UNCP Wrestling

First Posted: 1/15/2009

PEMBROKE -- Winning five of the final six matches Thursday, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke won its third straight dual meet with a 31-18 rout of Pensacola Christian.
With the Braves trailing 12-6 after three weights, the hosts slammed the door with wins by Aaron Gunning (157 pounds), Jon Smith (165), Luciano Vera (174), Corey Winston (197) and heavyweight Josh Woodruff.
Smith, Vera and Woodruff all recorded pins while Win-ston had a technical fall.
After Pensacola opened the dual with a pin, UNCP's Rynell Burt tied it up with a fall at 141.
The Braves forfeited the next weight, setting up the strong finish.
UNCP return to action Wednesday when it travels to Newport News Apprentice School.

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