Wrestling Monarchs Defeat VMI, 24-22

January 27, 2001
By ODU Athletics
LEXINGTON, Va. (Jan. 26) -- Freshman 157-pounder Blake Romano(Boiling Springs, Pa.) defeated Tony Peters in the final match of the evening, 7-3 to give the Monarchs a 24-22 victory over Virginia Military Institute Friday evening. The Monarchs are now 4-3 on the season.

285-pounder Derrell Lorthridge (Wilmington, DE) pinned Curtis Booth, and Matt Small (Chesapeake, Va.) defeated Jason Cox at 184-pounds. Paul Jiminez (Norfolk, Va.) and Jeff Rusak won by forfeits.

The Monarchs host American at 7 p.m. in the Athletic Administration gym tonight.

125 Juan Sanchez(VMI) d. Charlie Busch (ODU) 4-0
133 Oliver Ruiz(VMI) pinned Matt Epps (ODU), 2:30
141 Paul Jiminez(ODU) wins by forfeit
149 Adam Britt(VMI) pinned Frank Stillo(ODU) 1:33
157 Blake Romano (ODU) d. Tony Peters (VMI) 7-3
165 Jacob Inge(VMI) d. Dan martin(ODU), 8-0 major decision
174 Jeff Rusak(ODU) wins by forfeit
184 Matt Small(ODU) d. Jason Cox(VMI), 2-1
197 Brian Toney (VMI) d. Greg Gill(ODU), 11-7
285 Derrell Lorthridge(ODU) pinned Curtis Booth(VMI), 1:55

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