Citadel wrestlers close out dual slate with wins

The Bulldogs are headed to the SoCon tourney with a win

The Bulldogs are headed to the SoCon tourney with a win Staff reports
Posted: Sunday, February 23, 2014 12:11 a.m.

Chapel Hill, N.C. – The Citadel wrestling team earned Southern Conference dual wins over SIU-Edwardsville, 34-3, and Campbell, 21-16, on Saturday at Carmichael Arena to close out its dual slate with an 11-3 overall record and 6-1 Southern Conference mark.
The Bulldogs opened the day with a dominant win over SIU-Edwardsville, winning all but the heavyweight bout. Aaron Walker and seventh-ranked Turtogtokh Luvsandorj extended their winning streaks to 15 and 16 straight, respectively, as Walker earned the pin over Logun Taylor before Luvsandorj collected a 4-2 decision over Matthew Lester.

In the second match, the Bulldogs avenged a loss to Campbell suffered last season. After falling behind 7-0, the Bulldogs won their next four bouts, including a win by 12th-ranked Ugi Khishignyam, followed by a major decision victory by 149-pounder Matt Frisch.
The Citadel will take the next two weeks to prepare for the Southern Conference championship on March 9 in Buies Creek, N.C.


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