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No. 25 ODU Hosts No. 22 Central Michigan on Sunday

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Release: February 03, 2012
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Feb. 3, 2012

NORFOLK, Va. - The No. 25 Old Dominion University Wrestling team returns home for the first time in nearly a month on Sunday when they host No. 22 Central Michigan at the Ted Constant Convocation Center at 3 p.m.

The Monarchs (11-8) are ranked No. 25 for the third consecutive week in the NCWA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll. ODU is coming off a split last weekend on the road where they cruised past Campbell, 31-7, before falling to No. 23 Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, 22-12.

Led by No. 12 Te Edwards (174), ODU has four ranked wrestlers in the national polls this week. WrestlingReport.com also has No. 27 Justin LaValle (141), No. 23 John Nicholson (157) and No. 26 Tristan Warner (165) ranked for ODU.

Central Michigan (12-5) takes on George Mason in Fairfax on Saturday before heading to Norfolk. The Chippewas have lost three straight duals, all to top-20 opponents. Junior No.5 Ben Bennett at 184 pounds leads CMU while sophomore No. 17 Joe Roth (125) and senior No. 17 Peter Sturgeon (285) are also ranked for the Chippewas. CMU leads the all-time series with ODU, 3-0, including a tight 18-16 win at Central Michigan last season.

No. 25 ODU Probable Starters (11-8)
125: Jerome Robinson (9-6) or Rob Deutsch (19-8)
133: Scott Festejo (15-11) or Eric Dunnet (2-7)
141: #27 Justin LaValle (21-12)
149: Brennan Brumley (11-14) or Chris Mecate (17-12)
157: #23 John Nicholson (21-5) or Pete Baldwin (15-8)
165: #26 Tristan Warner (23-11) or Brett Miller (11-8)
174: #12 Te Edwards (17-3)
184: Billy Curling (18-14) or Austin Coburn (11-9)
197: Joe Budi (17-10)
285: Matt Tourdot (17-10) or Grant Chapman (4-6)

No. 25 Central Michigan Probable Starters (12-5)
125: # 17 Joe Roth (28-7)
133: Tyler Keselring (R-Fr., 10-9) or Zach Horan (11-8)
141: Scott Mattingly (9-16)
149: Joey Kielbasa (18-12)
157: Donnie Corby (11-4)
165: Mike Ottinger (16-6)
174: Anthony Bill (4-11)
184: #5 Ben Bennett (22-3)
197: Chad Friend (9-17)
285: # 17 Peter Sturgeon (22-9)

Tickets for Sunday are $5 for adults, $4 for youth. All ODU students get in for free. A live blog will feature updates throughout the match at ODUSports.com. Follow updates on Twitter @ODUWrestling and on Facebook at facebook.com/olddominionwrestling.

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