CHARLESTON, S.C. - ODU true freshman Brandon Jeske won the 2013 Citadel Open (125 pounds) and redshirt sophomore Austin Coburn finished in second place (133 pounds) following Saturday's matches at the McAlister Field House.
Jeske was one of 350 participants in the tournament that featured freshmen and sophomore grapplers from over 25 schools. ODU had eight wrestlers compete on Saturday including: Jeske, Buddy Scarborough, A. Coburn, Lucas Ryan, Nathan Coburn, Austin Eads (unattached), Jake Velarde (unattached) and Michael Doherty (unattached).
2013 Citadel Open Results:
ODU's Brandon Jeske (125) *First place finish
William Anderson W, 15-4 MD Gavin Perkins W, 16-1; TF Fall 4:30 Jordan Wigger W, 18-4 MD Joaquin Marquez W, 9-2 dec. Champ. Bout: Joe Deangelo W, 7-4 dec. (1st at Citadel Open)
Austin Vajen W, 13-3 MD Zachary Young W, Fall 4:20 DMarcus Spencer L, 8-5 dec. Colby Yates W, 13-11 dec. Cullen King L, 13-2 MD
ODU's Austin Coburn (174) *Second place finish
Daniel Gary W, Fall 2:45 Thomas Knight W, Fall 2:57 Scott Marmoll W, 2-0 dec. Ridge White W, 15-6 MD Champ. Bout: Nick Kee L, 8-6 dec. (2nd at Citadel Open)
ODU's Lucas Ryan (285) *Fourth place finish
Alex Green W, 7-0 dec. Jackson Dowless W, 8-1 dec. PJ Shuler L, 6-2 dec. Gerald Johnson W, Fall 1:40 Garrett Forsdyck W, 7-1 dec. Joseph Dexley W, 7-0 dec. Christian McLean L, Fall 2:44 (4th at Citadel Open)
ODU Wrestlers that competed Unattached:
ODU's Jake Velarde (141)
Wesley Adams W, 9-6 dec. Dillon Schouw W, 12-10 dec. Justin Street W, Fall 2:10 Bryce Killian L, 4-3 dec. Christopher Vasser L, 15-3 MD
ODU's Austin Eads (149) *Fourth place finish
Floyd Canty W, Fall 1:19 Aaron Walker L, 8-6 dec. Rowdy Prior W, 6-2 dec. Walker Barfield W, 6-4 dec. Eric Milks W, 14-5 MD Sam Melikian L, 6-4 dec. (4th at Citadel Open)
ODU's Michael Doherty (285)
Thomas Turpin W, 3-2 TB2 dec. Zachary Boyda L, 2-1 dec. Alex Green L, 9-0 MD
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