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March 3, 2024 9:19 pm

Mount Olive women collect three wins at Trojan Duals

MOUNT OLIVE – After battling in four dual meets on Sunday afternoon, the No. 20 Trojans registered a 3-1 mark with victories over Emory & Henry, Frostburg State, and Greensboro in Kornegay Arena while competing at the Trojan Duals.
With the results, the University of Mount Olive women’s wrestling team improves to 7-4 this season behind a 3-1 mark at home. The Trojans match their win total from their inaugural season and have faced three nationally-ranked opponents. The only loss for UMO on Sunday was in the final dual against No. 3 ranked King.
Below are the team scores for today’s dual meets.
Mount Olive over Emory & Henry, 34-14
Mount Olive over Frostburg State, 46-3
Mount Olive over Greensboro, 46-3
No. 3 King over Mount Olive, 42-5
Against Emory & Henry, sophomore Nia Miranda registered a 10-0 tech fall against Molly Keller in the opening match at 155 before the Wasps countered with a fall in the 170-weight class. Sophomore Jada Arnold (191) made her season debut and delivered a pin over Eryn Hubble to give UMO a 9-5 edge through three matches. Mount Olive received a forfeit at 101 before junior Samantha Miller recorded a 35-second fall in the first period against Mallory Howard at 109. Emory & Henry responded in the 116-weight class with a 10-0 tech fall, but the Trojans extended their advantage with a pair of forfeits, 34-9. In the final match, the Wasps produced a fall in the 143-weight class, as UMO secured the 34-14 win.
Against Frostburg State, Mount Olive received victories in the opening four matches via forfeit to build an early 20-0 lead. At 116, sophomore Gracie Cordasco registered a 31-second fall in the opening period over Aurora Walters before the Bobcats countered with a 5-3 decision in the 123-weight class. Freshman Brielle Bibla answered back with a fall in the first period versus Lillie Costilla at 130 before the Trojans earned three more wins by forfeit to capture the victory, 46-3.
Against Greensboro, the Trojans registered nine wins via forfeit to easily secure the 46-3 victory. In the only face-to-face matchup, Hailie Misplay of Greensboro recorded a 10-6 decision in the 136-weight class.
Against No. 3 King, the Tornado quickly established a 32-0 advantage after winning the initial seven matches while recording four falls and three tech falls. Mount Olive registered its only win at 155 with Miranda producing a first-period fall over Yasmine Oliveira. King finished the contest with two more falls to seal the 42-5 victory.
The Trojans will return to the mat following winter break and travel to Pennsylvania for the Ursinus Duals on Sunday, January 7, starting at 10 a.m.
Match Results vs. Emory & Henry
155 – Nia Miranda (Mount Olive) over Molly Keller (Emory & Henry) TF 10-0
170 – Katie Gakin (Emory & Henry) over Isabella Kessey (Mount Olive) Fall 0:51
191 – Jada Arnold (Mount Olive) over Eryn Hubble (Emory & Henry) Fall 3:00
101 – Jeulenea Khang (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
109 – Samantha Miller (Mount Olive) over Mallory Howard (Emory & Henry) Fall 0:35
116 – Natalia Sanchez (Emory & Henry) over Mallory McDonald (Mount Olive) TF 10-0
123 – Brooke Hermel (Mount Olive) over Madison Wilson (Emory & Henry) Fall 0:41
130 – Brielle Bibla (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
136 – Angelica Steffy (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
143 – Skie Roulo (Emory & Henry) over Skyelar Smith (Mount Olive) Fall 1:15
Match Results vs. Frostburg State
170 – Aleksandra Bieszczad (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
191 – Jada Arnold (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
101 – Jeulenea Khang (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
109 – Emily Fleckenstein (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
116 – Gracie Cordasco (Mount Olive) over Aurora Walters (Frostburg State) Fall 0:31
123 – Jada Fowler (Frostburg State) over Brooke Hermel (Mount Olive) Dec 5-3
130 – Brielle Bibla (Mount Olive) Lillie Costilla (Frostburg State) Fall 0:19
136 – Angelica Steffy (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
143 – Skyelar Smith (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
155 – Nia Miranda (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
Match Results vs. Greensboro
191 – Jada Arnold (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
101 – Jeulenea Khang (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
109 – Samantha Miller (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
116 – Mallory McDonald (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
123 – Brooke Hermel (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
130 – Brielle Bibla (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
136 – Hailie Misplay (Greensboro College) over Angelica Steffy (Mount Olive) Dec 10-6
143 – Skyelar Smith (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
155 – Nia Miranda (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
170 – Aleksandra Bieszczad (Mount Olive) wins by forfeit
Match Results vs. No. 3 King
101 – Mia Zuniga (King) over Jeulenea Khang (Mount Olive) TF 11-0
109 – Danielle Garcia (King) over Samantha Miller (Mount Olive) Fall 2:21
116 – Melanie Mendoza (King) over Gracie Cordasco (Mount Olive) Fall 0:51
123 – Virginia Foard (King) over Brooke Hermel (Mount Olive) TF 10-0
130 – Maria Victoria Baez Dilone (King) over Brielle Bibla (Mount Olive) Fall 0:49
136 – Anna Dicugno (King) over Angelica Steffy (Mount Olive) Fall 1:57
143 – Claire DiCugno (King) over Skyelar Smith (Mount Olive) TF 10-0
155 – Nia Miranda (Mount Olive) over Yasmine Oliveira (King) Fall 3:00
170 – Cheyenne Bowman (King) over Isabella Kessey (Mount Olive) Fall 0:19
191 – Alexa Garcia (King) over Jada Arnold (Mount Olive) Fall 3:57