Shanon Slack Places Fifth at UNC-G Southern Scuffle

December 31, 2004
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Dec. 31, 2004

GREENSBORO, NC -Junior Shanon Slack (Richmond, VA) placed fifth in the 141 weight class to pace the Old Dominion wrestling team at the UNC-Greensboro Southern Scuffle Dec. 29-30. The Monarchs, as a team, finished 14th with 23.5 points.

Freshman Selas Douglas (Lorton, VA/125) dropped a 17-0 tech fall (2:53) to North Carolina's Bobby Shaw before dropping a 10-2 major decision to Virginia's Anthony Burke in consolations.

Freshman B.J. Compton (Christiansburg, VA/133) dropped his first round match, losing 6-2 to Gardner-Webb's Josh Pniewski before picking up two wins during consolations. Compton defeated VMI's Tyler Anthony by fall (4:22) and also defeated the Citadel's Michael Arlas by a fall at the 1:03 mark. Compton medical forfeited his next match against Virginia's Byron Dunlop.

At 141 pounds, Shanon Slack defeated UNC-Greensboro's Tripp Rogers by a 11-5 decision in the first round before falling to #7 seed Charlie Agozzino of Cornell 12-9. In consolations, Slack won five of six matches to place fifth. Slack defeated Rider's Bobby Stinson 12-6, Lock Haven's Brian Ellis 6-4, Maryland's Charlie Pinto by a 14-5 major decision and Cornell's Matt Easter 5-3. Slack dropped a 5-2 decision to Edinboro's Ron Doppelheur before defeated Minnesota's Manuel Rivera 5-3 in the fifth place bout.

At 149 pounds, freshman Hunter Davenport (Chesapeake, VA/Great Bridge) defeated Duke's Antwone Floyd 5-4 in the first round before dropping to the Citadel's Levi Duyn 8-6. In consolations, Davenport defeated the Citadel's Mike Martinez 8-6 and Cornell's Mike Reish by a fall at the 2:13 mark before dropping to Navy's John Cox, 9-4. Cox is ranked #10 nationally.

Nick Pullano (Chesapeake, VA/Great Bridge/157) defeated Chris Rensen by a 16-0 tech fall (4:21) in the first round in the 157 weight class, before dropping to Lock Haven's Seth Martin by a 13-5 major decision. In consolations, Pullano defeated UNC-Greensboro's Mark Ring 6-3, but was defeated by Virginia's Jim Hartey by a fall in overtime, at the 6:36 mark.

At 165, Rob Gosnell (Warrenton, VA) and James Conyers (Chesapeake, VA/Western Branch) represented the Monarchs. Gosnell defeated Appalachian State's Ajay Foreman by a 3-1 decision in the first round before losing to Navy's Deon Barrett 10-7 in the second. In consolations, Gosnell defeated UNC-Greensboro's Charles Jones by fall (5:42) but lost to Cornell's Joey Hooker 9-5. James Conyers was defeated by the Citadel's Dan Thompson by a 11-2 major decision in the first round before suffering a 9-1 major decision loss to Kent State's Nick Brenner in consolations.

Senior John Adams (Chesapeake, VA/Deep Creek/174) dropped his first round match against East Stroudsberg State's John Carr by a 10-5 decision before winning two of three in consolations. Adams defeated UNC-Greensboro's Freddy Valoy by a 10-0 major decision and Navy's Cody Rapp by a 8-2 decision before falling to Cornell's Luke Hogle 4-1.

Shea Smith (Virginia Beach, VA/Tallwood/184) lost to Navy's Antonio Miranda by fall (5:41) in the first round before medical forfeiting his consolation match against Navy's Chris Pogue.

At 197, freshman Andrew Jordan (Newark, DE) lost to Rider's Nick Cuifo by a fall at the 2:37 mark before losing to Minnesota's Jon Duncombe by a fall at the 3:04 mark in consolations.

ODU Results:
125: Selas Douglas
Bobby Shaw (UNC) d. Douglas, T 17-0 (2:53)
Anthony Burke (UVA) d. Douglas, MD 10-2

133: B.J. Compton
Josh Pniewski (Gardner-Webb) d. Compton, D 6-2
Compton d. Tyler Anthony (VMI), F 4:22
Compton d. Michael Arlas (Citadel), F 1:03
Byron Dunlop (UVA) d. Compton, Med. For.

141: Shanon Slack (5th Place)
Slack d. Tripp Rogers (UNC-G), D 11-5
Charlie Agozzino (Cornell), D 12-9
Slack d. Bobby Stinson (Rider), D 12-6
Slack d. Brian Ellis (Lock Haven), D 6-4
Slack d. Charlie Pinto (Maryland), MD 14-5
Slack d. Matt Easter (Cornell), D 5-3
Ron Doppelheur (Edinboro) d. Slack, D 5-2
Slack d. Manuel Rivera (Minnesota), D 5-3

149: Hunter Davenport
Davenport d. Antwone Floyd (Duke), D 5-4
Levi Duyn (Citadel) d. Davenport, D 8-6
Davenport d. Mike Martinez (Citadel), D 8-6
Davenport d. Mike Reish (Cornell), F 2:13
John Cox (Navy) d. Davenport, D 9-4, disq.

157: Nick Pullano
Pullano d. Chris Rensen (Unatt.), T 16-0 (4:21)
Seth Martin (Lock Haven) d. Pullano, MD 13-5
Pullano d. Mark Ring (UNC-G), D 6-3
Jim Hartey (UVA) d. Pullano, F 6:36

165: Rob Gosnell, James Conyers
Gosnell d. Ajay Foreman (Appalachian State), D 3-1
Deon Barrett (Navy) d. Gosnell, D 10-7
Dan Thompson (Citadel) d. Conyers, MD 11-2
Gosnell d. Charles Jones (UNC-G), F 5:42
Joey Hooker (Cornell) d. Gosnell, D 9-5
Nick Brenner (Kent State) d. Conyers, MD 9-1

174: John Adams
John Carr (E. Stroudsburg St.) d. Adams, D 10-5
Adams d. Freddy Valoy (UNC-G), MD 10-0
Adams d. Cody Rapp (Navy), D 8-2
Luke Hogle (Cornell) d. Adams, D 4-1

184: Shea Smith
Antonio Miranda (Navy) d. Smith, F 5:41
Chris Pogue (Navy) d. Smith, Med For.

197: Andrew Jordan
Nick Cuifo (Rider) d. Jordan, F 2:37
Jon Duncombe (Minnesota) d. Jordan, F 3:04