The men's wrestling team secured a big victory today over nationally ranked UNC Pembroke. The lions used 4 pins to secure the 27-21 victory over the 23rd ranked team in NCAA DII. After dropping a tight match at 125, Emmanuel secured falls in 4 of the next 5 matches from Darius Bunch (133), Will Hale (141), Jeremiah Lutz (149), and JA Jones (165). UNCP got back on the board with a win at 174, but EC's Cody Chaney scored a big win over nationally ranked opponent Michael Thomas at 184 to seal the team victory. With the win, Emmanuel moves to 3-1 in the conference and 11-1 overall.
The men return to action next Saturday, February 11th for senior night against conference opponent Belmont-Abbey. Go lions!
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