Phoenix fall to Lindsey Wilson, 27-12
Monday, January 29, 2018
Phoenix fall to Lindsey Wilson, 27-12
Senior Austin Meyn registered a 10-3 Decision over Lindsey Wilson's Lucas McCain 133 on Monday night.

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

Wt. Class Winner Result Loser CU LWC
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