Bulldogs pin St. Andrews, 33-21
Friday, February 1, 2013
Bulldogs pin St. Andrews, 33-21
Cody Linton was one of four Bulldogs to win matches by Fall in Thursday's 33-21 victory at St. Andrews University. (Credit Steve Wampler)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jake Williams, Steven Sandefer, Zeke Hunt and Cody Linton all won by Fall and Michael Gonzalez and Aric Fernandez also picked up victories in 11th-ranked Cumberland’s 33-21 dual match win Thursday night at St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, N.C.

The Bulldogs (11-9) Forfeited the first two matches of the dual but rebounded when Williams pinned Nick Sauceda (1:48) at 141 and Sandefer did the same to Patrick Wells (0:20) at 149. Gonzalez won by Forfeit at 157, but the Knights Steffan Baker evened the score at 18 with a victory over Jacob Shirley by Fall at 6:49 at 165.

Hunt’s pin of Russell Lindsay at 3:32 at 174 gave CU the lead for good and Linton followed with a victory by Fall at 6:20 over Denzel Leggett at 184. Fernendez posted a 4-1 Decision at 197 versus Jared Key before Tyler Smith dropped the heavyweight match with a 9-7 Decision against Denzel Vaughan.

Cumberland will take part in the Newberry Open this Saturday in Newberry, S.C.


#11 Cumberland Univ. 33, St. Andrews Univ. 21

Wt. Class Winner Loser Type;Score CU SAU
125 Chauncey Foster (SAU)   FOR 0 6
133 Josh Tegard (SAU)   FOR 0 12
141 Jake Williams (CU) Nick Sauceda (SAU) F; 1:48 6 12
149 Steven Sandefer (CU) Patrick Wells (SAU) F; 0:20 12 12
157 Michael Gonzalez (CU)   FOR 18 12
165 Steffan Baker (SAU) Jacob Shirley (CU) F; 6:49 18 18
174 Zeke Hunt (CU) Russell Lindsay (SAU) F; 3:32 24 18
184 Cody Linton (CU) Denzel Leggett (SAU) F; 6:20 30 18
197 Aric Fernandez (CU) Jared Key (SAU) D; 4-1 33 18
285 Denzel Vaughan (SAU) Tyler Smith (CU) D; 9-7 33 21

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