Monarchs Drop Both Opening Day Matches at CAA Duals
By ODU Athletics
Jan. 23, 2004
FAIRFAX, VA- The Old Dominion wrestling team dropped both opening day matches at the second annual Colonial Athletic Association Duals, in Fairfax, VA. ODU falls to 1-4 for the season in duals action. The Monarchs were defeated by Drexel 25-19 in Round 1 and lost to #23 Rider 39-6 in the second round. In the first round against Drexel, Chris Buckner (Chesapeake, VA) defeated Joe Cristaldi 12-6 in the 133 weight class, Jesse Pearce (Norfolk, VA) won by tech. fall over John Niedrich at 157, John Adams (Chesapeake, VA) won a 4-0 decision over Steve Beard at 165, Adam Wright (Dayton, VA) took the 14-2 major decision against Pat Shufelt and Derrell Lorthridge (Wilmington, DE) defeated Albert Shenko 8-0 in the Heavyweight class.
The CAA Duals continue Saturday, when ODU takes on Sacred Heart, Boston University and Binghamton.
DREXEL 25, OLD DOMINION 19 125 - Paul Stifler (D) maj. dec. Jared Smith, 14-6 133 - Chris Buckner (OD) dec. Joe Cristaldi, 12-6 141 - Chris Renninger (D) pin Jason Earnhardt (0:34) 149 - (20/--) Mark Cartella (D) pin Dennis Whitby (5:40) 157 - Jesse Pearce (OD) tech. fall John Niedrich, 18-2 165 - John Adams (OD) dec. Steve Beard, 4-0 174 - Nick Kozar (D) dec. Matt Ulrey, 2-1 184 - Adam Wright (OD) maj. dec. Pat Shufelt, 14-2 197 - (8/10) Chris Jones (D) wins forf. HWT - Derrell Lorthridge (OD) maj. dec. Albert Shenko, 8-0
(--/23) RIDER 39, OLD DOMINION 6 125 - Bobby Stinson (RU) pin Jared Smith (2:41) 133 - (13/16) Don Fisch (RU) dec. Billy Hayduk, 10-3 141 - Rick Bauer (RU) dec. Mike Davis, 14-8 149 - Labe Black (RU) pin Brian Roznowski (6:47) 157 - Dave Miller (RU) dec. Jesse Pearce, 5-0 165 - Ryan Cunningham (RU) dec. John Adams, 9-2 174 - Chris Marold (RU) pin Josh Howland (6:27) 184 - (11/14) Nick Catone (RU) dec. Adam Wright, 5-1 197 - Jared Terrell (RU) wins forf. HWT - Derrell Lorthridge wins forf.