Sports - Air Force

Jan 27, 2014 10:00 AM by Greg Smith

Air Force Earns Two Wins at Seattle Main Event

SEATTLE, Wash. - The Air Force boxing team picked up a pair of victories during a National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) Event at the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle on Saturday, Jan. 25. Adam Sumait and Jacob Berggren claimed victories by decision as the Falcons accounted for a 2-6 record.

Sumait, competing in the 120-pound bout, defeated Washington's Devon Bell, while Berggren earned the judges' vote in his 144-pound contest with Nevada's Eden Bradford.

Six other Air Force boxers also competed at the WAC, in bouts ranging from 149 to 185 pounds. James Monk (156 pounds, vs. Russell Crandell) and Nick Hoguin (170 pounds, vs. Albert Ta) both fell by decision to boxers from Washington, while Jordan Cox (149 pounds, vs. California's Gerald Santos), Sean Cork (150 pounds, vs. Coast Guard's Trevor Pennyfeather), John Alora (160 pounds, vs. Vlad Panin) dropped decisions to their respective NCBA opponents and Javaughn Baltrip lost his 185-pound bout with Nevada's Garrett Felling when the referee stopped their bout before the final bell.

Air Force returns to action on Friday, Jan. 31, when it travels to Reno, Nev., for the UNR Invitational.



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