BELMONT, N.C. – The Belmont Abbey wrestling team powered past ECAC opponent Emmanuel with the 39-8 victory in the Wheeler Center Saturday afternoon. The win gives the Crusaders a 5-1 record this season and 3-1 in conference matches. The Abbey captured eight of the matchups including two falls and three technical falls.
Nathan Oakley opened up the dual in the 125 weight class with a tech. fall for his 12th victory of the season. Troy Gregor pinned his opponent, his seventh pin of the year, in the 141 weight division.
Greg Hilliard won his team-best 16th match with a tech fall in the 165 weight class matched by Jake Glunt's tech. fall at 174. Brian Girard and Luke Glunt earned decisions before Chaas Delgado earned his 14th win on his fourth pin of the season.
The Crusaders will compete at Newberry Jan. 18, at 7:00 p.m.