23rd Ranked Mocs Travel To Citadel Wednesday

Monday, January 20, 2014

The 23rd-ranked Chattanooga Mocs wrestling team is back on the road for a midweek visit to The Citadel.  Match time is set for 6:00 p.m. (E.S.T.) at McAlister Field House in Charleston, S.C. on Wednesday, Jan. 22. 

Links for live scoring and pay-per-view live video for the match are available on the wrestling schedule page on GoMocs.com.  Fans can also follow the action on the wrestling twitter account @utcwrestling. 

The Mocs are nationally ranked for the first time since 2008, sporting an 11-5 overall record and a 2-0 mark in SoCon action.  UTC has won four straight and seven of its last eight dual matches overall. 

CHATTANOOGA PROBABLE LINEUP:
125:  Byron Smith (Fr. – 5-11) or Campbell Lewis (Fr. – 1-4)
133:  No. 11 Nick Soto (Jr. – 26-7)
141:  Michael Pongracz (Fr. - 16-9)
149:  Austin Sams (So. – 7-12)
157:  Alex Hudson (Sr. – 22-5)
165:  No. 4/6 Corey Mock (Jr. – 23-1)
174:  Levi Clemons (Jr. – 17-12)
184:  John Lampe (So. – 12-8)
197:  Scottie Boykin (Fr. – 15-11)
285:  Dawson Peck (Fr. – 5-1)

THE CITADEL PROBABLE LINEUP
125:  Joaquin Marquez (Jr. - 16-9)
133:  Aaron Hansen (So. - 9-7)
141:  Ugi Khisignyam (So. - 1-0)
149:  Matt Frisch (So. - 14-7)
157:  Aaron Walker (Fr. - 16-7)    
165:  No. 16 Turtogtokh Luvsandorj (Sr. - 21-5)
174:  Kenneth Radford (Jr. - 12-13) or Terrell Forbes (Fr. - 8-7)
184:  Harrison Schmid (Fr. - 0-6) or Kenneth Radford (Fr. - 12-13)
197:  Marshall Haas (So. - 15-11)
285:  Joe Bexley (Fr. - 6-12) or Gerald Johnson (Jr. - 6-10)

The Citadel is 3-2 overall and 1-0 in SoCon action.  The Bulldogs have wins over Anderson (52-4), Bucknell (19-18) and Appalachian State (25-9).  They were picked third in the SoCon preseason polls and grabbed two first place votes from the league’s coaches.  


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