LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyle Delaune won by Fall and Jake Williams picked up a Major Decision, but fourth-ranked Campbellsville University won the final two bouts, holding off Cumberland, 29-16, in wrestling action Tuesday night in Campbellsville, Ky.
Delaune was one of four Bulldogs to pick up victories in the dual match, pinning Jerron Thomas at 2:07 at 184. Eighth-ranked Williams posted a 12-4 Decision over No. 4 Kyle Terry at 149 while freshman Austin Meyn for CU on the scoreboard with a 6-4 Decision against Ryu Ballard at 141 and Aric Fernandez registered an 8-4 Decision versus Marvin Lawrence at 174.
Campbellsville took an early lead with a 12-4 Major Decision by Cole Manion over Chris Mosher at 125 along with a Forfeit at 133, but wins from Meyn and Williams pulled with Bulldogs within 10-7.
Fourth-ranked Shawn McGhee recorded a 16-1 Technical Fall over CU’s Nate Croley at 157 and LJ Henderson won a 14-1 Major Decision against Peter Donchev at 165, extending the Tigers’ advantage to 19-7, but the victories by Fernandez and Delaune closed the gap to 19-16 with two bouts remaining.
Campbellsville pulled away in the final two outings, with Evan Decker posting an 18-6 Major Decision over Christian Varner at 197 and Nate Jackson pinned Clifford Terrell at 6:47 at 285.
Cumberland hosts the University of the Cumberlands in a dual match this Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
#4 Campbellsville Univ. 29, Cumberland Univ. 16
|Wt. Class||Winner||Loser||Type; Score||CU||SCC|
|125||Cole Manion (CAMP)||Chris Mosher (CU)||MD: 12-4||0||4|
|133||Davion Caston (CAMP)||FOR||0||10|
|141||Austin Meyn (CU)||Ryu Ballard (CAMP)||D; 6-4||3||10|
|149||#8 Jake Williams (CU)||#4 Kyle Terry (CAMP)||MD; 12-4||7||10|
|157||#4 Shawn McGhee||Nate Croley (CU)||TF; 16-1||7||15|
|165||LJ Henderson||Peter Donchev (CU)||MD; 14-1||7||19|
|174||Aric Fernandez (CU)||Marvin Lawrence (CAMP)||D; 8-4||10||19|
|184||Kyle Delaune (CU)||Jerron Thomas (CAMP)||F; 2:07||16||19|
|197||Evan Decker (CAMP)||Christian Varner (CU)||MD; 18-6||16||23|
|285||Nate Jackson (CAMP)||Clifford Terrell (CU)||F; 6:47||16||29|
D - Decision
MD - Major Decision
TF - Technical Fall
F - Fall
FOR - Forfeit
MFOR - Medical