Linton wins twice at NWCA National Duals
Monday, January 9, 2012

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cody Linton posted a pair of victories and Eddie Ortiz, Matt Scheve and Nick Sasfy also recorded wins, as the Bulldogs dropped matches to second-ranked Grand View University and No. 10 Baker College on Saturday at the NWCA National Duals in Springfield, Ill.

Grand View, which swept through four matches in the 16-team field to claim the championship, defeated the Bulldogs, 44-3, in the opening round. Baker squeaked out a 22-15 victory over CU thanks to victories in the final two matches, including a Fall at 285.

Linton posted the Bulldogs only points against Grand View with a 9-3 Decision against Will Worthy at 184. CU’s Eddie Ortiz (8-2 at 125) and Matt Scheve (6-4 at 141) lost Decisions to the Vikings as well.

Against Baker, Ortiz started the Bulldogs on the right foot with a 5-3 Decision against Kevin Magdael at 125 and Scheve posted a 3-1 Decision over Phillip Henes at 141. Nick Sasfy pinned Jakob Price at 3:59 at 165 and Linton claimed a 4-0 Decision against Jarid Price at 184.

Baker’s Jacob Nowak registered a 6-3 Decision over Jesse Green at 197, giving the Wildcats a 16-15 advantage, and BC’s Brandon Gebhardt pinned Joseph Hill at 285 for the final margin.

CU will host the Cumberland Open this Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center starting at 9 a.m.

#2 Grand View Univ. 44, Cumberland Univ. 3
125 – Alex Peitz (GVU) def. Eddie Ortiz (CU), D; 8-2
133 – Omi Acosta (GVU) def. Ethyn Holbrook (CU), TF; 15-0
141 – Gustavo Martinez (GVU) def. Matt Scheve (CU), D; 6-4
149 – TJ Moen (GVU) def. Michael Gonzalez (CU), MD; 10-2
157 – Jimmie Schuessler (GVU) def. Jacob Shirley (CU), F; 5:49
165 – Brad Lower (GVU) def. Zeke Hunt (CU), F; 1:14
174 – Cody Swim (GVU) def. Scott Stewart (CU), F; 4:16
184 – Cody Linton (CU) def. Will Worthy (GVU), D; 9-3
197 – Derek Nightser (GVU) def. Jesse Green (CU), TF; 15-0
285 – Spencer Bauer (GVU) def. Joseph Hill (CU), F; 1:18

#10 Baker College 22, Cumberland Univ. 15
125 – Eddie Ortiz (CU) def. Kevin Magdael (BC) D; 5-3
133 – Allen Gassman (BC) def. Ethyn Holbrook (CU) D; 5-0
141 – Matt Scheve (CU) def. Phillip Henes (BC) D; 3-1
149 – Jarell Price (BC) def. Andy Shoultz (CU) MD; 12-4
157 – Nathan Sommer (BC) def. Jacob Shirley (CU) D; 4-2
165 – Nick Sasfy (CU) def. Jakob Price (BC) F; 3:59
174 – Parker Owen (BC) def. Scott Stewart (CU) D; 6-3
184 – Cody Linton (CU) def. Jarid Price (BC) D; 4-0
197 – Jacob Nowak (BC) def. Jesse Green (CU) D; 6-3
285 – Brandon Gebhardt (BC) def. Joseph Hill (CU) F; 0:21

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