This weeks nominated athletes are Will Hale of the men's wrestling team and Haley Larson of the women's lacrosse team.
Will Hale is a junior wrestler from Loganville, GA. Will transferred to Emmanuel from Brewton Parker College last year and was immediately a stand out athlete on and off the mats. As a student leader, will is actively involved in campus ministries and holds the title of Mr. Emmanuel. This past week, the wrestling team competed in Orlando, FL at the Southeastern conference tournament and Will went unbeaten. Defeating all 4 of his opponents by fall, Will earned "The Most Falls" award for the tournament. These wins improved his season record to 15-4.
Haley Larson is a senior lacrosse player form Loxahatchee, FL. Haley is one of the Lions leading attacks, a key player on the offense. As a top scorer for the Lions, Haley has already accumulated 21 goals in 6 matches this season. A big game against Brevard College this past week saw Haley with 3 goals, helping the Lions win a close game, with an 11-10 victory. Haley had a big week off the field as well, getting engaged to her boyfriend Clement Rowe on Saturday.
Congratulations to both athletes on their impressive performances.