Two Chattanooga Mocs Advance To Medal Matches On Day Two Of The Southern Scuffle

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s wrestling team has two individuals in the medal matches of the 2022 Southern Scuffle, presented by Compound Sportswear. Senior No. 4 Fabian Gutierrez is in the 5th-place match at 125 pounds, while sophomore Brayden Palmer is in the 3rd-place bout at 133.

Palmer stayed alive to enter the medal matches this morning in overtime. In the second tiebreak, he cradled for a four-point near fall to move on to the consolation quarterfinals. After dropping his first match of the tournament, Palmer has won six straight to get to the third-place match. He’ll face Iowa’s Cullan Schriever.

Gutierrez dropped his semifinals match earlier today to the top seed at 125 pounds, West Virginia’s Killian Cardinale. He’ll face Appalachian State’s Caleb Smith in the fifth-place match.

Action begins at 7:00 p.m. (E.S.T.) with the 125-pound matches. If you don’t have a ticket yet, finals only admission is available for just $10 at the Gate 1 Box Office beginning at 5:00 p.m. Come check out some great college wrestling with the championships of the Scuffle.