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.
Also nominated for Men's Wrestler of the Week:
Cade Ridley (King) - 2-2 record at Hokie Open
2018-19 Men's Wrestler of the Week
Week One (Nov. 7) – Zebrandon Gant (Newberry)