Bulldogs defeat No. 9 Campbellsville, 24-16
LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior BJ Stewart and freshman Noah Hunt both pinned their opponents and 14th-ranked Cumberland won six of 10 matches in a 24-16 victory over ninth-ranked Campbellsville University Wednesday in wrestling action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
Cumberland (2-1) started the match with two straight victories, at 165 by David Wiese and 174 by Nick Sasfy. But the Tigers (0-2) posted nine straight points to take the lead thanks to a forfeit at 184 and a victory by Allen Scruggs at 197.
The Bulldogs then took control of the match with the pins from Stewart and Hunt coming in back-to-back matches. Campbellsville never pulled closer than five points the rest of the way.
Wiese started CU on the right track with a 6-1 triumph over James Linker at 165, while Sasfy followed with an 8-6 victory at 174 against Philip Ouduis. Scruggs defeated Kyle Studer, 6-2, at 197 for a 9-6 Campbellsville lead.
But Stewart pin of Eric Anderson at 0:59 put the Bulldogs ahead for good. Hunt then pinned Decoueus Leavell at 6:18 at 125 for a commanding 18-9 advantage for CU.
Campbellsville’s Tommy Pretty won by major decision, 14-0, over Matt Scheve at 133, but Mikey Davis kept the Tigers at bay with a 7-4 triumph at 141 against Matt David. Campbellsville’s Nick Waldrop won 11-6 at 149 over Andy Shoultz, but James Casadaban posted the Bulldogs final victory with a 9-3 decision against Conor Young at 157.
Cumberland will participate in the Ohio Northern University Invitational on Saturday, December 5, in Ada, Ohio. The Bulldogs will host one more dual match before the end of the calendar year, against Lindsey Wilson on Friday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m.
#14 Cumberland Univ. 24, #9 Campbellsville Univ. 16
|125||Noah Hunt||FALL||Decoueus Leavell||6:18|
|133||Tommy Pretty||MD||Matt Scheve||14-0|
|141||Mikey Davis||DEC||Matt David||7-4|
|149||Nick Waldrop||DEC||Andy Shoultz||11-6|
|157||James Casadaban||DEC||Conor Young||9-3|
|165||David Wiese||DEC||James Linker||6-1|
|174||Nick Sasfy||DEC||Philip Ouduis||8-6|
|197||Allen Scruggs||DEC||Kyle Studer||6-2|
|285||BJ Stewart||FALL||Eric Anderson||0:59|
Win Type Legend
NO MATCH – No Match Wrestled
DEC – Decision
FALL – Fall/Pin
TF – Technical Fall
MD – Major Decision
DQ – Disqualification
FRFT – Forfeit
INJDEF – Injury Default