Monarchs Split During First Day of Virginia Duals

January 14, 2005
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Jan. 14, 2005

HAMPTON, VA  -The Old Dominion wrestling team went 1-1 during the opening day of the 25th Annual Virginia Duals, held at the Hampton Coliseum. The Monarchs were defeated by Tennessee-Chattanooga 44-0 in the first round before rebounding in the consolations, defeating The Citadel 24-16. ODU will face Ohio Saturday morning at 10:00 in the second round of consolations.

The Monarchs started off strong against The Citadel, grabbing a 11-0 lead after wins by Christian Staylor (Chesapeake, VA/Great Bridge/125), B.J. Compton (Christiansburg, VA/Christiansburg/133) and Shanon Slack (Richmond, VA/Hermitage/141). The Citadel's Levi Duyn then pinned Hunter Davenport (Chesapeake, VA/Great Bridge/149) to cut the ODU lead to 11-6, and Travis Piccard closed the lead to 11-10 with a 12-2 major decision win over Nick Pullano (Chesapeake, VA/Great Bridge/157). The Monarchs rolled off four straight wins to grab a 24-10 lead before forfeiting the heavyweight class, claiming the 24-16 win.

Tennessee-Chattanooga 44, Old Dominion 0
125: Matt Pitts (UTC) d. Christian Staylor (ODU), M 16-8 0-4
133: Josh Keefe (UTC) d. B.J. Compton (ODU), M 14-5 0-8
141: Michael Keefe (UTC) d. Shanon Slack (ODU), F 3:40 0-14
149: Wayne French (UTC) d. Hunter Davenport (ODU), D 9-4 0-17
157: Jake Yost (UTC) d. Nick Pullano (ODU), F 1:23 0-23
165: Jon Sioredas (UTC) d. Robby Gosnell (ODU), D 4-1 0-26
174: Justin Otis (UTC) d. John Adams (ODU), D 11-7 0-29
184: John Davis (UTC) d. Adam Wright (ODU), D 10-8 0-32
197: Josh Ward (UTC) d. Andrew Jordan (ODU), F 1:40 0-38
285: Wes Taylor (UTC) won by forfeit 0-44

Old Dominion 24, Citadel 16
125: Christian Staylor (ODU) d. Andrew McDonald (CIT), TF 18-2 5-0
133: B.J Compton (ODU) d. Michael Airas (CIT), D 12-6 8-0
141: Shanon Slack (ODU) d. Alex Piper (CIT), D 8-4 11-0
149: Levi Duyn (CIT) d. Hunter Davenport (ODU), F 4:54 11-6
157: Travis Piccard (CIT) d. Nick Pullano (ODU), M 12-2 11-10
165: Robby Gosnell (ODU) d. Braxton Harrison (CIT), D 11-10 14-10
174: John Adams (ODU) d. Darius Caldwell (CIT), D 4-3 17-10
184: Adam Wright (ODU) d. John Buck (CIT), M 13-5 21-10
197: Andrew Jordan (ODU) d. Aaron Brown (CIT), D 6-2 24-10
285: Billy Linane (CIT) won by forfeit 24-16