Mecate and Curling are crowned CAA champs; Richardson also earns NCAA automatic bid
The 2013 CAA Wrestling Championship will be held on March 9, in Boston, Mass.
Jerome Robinson and Chris Mecate are currently nationally ranked by all five media outlets
ODU goes undefeated in their last season in the CAA and wins regular season crown
Jacob Henderson defeats a NCAA qualifier and top-20 wrestler
Action Photos from the Ted Constant Convocation Center on Jan. 11, 2012 - ODU vs. Bucknell
Career Record: 40-32
2012-13: Went 23-19 as a sophomore at 285... Went 6-4 against CAA foes... Recorded two falls and a major decision on the year... Finished the season with a third place finish at the CAA Tournament... Placed third at the Clarion Open... Got second at the Cleveland State Open... Also registered sixth place finishes at the Nittany Lion Open and the Brute Invitational.
2011-12: Finished redshirt freshman season with a record of 21-15... Had two major decisions on the season... Placed sixth at the Hokie Open... Was the only Monarch to go 3-0 on the weekend against Rutgers, Princeton, and Rider.
Prep: Four-year letterwinner in both wrestling and football... Won the state championship as a senior capping a perfect season with a record of 50-0 with 34 pins... Earned a sixth place finish at the Fargo Freestyle Championships ... Took seventh at the Senior Nationals... Was 159-26 in his high school career.
Off the Mat: Born August 1, 1991... Son of William and Kelly Tourdot... One brother, Thomas... Enjoys hunting and musky fishing... Majoring in biology.
Matt Tourdot's Wins over NCAA Qualifiers:
12/2/12- Billy Smith (Rutgers)
1/19/13- Kevin Innis (Boston)