ODU Wrestling Starts Season Today With Blue/Silver Intrasquad Match

November 06, 2005
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Nov. 6, 2005

NORFOLK, VA - The Old Dominion Wrestling Monarchs started their 2005-06 season today with the Blue/Silver Intrasquad exhibition match this afternoon at the ODU field house. The Intrasquad match is traditionally each wrestlers chance to compete for the right to represent ODU throughout the year.

Three Monarchs, Josh Tyler (Mechanicsville, VA), Adam Wright (Dayton, VA), and Ryan Williams (Cumberland, PA), each had wins by fall. Josh Tyler had his in overtime against Jeff Becker (Slippery Rock, PA) at 149. Senior Adam Wright defeated Kevin Harrington (E. Greenbush, NY) by fall at 197. Finally, Ryan Williams beat Braxdon Scaletta (Vallley View, OH) by fall 1:25 into the first period.

Senior heavyweight John Dolida (Bridgewater, NJ) had two wins today, the first 11-2 over Robert Nixon (Virginia Beach, VA), the second came in a close 4-3 win over Matt Pellar (Fredericksburg, VA).

ODU Wrestling travels to Edinboro, Pennsylvania November 12, for the Avalon duals. The Monarchs next home match is December 17, against the University of Northern Iowa.


133: Michael Martin d.Ryan Williams D 7-2 Ryan Williams d. Braxdon Scaletta F 1:25

141: Cam Watkins d. Kaylen Baxter D 6-3 Shanon Slack d. Kyle Pardun D 6-3 Shanon Slack d. Cam Watkins D 4-1 Kaylen Baxter d. Kyle Pardun D 18-16 OT

149: Josh Tyler d. Jeff Becker F OT

157: Chris Brown d. Nick Pullano D 7-2

165: Robby Gosnell d. Ben Fiacco D 3-1

174: Bryan Koz d. Bryan Lenhardt D 8-2

184: Bryan Lenhardt d. Kevin Harrington D 8-5

197: Adam Wright d. Kevin Harrington F

285/HWT: Matt Pellar d. Robert Nixon D 4-2 John Dolida d. Robert Nixon D 11-2 John Dolida d. Matt Pellar D 4-3