Monarchs Fall in First Round of Virginia Duals to Edinboro, 22-12
By ODU Athletics
Jan. 7, 2011
HAMPTON, Va. - Edinboro won 7-of-10 matches to beat Old Dominion University wrestling in the first round of the Virginia Duals on Friday.
James Nicholson started at the match at 125 for ODU with a quick first period win to give ODU a 6-0 lead.
Kyle Hutter followed with a strong 7-2 decision for the 9-0 lead.
Edinboro fought back, winning the next three matches, all close, to tie the score at nine.
Dan Rivera gave ODU its final lead of the match with a 2-1 overtime win at 165 to give ODU a 12-9 team lead.
The Fighting Scots won the final four matches, with three being decided by three points or less.
The Monarchs wrestle VMI at 1 p.m.
125 #4 James Nicholson (ODU) dec. Bijan Banks (EU), Fall 1:26 0-6
133 #13 Kyle Hutter (ODU) dec. Eric Morrill (EU), 7-0 0-9
141 Kasey Davis (EU) dec. Brennan Brumley (EU), 10-5 3-9
149 #14 Torsten Gillespie (EU) dec. Joey Metzler (ODU), 7-1 6-9
157 Johnny Greisheimer (EU) dec. Chad Lowman (ODU), 9-3 9-9
165 Dan Rivera (ODU) dec. Ethan Saylor (EU), 2-1 9-12
174 Chris Hrunka (EU) dec. Tristan Warner (ODU), 6-3 12-12
184 #3 Chris Honeycutt (EU) dec. Joe Budi (ODU), 5-3 15-12
197 Shawn Fendone (EU) maj. dec. Jacob Henderson (ODU), 14-0 19-12
Hwt. Ernest James (EU) dec. Grant Chapman (ODU), 3-1 22-12