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