The Coker wrestling team wraps up their home schedule for the 2017-18 season by hosting the King (Tenn.) Tornado. This dual will also serve as the squad’s Fangs United match and Senior Day for five members.
After a month layoff from competition, the Coker wrestling squad looks to begin 2018 with an ECAC dual against the Limestone Saints Thursday, January 11. The first bout is set to start at 7:00 p.m. The Cobras are 5-3 overall and 1-1 in ECAC action.
Coker wrestling’s Luis Peguero is ranked tenth nationally in the 197 weight class as of Dec. 28, according to the NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association. This is the second ranking released of the season.
Coker wrestling’s Luis Peguero continued on to day two of the Midwest Classic, hosted by the University of Indianapolis and captured third place at 197 pounds. This competition welcomes Division II and NAIA schools with wrestlers from across the country.
The Coker wrestling team finished up their 2017 home stretch Wednesday (Dec. 13) night against the Knights of St. Andrews University. The Navy and Gold dominated in their 46-3 victory, and now stand at 5-3 on the season.
The Coker wrestling team competed at the Newberry Duals with nine other teams across the NCAA and NAIA. The Cobras took on Queens (NC), St. Cloud State, and Bellarmine on Sunday (Dec. 3). The Navy and Gold earned a 29-13 victory over Queens, suffered a loss against No. 1 St. Cloud State, and came back for a 28-20 win over Bellarmine.
The Coker wrestling team traveled to the Berglund Center Sunday (Nov. 5) for the 2017 Hokie Open, hosted by Virginia Tech. The event featured Division I, II, and club wrestling teams from across the East Coast.
The Coker wrestling team opened up its 2017-18 season at the Spartanburg Methodist Duals where they battled Life University and Spartanburg Methodist College Wednesday night (Nov. 1). The Cobras lost their first match to the Life Running Eagles 47-0 and won their match against the Spartanburg Methodist Pioneers 27-21.
The Coker College wrestling comes into the 2017-18 season under the leadership of second year head coach Michael Baxter and assistant coach Shea Nolan. The Cobras look to improve on last season’s performance and exceed expectations starting Nov.1 at the Spartanburg Methodist Duals, which feature Spartanburg Methodist College and Life University.
The Coker College wrestling team had four members named to the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) All-Academic team for the 2016-17 season, the league announced today. Walker Barfield, Jordan Garlow, Jacob Haydock, and Temaris Dixon represented the Navy and Gold on the 42 wrestler team.
The Coker College wrestling team had two members named to the Division II Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic team for the 2016-17 season, the association announced today. Walker Barfield earned second team honors, while Jordon Garlow was named to the Honorable Mention team.
Three Cobras advanced to day two of the Super Region Two Championships on Friday (Feb. 24). Jordon Tague (165 pounds), Jamal Lackey (174 pounds), and Tyvon Leacock (285 pounds) will represent the Navy and Gold in the final day of competition at the regional championships.
The Coker College wrestling team is prepared to begin post season wrestling by competing in the Midwest Super Regional Championships this Friday (Feb. 24) and Saturday (Feb. 25) at the University of Indianapolis.