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Cleveland State Slips Past Virginia Wrestling At 2004 Virginia Duals, 19-18

Jan. 10, 2004

HAMPTON, Va. - The University of Virginia wrestling team won five of ten bouts against the Cleveland State Vikings in the 2004 Virginia Duals at the Hampton Coliseum, but came up one point short in the team scoring as the Cavaliers fell to CSU, 19-18. Virginia built an 18-3 lead from the 125-165 pound weight classes, but dropped its final four matches to the Vikings in the one point loss.

Starting at 125-pounds, UVa's Brian Sticca claimed an injury default win over Cleveland State's Wornoff to give the Cavaliers a 6-0 lead. Virginia dropped its 133-pound match to make the score 6-3 before the Cavaliers reeled of four consecutive victories from 141-165.

At 141-pounds, #2 ranked Scott Moore improved his overall record to 27-0 with a 3-2 decision over #9 ranked Anthony Coleman to make it a 9-3 contest. UVa's Aaron Martin then posted a 10-7 win over Cleveland State's Depolo at 149-pounds to make the score 12-3 before Virginia's Paul Bjorlo defeated CSU's Effner 5-2 at 157-pounds to make it a 15-3 contest. Virginia's #18 ranked Tim Foley then posted an 8-3 victory over the Vikings' Klinger at 165-pounds to give the Cavaliers an 18-3 lead with four bouts remaining.

But Cleveland State responded with four matches to go and won all four bouts. CSU recorded two major decisions at 184 and 197, a technical fall victory at HWT and a decision at 174 to score 16 unanswered points to pull out the one-point win at 19-18.

With the loss, Virginia's record falls to 1-2 on the season. The Cavaliers will return to action on Sunday, January 18th when UVa travels to Norfolk, Va. to compete in the 2004 Virginia Intercollegiates. The event will take place on the campus of Old Dominion University and is scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM.



For a complete look at the 2004 Virginia Duals results, check:
Wgt.	Opponents						Result		Score V/C
125	Brian Sticca (UVa) def. Wornoff (CSU)		Inj. Def.	6-0
133	Linich (CSU) def. Ryan Stewart (UVa)			8-7		6-3
141	Scott Moore (UVa) def. Coleman (CSU)		3-2		9-3
149	Aaron Martin (UVa) def. Depolo (CSU)		10-7		12-3
157	Paul Bjorlo (UVa) def. Effner (CSU)			5-2		15-3
165	Tim Foley (UVa) def. Klinger (CSU)			8-3		18-3
174	Kallai (CSU) def. Michael Grogan (UVa)		8-3		18-6
184	Howard (CSU) def. Drew Michelotti (UVa)		MD, 14-5	18-10
197	Phillips (CSU) def. Scott Smith (UVa)			MD, 9-0	18-14
HWT	Davie (CSU) def. Andrew Leffler (UVa)		TF, 16-0	18-19

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