Monarch Wrestling Splits Matches in First Day of Virginia Duals
By ODU Athletics
Jan. 9, 2004
HAMPTON, VA -The Old Dominion wrestling team split their two matches in the first day of the 24th annual Virginia Duals in Hampton, VA. The Monarchs took on #6 seed Edinboro (#22, InterMat) in the first round. ODU dropped a 42-6 decision, with only Jared Smith (Newport News, VA) posting a victory.
In the first round of consolations, ODU defeated American 33-9. Jared Smith, Billy Hayduk (Chattanooga, TN), Jason Earnhardt (Yorktown, ,VA), David Golt (Chesapeake, VA), John Adams (Chesapeake, VA), Matt Ulrey (Commerce, MI), Robert Valentine (Alexandria, VA) and Derrell Lorthridge (Wilmington, DE) all won for the Monarchs.
The Monarchs return to the mat Saturday, taking on Purdue #5 seed Purdue (#20 InterMat) at 10:00 AM. The Boilermakers defeated Wyoming 19-17 in the first round and lost to #4 Wisconsin 26-15 in the quarterfinals.
Virginia Duals-First Day
First Round: Edinboro 42, ODU 6 125: Smith (ODU) won by forfeit 133: Gray (E) tech fall Hayduk 15-0 141: Doppelhauer (E) pin Earnhardt 4:00 149: Penn (E) pin Whitby 3:35 157: Ring (E) pin Golt 3:39 165: King (E) pin Adams 5:55 174: Yetzer (E) maj. dec. Ulrey 14-4 184: Clemsen (E) dec. Wright 8-3 197: Gibson (E) dec. Valentine 5-0 285: Hennis (E) dec. Lorthridge 4-1.
Consolation: ODU 33, American 9 125: Smith (ODU) dec. Pelligrino 15-13 133: Hayduk (ODU) dec. Lamson 15-11 141: Earnhardt (ODU) dec. Lobsenz 7-4 149: Kniezewski (A) pin Whitby 2:55 157: Golt (ODU) won by forfeit 165: Adams (ODU) won by forfeit 174: Ulrey (ODU) won by forfeit 184: Waters (A) dec. Wright 5-4 197: Valentine (ODU) dec. Montgomery 10-8, OT 285: Lorthridge (ODU) dec. Hyman 6-3.