TECHNIQUE OF THE WEEK: CHRIS MECATE
NORFOLK, Va. - ODUSports.com and Monarch Media present this weeks Wrestling Technique of the Week, which gives fans a chance to learn more about the sport of wrestling.
Wrestling Technique of the Week- Slide By
This week's technique features redshirt sophomore wrestler, Chris Mecate (141). In the video Mecate demonstrates how to properly execute a Slide By. A native of Highland, California and Redlands East Valley high school, Mecate finished the year ranked No. 2 in the NCAA RPI and No. 4 in the Final Coaches Panel Rankings. Mecate ended a brilliant 28-9 season,which saw him beat Minnesota's Chris Dardanes and UNC's Evan Henderson. He led ODU with three Tech Falls and finished 7-1 in his first year in the MAC. The 141-pounder had a winning record against the nationally ranked top-20, which included a 3rd place finish at the Southern Scuffle.
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