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All-American Larry Early
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Early Named to VaSID All-State First Team

April 11, 2019
By ODU Athletics

FERRUM, Va. - Larry Early of the Old Dominion wrestling team was named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) Wrestling All-State First Team as announced Thursday afternoon. Early was a 2019 All-American after taking eighth place at the NCAA Championships in Pittsburgh. 

Early was the 33rd All-American to emerge from the ODU wrestling program. The Illinois native wrapped up his season with a 25-8 mark and a 3-3 record at the NCAA Championships. The redshirt junior was also a 2019 MAC Finalist. In November, Early defeated No. 2 Hayden Hidlay of NC State.

To view the entire VaSID release, click HERE

All-State First Team
125 – Jack Mueller, Virginia
133 – Kolin Johnson, Apprentice
141 – Mitch Moore, Virginia Tech
149 – Tejon Anthony, George Mason
157 – Larry Early, Old Dominion
165 – Mekhi Lewis, Virginia Tech
174 – David McFadden, Virginia Tech
184 – Zack Zavatsky, Virginia Tech
197 – Jay Aiello, Virginia
285 – Matthew Voss, George Mason 

All-State Second Team
125 – Colton Messick, Apprentice
133 – Levi Englman, Ferrum
141 – Brandon Woody, Averett
149 – Ryan Blees, Virginia Tech
157 – Chad Simmons, Apprentice
165 – Colston DiBlasi, George Mason
174 – Neal Richards, Virginia Military Institute
184 – Rexx Hallyburton, Washington and Lee
197 – Tom Sleigh, Virginia Tech
285 – Billy Miller, Virginia Tech