Monarchs Drop Matches To Lock Haven, Cornell At Virginia Duals

January 13, 2001
By ODU Athletics

HAMPTON, Va. (Jan. 13) - The Old Dominion University wrestling team finished a tough weekend at the Virginia Duals, losing to national powers Lock Haven and Cornell. With the two defeats, Old Dominion drops to 3-3 on the year.

On Friday morning the Monarchs dropped their first match to Lock Haven, 46-9, and then lost in the consolation round that same evening to Cornell. The lone bright spot for the Monarchs was Jeff Rusak (Reading, PA), who picked up his 18th and 19th victories of the season with a 2-0 record on the day.

Old Dominion will return to action next weekend when they travel to Fairfax for the Virginia Intercollegiate Championships.

VIRGINIA DUALS - FINAL RESULTS

Lock Haven 46, ODU 9:
125 - McCormick (LH) pin Jimenez, 3:35
133 - Blair (LH) pin Epps, 0:53
141 - Maney (LH) maj. dec. Romano, 16-4
149 - Billman (LH) pin Stillo, 3:17
157 - Gilligan (LH) maj. dec. Pearce, 14-5
165 - Oleneck (LH) pin Wright, 3:22
174 - Rusak dec. Pawlak, 6-4
184 - Millard (LH) dec. Small, 4-3
197 - Zerkle (LH) tech fall Krepps, 20-5
Hwt. - Lorthridge (ODU) by forfeit

Cornell 33, ODU 3:
125 - Alvarez (C) dec. Jimenez, 7-5
133 - Jesse (C) dec. Epps, 5-4
141 - Waldron (C) maj. dec. Romano, 13-5
149 - Webster (C) tech fall Pearce, 16-1
157 - Urinelli (C) maj. dec. Stillo, 17-4
165 - Wattenburg (C) tech fall Wright, 23-6
174 - Rusak dec. Stanec, 9-8
184 - Desoto (C) dec. Small, 11-4
197 - Anderson (C) dec. Krepps, 11-4
Hwt. - Win (C) dec. Lorthridge, 5-0

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