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LWC Wrestling defeats Cumberland (TN) 25-13 on 11 Jan 2017

SEE: Lindsey Wilson vs. Cumberland (TN) Dual Meet results
Next: Lindsey Wilson Wrestling hosts Cumberlands (KY), at 7pmCT, Mon 16 Jan 2017, at Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY.

By Matt Wurzburger
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - (Wed 11 Jan 2017) The No. 14-ranked Lindsey Wilson wrestling team won seven matches on Wednesday night in its 25-13 victory over No. 17-ranked Cumberland (TN) in the Blue Raiders' Mid-South Conference dual opener.

Against the Phoenix, the Blue Raiders picked up four victories against ranked opponents.

Lindsey Wilson overcame an early 10-3 deficit in the match.

Chad Lampe opened the dual with an 8-6 sudden-victory win over Sean Nguyen. Lampe trailed 6-5 late in the third period before scoring a match-tying escape. The junior from Louisville, Ky. then sealed the deal with a takedown in the first sudden-victory period.

The Phoenix responded with back-to-back wins at 133 and 141 pounds. Sammy Rosario (ranked No. 5 at 133 pounds) gave his team the lead with a pinfall victory over Kadin Scoggins at 133 pounds. Brandon Weber followed up with a 13-1 major decision over Lucas McCain.

Lindsey Wilson then rallied off six-straight wins with four earning bonus points.

Daniel Leonard (No. 6 at 149 pounds) kickstarted the barrage with a 16-8 major decision over Evan Cole. Leonard led 2-1 after the first period before opening up a 7-3 advantage in the second period.

Cam Tessari(No. 1 at 157 pounds) followed with a 13-2 major decision against Nate Croley (No. 12 at 157 pounds) as the Blue Raiders retook the lead, 11-10. The junior from Monroeville, Ohio opened with a 10-0 lead after the first three minutes.

The surge continued at 165 pounds where Diorian Coleman (No. 9 at 165 pounds) cruised past Peter Donchev (No. 16 at 165 pounds), 13-2.

A pair of nail-biters followed at 174 and 184 pounds.

Colton Gonzalez (No. 15 at 174 pounds) rode a last-second takedown past Orlando Nawade (No. 11 at 174 pounds) in a 5-4 decision victory. The freshman from Connersville, Indiana did not lead until the closing seconds and trailed 4-3 late into the third period.

Matt Walker (No. 9 at 184 pounds) led 3-1 in the third period in his bout against Kyle Delaune (No. 7 at 184 pounds) before surrendering a match-tying takedown. Walker then escaped to regain the lead before winning 5-3 by virtue of riding time advantage.

Corey Hinkle mathematically secured the dual victory with an 11-2 major decision over Robert Enmon.

Cumberland narrowed the deficit with a 5-3 decision victory at heavyweight.

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