LEBANON, Tenn. – Keyshawn Laws and Jon Floyd each recorded pins and Evan Cole, Zach Diviney and DeAndre Jones all registered Decisions, but Cumberland lost 24-21 to eighth-ranked Southeastern University on Saturday at the Fire Duals in Lakeland, Fla.
The Phoenix also dropped a 35-9 decision to No. 3 Indiana Tech, with Floyd getting another pin and Jones winning by Decision for the team’s only points against the Warriors (10-6).
Laws pinned Southeastern’s Zach Branning at 2:36 at 125 while Cole collected a 4-3 Decision over Kyle Kirkham at 149, evening the match at nine. The Fire (6-3) took a commanding lead with a Forfeit and a pin at 157 and 165, but Diviney defeated 20th-ranked Nate Ferkovich at 174 with a 10-8 Decision.
Jones, ranked ninth nationally at 197, outlasted Chris Williams for a 3-2 Decision, and 18th-ranked Floyd pinned Aris Knight at 5:36 at 285.
Indiana Tech registered two pins, a Forfeit and a Tech Fall for a 35-0 lead through eight bouts. Jones posted a 9-5 Decision against Tyler Moser at 197 and Floyd pinned Dylan Cain at 6:24 at 285.
Cumberland travels to the Missouri Valley College Invitational next weekend for a Friday-Saturday meet in Marshall, Mo.
#3 Indiana Tech 35, Cumberland University 9
|125||#2 Sawyer Miller (INT)||F; 6:32||Keyshawn Laws (CU)||0||6|
|133||#2 Erique Early (INT)||F; 4:59||Michael Mora-Colon (CU)||0||12|
|141||#5 Gaige Torres (INT)||D; 6-2||Brandon Weber (CU)||0||15|
|149||#12 Justin Atkinson (INT)||D; 10-4||Evan Cole (CU)||0||18|
|157||Jon Watkins (INT)||FOR||0||24|
|165||Mason Gaines (INT)||D; 7-6||Jacob Clark (CU)||0||27|
|174||#6 Scott Sopko (INT)||TF; 16-1||Damon Smith (CU)||0||32|
|184||#12 Zach Davis (INT)||D; 6-4||John Olivieri (CU)||0||35|
|197||#9 DeAndre Jones (CU)||D; 9-5||Tyler Moser (INT)||3||35|
|285||#18 Jon Floyd (CU)||F; 6:24||Dylan Cain (INT)||9||35|
#8 Southeastern University 24, Cumberland University 21
|125||Keyshawn Laws (CU)||F; 2:36||Zach Branning (SEU)||6||0|
|133||#7 Ethan Owen (SEU)||F; 0:42||Michael Mora-Colon (CU)||6||6|
|141||Jake Watters (SEU)||D; 5-4||Alema Favors (CU)||6||9|
|149||Evan Cole (CU)||D; 4-3||Kyle Kirkham (SEU)||9||9|
|157||#13 Evyn Insalaco (SEU)||FOR||9||15|
|165||Matt Cates (SEU)||F; 5:46||Jacob Clark (CU)||9||21|
|174||Zach Diviney (CU)||D; 10-8||#20 Nate Ferkovich (SEU)||12||21|
|184||#18 Jason Davis (SEU)||D; 10-3||John Oliveiri (CU)||12||24|
|197||#9 DeAndre Jones (CU)||D; 3-2||Chris Williams (SEU)||15||24|
|285||#18 Jon Floyd (CU)||F; 5:36||Aris Knight (SEU)||21||24|
D – Decision
MD – Major Decision
TF – Technical Fall
F – Fall
FOR – Forfeit
MFOR – Medical Forfeit