BRISTOL, Tenn. – The top-ranked King University women's wrestling team honored their seniors on Friday night and turned in a solid performance to defeat 14th-ranked Emmanuel College. All three seniors earned wins and the Tornado took the final three matches by pin to take the dual 38-3.
FINAL SCORE: No. 1 King 38, No. 14 Emmanuel 3
LOCATION: Student Center Complex; Bristol, Tenn.
RECORDS: King 12-0; Emmanuel 6-8
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Cassidy Ferrell got the Tornado going with a 10-0 technical fall victory over Alouette Gonzalez at 101 pounds and Marina Doi followed with an 11-0 technical fall win over Maria Vidales at 109 pounds.
- At 109 pounds, senior Breonnah Neal took a 10-0 technical fall victory over seventh-ranked Cincy Calixto before King opened up a 17-0 lead with a win by forfeit at 123 pounds.
- Fellow senior Hanna Grisewood took a 5-0 lead before taking a win by injury default at 130 pounds before Emmanuel got on the board with a win at 136 pounds.
- Jessi Kee started a run of pins to close the match for the Tornado at 143 pounds, pinning Krista Martin in 1:16.
- Senior Forrest Molinari then pinned Mia Leon in 17 seconds at 155 pounds an Alexis Bleau pinned Kayla Wade in 27 seconds, giving King the 38-3 victory.
- King will be in action again on Friday and Saturday at the Bearcat Open in Lebanon, Ill.
- Emmanuel travels to take on MacMurray College in a dual before competing at the Bearcat Open.
No. 1 KING 38, No. 14 EMMANUEL 3
101 – Cassidy Ferrell (KING) tech. fall Alouette Gonzalez (EC), 10-0 (KING 4-0)
109 – No. 1 Marina Doi (KING) tech. fall. Maria Vidales (EC), 11-0 (8-0)
116 – No. 1 Breonnah Neal (KING) tech. fall No.7 Cindy Calixto (EC), 10-0 (KING 12-0)
123 – No. 3 Aleeah Gould (KING) wins by forfeit (KING 17-0)
130 – No. 1 Hanna Grisewood (KING) injury default Charline Haegemaster (EC) (KING 22-0)
136 – Abbey Nette (EC) dec. Gabby Garcia (KING), 5-4 (KING 23-3)
143 – No. 2 Jessi Kee (KING) pinned Krista Martin (EC), 1:16 (KING 28-3)
155 – No. 2 Forrest Molinari (KING) pinned Mia Leon (EC), 0:17 (KING 33-3)
170 – Alexis Bleau (KING) pinned Kayla Wade (EC), 0:27 (KING 38-3)