Nov. 11, 2005
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Maryland wrestling team will begin the 2005-06 regular season with three duals this weekend at the Avalon Duals in Edinboro, Pa. The Terps will take on Old Dominion, Slippery Rock and nationally ranked Edinboro.
The Terps will take on Old Dominion at 1 p.m., followed by a matchup with Slippery Rock at 3 p.m. Maryland will conclude the day with a 5 p.m. dual against host Edinboro.
Headlining the Terps is ACC champion Charlie Pinto at 141 pounds. Pinto is ranked 19th by Intermatwrestle.com in his weight class. Freshman Josh Haines (184) will be making his first start in the Terrapin lineup after a successful redshirt campaign.
After Saturday's duals, the Terps will compete in two competitve tournaments over the next two weeks at the Body Bar Classic and Mat Town Invitational. Maryland's first home dual will be Dec. 4 vs. American.