Luke Drugac won a 3-1 match with a last-second takedown
Luke Drugac won a 3-1 match with a last-second takedown
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Monarchs Roll Past SIUE, 28-13

January 25, 2019
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. – Michael McGee, Trevon Majette and Tim Young all earned pins for the Monarchs on Friday night, where the Old Dominion (6-5, 4-2 MAC) wrestling team defeated SIUE (1-10, 1-5 MAC) 28-13 in a MAC dual. 

Opening the dual with bonus points, No. 18 McGee pinned his opponent in the third period to put six points on the board for ODU. The sophomore remains undefeated in duals with a 10-0 mark and one win away from 50 career wins. Majette made his dual debut at 133 pounds, where he earned six more points for the Monarchs with a pin in the first period.

At 141 pounds, No. 10 Sa’Derian Perry earned a dominant 21-9 win over Lucas Bernal. SIUE earned three-straight wins at 149, 157 and 165  to edge closer to the Monarch lead. 

A thrilling match a 174 pounds, Luke Drugac battled for a 3-1 decision after a last-second takedown. SIUE answered at 184 pounds with an 7-3 win by decision. 

Tim Young dominated his opponent for a first period pin to add six more bonus points for the Monarchs. Young is now 6-3 in duals this season. Closing out the match with another last-second takedown, Ali Wahab earned a 2-1 win at heavyweight. 

Box Score
ODU 28 SIUE 13
Attendance
152

125: Michael McGee (ODU) fall Gage Datlovsky (SIUE), 6:18
133: Trevon Majette (ODU) fall Jacob Blaha (SIUE), 2:00
141: Sa’Derian Perry (ODU) md over Lucas Bernal (SIUE), 21-9
149: Tyshawn Williams (SIUE) dec. over Kevin Budock (ODU), 3-2
157: Justin Ruffin (SIUE) dec. over Kenan Carter (ODU), 9-1
165: Nate Higgins (SIUE) dec. over Shane Jones (ODU), 6-4
174: Luke Drugac (ODU) dec. over Kevin Gschwendtner (SIUE), 3-1
184: Sergio Villalobos (SIUE) dec. over Dean Drugac (ODU), 7-3
197: Tim Young (ODU) fall Jake Godinez (SIUE), 2:29
285: Ali Wahab (ODU) dec. over Colton McKiernan (SIUE), 2-1

Up Next
ODU will host Duke in a non-conference dual on Sunday at 1 p.m. in the Ted Constant Center. ODU wrestling alumni will be honored at the intermission. The Blue Devils (2-3, 0-1 ACC) dropped a 30-12 match to No. 8 NC State Friday night. 

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