CU wrestling drops decision at McKendree
Thursday, December 1, 2011
CU wrestling drops decision at McKendree
Scott Stewart won a 7-3 Decision at 174 on Wednesday against McKendree. (Credit Tim Tushla)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Scott Stewart posted a victory at 174 and Derek Lunsford picked up a win at 141, but McKendree University recorded two Major Decisions and a Technical Fall, defeating Cumberland, 31-9, in wrestling action Wednesday evening in Lebanon, Ill.

The Bearcats registered victories in eight of the 10 weight classes and pulled away at the bottom of the lineup with a Technical Fall, a Major Decision and a Fall over the final five outings.

McKendree’s Tyler Orr defeated Eddie Ortiz by Decision, 5-0, at 125 in the opening match before Dylan Viglasky posted a 9-1 Major Decision over CU’s Ethyn Holbrook at 133. Lunsford won at 141 by Forfeit, but MU’s Devon Patterson recorded a 14-7 Decision against Andy Shoultz at 149 and Josh Ballard outlasted CU’s Zeke Hunt in a 9-7 Decision at 157.

Tim Gilbert registered a 15-0 Technical Fall against Cody Bleaken at 165 before Stewart posted a 7-3 Decision over Luis Alba at 174. McKendree won the last three matches, with Kyle Reid collecting an 18-5 Major Decision against Cody Linton at 184, Andrew Davis recording a 5-2 Decision over Jesse Green at 197 and Ross Janney pinning Joseph Hill at 0:41 at 185.

Cumberland heads to Ada, Ohio, for the Ohio Northern Invitational this Saturday.

McKendree Univ. 31, Cumberland Univ. 9

Wt. Class

Winner Loser Type; Score MCK CU

125

Tyler Orr (MCK) Eddie Ortiz (CU)

D; 5-0

3

0

133

Dylan Viglasky (MCK) Ethyn Holbrook (CU)

MD; 9-1

7

0

141

Derek Lunsford (CU) Open

FOR

7

6

149

Devon Patterson (MCK) Andy Shoultz (CU)

D; 14-7

10

6

157

Josh Ballard (MCK) Zeke Hunt (CU)

D; 9-7

13

6

165

Tim Gilbert (MCK) Cody Bleaken (CU)

TF; 15-0

18

6

174

Scott Stewart (CU) Luis Alba (MCK)

D; 7-3

18

9

184

Kyle Reid (MCK) Cody Linton (CU)

MD; 18-5

22

9

197

Andrew Davis (MCK) Jesse Green (CU)

D; 5-2

25

9

285

Ross Janney (MCK) Joseph Hill (CU)

F; 0:41

31

9

MFOR – Medical Forfeit
FOR – Forfeit
D – Decision
MD – Major Decision
F – Fall
TF – Technical Fall