Smith honored with Don Faurot Award
COLUMBIA - Mizzou wrestling head coach Brian Smith has been named winner of the 2019 Don Faurot Award.
Smith was honored at a luncheon Tuesday afternoon. The award is given by the Columbia Kiwanis Club annually to the Columbia Sportsperson of the Year.
Smith is one of the longest tenured coaches at MU, serving as head coach of the wrestling team for 21 years. In his tenure, Smith has coached eight individual national champions and led the Tigers to a top ten national finish in the NCAA tournament each of the last five years.