NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion (0-1, 0-1 MAC) wrestling team fell to No. 7 Missouri (2-0, 1-0 MAC) on Sunday afternoon, 40-3
Starting the day at 125 pounds, Killian Cardinale dropped his match to Cameron Valdiviez by fall. In the 133-pound bout, Steven Simpson was teched by Missouri's Allan Hart.
Highlighting the day was the 141-pound match that featured two All-Americans in Sa'Derian Perry and Jaydin Eierman. The match was scoreless through one period. After two periods, Eierman earned two takedowns and Perry was down 4-1. In the third period, Eierman stuck Perry on his back for a pin.
"I think there's several results that can be changed when we host the conference tournament here in March," said head coach Steve Martin. "Our kids are young so they're constantly learning. That's the thing about this group. They're going to improve."
At 149 pounds, Kenan Carter battled No. 4 Grant Leeth to a 6-3 decision. The match was Carter's second ranked opponent of the season.
In the 157-pound bout, Larry Early scored the only team points for ODU of the day by winning by decision over Lane Stigall.
In another ranked bout, Seldon Wright fell to No. 17 Connor Flynn by decision. At 174, Shane Jones battled No. 4 Daniel Lewis but fell by major decision. Lewis is a three-time All-American.
At 184 pounds, Antonio Agee dropped his match to Dylan Wisman by a 9-4 decision. In the 197-pound bout Tim Young was pinned by Wyatt Koelling. To close out action for the day, Will Hilliard dropped a 5-0 decision to Zach Elam.
Up Next ODU will travel to Maryland as they will compete in the Navy Classic on Nov. 17.
Box Score Attendance 488 No. 7 Missouri 40 | Old Dominion 3 125: Colin Valdiviez (Mizzou) fall over Killian Cardinale (ODU), 5:20 133: Allan Hart (Mizzou) TF over Steven Simpson (ODU), 16-0 141: #3 Jaydin Eierman (Mizzou) fall over #7 Sa'Derian Perry (ODU), (5:05) 149: #4 Grant Leeth (Mizzou) dec. over Kenan Carter (ODU), 6-3 157: #11 Larry Early (ODU) dec. over Lane Stigall (Mizzou), 12-5 165: #17 Connor Flynn (Mizzou) MD over Seldon Wright (ODU), 10-2 174: #4 Daniel Lewis MD over Shane Jones (ODU), 10-1 184: Dylan Wisman (Mizzou) dec. over Antonio Agee (ODU), 9-4 197: Wyatt Koelling (Mizzou) fall over Tim Young (ODU), (4:25) 285: Zach Elam (Mizzou) dec. over Will Hilliard (ODU), 5-0