Michael Hayes earns a takedown over Beau Donahue at 149.
Michael Hayes earns a takedown over Beau Donahue at 149.
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Monarchs Downed by No. 10 NC State, 25-13

December 20, 2016
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. -- ODU's 11th-ranked Jack Dechow earned a 7-4 decision over No. 17 Mike Machiavello in the night's lone bout between top 20 opponents, but visiting No. 10 NC State prevailed over the Monarchs, 25-13, Tuesday night at the Ted Constant Center. NC State improved to 4-1 on the year while ODU dropped to 1-4 in dual meets.

NC State jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead after the first three bouts, as Tommy Cox picked up an injury default victory at 125, Sean Fausz defeated Alex Madrigal, 11-5, at 133 and All-American Kevin Jack racked up a series of nearfall sets to tech. fall Kenan Carter, at 141. 

The Monarchs got on the board after 149, as fifth-year senior Michael Hayes connected on three double leg takedowns to pick up a 13-10 victory over Beau Donahue. 

NC State freshman Thomas Bullard improved the Wolfpack lead to 18-3, picking up an 8-0 major decision over the Monarchs' Shane Jones at 157. 

ODU's Seldon Wright put together big first and second periods to jump out to a lead over Brian Hamann in the 165 bout, as Wright held on for the 12-7 win to narrow NC State's lead to 18-6.

In a battle of true freshmen at 174, NC State's Nick Reenan earned a 10-4 triumph over Antonio Agee to extend the Wolfpack lead to 21-6. 

At 184, in the lone ranked matchup of the night, takedowns in the first and third periods by No. 11 Jack Dechow pushed the fifth-year senior past No. 17 Mike Machiavello, 7-4. 

The teams traded major decision victories at 197 and 285, as No. 10 Kevin Beazley blanked Tyler Johnson, 10-0, at 197, before NC State's Mike Kosoy beat Will Hilliard, 10-2, at 285, to give the Wolfpack the 25-13 dual meet victory. 

#10 NC State 25 Old Dominion 13

125: Tommy Cox (NCST) inj. default over Brandon Jeske (0:29)
133: Sean Fausz (NCST) dec. Alex Madrigal 11-5
141: #5 Kevin Jack (NCST) TF Kenan Carter 16-0 (4:55)
149: Michael Hayes (ODU) dec. Beau Donahue 13-10
157: Thomas Bullard (NCST) maj. Shane Jones 8-0
165: #15 Seldon Wright (ODU) dec. Brian Hamann 12-7
174: Nick Reenan (NCST) dec. Antonio Agee 10-4
184: #11 Jack Dechow (ODU) dec. #17 Mike Machiavello 7-4
197: #10 Kevin Beazley (ODU) maj. Tyler Johnson 10-0
285: Mike Kosoy (NCST) maj. Will Hilliard 10-2

Up Next
The Monarchs will be in action at the Midlands Championships in Evanston, Illinois on Dec. 29-30 and will also be in action at the Lock Haven Classic on Thursday, Dec. 29 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. 

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