UTC Wrestlers Win Twice Saturday

Dean Pavlou Registers 75th Career Win

Saturday, February 23, 2013 - by B.B. Branton

Chattanooga seniors Josh Condon and Niko Brown each registered a pair of pins to lead Chattanooga to wins against Southern Conference foes Southern Illinois Edwardsville, 40-3, and VMI, 36-3 Saturday at Maclellan Gym.

Brown leads the Mocs with a 26-3 record, while Condon has an impressive five pins and a forfeit in six SoCon matches.

First Home Win: UTC freshman Alex Ward defeated Patick Myers (SIUE), 5-3, for his first career home win.

UTC improves to 10-6 overall and 6-0 in the Southern Conference.

75 Wins: UTC's Dean Pavlou's two wins today gives him 75 for a career ... Niko Brown is close behind with 73 ... 

Senior Night: Mon Feb. 25  6 p.m. - UTC vs. Campbell for the regular season title.

UTC will recognize four seniors- Dean Pavlou Josh Condon, Robert Prigmore and Niko Brown.

More match details to follow later…

Chattanooga 40, SIU-Edwardsville 3
125: No. 17 Nick Soto (UTC) forfeit win … UTC 6-0
133: Alex Ward (UTC) dec. Patrick Myers, 5-3 … UTC 9-0
141: Dean Pavlou (UTC) major dec. Dillion Pouson, 18-4 … UTC 13-0
149: Alex Hudson (UTC) tech fall Brandon Brindley, 16-0 … UTC 18-0

157: Trey Stavrum  (UTC) dec. Kyle Lowman, 6-3 … UTC 21-0
165: Josh Condon (UTC) pinned Adam Osmoe, 3:45 … UTC 27-0
174: John Lampe (UTC) dec. Jake Residori, 3-1 … UTC 30-0
184: Robert Prigmore (UTC) pinned Deshoun White, 4:08 … UTC 36-0
197: Niko Brown (UTC) major dec. Josh Wood, 14-6 … UTC 40-0
285: David Devine (SIUE) dec. Kevin Malone, 5-4 … UTC 40-3

Records: UTC 9-6, 5-0),  SIUE (5-19, 1-6)

 

Chattanooga 36, VMI 3

125: No. 17 Nick Soto (UTC) tech fall Armando Herrera, 18-3 3:33 ... UTC 5-0
133: Andriy Onufriyenko (VMI) dec. Marvin Lopez, 9-8 … UTC 5-3
141: Dean Pavlou (UTC) dec. Ryan Goodsell, 5-3 … UTC 8-3
149: Alex Hudson (UTC) major dec. Zeb Stewart, 10-0 … UTC 12-3

 157: Trey Stavrum  (UTC)  dec. Ted Gottwald, 8-5 … UTC 15-3
165: Josh Condon (UTC) pinned Mark Darr, 3:33 … UTC 21-3
174: John Lampe (UTC) dec. John Dommert 6-3 … UTC 24-3
184: Robert Prigmore (UTC) dec. Jonathan Jones, 3-0 … UTC 27-3
197: Niko Brown (UTC) pinned Urayoan Garcia, 4:19 … UTC 33-3
285: Kevin Malone (UTC) dec. Michael Laprade, 3-0 … UTC 36-3

 Records: UTC (10-6, 6-0),  VMI (2-1, 2-5)

VMI def. SIUE 32-12 in the day's first match

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


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