The Apprentice School 28 v East Carolina University 22       California State University - Fresno 41 v California State University - San Marcos 18       The Apprentice School 27 v James Madison University 18       The Apprentice School 44 v College of William & Mary 0       The Apprentice School 39 v Longwood University 12       The Apprentice School 27 v Penn State - Mont Alto 24       California State University - Fresno 15 v California State University - San Marcos 6       California State University - Fresno 47 v California State University - San Marcos 18       University of Akron 56 v Penn State - Beaver 3       University of Akron 43 v The Ohio State University 15       

Bobcats Chased

12/11/2008 -

On Thanksgiving weekend, the East Georgia College Bobcat wrestling team more than met its match. On Saturday, November 29, the Bobcats traveled to Albany, Georgia, to wrestle against perennial National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) Southeastern Conference powerhouse, University of Central Florida, and Darton College, new to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
While the Bobcats wrestled hard, forfeiting four weight classes proved to be too much for them. In the first dual meet of the triad, the EGC grapplers fell to the Knights of UCF by a score of 45-5. One hundred and twenty five pounder Tony Pullen wrestled first and proved to be the only victorious Bobcat as he won a technical decision (a win by greater than fourteen points) over UCF’s Daniel Desenberg. Tough wrestling characterized the meet, however, as Tyson Gilland (133), Steven Strickland (197), and Chris Wickstrom (235) dropped their matches to ranked opponents by a combined seven points.
In the second dual against Darton, four forfeits hurt the Bobcats, but Jeremy Moats (157) picked up an 11-6 decision against Darton’s Davarius Thomas and Steven Strickland and Chris Wickstrom (235) garnered forfeits. The final score was Darton 42, EGC 15.
The Bobcats will start the new year with a quadrangular meet (four teams) on Saturday, January 10, 2009, in the EGC gym when the Darton Cavaliers, the Mercer Bears, and the Georgia Southern Eagles face off against one another and EGC. Wrestling begins at 1 p.m. with additional matches at 2 and 3 p.m.