Four Women's Wrestlers Advanced to Day 2 of WCWA Nationals

Posted February 10, 2017

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Marshall, Mo. (February 10, 2017) - The No. 12 Missouri Valley College women’s wrestling team competed at the 2017 WCWA National Championship in Oklahoma City, Okla. The team placed No. 11 with 53 points after the first day of competition, with four Vikings advancing to day two.

 

Junior Candice Segi (Aiea, Hawaii)-109 pounds

First Round-Received a bye.

Second Round-Defeated Amanda Mercier of Waldorf (Iowa) University in a 10-0 technical fall.

Third Round-Lost to No. 8 Ciara McCrae of Simon Fraser University in a first period pin.

Consolation Fourth Round-Lost to Cassidy Freeman of Eastern Oregon in a first period pin.

 

Junior Hilda Garcia (Mount Vernon, Wash.)-109 pounds

First Round-Received a bye.

Second Round-Lost to Autumn Pacheco of Menlo (Calif.) College in a 13-0 technical fall.

Consolation Second Round-Received a bye.

Consolation Third Round-Lost to Kara Payton of Life (Ga.) University in a first period pin.

 

Junior Lori Ann Archuleta (Peralta, N.M.)-116 pounds

First Round-Lost to No. 7 Cindy Calixto of Emmanuel (Ga.) College in a second period pin.

Consolation First Round-Received a bye.

Consolation Second Round-Defeated Nathalie Barraza of Lindenwood Belleville (Ill.) in a 8-2 decision.

Consolation Third Round-Lost to Fayth Woodward of Southwestern Oregon Community College by injury default.

 

No 5 Senior Christy Powell (Powder Springs, Ga.)-116 pounds

First Round-Defeated Shania Magdaleno of Ottawa (Kan.) University in a first period (1:03) pin.

Second Round-Defeated Annastassia Ramirez of Southern Oregon University in a 12-2 technical fall.

Quarterfinal-Lost to No. 3 Cady Chessin of Menlo College (Cal.) by a 6-0 decision.

Consolation Fourth Round-Defeated Viannei Perez of Eastern Oregon in a 10-0 technical fall.

 

No 7 Junior Alicia Reyes (Blue Springs, Mo.)-130 pounds

First Round-Received a bye.

Second Round-Defeated Steffanie Hampton of Campbellsville (Ky.) University in a 10-0 technical fall.

Third Round-Defeated Ashley Osachuk of Simon Fraser University in a 5-2 decision.

Quarterfinal-Defeated Carla Ponce of Oklahoma City University in a 17-7 technical fall.

Semifinal-Lost to Cheyenne Youngblood of Missouri Baptist University by a 17-7 technical fall.

 

Sophomore Bethany Davis (Roy, Wash.)-136 pounds

First Round-Lost to Tatiana Velazquez of Bacone (Okla.) College in a first period pin.

Consolation First Round-Lost to Jenna Wilson of Ottawa (Kan.) University in an 11-0 technical fall.

 

Junior Anna Poyner (New Hartford, Iowa)-136 pounds

First Round-Defeated Sha’nice Jackson of Ottawa (Kan.) University in a first period (1:03) pin.

Second Round-Lost to Gabby Garcia of King (Tenn.) University in a second period pin.

Consolation Second Round-Defeated Esmeralda Garcia of The University of the Cumberlands in a first period (0:57) pin .

Consolation Third Round-Defeated Kate Nestingen of Life (Ga.) University in a 10-0 technical fall.

Consolation Fourth Round-Defeated Gladdys Palma of Southern Oregon University in a first period (2:52) pin.

 

Junior Yuneris Taveras (Bronx, N.Y.)-170 pounds

First Round-Lost to No. 5 Janelle Fuamatu of McKendree (Ill.) University in a first period pin.

Consolation First Round-Defeated Bree Tate-Johnson of Southwestern Oregon Community College in a 5-1 decision.

Consolation Second Round-Lost to Kaitlyn Hill of Campbellsville (Ky.) University in a 9-2 decision over.

 

No 8 Junior Alyssa Cantu (Stockton, Calif.)-191 pounds

First Round-Defeated Jezebel Pardo of MacMurray (Ill.) College in a 10-0 technical fall.

Second Round-Defeated Kay Tehotu of Southwestern Oregon Community College in a first period (1:46) pin.

Quarterfinal-Lost to No. 3 Payten Smith of Simon Fraser University in a 5-3 decision.

Consolation Fourth Round-Defeated Koa Moe of Missouri Baptist University in a first period (1:50) pin.

 

The Vikings will continue competing at the 2017 WCWA Nationals in Oklahoma City Saturday, with the tournament starting at 10 a.m.

 

 

About Missouri Valley College

Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 30 academic programs, study abroad program, extracurricular activities, and 13 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, criminal justice and exercise science. Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, call (660) 831-4000 or visit www.moval.edu.

 



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