Missouri Valley College Women’s Wrestling finishes with two champions at Waldorf Open

November 13, 2017

Marshall, Mo. (November 11, 2017)- The No. 14 Missouri Valley College women’s wrestling team traveled to Forest City, Iowa to compete in the Waldorf Open throughout the day Saturday.  Two Vikings earned first place in their respective weight classes, with another two MVC wrestlers placing second.

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Junior Jazmin Perez (Covina, Calif.)-123 pounds

Quarterfinal: Received a bye.
Semifinal: Defeated teammate Addie Mejia in a first period (0:48) pin.
Championship Match: Defeated Tiffany Juarez of Ottawa (Kan.) University in a 12-1 technical fall.

Freshman Addie Mejia (Sammamish, Wash.)-123 pounds

Quarterfinal: Defeated Chelsea Dionisio from the University of Jamestown (N.D.) in a first period (0:21) pin.
Semifinal: Lost to teammate Jazmin Perez in a first period pin.
Consolation Semifinal: Defeated Alexis Altamira of Lindenwood (Mo.) University in a first period (2:52) pin.
Third Place Match: Defeated Dionisio in a first period (2:58) pin.

Freshman Julia Hooper (Azusa, Calif.)-123 pounds

Quarterfinal: Received a bye.
Semifinal: Lost to Tiffany Juarez of Ottawa (Kan.) University in a 10-0 technical fall.
Consolation Semifinal: Lost to Chelsea Dionisio from the University of Jamestown (N.D.) in a 10-0 technical fall.
Fifth Place Match: Lost to Alexis Altamira from Lindenwood (Mo.) University in a second period (3:32) pin.

No. 8 Senior Anna Poyner (New Hartford, Iowa)-136 pounds

Quarterfinal: Defeated Lacey Henderson from the Ottawa (Kan.) University in an 8-6 decision.
Semifinal: Defeated Cara Romeike from the University of Jamestown (N.D.) in a third period (5:40) pin.
Championship Match: Defeated teammate Julia Mata in a 10-0 technical fall.

Freshman Julia Mata (El Paso, Texas)-136 pounds

Quarterfinal: Received a bye.
Semifinal: Defeated Analy Gonzalez from the University of Jamestown (N.D.) in a first period (1:17) pin.
Championship Match: Lost to teammate Anna Poyner in a 10-0 technical fall.

Junior Bethany Davis (Roy, Wash.)-143 pounds

Quarterfinal: Lost to Gabi Hunter of Midland (Neb.) University in a first period (1:37) pin.
Consolation First Round: Received a bye.
Consolation Semifinal: Lost to Mariya Gaither from Lindenwood (Mo.) University in a first period (0:54) pin.
Fifth Place Match: Defeated Unattached Jenessa Sepulveda in a first period (0:48) pin.

Freshman Nancy Becerra (Mission, Texas)-155 pounds

First Round: Lost to Leslie Alaniz from Lindenwood (Mo.) University in a second period (3:54) pin.
Consolation First Round: Received a bye.
Consolation Second Round: Defeated Karina Prieto of Waldorf (Iowa) University in an 11-0 technical fall.
Consolation Third Round: Lost to Taea Regua of Waldorf (Iowa) University in a first period (1:46) pin.

Junior Yunris Taveras (Bronx, N.Y.)-170 pounds

First Round: Lost to Unattached Myranda Valezquez in an 11-0 technical fall.
Second Round: Defeated Kimberly De La Cruz of Lindenwood (Mo.) University in a first period (2:23) pin.
Fourth Round: Defeated Hannah Schievert from Midland (Neb.) University in a first period (2:35) pin.
Fifth Round: Defeated Unattached Mayra Escalante in a first period (1:28) pin.
Taveras placed second overall in the weight class.

 

The Vikings will next be in action Nov. 18, hosting the Missouri Valley Open at the Burns Athletic Complex.




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