Feb. 18, 1997

1996-97 Virginia Wrestling Roster & Individual Results

                                                                            1996-97 Record Falls    Major Dec. Tech. Falls    
Name              Wt.       Ht.     Yr.     Hometown/High School             Dual Record   UVa Opp. UVa Opp.   UVa Opp.
Gerard Harrison   118       5-5     4       Baltimore, MD/Gilman HS             10-6/3-1    1   0    3   1     1   0
David Takseraas   118       5-6     1       Seaford, NY/Seaford HS              7-14/1-6    1   0    1   6     0   1
Noah Kaufman      118       5-4     2       Alexandria, VA/Mount Vernon HS      5-3/ 0-0    1   0    1   0     0   2
P. J. Bory        126       5-10    1       Suffern, NY/Suffern HS              8-2/0-1     5   0    0   0     0   0
Steve Garland     126       5-6     2       Middletown, NY/Middletown HS        16-12/6-5   0   3    7   0     0   0
Mark Hernandez    134       5-6     3       Sterling, VA/Park View HS           4-4/0-0     0   1    0   0     1   0
Jason Mutarelli   134       5-7     4       Catasauqua, PA/Catasauqua HS        24-9/7-5    3   0    6   1     1   0
Adrian Miles      142       5-10    3       Bryn Mawr, PA/Blair Academy         12-7/6-3    1   2    2   1     1   0
Shane Sigler      142       5-8     3       Iowa City, Iowa/West HS             14-8/2-1    3   0    5   3     0   0
Jim Harshaw       150       5-9     3       Cranberry Town., PA/Seneca Val. HS  15-5/4-3    3   0    3   2     0   0
John Qualter      150       5-10    2       Short Hills, NJ/Millburn HS         7-8/3-4     1   2    2   2     0   0
Jon McManus       150-58    5-10    2       Oakton, VA/Oakton HS                14-9/3-4    0   0    2   3     0   0
Alex Leykikh      158       5-10    3       West Hartford, CT/Hall HS           9-12/2-4    0   2    1   2     1   0
Ryan Gumlock      167       5-9     2       Northampton, PA/Northampton HS      13-12/3-6   3   0    3   4     1   0
John Johnson      167       6-0     2       Richmond, VA/Douglas Freeman HS     4-4/0-0     0   0    0   1     0   1
Martius Harding   177-190   5-10    1       Baltimore, MD/McDonogh HS           18-6/5-1    0   1    3   2     0   0
Ritchie Moutoux   190       5-11    2       Vienna, VA/George Marshall HS       4-6/0-0     1   0    1   1     0   0
Craig Fenstermaker190       6-1     2       Hilton Head, S.C./Northampton HS    15-8/7-5    2   0    2   0     0   0
Tom Shaw          77-90-Hwt 6-1     2       Wichita, KS/Derby HS                12-4/5-2    1   0    1   0     0   0
Zach Feldman      HWT       6-4     4       Dunwoody, GA/Dunwoody HS            13-4/5-1    1   1    2   0     0   0
Jason Majestic    HWT       6-3     3       Patchogue, NY/Medford HS            13-11/1-4   3   1    1   1     0   0
                                                                       TEAM: 237-154/63-56  30 13    46  30    6   4 
OT:7-8: Mutarelli (1-1), McManus (1-1), Harding (2-1), Fenstermaker
(1-1), Majestic (0-2), Bory (0-1), Shaw ( 2-0), Leykikh (0-1) 

Sweet Six: The Cavalier wrestling team won seven matches Sunday to defeat in-state rival James Madison 31-9. The Cavaliers accepted three forfeits from the Dukes and won four of the seven remaining matches to win their sixth match in a row. Virginia (9-5, 3-1 ACC) took forfeits at 118 , 134 , and 158. Cavalier Steve Garland fell to JMU's Doug Detrick 6-0 at 126. Following the forfeit at 134, the Cavaliers exploded for two wins as Adrian Miles defeated Pat Coyle 5-1 and Shane Sigler , who moved up to 150, upset Chris Carpino 11-6 to push the team score to 18-3. Jim Harshaw won by forfeit at 158, but the Dukes fought back with two wins of their own at 167 and 177 to pull within 15 at 24-9. Virginia responded to the James Madison run behind Craig Fenstermaker as he reprised his state title match with an 8-4 decision over Elliott Williams. Zach Feldman closed the match with a major decision over JMU's Remel Pugh 16-4.

Terp Takedown: Virginia senior Gerard Harrison pinned Maryland's Dave Mitola in the first period of his 118-pound bout and the Cavaliers never looked back, defeating Maryland in College Park 23-8 in an ACC wrestling match on Tuesday. Harrison's pin gave the Cavaliers a six point advantage to start the match which closed out the ACC regular season for the Cavaliers. With the win, Virginia improved to 8-5 on the season and 3-1 in the ACC. It was the Cavaliers' fifth win in a row.Senior co-captain Jason Mutarelli gave Maryland's James Guzzio, undefeated and ranked eighth in the country, all he could handle before falling 4-3. The Cavaliers won bouts at 142 and 150 to take a 15-3 lead before the Terrapins responded with victories at 158 and 167. In the 177-pound bout, Virginia's Martius Harding defeated Maryland's Craig Garrison and the Cavaliers won the last three bouts to take the dual match.