Coed Varsity Wrestling · Moultry and Salter earn Freestyle Medals at USAW Southeast Regionals


Michael Moultry and Christian Salter followed up their Greco Roman medals with podium finishes in Freestyle wrestling. Moultry (145 lbs), coming off a 6th place Greco Roman finish, earned a 5th place Freestyle medal. Moultry finished the freestyle tournament with a 4-2 record notching wins over Louisiana (twice), Alabama, and North Carolina. Salter (170 lbs), finished Freestyle in 4th place with a 3-2 record. Salter’s finish earns him a qualifying spot, above the Tennessee allotment, in the Cadet Freestyle National Championship. Salter earned wins over Georgia (twice) and North Carolina.

Match Results

Moultry -Cadet – 145 (5th)
Champ. Round 1: Micheal Moultry (Tennessee) over () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2: Micheal Moultry (Tennessee) over Dylan Hezeau (Louisiana) (Fall 5:14)
Quarterfinal: Brevin Balmeceda (Florida) over Micheal Moultry (Tennessee) (TF 17-6)
Cons. Round 4: Micheal Moultry (Tennessee) over Cole Williams (Alabama) (TF 12-2)
Cons. Round 5: Micheal Moultry (Tennessee) over Dylan Hezeau (Louisiana) (Fall 2:29)
Cons. Semi: Joshua Teaster (Tennessee) over Micheal Moultry (Tennessee) (Fall 2:11)
5th Place Match: Micheal Moultry (Tennessee) over Witten Joplin (North Carolina) (TF 19-8)

Salter – Cadet – 170 (4th)
Champ. Round 1: Christian Salter (Tennessee) over John Robinson (Georgia) (TF 19-8)
Quarterfinal: Christian Salter (Tennessee) over Drew Sincock (North Carolina) (TF 10-0)
Semifinal: Tyler Barnes (New York) over Christian Salter (Tennessee) (TF 10-0)
Cons. Semi: Christian Salter (Tennessee) over John Robinson (Georgia) (Fall 4:56)
3rd Place Match: Ashton Stumpf (Iowa) over Christian Salter (Tennessee) (Fall 1:59)