MVC Women's Wrestling Continues Action at National Duals Sunday

Posted January 12, 2014

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Andy Pulverenti, sports information director, (660) 831-4230, pulverentia@moval.edu

 

MVC WOMEN’S WRESTLING CONTINUES ACTION AT THE NWCA NATIONAL DUALS

 

Marshall, Mo. (January 12, 2014)- The No. 9 Missouri Valley College women’s wrestling team continued action at the NWCA Women’s National Duals in Des Moines, Iowa Sunday. In the opening round the Vikings were defeated by No. 7 University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) 31-15. Sunday in the consolation bracket the Vikings were defeated by a 27-20 loss to No. 13 McKendree University. The Vikings also defeated No. 12 Waldorf College 30-13. MVC finished the event with a 1-2 dual record.

 

Against McKendree University MVC lost by a 27-20 team score.

101 pounds- Tayler Resuriz won by forfeit as MVC left the weight class open.

109 pounds- Sophomore Samantha Higa (Aiea, Hawai’i) won by forfeit as McKendree left the weight class open.

116 pounds- Senior Samantha Lovelace (South Prairie, Wash.) lost to Anna Divins in a first period pin.

123 pounds- Freshman Christy Powell (Atlanta, Ga.) lost to Lindsey Spjut in a first period pin.

130 pounds- Senior Mayleen Soto (Azusa, Calif.) lost to No. 9 Gabirelle Wehyrich in a 10-0 technical fall.

136 pounds- Diana Neverezwon by forfeit as MVC left the weight class open.

143 pounds- No. 6 Senior Frances Efiong (Arlington, Texas) defeated Sonia Beri in a 6-1 decision.

155 pounds- Freshman Ku’uleilani Lankford (Ewa Beach, Hawai’i) defeated Andrea Ruiz in a 6-2 decision.

170 pounds- No. 9 Senior Brittany Jones (Grapevine, Texas) defeated Robin Torres in a 15-4 technical fall.

191 pounds- No. 10 Sophomore Jessica Ulloa (Concord, Calif.) won by forfeit as McKendree left the weight class open.

 

Against Waldorf College MVC won by a 30-13 team score.

101 pounds- Left open by both MVC and Waldorf.

109 pounds- Sophomore Samantha Higa (Aiea, Hawai’i) won by forfeit as Waldorf left the weight class open.

116 pounds- Senior Samantha Lovelace (South Prairie, Wash.) lost to Jessica Fresh in a first period pin.

123 pounds- Freshman Christy Powell (Atlanta, Ga.) defeated Dana Karkar in a 4-1 decision.

130 pounds- Senior Mayleen Soto (Azusa, Calif.) defeated Justice Losee by a 12-2 technical fall.

136 pounds- Gabby Klein won by forfeit as MVC left the weight class open.

143 pounds- No. 6 Senior Frances Efiong (Arlington, Texas) defeated Julie Johnson with a first period pin.

155 pounds- Freshman Ku’uleilani Lankford (Ewa Beach, Hawai’i) won over Ashlee Lentz by a 7-4 decision.

170 pounds- No. 9 Senior Brittany Jones (Grapevine, Texas) won by forfeit as Waldorf left the weight class open.

191 pounds- No. 10 Sophomore Jessica Ulloa (Concord, Calif.) defeated Sonya L3gate in a third period pin.

 

The Vikings will next be in action Thursday for Senior Night as they host McKendree University in a dual at the Burns Athletic Complex. Dual starts at 6:00 p.m.

 

 

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