UTC's Nick Soto Takes 4th

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Chattanooga Mocs junior wrestler Nick Soto finished fourth at 133 pounds in the Southern Scuffle in McKenzie Arena. He lost the third-place to Minnesota’s David Thorn in a 17-2 technical fall in the third.

Soto went 6-2 against a prestigious field losing on to Thorn. The first loss was this morning, 10-2, in the main draw quarterfinals. He then won three times to get to the third-place match.

Oklahoma State’s Jon Morrison, the No. 1 seed at 133, won the title bout 4-0 over Penn State’s seventh-seeded James Guilibon. Morrison is the top-ranked 133 in the country according to the AWN and Intermat rankings.

Two Scuffle Medals: Soto now has 72 career wins and has a second place and fourth place finish at the Scuffle in three years.

That concludes the Scuffle for Chattanooga student-athletes.


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