Bulldogs fall at Cumberlands
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Bulldogs fall at Cumberlands
Nick Sasfy pinned Justin Dillinger at 174 on Friday against the Univ. of the Cumberlands. (Credit Steve Wampler)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nick Sasfy pinned Justin Dillinger at 174 and Jake Shirley and Cody Linton also posted victories, but 12th-ranked University of the Cumberlands was too much, with the Patriots claiming a 32-12 dual match victory over the Bulldogs on Friday evening in Williamsburg, Ky.

Cumberland lost the first four matches of the dual, with UC jumping out to a 16-0 advantage. Shirley got the Bulldogs on the board and Sasfy and Linton posted consecutive wins before the Patriots won the final two outings by Fall for the final outcome.

CU’s Eddie Ortiz lost at 125 by Forfeit to Larone Madison and Ethyn Holbrook dropped a 9-0 Major Decision at 133 to Grant Burkhalter. UC’s Landon Burkhalter defeated Matt Scheve by Decision, 8-5, at 141 and Anthonie Linares won by Decision, 10-3, over Andy Shoultz at 149.

Shirley won a 6-3 Decision against Derek Murdock at 157 before UC’s Zack Barkett defeated Zeke Hunt by Major Decision, 12-3, at 165. Sasfy posted his victory in 6:15 at 174 and Linton claimed a 2-0 Decision over Jeremy Gardner at 184. UC’s Courtney Freeman pinned Scott Stewart in 6:40 at 197 and Vince Pezzuto pinned Joseph Hill in 2:41 at 285.

Cumberland will next participate in the 3rd Annual Mid-South Conference Championships in Williamsburg, Ky., this Saturday.

#12 Univ. of the Cumberlands 32, Cumberland Univ. 12

Wt. Class

Winner Loser

Type; Score

UC

CU

125

(3) Larone Madison (UC) Eddie Ortiz (CU)

FOR

6

0

133

Grant Burkhalter (UC) Ethyn Holbrook (CU)

MD; 9-0

10

0

141

Landon Burkhalter (UC) Matt Scheve (CU)

D; 8-5

13

0

149

(7) Anthonie Linares (UC) Andy Shoultz (CU)

D; 10-3

16

0

157

Jake Shirley (CU) Derek Murdock (UC)

D; 6-3

16

3

165

(8) Zack Barkett (UC) Zeke Hunt (CU)

MD; 12-3

20

3

174

Nick Sasfy (CU) Justin Dillinger (UC)

F; 6:15

20

9

184

Cody Linton (CU) Jeremy Gardner (UC)

D; 2-0

20

12

197

Courtney Freeman (UC) Scott Stewart (CU)

F; 6:40

26

12

285

Vince Pezzuto (UC) Joseph Hill (CU)

F; 2:41

32

12


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