January 2, 2012

Weakley finishes eighth in Southern Scuffle 197-pound bracket

Chattanooga, Tenn. – John Weakley posted an eighth place finish in the 197-pound bracket at the Southern Scuffle on Monday. Weakley won a 10-9 decision over Ryan Malo of Virginia on Monday morning before falling to Indiana's Matt Powless by a 9-0 major decision.

The redshirt junior then dropped a narrow 3-2 decision to Chattanooga's Nikolas Brown in the seventh-place match. Weakley moves to 11-6 overall on the season in individual matches.

CU finished 18th overall in team scores with 21.5 points. Final team scores and brackets can be found here.

Campbell will return to dual match action on Saturday at the N.C. State Duals. The Fighting Camels open with Bloomsburg at 12 p.m. and will also face SIU-Edwardsville, N.C. State and George Mason inside Reynolds Coliseum.

The club returns to home competition next Monday, hosting SoCon rival Appalachian State as well as Cleveland State inside the Pope Convocation Center.