Wrestling - Archives February 2018

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NCAA Division I Wrestling Qualifier Allocations Released
Wrestling 02/22/2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. On Thursday afternoon, the NCAA announced the qualifier allocations for the 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship. The organization also released the third coaches' panel rankings and the RPI.

Wrestling Ranked 13th in Final NWCA Mid-Major Poll
Wrestling 02/22/2018

MANHEIM, Pa. The Old Dominion wrestling team (9-9, 5-2 MAC) was ranked 13th in the final NWCA Mid-Major Poll announced Wednesday afternoon. Last year, Old Dominion was not ranked in this poll.

Old Dominion Edged by No. 20 Duke, 19-16
Wrestling 02/17/2018

DURHAM, N.C. The Old Dominion (9-9, 5-2 MAC) wrestling team dropped their final dual of the season to No. 20 Duke (7-7, 1-4 ACC) at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday afternoon, 19-16. The dual came down to the final bout, where Duke's No. 3 Jacob Kasper ultimately won the dual for the Blue Devils.

Monarchs Second in MAC Standings; Received Votes in Latest USA Today/NWCA Coaches' Poll
Wrestling 02/16/2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio After winning two straight to Kent State and Ohio, Old Dominion (9-8 5-2 MAC) moved to 5-2 in the MAC and a tie for second in the regular season dual meet standings. The Monarchs also received votes in the latest USA Today/ NWCA Coaches' Poll.

Monarchs Close Dual Action at No. 20 Duke
Wrestling 02/16/2018

DURHAM, N.C. The Old Dominion (9-8, 5-2 MAC) wrestling team travels to Durham, N.C. to wrestle the Duke (6-7, 1-4 ACC) Blue Devils on Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. in Cameron Indoor Stadium. The match will be streamed on ACC Network Extra.

Wrestling Defeats Ohio in Shortened Dual, 19-6
Wrestling 02/12/2018

ATHENS, Ohio The Old Dominion (9-8, 5-2 MAC) wrestling team defeated Ohio (4-7, 3-3 MAC) by a score of 19-6. A medical incident in the 174-pound bout caused the remainder of the match to be cancelled.

Monarchs Top Kent State, 19-14
Wrestling 02/09/2018

KENT, Ohio The Old Dominion (8-8, 4-2 MAC) wrestling team defeated Kent State (11-9, 1-4 MAC) by a score of 19-14 on Friday night in the Memorial Athletic Center. The Monarchs won six out of the ten bouts.

Five Monarchs Highlighted in Second Wrestling Coaches' Panel Ranking; Six Tabbed in RPI Rankings
Wrestling 02/09/2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. The Old Dominion wrestling team has five student-athletes featured in the February coaches' poll and six featured in the first set of RPI Rankings. Michael McGee (125), Caleb Richardson (133), Alex Madrigal (141), Larry Early (157), and Seldon Wright (174) are all among the wrestlers on the coaches' poll. McGee, Madrigal, Kenan Carter (149), Early, Wright, and Antonio Agee (184) are on the RPI list.

Monarchs Close Out MAC Dual Action at Kent State (Fri.) and Ohio (Sun.)
Wrestling 02/08/2018

KENT, Ohio The Old Dominion (7-8, 3-2 MAC) wrestling team takes on two MAC opponents in Kent State (11-8, 1-3 MAC) and Ohio (4-6, 2-4 MAC) on Friday, Feb. 9 and Sunday, Feb. 11.

ODU Voted Third in February MAC Rankings; Six Monarchs Remain Ranked
Wrestling 02/07/2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio The Old Dominion (7-8, 3-2 MAC) wrestling team remains in third place in the first of two February team rankings. Michael McGee (125), Alex Madrigal (141), Larry Early (157), Luke Drugac (165), Seldon Wright (174), and Antonio Agee (184) are represented in their respective weight classes.

Wrestling Drops 23-13 Dual to No. 16 Central Michigan
Wrestling 02/04/2018

NORFOLK, Va. The Old Dominion (7-8, 3-2 MAC) wrestling team fell to No. 16 Central Michigan (7-4, 4-1 MAC), 23-13 on Sunday afternoon in their final home dual. The Monarchs won four matches but dropped the last five en route to their second MAC loss.

Monarchs Defeated by Navy, 26-8
Wrestling 02/02/2018

NORFOLK, Va. The Old Dominion (7-7, 3-1 MAC) wrestling team dropped a non-conference dual by a score of 26-8 on Friday night against Navy (7-2, 3-1 EIWA) in the Ted Constant Center. Michael McGee and Ali Wahab both earned victories for the Monarchs.