Thursday, 20 April 2017 22:30

Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Basketball Signs CVCC's Wembi

Emmanuel Wembi averaged a double-double for Catawba Valley Community College this past season Emmanuel Wembi averaged a double-double for Catawba Valley Community College this past season Catawba Valley Community College Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne University Head Men's Basketball Coach Everick Sullivan has announced the program's first signee for the upcoming 2017-18 campaign in Emmanuel Wembi.

Wembi has been a standout for Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) for the past two years, leading the program to a combined 42-20 mark.

Wembi (6-8, 220, Center) averaged 11.4 points, 11.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists while shooting 57 percent from the field for the Red Hawks this year and leading the squad to a third consecutive berth in the Region X Quarterfinals.

Wembi was also one of three players in the region to average a double-double for the year and was the region's second-best defensive rebounder (8.2). Wembi is a graduate of Rocky River High School in Mint Hill, N.C.

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