Wrestling Travels to Bucknell, Hosts George Mason This Weekend
By ODU Athletics
Jan. 19, 2011
NORFOLK, Va. - Old Dominion University wrestling heads to Bucknell on Friday for a 7 p.m. there and comes back to Norfolk for its home opener on Sunday when the Monarchs host George Mason at 5:30 p.m.
The Monarchs went 2-1-1 at the CAA Duals last week while their overall record stands at 4-7-1.
James Nicholson went 4-0 at the duals to improve to 21-0 on the year and remains fourth in the nation at 125. Kyle Hutter, Joey Metzler and Joe Budi all finished the day 3-1. Hutter, No. 11 at 133, defeated No. 17 Freddy Santaite of Boston University while Metzler, now ranked in the top-25 at 149, ranked 25th, beat No. 26 Zac Cibula of Rider.
Bucknell is 3-8 on the year and led by 149 pounder Kevin LeValley who is No. 6 in the nation and 19-1 on the year.
George Mason sits at 0-14 this season, the Patriots are led by 197 pounder Cayle Byers, who is 17-1 and No. 4 in the nation.