UTC Has 2 In Tonight's Scuffle Quarters

Quarterfinals at 6:30 p.m. at McKenzie

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 - by B.B. Branton

UTC seniors Dean Pavlou (141) and Niko Brown (197) posted two wins today and will compete in tonight's Southern Scuffle championship quarterfinals at 6:30 p.m. at UTC's McKenzie Arena.

Team Race: Defending Southern Scuffle and two-time defending NCAA champion Penn State leads the team race, closely followed by Oklahoma State, Missouri and Minnesota.

Trackwrestling.com has team standings, complete brackets and team-by-team results.

UTC sent seven to the afternoon round of 16 with No.6 seed Pavlou and No. 8 seed Brown prevailing.

Pavlou will face No.1 seed Michael Nevinger of Cornell, while Brown takes on No.3 Jake Meredith (Arizona State).

Penn State has 12 in the quarters, Oklahoma State and Minnesota have nine each, followed by Missouri with eight.

Zach Watson Update: Virginia freshman Zach Watson (133) is 2-1 on the day and wrestles in the consolation bracket tonight.

Jan. 2

11 a.m. - Seminfinals

6 p.m. - Finals for places 1-8

Tickets: Adults  $15 ... Students  $5 ... all seats are general admission.


contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net


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