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  Adam Wright

Adam Wright

Player Profile


Dayton, VA

High School:
Turner Ashby

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 197


Career: 2004-05: Colonial Athletic Association runner-up at 184 pounds and returning NCAA qualifier...Wright notched his second consecutive 30-win season on the way to a championship at the Virginia Intercollegiate State tournament and a runner-up finish at the Missouri Open...Placed 5th at Mat Town USA and 2nd at the Carolina Open...Earned a notable victory over NCAA All-American Matt Pell of Missouri at the Missouri Open...2003-04: Had a career year with Old Dominion in his sophomore season, finishing a career-best 30-9 record...Finished second on the team in wins with 30...Named as an alternate for the NCAA Tournament in the 184 weight class after placing third in the CAA Championships...Took first at the Old Dominion Invitational and the Virginia State Intercollegiate Meet...Placed third in the Rubbermaid/Carolina Open...Placed second at the Beast of the East...Named CAA Co-Wrestler of the Week Feb. 10...Finished season with seven falls, six major decisions and four tech falls...2002-03: One of the top newcomers for ODU last season, posting an impressive 24-10 record during his rookie season... Finished in first place at the ODU Invitational and second in the Virginia State Intercollegiate Meet... Took a third place finish in the Beast of the East Tournament...Second on team last season with 11 decisions and three technical falls... A pre-season CAA All-Freshman Team selection ... Led team with six major decisions...Posted 5-1 CAA record ... Should continue to rack up victories and become a leader for the Monarchs. Prep: Won a State Title with an 117-32 overall record ... Also won three district and two regional titles ... Attended nationals as a wrestler and pole vaulter, winning championships in both ... Should be the starter for ODU at 184 lbs as a freshman ... Named All-district and All-region as a defensive end for his football team.

Off the Mat: Born May 5, 1984 ... Son of Keith and Jill Wright of Daytan, VA ... Has one brother, Jeremy (23) Enjoys water sports...Favorite movie is "Top Gun"... Majoring in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

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