Oct. 30, 2005
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Damian Johnson registered the only technical fall of the match at 165 pounds to lead the Orange team past the Blue team, 24-13, in the annual Virginia wrestling program's Blue-Orange Exhibition match Sunday afternoon at Memorial Gym. The Orange squad won seven of the nine individual bouts.
The night started off with two matches I the 157 weight class that both resulted in victories for the Orange squad. Mikey Sewell recorded a 12-3 major decision over Jacob Siegel in the 157 weight class putting Orange ahead, 4-0. Kyle Artusio then registered a 3-2 win over Brian McReynolds in the other 157-pound battle putting Orange ahead, 7-0. Sewell and Kyle Artusio each advanced to the team scoring bouts at 157, respectively.
Anthony Burke put the first points on the board for the Blue team pulling them within 7-3 after posting a 7-3 win over Zach Anderson in the 125 weight class. Blue came within 7-6 when Eric Albright earned a decision over Ben Johnson at 133. In the only overtime match of the evening, Trevor Bowers defeated Nick Alparone, 6-5, in the third overtime period at 141-pounds giving Orange a 10-6 advantage. Drew DiPasquale then had a major decision over the Orange's Danny Artusio, 21-12 at 149 pounds, tying the match, 10-10. But Orange then won three of the last four matches to earn the win.
Johnson's technical fall over Conor Manley broke the tie putting Orange back ahead for good, 15-10. Kyle Narkiewicz edged out Nick Buck in the 184-pound weight class putting Orange ahead, 18-10. First-year Brent Jones earned another win for Orange at 197-pounds when defeated Chudi Uraih, 4-2, extending the lead to 21-10. Blue picked up points in the heavyweight battle. Nick Smith defeated Scott Smith, 3-1, to make it 21-13.
Sewell and Kyle Artusio had wrestle off at 157-pounds which resulted in an 8-1 win for Sewell adding three more points to the Orange team. The Cavaliers will begin the regular season portion of their 2005-06 schedule on, Nov. 13 when Virginia travels to Greensboro, N.C. to compete in a Quad Meet. UVa will face Gardner Webb, UNC Greensboro and Anderson.
Here is a look at a match-by-match breakdown of the Blue-Orange Exhibition match:
Wt. Opponents Result Team Score
157 Mikey Sewell (Orange) def. Jacob Siegel (Blue) MD, 12-3 4-0
157 Kyle Artusio (Orange) def. Brian McReynolds (Blue)W, 3-2 7-0
125 Anthony Burke (Blue) def. Zach Anderson (Orange) W, 8-3 7-3
141 Trevor Bowers (Orange) def. Nick Alparone (Blue) W, 6-5 (OT) 10-6
149 Drew DiPasquale (Blue) def. Danny Artusio (Orange) MD, 21-12 10-10
165 Damian Johnson (Orange) def. Connor Manley (Blue) TF, 17-1 15-10
184 Kyle Narkiewicz (Orange) def. Nick Buck (Blue) W, 9-6 18-10
197 Brent Jones (Orange) def. Chudi Uraih (Blue) W, 4-2 21-10
HWT Nick Smith (Blue) def. Scott Smith (Orange) W, 3-1 21-13
157 Mikey Sewell (Orange) def. Kyle Artusio (Orange) W, 8-1 24-13
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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