King tops Ferrum and Cumberlands fall to #2 Emmanuel

Photo credit: Jeremiah Manning
Photo credit: Jeremiah Manning

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's wrestling team earned a pair of wins against Ferrum and Cumberland's and a loss to #2 Emmanuel on Friday.

FINAL SCORE: #7 King 27, Cumberlands 15; #7 King 45, Ferrum 0; #2 Emmanuel 24, #7 King 15
LOCATION: Kline Gym; Bristol, Tenn.
RECORD: King 5-2

HOW IT HAPPENED – Cumberlands

  • Jaclyn McNichols got King off to a good start with a win over Rebecca Forsyth 101 pounds.
  • Cumberlands took a 5-3 lead in the 109 pounds category but king then won six straight matches.
  • Cumberlands took the final two matches, one by forfeit and the other by pin but King had already set the win in stone by the end.


  • The Tornado again got off to a hot start as Makayla Welch pinned Marrisa Ruiz at a time of 1:10
  • Alyssa Aceval also had a pin for King at a time of 0:03
  • Nia Crosdale rounded out the 45-0 win with a pin of her own at a time of 1:16.

HOW IT HAPPENED - #2 Emmanuel

  • The Tornado dropped the first three matches against Emmanuel giving the Lions a 13-0 lead.
  • Briana Kellin got the Tornado on the board with an 8-0 decision over Alexandra Herle getting within 10 at 13-3.
  • After a win by Emmanuel, King then took the next two matches capped off by a decision from Ashlyn Ortega over Kayla Marano bringing the score down to 16-10.
  • Emmanuel secured the win with a victory from Felicity Bryant at 170 pounds 24-15


  • King travels to Missouri on Saturday, November 17 to compete in the Missouri Valley Open.