Two-time state champion Ethan Karsten (Platte County, Mo.) verbally committed to the University of Missouri this weekend. Projected as a 149/157 pound wrestler in college, Karsten is ranked No. 81 overall in the Class of 2016, and is No. 17 nationally in the 145 pound weight class at present.
The last two years, Karsten has finished one match away from placement in the Super 32 Challenge, and was a Cadet National double champion in the summer of 2014. He joins No. 79 Wyatt Koelling (Davis, Utah) as a top 100 Class of 2016 wrestler to commit to Missouri.