Wrestling Wins Thrilling Contest Over Arizona State In Virginia Duals Opener, 20-19
By ODU Athletics
Jan. 13, 2012
HAMPTON, Va. - Down 12-4 early, the Old Dominion University wrestling team rattled off four victories in a row and held off a late charge to defeat Arizona State in the opening round of the Virginia Duals at the Hampton Coliseum on Friday afternoon.
Redshirt freshman Jerome Robinson (125), redshirt sophomore No. 30 John Nicholson (157), sophomore Tristan Warner (165) senior No. 17 Te Edwards (174) and redshirt sophomore Billy Curling (184) all collected wins for the Monarchs.
ODU advanced to the quarterfinals on Friday afternoon and will face No. 18 Rutgers at 3 p.m.
Old Dominion 20, Arizona State 19
125: Jerome Robinson (ODU) major dec. David Prado (ASU), 13-2
133: Shane McGough (ASU) fall Scott Festejo (ODU), 2:36
141: Nathan Hoffer (ASU) dec. No. 25 Justin LaValle (ODU), 12-8
149: Joe Smith (ASU) dec. Brennan Brumley (ODU), 6-5
157: No. 30 John Nicholson (ODU) major dec. Victor DeJesus (ASU), 19-5
165: Tristan Warner (ODU) fall Hans Rasmusson (ASU), 1:54
174: No. 17 Te Edwards (ODU) dec. Eric Starks (ASU), 4-1
184: Billy Curling (ODU) dec. Kevin Radford (ASU), 10-5
197: Tommy Burriel (ASU) major dec. Joe Budi (ODU), 15-4
285: #10 Levin Cooper (ASU) dec. Matt Tourdot (ODU), 7-1