Presbyterian College’s new women’s wrestling team scored the first victory in school history, earning a 29-14 win over host Ferrum in the the Panthers’ Swartz Gym in Ferrum, Va.

The Blue Hose picked up four victories over the hosts en route to the program’s first win after bouncing back from a 40-8 loss against Gannon earlier in the evening.

PC got pins from Isabella Badon (123),Lillian Humphries (143), Morgan Norris (155) and Madajah Trapier (170). Norris also earned a win in the match against Gannon by pin.


Gannon 40, Presbyterian 8

109 – Nikoly Dos Santos (G) technical dec.Cassandra Lopez 18-8.

123 – Alexandra Alers (G) dec. Isabella Badon 9-8.

130 – Mikayla Dockweiler (G) dec.Alexa Downs 8-1.

136 -- Gabriella Malinowski (G) pinnedHannah McElroy 1:30.

143 –Morgan Norris (P) pinned Jezebel Garcia 1:00.

155 – Annabelle Helm (G) pinned Adalypha Perez 5:50.

170 – Amara Deverices (G) pinnedMadajah Trapier 1:00.

EXH –Lillian Humphries (P) pinned Gabriella Malinowski.

Presbyterian 29, Ferrum 14

109 –Cassandra Lopez (P) win by forfeit.

123 – Isabella Badon (P) pinned Marrisa Ruiz 2:00.

130 – Destiny Benjamin (F) technical dec.Alexa Downs 11-0.

136 –Hannah McElroy (P) win by forfeit.

143 –Lillian Humphries (P) pinned Bailey Gilmore 1:30.

155 –Morgan Norris (P) pinned Taylor Kleemoff 1:15.

170 –Madajah Trapier (P) technical dec. Talum Smith 12-1.

EXH –Cassandra Lopez (P) pinned Alisha Elizalde.


The Presbyterian College volleyball team hit a season-high .395 on its way to a 3-0 victory (25-9, 25-14, 25-18) over Florida A&M in its final non-conference contest of the season on Saturday afternoon.

It was the Blue Hose’ third straight win, bringing their record to 8-9. FAMU dropped to 3-12.

Sophomore Erin Cooke notched her fifth straight double-double, racking up a match-best 12 kills and adding 14 assists while hitting .458.

The Blue Hose never trailed at any point in the contest, and the match featured just three ties.

PC opened up its home slate with a 3-0 win (25-23, 25-23, 25-23) over Charleston Southern on Friday night in Big South action. The Blue Hose improved 2-1 in the Big South, while CSU slipped to 9-8 overall and 1-2 in conference play.

Sophomores Erin Cooke and Lauren Talbert had 11 kills apiece to pace PC’s attack. Cooke added 20 assists for her fourth straight, and team-leading ninth, double-double of the season.


In Farmville Va., the men’s soccer team picked up a 2-1 overtime win over Longwood at the Longwood Athletics Complex on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore Riccardo Turcis buried a shot from the edge of the six-yard box at 95:10 to improve the Blue Hose to 1-0 in Big South play, though 3-8 overall.

Longwood fell to 4-5 and 0-2.

Mikel Abando scored from 12 yards out with a through ball from Ander Etxaniz to open the scoring.


Morgan Hutchison scored a pair of goals and extended her point streak to five games as PC’s women’s soccer team defeated USC Upstate, 2-0, and improved to 4-7, 3-1 in Big South play on Wednesday at Martin Stadium.

Hutchison beat the keeper high at 5:41 to give PC the early 1-0 lead and made it 2-0 with a long pass from Tara Brophy at 73:02.


Freshman Jimmy McCollum equaled his collegiate best with an even-par 72 to lead the Presbyterian College men’s golf team in the final round of the River Run Collegiate on Tuesday at River Run Country Club in Davidson, N.C.

As a team, PC finished 14th with a total of 921 (309, 306, 306).

James Madison cruised to the team title with a 15-under total of 849. The Dukes were the only team in the field to finish under par for the tournament. JMU’s Walker Cress (207) overtook 36-hole leader Trey Tobias of Charlotte to claim medalist honors.


Serina Combs finished fifth at the Starmount Fall Classic with a collegiate-best score of 221 (+5) on Tuesday in Greesboro, N.C. Julie Hillestad also earned a top-10 finish and helped lead the women’s golf team to a seventh-place showing at the Starmount Country Club (par-72, 6186 yards).

UAB won the team title with an aggregate of 905 and by a margin of one stroke. UNCG finished second (906) behind individual medalist Tara Bettle’s 217 (+1).