Eagles Continue To Roll With Win Over Westminster College

Nathan Rankin (125) won his match against Westminster College to help the Eagles win five straight.

University of the Ozarks 28, Westminster College 20
Friday, February 1, 2019
Fulton, Mo.

University of the Ozarks (9-7)
Westminster College (1-1)

The Eagles continue to roll at the right time of the season posting a 28-20 road win over Westminster College Friday night. The Eagles have now won five straight duals heading into the Southeast Conference Tournament and the NCAA III Regional. With nine wins, it is the most dual wins since the program began in 2014. Against Westminster, Nathan Rankin topped a strong opponent in Travis Jones. Rankin won by fall to gain six points at the 125-pound weight class. Jaylen York (141) maintained his success as he recorded a fall over Drake Winder. Jerhett Lee remained tough at heavyweight winning his match in a fall against Deryl VanNostrand. Kade McMahon (165) posted a decision (9-3) over Payton Price. Miguel Baray (184) won by decision and Adolfo Sotolongo (197) won by major decision (15-7).

University of the Ozarks 28, Westminster College 20
125: Nathaneal Rankin (Ozarks) over Travis Jones (Westminster) (Fall 0:00)
133: Dalton Landreth (Westminster) over Corey Muniz (Ozarks) (Dec 9-3)
141: Jaylen York (Ozarks) over Drake Winder (Westminster) (Fall 0:00)
149: Sean Sax (Westminster) over Travale James (Ozarks) (TF 17-0 0:00)
157: Jacob Warren (Westminster) over Jason Beltran (Ozarks) (Fall 0:00)
165: Kade McMahon (Ozarks) over Payton Price (Westminster) (Dec 9-3)
174: Hunter Tessman (Westminster) over Ndayambaje John (Ozarks) (Fall 0:00)
184: Miguel Baray (Ozarks) over Westminster
197: Adolfo Sotolongo (Ozarks) over Kodie Bellury (Westminster) (MD 15-7)
285: Jerhett Lee (Ozarks) over Deryl VanNostrand (Westminster) (Fall 0:00)

The Eagles will compete in the Southeast Conference Tournament February 9 in Montgomery, Alabama.