Monarchs Open Virginia Duals Friday Against Chattanooga At 11 A.M.

January 13, 2005
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Jan. 13, 2005

NORFOLK, VA - The Old Dominion wrestling team will compete in the 25th Annual Virginia Duals in Hampton, VA this Friday and Saturday. 

ODU will meet seventh seed Chattanooga at 11 a.m.A Monarch win will put them in the 3 p.m. match against the second seeded Missouri-The Citadel winner. The losers will meet at 3 p.m. as well.

The Monarchs enter the tournament with a 1-1 duals record, dropping a 39-9 match to Pittsburgh-Johnstown before defeating Delaware Valley College 29-16 at a tri-meet December 10.  The Monarchs will be competing in the National College Division, with 15 other teams, including four that are nationally ranked.


This will be ODU's 18th appearance in the tournament, tying the University of North Carolina for most appearances.  Last year, the Monarchs lost to Edinboro 42-6 in the first round before going 1-1 in consolations, defeating American 33-9 before losing to Purdue 37-7.


For bracket information, go to the Virginia Duals web site, 


Virginia Duals Teams:


Cal State-Bakersfield



Lock Haven

Old Dominion

North Dakota State


The Citadel




North Carolina




#1 Nebraska vs. North Carolina at 9 am
Virginia vs. #8 Ohio at 9 a.m.
#5 Rider vs. North Dakota at 9 am
Buffalo vs. #4 CS-Bakersfield at 9 am
#3 Edinboro vs. American at 11 am
Lock Haven vs. #6 Indiana at 11 am
#7 Chattanooga vs. ODU at 11 am
The Citadel vs.#2 Missouri at 11 am