State report: Citadel’s Delaney earns record honor; CofC-CSU softball postponed

The Citadel’s Odie Delaney earned his second straight Southern Conference wrestler of the week award and third of the season for all competition from Feb. 6-12.

The award is Delaney’s seventh of his career, moving him into a tie with Appalachian State’s Austin Trotman (2008-12) for the most in league history.

The redshirt senior won his only match of the week via pin as the Bulldogs defeated Gardner-Webb, 33-7, on Sunday.

The Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., product, who is ranked 14th in the nation in the recently released NCAA coaches’ panel rankings, pinned Gardner-Webb’s Travis Porter in 4:03. Porter is ranked 33rd in the coaches’ panel rankings.

The pin was Delaney’s SoCon-best 14th of the season, regardless of weight class, and moved his season record to 31-7 overall and 9-1 in duals. He has won 11 consecutive matches overall.

The Citadel (5-5, 4-2 SoCon) wraps up its SoCon slate at VMI (1-12, 1-2) on Friday.

Softball


The College of Charleston-Charleston Southern softball doubleheader was rescheduled due to unplayable field conditions at Patriots Point.

The games, originally scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday, will be put back into the schedule at a to-be-determined date.

The Cougars will now open their season in the College of Charleston Classic this weekend at Patriots Point. The Cougars play at approximately 4 p.m. Friday against James Madison.

The Bucs will open the season at the Florida Lipton Classic in Gainesville, Fla., on Friday against Western Carolina.

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