NEWBERRY, S.C. – The Coker College wrestling team dropped an ECAC dual at No. 13 Newberry 29-9 Tuesday (Feb. 13) night. Bret Shurina, Jordon Garlow, and No. 4 Luis Peguero picked up Coker's three victories by decision.
Shurina put the Cobras first three points on the board by taking a decisive 7-2 decision at 157 pounds. Next, Garlow secured a few takedowns to secure a 10-5 decision at 184 pounds. Finally, Peguero earned Coker's final victory of the night with a tough 5-1 decision at 197 pounds.
The Cobras will return to the mat on Feb. 23-24 when they travel to the University of Findlay to compete in the Super Region II Tournament.
Coker College – 9, Newberry College – 29
125 Austin Neal (Newberry) over Chris Navarro (Coker College) (MD 14-2)
133 Nolan Whitely (Newberry) over Drew Crabtree (Coker College) (TF 21-3 3:48)
141 Isaiah Royal (Newberry) over Otto Wolin (Coker College) (Dec 8-3)
149 Tyler Wicken (Newberry) over Matthew Kieta (Coker College) (Dec 5-3)
157 Bret Shurina (Coker College) over Jody McAlister (Newberry) (Dec 7-2)
165 Alex Rice (Newberry) over Hunter Corwin (Coker College) (TF 19-2 2:48)
174 Joey Rocca (Newberry) over Ian Maund (Coker College) (Fall 2:57)
184 Jordon Garlow (Coker College) over Austin Crocker (Newberry) (Dec 10-5)
197 Luis Peguero (Coker College) over Nick Weldon (Newberry) (Dec 5-1)
285 Patton Gossett (Newberry) over Robert Parland (Coker College) (Dec 10-3)