COLUMBIA, Ky.- The No.14-ranked Lindsey Wilson wrestling team hosts No. 17-ranked Cumberland (Tenn.) in the Blue Raiders first home dual and conference dual of the season. The dual is set to begin at 7 p.m. CT at Biggers Sports Center.
Lindsey Wilson has a dual record of 4-4 this season, while the Phoenix bring an 8-2 dual record into the match on Wednesday.
The Blue Raiders last competed on Dec. 18 at the Midwest Classic. Lindsey Wilson grabbed 40 points and finished in 20th-place out of 38 teams. Cam Tessari finished as the runner-up in the 157-pound bracket at the Midwest Classic.
Lindsey Wilson has five grapplers ranked in the top-16 of their respective weight classes, including top-10 rankings in the 149, 157, 165 and 184-pound classes.
Cumberland went 3-2 at NWCA National Duals on Thursday and Friday defeating Oklahoma City, Williams Baptist (Ark.) and Missouri Valley. They were defeated by Southern Oregon and Campbellsville (Ky.).
The Phoenix have six individuals ranked in the top-16 of their weight classes. Sammy Rosario leads Cumberland in the rankings as he comes in ranked fifth at 133 pounds.
This is the 11th meeting between the two schools. The Blue Raiders hold a 7-3 edge in the series and have won the last seven duals against the Phoenix.