Jan. 24, 1997
Terps Improve To 4-0 Over Old Dominion In First Home Meet
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Maryland wrestling team improved itsoverall record to 4-0 tonight by defeating Old Dominion by a score of23-12. The Terps lost the first two matches before coming back to winsix of the final eight.
Winners include All-America James "The Guzzler" Guzzio (Sr; Norwich CT) at 134 lbs.; Shane Mack (Jr; Ithaca, NY) at 142 lbs.; 150-pounder Jeff Whalen (Sr; Cedar Cliff, PA); Arash Alizadeh (Sr; Herndon,VA) at 150 lbs.; Craig Garrison (Jr; Pompton Lakes, NJ); and heavyweightDave Vernier (Sr; Gaithursburg, MD).
Guzzio improved his record to 23-0, remaining the only undefeatedwrestler in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The team will get its first conference test tomorrow, when they hostN.C. State at Cole Field House, starting at 2:00
Match Results Wrestler, School, Record Score118 lbs. Shane Darnell (ODU) (9-2) d. Lee Chernett (MD) (4-9) 9-7126 lbs. Tim O' Haro (ODU) (1-0) d. Scott Herfel (MD) (6-9) 8-4134 lbs. James Guzzio (MD) (23-0) d. Bryan Richardson (ODU) (11-5), 4-2 (OT)142 lbs. Shane Mack (MD) (25-5) d. Jesse Correll (ODU) (7-8) 15-4150 lbs. Jeff Whalen (MD) (21-6) d. Ryan Hersey (ODU) (8-5) 10-2158 lbs. Arash Alizadeh (MD) (21-9) d. Curt Krazer (ODU) (12-9) 6-2167 lbs. Jamie Kelly (ODU) (19-5) d. Damon Stephens (MD) (16-7) 3-2177 lbs. Craig Garrison (MD) (18-5) d. Josh Fannon (ODU) (7-7) 4-2190 lbs. Chris Harrington (ODU) (1-0) d. Brian Layman (MD) (14-8) 6-4 (OT)HWT Dave Vernier (MD) (15-6) pinned. Leevi MacDonald (ODU) (9-8), 1:34