Armengol, Christie ranked in FloWrestling national rankings

Coker University wrestlers Omar Armengol and Corey Christie were tabbed in FloWrestling’s Preseason Division II national rankings Nov. 3. Armengol is ranked No. 15 at 133 pounds, while Christie is ranked No. 15 at 165 pounds. Armengol posted seven wins at 133 pounds as a freshman a season ago, including three wins by major decision, one win by technical fall and one win by fall. He finished fourth at the NCAA Super Region II Championships and qualified for the NCAA Division II National Championships, becoming the first true freshman in program history to qualify for nationals. For his work in the classroom, Armengol was later named a NWCA Scholar All-American. The Hialeah, Fla. native is the son of Omar and Yenny Armengol, and is a physical education major. Christie posted nine wins including two wins by major decision and two wins by fall as a junior a season ago. He finished fourth at 165 pounds at the Super Region II Championships, and qualified for the Division II National Championships. For his work in the classroom, Christie was later named a NWCA Scholar All-American. The Lower Burrell, Pa., native is the son of Lori and James Christie, and is a biology major. The Cobras open the season Jan. 5, when they travel to Emmanuel (Ga.) for a South Atlantic Conference Carolinas tilt.

Author: Rachel Howell

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