LEBANON, Tenn. – Austin Meyn, Shota Sisco, John Olivieri and DeAndre Jones each posted Decisions for Cumberland, but ninth-ranked Lindsey Wilson picked up one Fall, one Tech Fall and two Major Decisions in a 27-12 victory over the Phoenix in wrestling action Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
Cumberland hosts sixth-ranked Life University and No. 12 Campbellsville University this Saturday in the Phoenix Duals to conclude the home schedule.
The Blue Raiders started with a Forfeit at 125 and 11th-ranked Brady Moser collected an 8-0 Major Decision over Josh Parrett at 133 for a quick 10-0 lead for LWC. Meyn, a senior ranked sixth nationally, just missed out on a Major Decision, registering a 10-3 Decision over Lucas McCain at 141 to get the Phoenix on the board.
Cam Tessari, ranked No. 1 in the country at 157, recorded a 16-0 Tech Fall at 149 against CU’s Evan Cole, but 14th-ranked Sisco recorded an 8-5 Decision at 157 versus Bryce Hoffman with an escape and a takedown in the final minute.
Lindsey Wilson’s fourth-ranked Diorian Coleman defeated Matthew Sells at 165 with a 16-4 Major Decision and No. 6 Colton Gonzalez posted a 12-5 Decision against Zach Diviney at 174, increasing the Blue Raiders lead to 22-6.
Sophomore Olivieri came up with three points in the final 45 seconds to take an 8-5 Decision over Kohl Dodd at 184 and Jones, ranked eighth nationally, held off Corey Hinkle at 197 for a 3-2 Decision. LWC’s ninth-ranked Brandon Reed pinned CU’s 15th-ranked Jon Floyd at 1:16 in the Heavyweight bout.
#9 Lindsey Wilson 27, Cumberland University 12
|125||Michael Sergent (LWC)||FOR||6||6|
|133||#11 Brady Moser (LWC)||MD; 8-0||Josh Parrett (CU)||6||10|
|141||#6 Austin Meyn (CU)||D; 10-3||Lucas McCain (LWC)||6||10|
|149||Cam Tessari (LWC)||TF; 16-0; 5:18||Evan Cole (CU)||9||15|
|157||#14 Shota Sisco (CU)||D; 8-5||Bryce Hoffman (LWC)||9||15|
|165||#4 Diorian Coleman (LWC)||MD; 16-4||Matthew Sells (CU)||9||19|
|174||#6 Colton Gonzalez (LWC)||D; 12-5||Zach Diviney (CU)||12||22|
|184||John Oliveiri (CU)||D; 8-5||Kohn Dodd (LWC)||12||22|
|197||#8 DeAndre Jones (CU)||D; 3-2||Corey Hinkle (LWC)||15||22|
|285||#9 Brandon Reed (LWC)||F; 1:16||#15 Jon Floyd (CU)||21||28|
Unsportsmanlike penalty on Lindsey Wilson's Reed after match, final score LWC 27-12
D – Decision
MD – Major Decision
TF – Technical Fall
F – Fall
FOR – Forfeit
MFOR – Medical Forfeit