2017-18 Wrestling News

  • Peguero Tabbed Seventh in Latest NWCA National Rankings
    February 16, 2018
    Coker wrestling's Luis Peguero ranks seventh nationally in the 197 pound weight class as of Feb. 16, according to the NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association. This is the fourth ranking released of the season and the third appearance on the list for Peguero.
  • Coker Drops ECAC Dual at No. 13 Newberry
    February 13, 2018
    The Coker College wrestling team dropped an ECAC dual at No. 13 Newberry 29-9
  • Cobras Defeated by Braves
    February 06, 2018
    The Coker College wrestling team returned to ECAC action on Tuesday (Feb. 6) night with a dual against UNC Pembroke. The Cobras fell behind early and lost the dual 33-12.
  • Maund Named ECAC Rookie of the Month for January
    February 01, 2018
    Coker Wrestling’s Ian Maund was selected as Rookie of the Month for January, as announced today by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).
  • Three Cobras Find Victory on Day Two of Super Region II Duals
    January 27, 2018
    The Coker wrestling team competed on Day Two of the Super Region II Duals against No. t-23 Lake Erie and Tiffin.
  • Maund Wins Twice at Super Region II Duals on Day One
    January 26, 2018
    The Coker wrestling team opened up the Super Region II Duals with matches against No. 4 Ashland and No. 18 Findlay.
  • Peguero Rises to Fourth Nationally
    January 18, 2018
    Coker wrestling's Luis Peguero ranks fourth nationally in the 197 weight class as of Jan. 18, according to the NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association. This is the third ranking release of the season and the second appearance on the list for Peguero.
  • Cobras Fall Short on Senior Night
    January 18, 2018
    The Coker wrestling team hosted the King (Tenn.) Tornado in an ECAC match to end the home season, while serving as Senior Day for multiple team members. The Cobras kept it tight, but dropped the dual, 26-21.
  • Cobras Battle Tornado in Senior Day Matchup
    January 17, 2018
    The Coker wrestling team wraps up their home schedule for the 2017-18 season by hosting the King (Tenn.) Tornado. This dual will also serve as the squad’s Fangs United match and Senior Day for five members.
  • Coker Drops Conference Match to Saints
    January 11, 2018
    The Coker wrestling team opened up 2018 with a home ECAC bout against the Limestone Saints. Despite fighting all the way through, the Cobras dropped the match 27-9.
  • Cobras Square Off Against the Saints
    January 10, 2018
    After a month layoff from competition, the Coker wrestling squad looks to begin 2018 with an ECAC dual against the Limestone Saints Thursday, January 11. The first bout is set to start at 7:00 p.m. The Cobras are 5-3 overall and 1-1 in ECAC action.
  • Peguero Named SPC Credit Union December Student-Athlete of the Month
    January 10, 2018
    Coker College wrestler Luis Peguero was voted SPC Credit Union Student-Athlete of the Month for December 2017.
  • Peguero Ranks Tenth in Latest NWCA Poll
    January 02, 2018
    Coker wrestling’s Luis Peguero is ranked tenth nationally in the 197 weight class as of Dec. 28, according to the NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association. This is the second ranking released of the season.
  • Peguero Earns Third Place at Midwest Classic
    December 17, 2017
    Coker wrestling’s Luis Peguero continued on to day two of the Midwest Classic, hosted by the University of Indianapolis and captured third place at 197 pounds. This competition welcomes Division II and NAIA schools with wrestlers from across the country.
  • Peguero Highlights Coker Wrestlers During Day One of Midwest Classic
    December 16, 2017
    The Coker College wrestling team wrapped up competition at the Midwest Classic hosted by the University of Indianapolis on Saturday (Dec. 16) and had five members collect victories throughout the day.
  • Cobras Overpower Knights In Convincing Fashion
    December 13, 2017
    The Coker wrestling team finished up their 2017 home stretch Wednesday (Dec. 13) night against the Knights of St. Andrews University. The Navy and Gold dominated in their 46-3 victory, and now stand at 5-3 on the season.
  • Cobras Clash with Knights In Non-Conference Action
    December 11, 2017
    The Coker College wrestling team hosts the Knights of St. Andrews Wednesday (Dec. 13) at 6:30 p.m in a non-conference match.
  • Cobras Capture Victory Over Lions in ECAC Match
    December 08, 2017
    The Coker College wrestling team hosted the Emmanuel (Ga.) Lions in an ECAC matchup Friday (Dec. 8), which saw the Cobras earn the win, 21-11.
  • Cobras Take on Lions in ECAC Match for Home Opener
    December 07, 2017
    The Coker wrestling squad opens up their home schedule by hosting the Emmanuel (Ga.) College Lions, an ECAC foe, on Friday (Dec. 8) at 5:00 p.m.
  • Cobras Capture Two Dual Meet Victories at Newberry Duals
    December 03, 2017
    The Coker wrestling team competed at the Newberry Duals with nine other teams across the NCAA and NAIA. The Cobras took on Queens (NC), St. Cloud State, and Bellarmine on Sunday (Dec. 3). The Navy and Gold earned a 29-13 victory over Queens, suffered a loss against No. 1 St. Cloud State, and came back for a 28-20 win over Bellarmine.
  • Cobras Fall to Crusaders in ECAC Opener
    November 28, 2017
    The Coker College wrestling team traveled to Belmont Abbey on Tuesday (Nov. 28) night in their first conference action of the season. The Cobras fell 31-19 against the Crusaders in the ECAC matchup.
  • Peguero Crowned Champion, Cobras Grapple at Georgia Open
    November 18, 2017
    The Coker College wrestling team traveled to Georgia to participate in the Georgia Open, where 16 Cobras competed against the likes of NCAA Divisions I and II, and NAIA institutions.
  • Cobras Find Success at Pembroke Classic
    November 12, 2017
    The 2017 Pembroke Classic Wrestling Tournament, hosted by University of North Carolina at Pembroke, saw 18 Cobras compete against the likes of the NCAA, NAIA, and club teams.
  • Cobras Compete in Hokie Open
    November 05, 2017
    The Coker wrestling team traveled to the Berglund Center Sunday (Nov. 5) for the 2017 Hokie Open, hosted by Virginia Tech. The event featured Division I, II, and club wrestling teams from across the East Coast.
  • Cobras Split at Spartanburg Duals
    November 01, 2017
    The Coker wrestling team opened up its 2017-18 season at the Spartanburg Methodist Duals where they battled Life University and Spartanburg Methodist College Wednesday night (Nov. 1). The Cobras lost their first match to the Life Running Eagles 47-0 and won their match against the Spartanburg Methodist Pioneers 27-21.
  • Coker Wrestling Hungry for 2017-18 Season
    October 31, 2017
    The Coker College wrestling comes into the 2017-18 season under the leadership of second year head coach Michael Baxter and assistant coach Shea Nolan. The Cobras look to improve on last season’s performance and exceed expectations starting Nov.1 at the Spartanburg Methodist Duals, which feature Spartanburg Methodist College and Life University.