Week One Men's Wrestler of the Week: Zebrandon Gant (Newberry)

Newberry's Gant Named Week 1 Men's Wrestler of the Week


HIGH POINT, N.C.Newberry College's Zebrandon Gant has been named the South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Men's Wrestler of the Week for meets held during the week of Nov. 1-4, the league announced today. 

Gant, a freshman from Springfield, Ga., posted a 5-1 record and finished sixth in the 184 weight class at the Hokie Open.

Gant would pick up a 10-7 decision in a match against Samuel Fisher from Falcon RTC, before registering a fall in 2:16 against Seth Spell of Coker. He would earn a 22-5 tech fall against Jacob Booth of Bluefield College. Gant would then sneak out some close matches, winning 8-6 over Paul Pierce of George Mason and 6-5 against Jackson Moomau of Vest Virginia. He would drop a 3-5 decision against D'angelo Dewitt of Virginia Tech in the fifth-place match to earn a sixth-place finish.