Cleveland, GA - The men's wrestling team had an impressive showing in their first meet of the season against Truett-McConnell University. The Lions were lead by seniors Jeremiah Lutz (149) and Cody Chaney (184) who earned a technical fall and pin, respectively.
EC got off to a strong start in the dual winning their first 5 matches of the night. Truett-McConnell earned their only victory of the match when David Capers edged Emmanuel's Nick Perez (165) by a score of 4-2. The lions went on to win their last 4 matches to finish the dual with a 44-3 score.
125: Alberto Perez (EC) over John Corey Garrison (TMU) (Fall 4:15)
133: Dylan Carlile (EC) over Jakree Garrison (TMU) (TF 15-0)
141: Hunter Quinn (EC) over Devonte Upshaw (TMU) (Dec 8-4)
149: Jeremiah Lutz (EC) over Isaac Padilla (TMU) (TF 16-0)
157: Jay Sheppard (EC) over Joseph Hulen (TMU) (MD 10-0)
165: David Capers (TMU) over Nick Perez (EC) (Dec 4-2)
174: Dylan Gouine (EC) over Blaine Bird (TMU) (Dec 8-1)
184: Cody Chaney (EC) over Darrell Duggan (TMU) (Fall 2:46)
197: Maveric Rechsteiner (EC) over Jacob Matheson (TMU) (Fall 1:19)
285: Kenny Mason (EC) win by Forfeit
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