HAMPTON, Va. -- No. 9 Virginia Tech made quick work of their pool opponents at the Virginia Duals on Friday as the Hokies (7-1) defeated Campbell, 40-0, and Old Dominion, 28-9.
The Hokies advance to tomorrow's semifinals at 2 p.m. where they will face Oklahoma. The other semifinal dual is No.11 Northern Iowa vs. No. 10 Arizona State. TrackWrestling.com will have all of the coverage.
Virginia Tech 40, Campbell 0
The Hokies won all 10 matches in their 40-0 win over Campbell, their first shutout since 2013. That season, the Hokies shutout both VMI (11/10/13) and Manchester University (11/17/13).
Back-to-back bonus point wins from redshirt freshman Brent Moore and redshirt junior Ryan Blees sparked the Virginia Tech rout at 141 and 149 pounds, respectively. Moore got Campbell's Zachary Barnes on a dump at the 3:37 in the match for his second pin of the season. Blees followed with a convincing 12-3 major decision.
Redshirt junior Zack Zavatsky, redshirt senior Jared Haught and redshirt freshman Andrew Dunn closed out the match with bonus point victories. Dunn registered his second pin of the season in 4:19.
Virginia Tech 28, ODU 9
A medical forfeit at 165 pounds and consecutive tech falls from Haught and Zavatsky made the difference in Virginia Tech's 28-9 win over Old Dominion.
After the Monarchs cut its deficit to three entering 149, 6-3, Blees got the Hokies back on track with a 6-2 decision. It marked his eighth-straight win since cutting down to 149 pounds.
No. 9 Virginia Tech 40, Campbell 0
125: Kyle Norstrem (VT) dec Korbin Meink (Campbell), 8-2
133: Dennis Gustafson (Virginia Tech) dec. Nathan Boston (Campbell), 7-2
141: Brent Moore (Virginia Tech) WBF Jonathan Ryan (Campbell), 3:37
149: Ryan Blees (Virginia Tech) MD Zachary Barnes (Campbell), 12-3
157: BC LaPrade (Virginia Tech) dec Austin Kraisser (Campbell), 11-5
165: David McFadden (Virginia Tech) dec Quentin Perez (Campbell), 11-5
174: Hunter Bolen (Virginia Tech) dec Andrew Morgan (Campbell), 7-5
184: Zack Zavatsky (Virginia Tech) TF Luke Funck (Campbell), 20-3
197: Jared Haught (Virginia Tech) MD Austin McNeil (Campbell), 10-1
285: Andrew Dunn (Virginia Tech) WBF Jere Heino (Campbell), 4:19
No. 9 Virginia Tech 28, ODU 9
125: Kyle Norstrem (VT) dec. Michael McGee (ODU), 9-3
133: No. 13 Dennis Gustafson dec. Caleb Richardson (ODU), 9-4
141: Alex Madrigal (ODU) dec. Brent Moore (VT), 13-6
149: Ryan Blees (VT) dec. Kenan Carter (ODU), 6-2
157: Larry Early (ODU) dec. B.C. LaPrade (VT), 10-3
165: No. 4 David McFadden (VT) MFF over Ben Schram (ODU)
174: Seldon Wright (ODU) dec. Hunter Bolen (VT), 10-6
184: No. 8 Zack Zavatsky (VT) TF Connor Frey (ODU) 16-0
197: No. 2 Jared Haught (VT) TF John D'Agostino (VT), 18-2
285: No. 18 Andrew Dunn (VT) dec. Ali Wahab (ODU), 8-4