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Women's Wrestling Splits Pair of Duals Nov. 3 at Home

Leya Deickman posted a pin in Ferrum's match with King.
Leya Deickman posted a pin in Ferrum's match with King.


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 

"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

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.