Gardner-Webb earns pair of wins in Bulldog Duals

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. -- The Gardner-Webb wrestling team earned wins over visiting Ouachita Baptist and Queens University as part of the Bulldog Duals on Saturday afternoon.

The afternoon began with the Runnin' Bulldogs taking on Quachita Baptist, which saw GWU earn three wins by pin to go on to a 31-7 victory over the Tigers.

Brandon Bright earned the first win of the day for the 'Dogs at 133 pounds, earning a fall over Logan Sloss at 4:53.

Tyler Marinelli maintained his perfect record on the season at 157 pounds, picking up a tight 4-2 decision over Tyler Mann.

Evan Schenk defeated Ben Parkhurst by a major decision, 17-8, at 165 pounds.

At 174 pounds, Kyle Homet earned a quick fall over Jace Browlee, pinning his shoulders to the mat in 1:10.

In the final bout of the opening dual, Jeffrey Linker pinned Tanner Hawkins in 4:13.

The afternoon continued for Gardner-Webb by taking on Queens University, in which the Runnin' Bulldogs cruised to a 43-12 decision.

Taylor Parks earned his first pin of the season, defeating Micah Marcin in 4:12, at 149 pounds.

Evan Schenk picked up his second win of the afternoon, squeaking by Stephon Halliburton, 3-2, at 165 pounds.

Kyle Homet also finished the day with a 2-0 record, defeating Austin Watkins by major decision, 16-4, at 174 pounds.

Gardner-Webb returns to action on Sunday, November 18, taking part in the 2018 Wolfpack Open in Raleigh, N.C.

Gardner-Webb 31, Ouachita Baptist, 17
125: Barrett Stickelman (OBU) over Unknown (For.)
133: Brandon Bright (Gardner-Webb) over Logan Sloss (OBU (Fall 4:53)
141: Michael Billups (OBU) over Conrad Schiess (Gardner-Webb) (Dec 6-3)
149: Taylor Parks (Gardner-Webb) over Unknown (For.)
157: Tyler Marinelli (Gardner-Webb) over Tyler Mann (OBU) (Dec 4-2)
165 : Evan Schenk (Gardner-Webb) over Ben Parkhurst (OBU) (MD 17-8)
174 : Kyle Homet (Gardner-Webb) over Jace Browlee (OBU) (Fall 1:10)
184 : Jordan Dieringer (OBU) over Nathaniel Kale (Gardner-Webb) (Dec 4-2)
197: Augustus Boyd (OBU) over Markus Emory (Gardner-Webb) (TF 22-7 6:19)
285 : Jeffrey Linker (Gardner-Webb) over Tanner Hawkins (OBU) (Fall 4:13)

Gardner-Webb 43, Queens University 12
125: Melvin Rubio (Queens University) over Unknown (For.)
133: Brandon Bright (Gardner-Webb) over Unknown (For.)
141: Conrad Schiess (Gardner-Webb) over Unknown (For.)
149: Taylor Parks (Gardner-Webb) over Micah Marcin (Queens University) (Fall 4:12)
157: Tyler Marinelli (Gardner-Webb) over Unknown (For.)
165: Evan Schenk (Gardner-Webb) over Stephon Halliburton (Queens University) (Dec 3-2)
174: Kyle Homet (Gardner-Webb) over Austin Watkins (Queens University) (MD 16-4)
184: Noah Curreri (Queens University) over Nathaniel Kale (Gardner-Webb) (Fall 1:58)
197: Chase Emory (Gardner-Webb) over Unknown (For.)
285: Jeffrey Linker (Gardner-Webb) over Unknown (For.)


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