Devin Geoghegan (left) finished in fourth place at the CSU Open on Saturday
Devin Geoghegan (left) finished in fourth place at the CSU Open on Saturday
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Jordan Marshall Takes 1st place, Four Monarchs Place At CSU Open

December 15, 2013
By ODU Athletics

CLEVELAND, Ohio—Old Dominion 157-pound wrestler Jordan Marshall (unattached) finished in first place at the Cleveland State Open on Saturday. Kevin Beazley and Jake Henderson were both finalists at 197 and Devin Geoghegan placed fourth in the 165 lb. bracket.

ODU’s Jordan Marshall defeated Michael Griffith (Mercyhurst) 12-5 by a decision, Jacob Globke (Kent State) 4-1 by a decision, LaTrell Davis (Cleveland State) 2-1 by a decision, Mitch Malott (Eastern Michigan) 5-4 by a decision and won the championship by a 6-4 decision victory over James Klosz of Eastern Michigan.

Kevin Beazley and Jake Henderson both finished as finalists in the 197 lb. bracket (there was no match between the two Monarchs in the final). Beazley defeated Brandonn Johnson (Notre Dame) 5-2 by a decision, Jacob Hart (Edinboro) 12-6 by a decision and McZiggy Richards (Finger Lakes) via Fall at :38. Henderson defeated Zach Brown (Ashland) via fall at :35, Scott Bigelow (Edinboro) by a 2-0 decision, and Stephen Suglio (Kent State) 3-2 by a decision before finishing as a finalist.

At 165 pounds, Devin Geoghegan began with defeating Alec Mills (Lake Erie College) with a Fall at 4:30. Geoghegan continued with picking up a win against Austin Geerlings (Eastern Michigan) 4-2 via decision.

Competing for ODU at the CSU Open this year included- Brandon Jeske and Buddy Scarborough at 125 pounds, Michael Hayes at 133 pounds, Jake Velarde (unattached) at 141 pounds, Jordan Marshall (unattached), Austin Eads (unattached) and Zach Wilson (unattached) at 157 pounds, Devin Geoghegan at 164 pounds and Jake Henderson and Kevin Beazley at 197 pounds.

Old Dominion began the double-elimination style tournament at 9 a.m. in the Woodling Gymnasium against opponents from Edinboro, Michigan, Notre Dame, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Kent State and Mercyhurst.

ODU Wrestlers at 2013 CSU Open

125 pounds: Brandon Jeske vs. William Bohince (Mercyhurst) L, F; M
Jeske vs. Nate Reckner (Gannon) L, F;M

125 pounds: Buddy Scarborough vs. Sean Boyle (Michigan) L, 9-1 MD
Scarborough vs. Jacob Goodwin (Notre Dame) W, 4-0 decision
Scarborough vs. Alexander Calandrino (EMU) W, 7-4 decision
Scarborough vs. Mitch Rogallner (MSU) L, 12-9 decision

133 pounds: Michael Hayes vs. Tyler Keselring (Central Michigan) L, 9-5 decision
Hayes vs. Ian Abplanalp (Mercyhurst) W, T 1.5; 25-9; 5:00
Hayes vs. Robert Trombetta (Bloomsburg) W, 14-0 MD
Hayes vs. Jared McKinley (Cleveland State) L, 7-2 decision

165 pounds: Devin Geoghegan finished fourth.
Geoghegan vs. Alec Mills (Lake Erie College) W, Fall 4:30
Geoghegan vs. Austin Geerlings (EMU) W, 4-2 decision
Geoghegan vs. Marshall Peppelman (Cornell) L, 9-2 decision
Geoghegan vs. Jacob Davis (EMU) L, 13-3 MD

197 pounds: Kevin Beazley finished as a finalist (no match in finals)
Beazley vs. Brandonn Johnson (Notre Dame) W, 5-2 decision
Beazley vs. Jacob Hart (Edinboro) W, 12-6 decision
Beazley vs. McZiggy Richards (Finger Lakes) W, Fall :38
Beazley vs. Jake Henderson (ODU) No Contest

197 pounds: Jake Henderson finished as a finalist (no match in finals)
Henderson vs. Zach Brown (Ashland) W, Fall; :35
Henderson vs. Scott Bigelow (Edinboro) W, 2-0 decision
Henderson vs. Stephen Suglio (Kent State) W, 3-2 decision
Henderson vs. Kevin Beazley (ODU) No Contest


141 pounds: Jake Velarde (unattached)
Velarde vs. Tanner Cahill (Bloomsburg) L, Fall; 5:17
Velarde vs. Aaron Smith (Gannon) W, Fall; 1:51
Velarde vs. James Jenkins (Notre Dame) L, 8-6 decision

157 pounds: Jordan Marshall (unattached) finished in first place.
Marshall vs. Michael Griffith (Mercyhurst) W, 12-5 decision
Marshall vs. Jacob Globke (Kent State) W, 4-1 decision
Marshall vs. LaTrell Davis (Cleveland State) W, 2-1 decision
Marshall vs. Mitch Malott (Eastern Michigan) W, 5-4 decision
Marshall vs. James Klosz (Eastern Michigan) W, 6-4 decision

157 pounds: Austin Eads (unattached)
Eads vs. Clay Wenger (Kent State) W, Fall 1:30
Eads vs. Brandon Zeerip (EMU) L, 6-4 decision SV1
Eads vs. Zach Baumgartner (Edinboro) W, 11-5 decision
Eads vs. Matt Donohoe (Cleveland State) L, 6-0 decision

157 pounds: Zach Wilson (unattached)
Wilson vs. Jonatan Rivera (Notre Dame) L, 6-3 decision

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