Jan 05, 2017
Bristol, TN - The Emmanuel College men's wrestling team got off to a strong start in ECAC competition against King University in their conference opener. The lions prevailed 26-17 behind the wins of 6 wrestlers. The marquee match of the night pitted sophomore Dylan Carlile (133) against the 4th ranked division II wrestler in the country, Dustin Kirk. Carlile sealed the match with a clutch takedown in the 2nd overtime period. Senior Will Hale (141) and Junior JA Jones (165) had the only two pins on the night for EC, contributing greatly to the team score.
The lions take to the mat again in their home opener on Friday, January 13th against cross state rivals, Shorter University.
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