NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion Wrestling team was picked second in the Mid-American Conference Preseason coaches poll.
Eight ODU wrestlers were ranked in the top-4 MAC Weight Class Rankings, which included: No. 1 Jerome Robinson (125), No. 3 Scott Festejo (133), No. 3 Chris Mecate (141), No. 2 Alexander Richardson (149), No. 3 Devin Geoghegan (165), No. 4 Billy Curling (174), No. 3 Kevin Beazley (197) and No. 4 Matt Tourdot (Heavyweight).
Old Dominion finished with 17 points just two points behind first place Ohio. This year’s preseason ranking was as close as ever in conference history as nine points separated first place Ohio (19 points) from sixth-place (10 points).
In the fall, Old Dominion wrestling was announced as an affiliate member. ODU joins the MAC with a five-year agreement.
Here is a look at the 2013-14 MAC Preseason Poll:
1. Ohio (19.0) 2. Old Dominion (17.0) 3. Missouri (15.0) 4. Northern Iowa (12.5) 5. Kent State (12.0) 6. Central Michigan (10.0) 7. Northern Illinois (6.0) 8. Eastern Michigan (5.5) 9. Buffalo (3.0)
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