Nicholson Ranked No. 11 in First Poll of Season
By ODU Athletics
Sept. 22, 2010
Newton, Iowa - James Nicholson is ranked No. 11 in the first preseason poll released by Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine, the publication announced Wednesday afternoon.
Nicholson is a three-time Colonial Athletics Association champion at 125 pounds, earned All-American honors as a freshman and is a three-time Academic All-American. He was also named the CAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the 2009-10 season.
The Des Moines, Iowa native went 32- 3 last year, including a perfect 15-0 in dual meets and 8-0 against CAA opponents. Nicholson holds a 103-17 career record.
The Monarchs will begin their season at the Hokie Open on Nov. 7.