BELMONT, N.C.- 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.
Michael Milam earned the first points of the night for the Navy and Gold with a 17-9 major decision in the 157 pound match.
Coker then claimed three straight victories at 184, 197, and 285. Jordon Garlow pinned his opponent in 1:39 and Luis Peguero followed it up with a pin of his own in 1:25. Tyvon Leacock earned the final points for the Cobras with his 5-3 decision.
Next, the Navy and Gold will compete at the Newberry Duals on Sunday (Dec. 3). They will wrestle Queens at 9:30 a.m., St. Cloud State at 11:00 a.m., and Bellarmine at 2:00 p.m.
125 Nathan Oakley (Belmont Abbey) def. Chris Navarro (Coker), fall, 2:20
133 Justin Payne (Belmont Abbey) def. Drew Crabtree (Coker), 10-0
141 Troy Gregor (Belmont Abbey) def. Noah Kile (Coker), fall, 2:35
149 Travis Allen (Belmont Abbey) def. Taylor Catoe (Coker), 12-3
157 Michael Milam (Coker) def. Jon Charpenter (Belmont Abbey), 17-9
165 Greg Hilliard (Belmont Abbey) def. Ian Maund, fall, 2:30
174 Jake Glunt (Belmont Abbey) def. Chris Coyle (Coker), 19-2
184 Jordon Garlow (Coker) def. Tyler MacLaine (Belmont Abbey), fall, 1:41
197 Luis Peguero (Coker) def. Colton Brittain (Belmont Abbey), fall, 1:25
285 Tyvon Leacock (Coker) def. Chaas Delgado (Belmont Abbey), 5-3