Orlando, FL - Coming in as one of the favorites, the Emmanuel College Men's wrestling team won their first Southeast National Collegiate Wrestling Association Conference Title.
The Lions finished the tournament with a total of 207.5 points,
EC had 7 wrestlers who finished first, 1 at the second place, and 2 finishing third. On the scoreboard The Lions were followed by the University of Central Florida, with 184 Points and University of Florida, with 89.
Brent Newcomer won in the 125 defeating Timothy Sakow from UCF. In the 133, Darius Bunch captured the title for the Lions. Stephen Hale won in the 141 by Fall over UCF, Matthew Seymout. Jeremiah Lutz gave the 4th win to the Lions by capturing the title in the 157 by defeating Trace Thome from University of Florida. Next, Zak Pitt won the 174 by Default over B.J Thomas from Marion Military Institute. In the 184 Cody Chaney won by decision over UCF, Chandler Dobler. The seventy and last title of the tournament for the EC Lions came from Maveric Rechsteiner in the 197, with a win by decision over Tyrell Walker.
Emmanuel will wrap up the season at the NCWA National Tournament on March 11th.
Congrats to the EC Lions Wrestling Team!
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