ODU 1-1 After The First Day Of Competition At The Virginia Duals

January 13, 2006
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Jan. 13, 2006

HAMPTON, VA - After the first day of competition at the Virginia Duals, Old Dominion's Wrestling Monarchs are 1-1, falling to Bloomsburg in the first round, and beating Virginia Tech in consolation.

ODU, now 0-3 all-time against the Huskies, fought hard in a match that came right down to the very last bout between the two heavyweights. The Monarchs fell to Bloomsburg 13-19.

Match-by-match results:

Weight	Winning Wreslter	WinType Losing WrestlerScore
125	LaShomb, Bryan(ODU)	        DEC	Sees,Mike       8-5
133	Donald, Rick(Bloomsburg )	DEC	Williams, Ryan  5-3
141	Forbes, Brad(Bloomsburg )	DEC	Compton, BJ	5-3
149	Hickman, George(Bloomsburg )	MD	Becker, Jeff   11-2
157	Furhman, Aric(Bloomsburg )	DEC	Pullano, Nick   6-1
165	Gosnell, Robby(ODU)      	DEC	Beasley, Frank  5-3
174	Hansen, TJ(ODU )	        DEC	Jordan, Andrew  5-3
184	Shirk, Nate(Bloomsburg )	DEC	Mendoza, David  6-5
197	Wright, Adam(ODU)	        MD	Hasseman,Jesse 12-4
285	Spaid, Mike(Bloomsburg )	DEC	Dolida, John	3-1

Consolation Round:

In the second match of the day, ODU defeated Virginia Tech 30-15, the Monarchs are now 17-13 all-time against the Hokies. Freshman Bryan LaShomb faced former Great Bridge teammate Justin Staylor, and came out victorious by a 4-3 decision. David Mendoza and Adam Wright both beat their Hokie opponent by fall.

Match-by-match results:

WeightWinning Wreslter	Win Type Losing Wrestler Score
125	LaShomb, Bryan(ODU)	DEC	 Staylor, Justin 4-3
133	Williams, Ryan(ODU)	DEC	 Moran, Sheridan 8-5
141	Hoffman, David(VT)	FALL	 Compton, BJ     :54
149	Becker, Jeff(ODU)	FRFT
157	Kiley, Dave(VT)         DEC	 Pullano, Nick   8-5
165	Gosnell, Robby(ODU)	DEC	 Michaels,Tucker 5-0
174	Hansen, TJ(ODU)         DEC	 Ratley, Steven  6-4
184	Mendoza, David(ODU)	FALL	 Czarny, Mark	6:18
197	Wright, Adam(ODU)	FALL	 Woods, Matt	3:38
285	Faust, Mike(VT)         FRFT
"I think we wrestled well," comments head coach Steve Martin, "We fought hard against Bloomsburg but came up short. I was disappointed but I think we rebounded well; we won some key matches against Virginia Tech, now we look forward to coming back tomorrow and putting together another good performance"

Old Dominion will take the mat again tomorrow as they take on the loser of no. 2 University of Pennsylvania/North Dakota State at 10:00 am. For results and information on the 26th annual Virginia Duals please visit www.virginiaduals.org or www.intermatwrestle.com.