluest Eyes In Texas 23:34
Runaway June Buy My Own Drinks 23:31
Randy Houser Goodnight Kiss 23:27