Jan. 14, 2006
Hampton, Va. - -
Eric Albright and Peter Ferrara each posted perfect 2-0 records on the day as the University of Virginia Wrestling Team wrapped up competition at the Virginia Duals Saturday. The Cavaliers went 1-1 on day two and finished 2-2 in the tournament. UVa defeated Bloomsburg, 22-12, before falling to North Carolina, 20-18.
Albright paced the Cavaliers earning both wins at 133 pounds. He finished the tournament a perfect 4-0. Brent Jones recorded a 3-1 record at 197 pounds for Virginia.
Against Bloomsburg, the Cavaliers wons six of the 10 bouts on their way to the victory. Albright defeated Rick Donald, 2-0, for his third win of the tournament. Ferrara was the highlight for the Cavaliers against Bloomsburg. He earned an 11-0 major decision win over Joe Hasseman at 141 pounds. Anthony Burke, Mike Grogan, Brent Jones and Nick Smith also earned wins for the Cavaliers.
Against North Carolina, the Tar Heels won six of the 10 bouts. Drew DiPasquale earned the only fall for the Cavaliers when he pinned UNC's Chris Ramos at 8:52 at 149 pounds. Albright knocked off Jared Royer, 5-4, and Ferrara won by forfeit for the Cavaliers. Mike Sewell defeated Brian Baglio at 157 pounds, 10-6.
The Cavaliers will next be in action next Sun. Jan 22 at noon, when they host Ohio State in their home opener. It will be the first of a three-match home-stand for the Cavaliers. UVa will open ACC competition the following weekend Jan. 27-28 against UNC and Virginia Tech.
Virginia 22, Bloomsburg 12
125 pounds - Anthony Burke (UVa) won by forfeit (Bloomsburg)
133 pounds - Eric Albright (UVa) def. Rick Donald (Bloomsburg), 2-0
141 pounds - Peter Ferrara (UVa) def. Joe Hasseman (Bloomsburg), MD 11-0
149 pounds - George Hickman (Bloomsburg) def. Drew DiPasquale (UVa), 9-6
157 pounds - Aric Furhman (Bloomsburg) def. Kyle Artusio (UVa), MD,10-2
165 pounds - Jason Crawford (Bloomsburg) def. Damian Johnson (UVa), MD 15-2
174 pounds - Mike Grogan (UVa) def. Andrew Jordan (Bloomsburg), 4-0
184 pounds - Nate Shirk (Bloomsburg) def. Kyle Narkiewicz (UVa), 6-0
197 pounds - Brent Jones (UVa) def. Jesse Hasseman (Bloomsburg), 13-9
Heavyweight - Nick Smith (UVa) def. Mike Spaid (Bloomsburg), 3-2
North Carolina 20, Virginia 18
125 pounds - Bobby Shaw (UNC) def. Anthony Burke (UVa) 5-2
133 pounds - Eric Albright (UVa) def. Jared Royer (UNC) 5-4
141 pounds - Peter Ferrara (UVa) won by forfeit (UNC)
149 pounds - Drew DiPasquale (UVa) def. Chris Ramos (UNC) Fall@8:52
157 pounds - Mike Sewell (UVa) def. Brian Baglio (UNC), 10-6
165 pounds - Deon Barrett (UNC) def. Damian Johnson (UVa), 6-5
174 pounds - Alex Maciag (UNC) def. Mike Grogan (UVa), 5-4
184 pounds - Justin Dobies (UNC) won by forfeit (Virginia)
197 pounds - David Dashiell (UNC) def. Brent Jones (UVa), 13-6
Heavyweight- Spencer Nadolsky (UNC) def. Nick Smith (UVa), 6-4