Monarch Wrestling Defeats George Mason 20-13 For Final Regular Season Victory

February 24, 2004
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Feb. 24, 2004

FAIRFAX, VA -The Old Dominion wrestling team won their final regular season dual of the year Tuesday night, defeating George Mason University 20-13 in Fairfax, VA. The Monarchs improve to 7-12 for the season and 5-3 in the Colonial Athletic Association, and have now won three straight duals. Jared Smith (Newport News, VA) defeated Ed Tan by a 8-7 decision in the 125 weight class, while Jesse Pearce (Norfolk, VA/157) defeated Mitch Webster by a 8-1 decision, John Adams (Chesapeake, VA/165) took a 11-8 decision over Matt Horton and Matt Ulrey (Commerce, MI/174) defeated Sean Early 4-3. In the 197 weight class, Adam Wright (Dayton, VA) earned a 19-4 tech fall over Harry Zander. Derrell Lorthridge (Wilmington, DE) defeated Ryan Kittrick by a 6-4 decision to ensure the Monarch victory. ODU returns to action March 5-6 for the CAA Championships, hosted by Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ.

ODU 20, GMU 13

Home/Visitor 125: Jared Smith (ODU) dec. 8-7 Ed Tan (GMU) 0/3 133: Forfeit 0/3 141: David Emison (GMU) dec. 11-6 Mike Davis (ODU) 3/3 149: Adrian Austin (GMU) MD 11-2 Dennis Whitby (ODU) 7/3 157: Jesse Pearce (ODU) dec. 8-1 Mitch Webster (GMU) 7/6 165: John Adams (ODU) dec. 11-8 Matt Horton (GMU) 7/9 174: Matt Ulrey (ODU) dec. 4-3 Sean Early (GMU) 7/12 184: Nick Webster (GMU) pin (1:00) Rob Gosnell (ODU) 13/12 197: Adam Wright(ODU) TF 19-4 Harry Zander (GMU) 13/17 285: Derrell Lorthridge (ODU) dec. 6-4 Ryan Kittrick (GMU) 13/20