The heavyweight earned All-American status for the second-straight year.
Hemida enters the consolation bracket, where his run will continue Friday.
Hemida enters the NCAA tournament after placing third at the Big Ten championships.
Since joining the Big Ten in 2014, the Terps have gone 1-44 in conference duals.
After dropping his first match of the tournament, Hemida earned the Terps’ best Big Ten finish in history.
Hemida is the Terps' only automatic qualifier to the NCAA tournament.
The Terps are eager to build on their strong ending to the regular season.
Cole signed with the Terps through Team IMPACT in 2017.
“There’s no better way to end the season than with a pin.”
The heavyweight won the final match with the teams tied at 16.