FERRUM, Va. -- Ferrum College picked up a non-conference wrestling win tonight at home over Southern Virginia University, winning 39-9 at Swartz Gym.
JD McMillin (125 lbs) picked up a forfeit win, then Levi Englman (133) won a decision to put the Panthers out in front 9-0. Southern Virginia's Aldair Moran won a decision at 141 to trim the lead to 9-3, but that's as close at the Knights would get.
Austin Smith (149), Elijah Martin (157) and Galilee Kissell (165) posted back-to-back-to-back pins, to extend the Panther lead to 27-3. Martin's pin over Matt Rosson took just 13 seconds.
Malik Barr (174) won by technical fall, Demontay Wimbush (184) picked up a major decision and Braden Homsey (197) won by decision to make the score 39-3.
Nico Ramirez (285) posted a pin for Southern Virginia to round out the night.
125: JD McMillin (Ferrum) over Unknown (For.)
133: Levi Englman (Ferrum) over Aaron Freidhof (Southern Virginia) (Dec 3-0)
141: Aldair Moran (Southern Virginia) over Hayden Funck (Ferrum) (Dec 6-4)
149: Austin Smith (Ferrum) over Nicolas Korhonen (Southern Virginia) (Fall 2:11)
157: Elijah Martin (Ferrum) over Matthew Rosson (Southern Virginia) (Fall 0:13)
165: Galilee Kissell (Ferrum) over Kyle York (Southern Virginia) (Fall 1:56)
174: Malik Barr (Ferrum) over Matthew Rohrdanz (Southern Virginia) (TF 18-3 5:46)
184: Demontay Wimbush (Ferrum) over Cole Oldham (Southern Virginia) (MD 16-4)
197: Braden Homsey (Ferrum) over Matt Speelman (Southern Virginia) (Dec 6-0)
285: Nico Ramirez (Southern Virginia) over Carlos Leyva (Ferrum) (Fall 1:40)
Coach Nate Yetzer's team wil be back in action after Christmas, wrestling in the rugged Citrus Invitational Sunday and Monday, Dec. 29-30, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.