Overton, Kent come up big in a battle of pins against MacMurray College

By LC Student Wrestling Manager Kasey McCracken

Thursday, January 19th the Lincoln College wrestling team wrestled in a dual against MacMurray in Jacksonville, IL. The Lynx got a wake-up call winning their dual 30-29, with many lower weights falling short.

Tyree Overton, a Lincoln College returning all-American and currently ranked 5th, got the pin against his opponent Ron Evans in 2 minutes.  Overton returned to the mat for the first time since breaking his thumb in early December 2016.

Mat Kent, A Lincoln College sophomore, who is ranked 6th, also pinned his opponent, Trevor Wilson in 5 minutes.

Next Thursday, January 26th the Lynx wrestling team will wrestle against Harper College in their last home dual of the season in the Lincoln Center at 7:00 PM.

Come out and support the Lynx!

Editors note:  MacMurray forfeited 3 weight classes and Lincoln College forfeited 1 weight class.  MacMurray had 3 pins & 1 technical pin while Lincoln College had 2 pins.

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