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First January MAC Rankings Released

January 10, 2019
By ODU Athletics

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The first of two MAC rankings have been released by the conference Thursday morning. Six wrestlers were ranked in their respective weight classes. 

Undefeated in duals, Michael McGee checks in at No. 2 at 125 pounds in the MAC. Ahead of McGee, Shakur Laney defeated McGee in November but the two will meet again on Feb. 8 in the Monarchs dual against Ohio. MAC Wrestler of the Week, Sa'Derian Perry is second at 141 pounds behind Jaydin Eierman of Missouri.

With a 12-5 record, Kenan Carter checks in at No. 4 at 149 pounds. At the top of his weight class, Larry Early owns a 13-2 record this season and is ranked at No. 5 in the country at 157 pounds. 

Both checking in at No. 3 in their respective weight classes, Seldon Wright is 10-5 this season and Antonio Agee is 13-6 at 184 pounds. 

As a team, ODU is set to finish third behind Missouri and Ohio. The Monarchs have yet to wrestle Ohio and is scheduled to face them  Feb. 8 on the road. 

To view the entire MAC release, view the document attached. 

2019 MAC Weight Class January Rankings:

125 – 1. Shakur Laney (Ohio, Junior); 2. Michael McGee (Old Dominion, Sophomore); 3.  Drew Hildebrandt (Central Michigan, Sophomore); 4. Kyle Akins (Buffalo, Senior).

133 – 1. John Erneste (Missouri, Senior); 2. Mario Guillen (Ohio, Sophomore); 3. Derek Spann (Buffalo, Sophomore); 4. Alijah Jeffery (Northern Illinois, Senior). 

141 – 1. Jaydin Eierman (Missouri, Junior); 2. Sa’Derian Perry (Old Dominion, Junior); 3. Bryan Lantry (Buffalo, Senior); 4. Cam Kelly (Ohio, Senior).

149 – 1. Brock Mauller (Missouri, Freshman); 2. Alec Hagan (Ohio, R-Freshman); 3. Tyshawn Williams (SIUE, Junior); 4. Kenan Carter (Old Dominion, Junior).

157 – 1. Larry Early (Old Dominion, Junior); 2. Zac Carson (Ohio, Junior); 3. Jarrett Jacques (Missouri, Freshman); 4. Logan Parks (Central Michigan, Junior).

165 – 1. Connor Flynn (Missouri, Junior); 2. Kenny Moore (Northern Illinois, Sophomore); 3. Isaac Bast (Kent State, Senior); 4. Colt Yinger (Ohio, Freshman). 

174 – 1. Daniel Lewis (Missouri, Senior); 2. Brit Wilson (Northern Illinois, Redshirt Freshman); 3. Seldon Wright (Old Dominion, Senior); 4. Dylan Barreiro (Kent State, Sophomore).

184 – 1. Dylan Wisman (Missouri, Junior); 2. Jordan Atienza (Central Michigan, Senior); 3. Antonio Agee (Old Dominion, Junior); 4. Andrew McNally (Kent State, Sophomore).

197 – 1. Wyatt Koelling (Missouri, Sophomore); 2. Christian Dulaney (SIUE, Senior); 3. Aaron Naples (Ohio, Sophomore); 4. Brett Perry (Buffalo, Senior).

HWT – 1. Zach Elam (Missouri, Freshman); 2. Matt Stencel (Central Michigan, Sophomore); 3. Jake Gunning (Buffalo, Senior); 4. Zack Parker (Ohio, Senior).

2019 MAC January (1st of 2) Rankings
1.            Missouri (30.0)
2.            Ohio (20.0)
3.            Old Dominion (13.0)
4.            Central Michigan (9.0)
5.            Buffalo (8.0)
6.            Northern Illinois (7.0)
7.            SIUE (5.0)
8.            Kent State (4.0)

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