The Old Dominion wrestling team has earned the 25th spot on the list of the top-30 National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division I Scholar All-American Teams. ODU has a 3.1939 GPA as a team.
Michael McGee from the Old Dominion wrestling team was named a National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division I Scholar All-American as announced Thursday evening.
Larry Early of the Old Dominion wrestling team was named to the VaSID Wrestling All-State First Team. Early was a 2019 All-American after taking eighth place at the NCAA Championships in Pittsburgh.
Four Old Dominion wrestlers in Michael McGee, Killian Cardinale, Shane Jones and Dean Drugac have been named to the 2019 Academic All-MAC Wrestling Team as announced by the league Monday morning.
Larry Early finished the 2019 wrestling season as an All-American after taking eighth at the NCAA Championships at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. Early is now ODU Wrestling's 33rd All-American in school history.
In front of 18,100 fans, redshirt junior Larry Early earned All-American honors at the NCAA Championships as he defeated Justin Thomas of Oklahoma by a 6-5 decision on Friday night. Tomorrow morning, Early will wrestle for seventh place.
After winning his two bouts on Thursday, Larry Early advances to the 157-pound quarterfinals, where he will face No. 2 Tyler Berger of Nebraska on Friday in Session Three. Sophomore Michael McGee and Sa'Derian Perry fell into the wrestlebacks after second round losses.
Michael McGee (125), Sa'Derian Perry (141) and Larry Early (157) open up action at the NCAA Championships at PPG Paints Arena on Thursday, March 21. All three are student-athletes are making their second NCAA appearance.
Top seeded Michael McGee earned a 5-2 win by decision over Drew Hildebrandt in the 125-pound final on Saturday afternoon. The victory was ODU is sending three automatic qualifiers in Michael McGee, Sa'Derian and Larry Early to the NCAA Championships in Pittsburgh on March 21-23.
Michael McGee (125), Kevin Budock (149), Larry Early (157) and Tim Young (197) of ODU wrestling have advanced to the 2019 MAC Wrestling Championships. McGee and Early have secured spots to the NCAA Championships with their semifinal wins. With a victory in the finals, Budock and Young will punch tickets to the NCAA Championships in Pittsburgh.
ODU's Larry Early (157) and Michael McGee (125) are seeded first and thus favored to win MAC titles.
The Old Dominion (9-7, 5-2 MAC) wrestling team is ranked 11th in the final NWCA Mid-Major Top-20 poll. The Monarchs finished in 13th last season.