Monarch Wrestling Topples JMU 40-9

February 13, 2005
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Feb. 13, 2005

NORFOLK, VA -The Old Dominion wrestling team toppled James Madison University 40-9 Sunday afternoon at the ODU Field House.  The Monarchs recorded four pins, one tech fall and two major decisions during the dual.  ODU improves to 11-5 overall for the season, and 6-2 in the Colonial Athletic Association, while JMU falls to 3-14 and 2-6 in the CAA.


The Monarchs took a 21-0 lead, after pins by Shanon Slack (Richmond, VA/141) and Hunter Davenport (Chesapeake, VA/Great Bridge/149), a major decision by Nick Pullano (Chesapeake, VA/Great Bridge/157) and a tech fall by Robby Gosnell (Warrenton, VA/165).  JMU got on the board when Brian Lambert earned a 11-5 decision over John Adams (Chesapeake, VA/Deep Creek/174), but Adam Wright (Dayton, VA/184) earned a 12-2 major decision over JMU's Zach Winfrey and Shea Smith (Virginia Beach, VA/Tallwood/197) earned took a 7-3 decision over Zach Winfrey to give ODU the 28-3 lead.


Chris Cvitan pinned John Dolida (Bridgewater, NJ/Hwt.) to make the score 28-9, but two quick pins by #15 Christian Staylor (Chesapeake, VA/Great Bridge/125) and B.J. Compton (Christiansburg, VA/133) gave the Monarchs a 40-9 victory over the Dukes.


The Monarchs will be back in action next Sunday, February 20, when they host George Mason at 5:00 for their last dual of the season.  The ODU coaching staff and wrestlers will conduct a free clinic from 3:00 to 4:30 in the ODU Field House prior to the match.



ODU 40, JMU 9:

141:  Shanon Slack (ODU) d. Brian Kibler (JMU), F 6:35              6-0

149:  Hunter Davenport (ODU) d. Jeff Jacobs (JMU), F 3:37         12-0

157:  Nick Pullano (ODU) d. Derick Schoenly (JMU), MD 20-8    16-0

165:  Robby Gosnell (ODU) d. Aaron Swift (JMU), TF 25-8          21-0

174:  Brian Lambert (JMU) d. John Adams (ODU), D 11-5            21-3

184:  Adam Wright (ODU) d. Jason Chalfant (JMU), MD 12-2      25-3

197:  Shea Smith (ODU) d. Zach Winfrey (JMU), D 7-3                28-3

Hwt:  Chris Cvitan (JMU) d. John Dolida (ODU), F 2:39                28-9

125:  Christian Staylor (ODU) d. Thang Ho (JMU), F 2:11             34-9

133:  B.J. Compton (ODU) d. Shawn Horst (JMU), F 1:27            40-9