Moc Wrestlers Clinch SoCon Championship

Monday, February 25, 2013

The UTC wrestling team clinched the regular season SoCon championship Monday night with a convincing 30-4 win over Campbell.  The Mocs improve to 11-6 overall and 7-0 in the SoCon. 

 

Chattanooga 30 – Campbell 4
Maclellan Gym – Chattanooga, Tenn.

197: Nikolas Brown (UTC) – Dec. 7-3 - John Merickel (Campbell) – UTC 3-0
285: Kevin Malone (UTC) – 4-2 (2OT) - Joe Nolan (Campbell) – UTC 6-0
125: Nick Soto (UTC) – Dec. 7-1 - Eric Montoya (Campbell) – UTC 9-0
133: Alex Ward (UTC) – Dec.

5-0 - Tanner Bidelspach (Campbell) – UTC 12-0
141: Dean Pavlou (UTC) – MD 13-2 - Michael Dahlstrom (Campbell) – UTC 16-0
149: Alex Hudson (UTC) – TF 17-2 (7:00) - Cory Wagner (Campbell) – UTC 21-0
157: Nick Rex (Campbell) – MD 8-0 - Trey Stavrum (UTC) – UTC 21-4
165: Josh Condon (UTC) – Dec. 12-7 - Paul Duggan (Campbell) – UTC 24-4
174: John Lampe (UTC) – Dec. 3-1 - Taylor McGiffen (Campbell) – UTC 27-4
184: Robert Prigmore (UTC) – Dec. 5-4 - James Cook (Campbell) – UTC 30-4


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