FERRUM, Va. -- Ferrum College split a pair of women's wrestling matches this afternoon at home, beating Brewton Parker College 34-8 before falling 40-5 ro King University.
King (5-1), Ferrum (3-2), Brewton Parker (0-3)
In the Brewton Parker match, the Panthers opened with three forfeit wins, Autmn Potkay posted a technical fall and Katrina Anderson secured a pin to spot Ferrum with an insurmountable 24-0 lead.
Ferrum then dropped nine matches to open the match with King, avoicing the shutout when Leya Deickman posted a pin in the 191 pound weight classto close out the day.
Ferrum def. Brewton Parker 34-8
101 Alisha Elizalde (Ferrum) win by forfeit
109 Ashley Gomez (Ferrum) win by forfeit
116 Marissa Ruiz (Ferrum) over win by forfeit
123 Autumn Potkay (Ferrum) over Chantal Arellano (BPC) (TF)
130 Katrina Anderson (Ferrum) over Isabellè DuBois (BPC) (Fall 0:23)
136 Abnelis Yambo (BPC) over Cynthia Aldama (Ferrum) (Fall 1:41)
143 Tayler Kleemoff (Ferrum) win by forfeit
155 Double Forfeit
170 Marriah Ramirez (BPC) over Morganne Flinkstrom (Ferrum) (Dec 7-5)
191 Leya Deickman (Ferrum) win by forfeit
King def. Ferrum 40-5
101 Jackie McNichols (King) def. Alisha Elizalde (FC) TF 1:15
109 Lesly Hernandez (King) win by forfeit
116 Makayla Welch (King) def. Marissa Ruiz (FC) TF 1:02
123 Bri Kellin (King) def. Autumn Potkay (FC) TF 2:46
130 Chey Sisenstein (King) pinned Katrina Anderson (FC) 0:27
136 Alyssa Aceval (King) def. Cynthia Aldama (FC) TF 10-0
143 Ashlynn Ortega (King) pinned Tayler Kleemoff (FC) 1:52
155 Rachel Hale (King) win by forfeit
170 Ana Luciano (King) def. Morganne Flinkstrom (FC) TF 0:29
191 Leya Deickman (Fer) pinned Nia Crosdale (King) 4:55
BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"We continue to improve as a program. We were able to secure our first home win in the history of the program. This is a great start for our team and I am excited to see what we can accomplish this year." -- Head Coach Jessica Medina
BACK ON THE MAT
Coach Jessica Medina's team will be back in action Saturday, Nov. 10, at King in Bristol, Tennessee. The Panthers will then travel to Marshall, Missouri, to compete in the Missouri Valley Open Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 17-18.