On Sunday, November 11th the University of the Cumberlands (UC) Women's Wrestling Team competed on the road as they took part in the Missouri Valley Open.
At the tournament the Patriots competed against some of the best wrestlers in the country as individuals from Waldorf College, Midland University, Lindenwood University, Wayland Baptist University, King College, Menlo College, Missouri Valley University, Oklahoma City University, and Jamestown College participated.
Cumberlands had 16 competing in the tournament with several having a successful day. Leading the Patriots on the day was Sydney Nelson (Kingsland, GA) who finished 3rd in the 155 lb weight class. Cianah Hee (Hauula, HI) also performed well for UC with a 4th place finish in the 136 lb weight class.
The Patriots are back in action on Saturday, December 1st as they host the UC Duals starting at 9:00 am in the Intramural Gym on Cumberlands campus.
For more information on the University of the Cumberlands women's wrestling team visit the athletics website http://www.cumberlandspatriots.com.