Vasquez selected conference Wrestler of the Week

Vasquez selected conference Wrestler of the Week

BRISTOL, Tenn.  – Chris Vasquez helped the King University men's wrestling team to their second straight South Atlantic Conference Carolinas victory last week. Vasquez earned a win, capping the come-from-behind victory and earning him South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Wrestler of the Week honors.

Vasquez capped the second straight come-from-behind South Atlantic Conference Carolinas win for the Tornado when they defeated Belmont Abbey 25-19 on Thursday night wrestling up a weight class at 285 pounds, Vasquez pinned Lucas Scarlett in 4:27, giving King the 25-19 win. The Tornado trailed in the match 15-9 and 19-13 going into the final two matches of the dual.

This marks the first time Vasquez has been selected South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Player of the Week.

The Tornado return to the mat on Thursday night when they travel to Newberry College. The dual is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m.