The Old Dominion (3-9) women's lacrosse team had their two-game win streak snapped at Liberty (8-2) after falling, 14-8. Glory Johnson scored four goals and added eight draw controls on Friday afternoon.
After winning his two bouts on Thursday, Larry Early advances to the 157-pound quarterfinals, where he will face No. 2 Tyler Berger of Nebraska on Friday in Session Three. Sophomore Michael McGee and Sa'Derian Perry fell into the wrestlebacks after second round losses.
Michael McGee (125), Sa'Derian Perry (141) and Larry Early (157) open up action at the NCAA Championships at PPG Paints Arena on Thursday, March 21. All three are student-athletes are making their second NCAA appearance.
Top seeded Michael McGee earned a 5-2 win by decision over Drew Hildebrandt in the 125-pound final on Saturday afternoon. The victory was ODU is sending three automatic qualifiers in Michael McGee, Sa'Derian and Larry Early to the NCAA Championships in Pittsburgh on March 21-23.
Michael McGee (125), Kevin Budock (149), Larry Early (157) and Tim Young (197) of ODU wrestling have advanced to the 2019 MAC Wrestling Championships. McGee and Early have secured spots to the NCAA Championships with their semifinal wins. With a victory in the finals, Budock and Young will punch tickets to the NCAA Championships in Pittsburgh.
ODU's Larry Early (157) and Michael McGee (125) are seeded first and thus favored to win MAC titles.
The Old Dominion (9-7, 5-2 MAC) wrestling team is ranked 11th in the final NWCA Mid-Major Top-20 poll. The Monarchs finished in 13th last season.
The Old Dominion wrestling team is set to compete in the 2019 Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9. Old Dominion hosts their first MAC Championship at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. Both days will be streamed on EPSN+.
Michael McGee and Larry Early secured the top seeds in their respective weight classes for the 2019 MAC Championships on March 8-9 in the Ted Constant Convocation Center. The seeding was determined by the leagues eight coaches.
The Mid-American Conference announced Tuesday afternoon that it will add seven teams in Bloomsburg, Clarion, Lock Haven, Edinboro, Cleveland State, George Mason and Rider to the league effective for the 2019-20 season. The MAC will have a total of 15 teams competing, which will be the second largest conference in NCAA Division I Wrestling.
Def Leppard's Pour Some Sugar On Me plays in the background at the Ted Constant Center, a 5-foot 11 redshirt junior steps on the mat. In the stands, you'll find his mom pacing back and fourth, camera in hand. The Monarchs 165-pound starter is Shane Jones, a walk-on from Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
Old Wrestling's Antonio Agee won the 184-pound title at the Mat Town Open II hosted by Lock Haven University.