Wrestling to Compete in Virginia Duals Friday and Saturday
By ODU Athletics
HAMPTON, Va. – The Old Dominion (3-2, 2-1 MAC) wrestling team is set to compete in the 39th Virginia Duals at the Hampton Coliseum on Jan. 11 and 12. ODU is set to face Kent State (6-7 1-1 MAC) on Friday at 11 a.m. This is the Monarchs 27th appearance at the in-state tournament.
If ODU wins on Friday morning, they will wrestle the winner of Virginia Tech/Chattanooga on Saturday at 2 p.m. If they lose to Kent State, they will wrestle the loser of Virginia Tech/Chattanooga on Friday at 3 p.m. See attached bracket.
The Monarchs are on a three-match winning streak after wins at Northwestern, CMU and NIU. ODU is led by No. 19 Michael McGee, No. 11 Sa'Derian Perry, No. 5 Larry Early and No. 18 Seldon Wright. McGee is undefeated in duals for the Monarchs this season. Returning All-American Perry has bonus-point wins in the last three duals. Early is coming off a 9-6 win at CMU and Wright owns a 10-5 record in his senior campaign.
About Kent State
Despite being in the same league, ODU and the Golden Flashes were not set to meet in the regular season. Kent State is coming off a 2-2 record at the South Beach Duals, where they fell to Missouri and Minnesota and defeated SIUE and Michigan State. In the latest MAC Rankings, Kent State was picked to finish last with four points.
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Probable Lineups vs. Kent State
125: #19 Michael McGee (ODU) vs. Jake Ferri (KSt.)
133: Killian Cardinale (ODU) or Trevon Majette (ODU) vs. Tim Rooney (KSt.)
141: #11 Sa’Derian Perry (ODU) vs. Cory Simpson (KSt.)
149: Kenan Carter (ODU) vs. Kody Komara (KSt.)
157: #5 Larry Early (ODU) vs. Richard Jackson (KSt.) or Joe Andrassy (KSt.)
165: Shane Jones (ODU) vs. Isaac Bast (KSt.)
174: #18 Seldon Wright (ODU) vs. Dylan Barreiro (KSt.)
184: Antonio Agee (ODU) vs. Andrew McNally (KSt.)
197: Tim Young (ODU) vs. Shane Mast (KSt.) or Lane Hinkle (KSt.)
285: Ali Wahab (ODU) or Will Hilliard (ODU) vs. Spencer Berthold (KSt.)
#16 Arizona State
#20 Lock Haven
#13 Virginia Tech
All Session Ticket
Saturday (4pm – Finals)
The ODU Monarchs wrestling team wants you at their home matches this season! With the $25 2018-2019 Wrestling Voucher book, fans can use any of the 10 ticket vouchers included, for admission to any of the regular season matches at the Ted Constant Center. For More information or to purchase a season Ticket Voucher Book, please visit ynottix.com, the official online ticketing home of Old Dominion Athletics.