Alexander Richardson is ranked by InterMat and AWN this week
Alexander Richardson is ranked by InterMat and AWN this week
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Richardson and Mecate Ranked by InterMat, Six Overall Ranked

January 28, 2014
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. - ODU sophomore wrestler Alexander Richardson debuts in the InterMat poll this week at No. 20, while Chris Mecate is ranked No. 5. Six Monarchs are ranked in the national polls.

At 149 pounds Richardson has won his last seven matches and is 19-6 this season. 

Monarchs that are ranked this week include- Brandon Jeske (125), Mecate (141), Richardson (149), Tristan Warner (157), Jack Dechow (184) and Kevin Beazley (197).

Brandon Jeske/125/Freshman/Virginia Beach, Va. #27

Jeske was inactive last week vs. Binghamton and Buffalo.

Chris Mecate/141/Redshirt Sophomore/Highland,Calif.
Amateur Wrestling News: #6
InterMat: #5 #6
D1CollegeWrestling,net: #4
Asics FloWrestling: #7

Mecate split a win and loss last week. Defeating Binghamton's Nick Tighe by a 13-2 major decision.

Alexander Richardson/149/Sophomore/Jersey City, N.J.
Amateur Wrestling News: #16
InterMat: #20 #16 #21

Richardson defeated Buffalo's Ryan Todora by a 6-2 decision and Binghamton's Joe Bonaldi by a 4-3 decision in the second sudden victory.

Tristan Warner/157/Redshirt Junior/Mechanicsburg, Pa. #23 #22

Warner defeated Buffalo's Wally Maziarz by a 8-2 decision and Binghamton's Colton Perry by a 4-1 decision.

Jack Dechow/184/Redshirt Freshman/Richmond, Ill. #19
D1CollegeWrestling,net: #22

Dechow defeated Buffalo's Tony Lock by a 3-1 decision in sudden victory and Binghamton's Caleb Wallace by a 8-2 decision.

Kevin Beazley/197/Redshirt Freshman/Howell, Mich. #25 #24

Beazley defeated Buffalo's Angelo Malvestuto by a 7-3 decision and Binghamton's Cody Reed by a 3-1 decision.

Takedown Wrestling Media Dual Impact Index: Updated Jan. 27
125- Brandon Jeske No. 38
133- Scott Festejo No. 48
133- Michael Hayes No. 68
141- Chris Mecate No. 10
149- Alexander Richardson No. 24
157- Tristan Warner No. 41
165- Devin Geoghegan No. 64
174- Billy Curling No. 37
184- Jack Dechow No. 18
197- Kevin Beazley No. 36
285- Matt Tourdot No. 42

Old Dominion takes on Northern Illinois Friday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m. and Central Michigan Sunday, February 2 at 1:00 p.m. from the Ted Constant Center!

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