Bark in the Park 2015
Big Blue 5K 2015
Baseball Voucher Books 2015
UVA at Harbor Park 2015
Style Guide 2015
2015 Football Season Tickets
Monarch Maniacs
Uploaded Ad
Tickets for Troops
Spring Football 2015

Four Monarchs Ranked In Amateur Wrestling News Pre-Season Rankings

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
         
Release: October 08, 2009
Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Article Image

Oct. 8, 2009

NORFOLK, Va. - Four Old Dominion University wrestlers are ranked in the Amateur Wrestling News Pre-Season Rankings, released Wednesday. Junior James Nicholson headlined the foursome, ranking No. 5 in the nation in the 125-pound weight class.

Nicholson, a 2007-08 All-American, went 36-4 last season and won the Colonial Athletic Association crown at 125-pounds. He also qualified for the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season.

Senior Jesse Strawn was also ranked in the top-10, placing No. 9 in the 197-pound weight class. Strawn went 36-13 last season and qualified for the NCAA Tournament. He finished third at the CAA Tournament, posting a 3-1 record. His 36 wins were tied for the second most on the team.

Senior's Chris Brown and Kyle Hutter were also ranked. Brown is No. 14 at 165-pounds after winning the CAA Tournament last season, while Hutter is No. 17 at 133-pounds after finishing second in the conference a year ago. Both Brown and Hutter were NCAA qualifiers.

Additionally, all four wrestlers and senior Eric Decker are ranked in the WIN Magazine Preseason Division I Tournament Power Index weight-by-weight rankings. As a team, ODU is ranked in a tie for 35th nationally. Nicholson, Brown and Strawn are all ranked in the top-10 in their weight classes.

-ODU-

SIGN UP FOR
E-MAIL UPDATES

Advertisement
Football Season Tickets 2015
ODU Spring Football 2015
Baseball Voucher Books 2015
UVA at Harbor Park 2015
Big Blue 5K 2015
Bark in the Park 2015
Style Guide 2015
Tickets the Troops
ODAF Donor Spotlight
Monarch Media