Monarch Wrestling Defeats NC State 23-13

February 06, 2005
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Feb. 6, 2005

NORFOLK, VA  -The Old Dominion wrestling team defeated NC State for the first time since the 1959 season Sunday afternoon, winning their dual 23-13 at the ODU Field House.  With the win, the Monarchs improve to 9-5 for the season, while NC State drops to 5-6.


ODU took a 7-0 lead after John Adams (Chesapeake, VA/Deep Creek/174) earned a 6-3 decision over NC State's Kevin Gabrielson and Adam Wright (Dayton, VA/184) defeated Jeremy Colbert by a 14-5 major decision.  NC State came back, claiming the next two matches to tie the score at 7-7 before Christian Staylor (Chesapeake, VA/Deep Creek/125) earned a 11-3 major decision over Garrett Cummings and B.J. Compton (Christiansburg, VA/133) earned the only pin of the match (4:49) over Jeremy Hartrum to give the Monarchs a 17-7 lead.


Shanon Slack (Richmond, VA/141) defeated Jeff Breese by a 9-3 decision to extend the ODU lead to 20-7 before the Wolfpack won the next two matches by decision to close the gap to 20-13.  Robby Gosnell (Warrenton, VA/165) took the final match of the day, defeating NC State's Ryan Nowicki by a 9-4 decision to give ODU the 23-13 win.


The Monarchs return to action on Friday, February 11, when they travel to Lexington, VA to take on Virginia Military Institute at 7:30.  ODU returns home next Sunday, February 13, to host James Madison University in their annual Scholarship Match.  The JMU match starts at 1:00 at the ODU Field House.


Old Dominion 23, NC State 19


174:  John Adams (ODU) d. Kevin Gabrielson (NCSU), D 6-3                                   3-0

184:  Adam Wright (ODU) d. Jeremy Colbert (NCSU), MD 14-5                               7-0

197:  Zach Garren (NCSU) d. Shea Smith (ODU), MD 11-3                                        7-4

Hwt:  Jainor Palma (NCSU) d. John Dolida (ODU), D 3-1, sv                                     7-7

125:  Christian Staylor (ODU) d. Garrett Cummings (NCSU), MD 11-3                     11-7

133:  B.J. Compton (ODU) d. Jeremy Hartrum (NCSU), F 4:49                                    17-7

141:  Shanon Slack (ODU) d. Jeff Breese (NCSU), D 9-3                                             20-7

149:  Alex Hernandez (NCSU) d. Hunter Davenport (ODU), D 4-3                            20-10

157:  Kody Hamrah (NCSU) d. Nick Pullano (ODU), D 5-3                                          20-13

165:  Robby Gosnell (ODU) d. Ryan Nowicki (NCSU), D 9-4                                      23-13