UVa Wrestling Signee Danilkowicz Named All-American

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July 28, 2006

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - - Virginia wrestling signee Jack Danilkowicz earned All-American honors at the 2006 ASICS/Vaughan Cadet & Junior National Championships at the Fargodome in Fargo, North Dakota. Danilkowicz took third place in the National Junior Greco-Roman Championships at 275-pounds.

Danilkowicz, who wrestled for team Illinois, is part of a Virginia signing class, which ranks 22nd nationally by intermatwrestle.com. Danilkowicz finished third in the heavyweight competition at the Illinois State Tournament as a high school senior. He also is a 2006 Greco Roman and Freestyle State Champion.

Here are results from the Junior Greco Nationals:
Round 1
Jack Danilkowicz (Illinois) won by decision over Justin Sterner (Pennsylvania), 7-1, 5-0
Round 3
Jack Danilkowicz (Illinois) won technical fall over Zachary Smith (Washington), 7-0, 7-0
Round 4
Jack Danilkowicz (Illinois) won by decision over Ivan Muller (Louisiana), 5-2, 3-0
Round 5
Jack Danilkowicz (Illinois) pinned Mike Freeman (Iowa), 1:14
Round 6
Jack Danilkowicz (Illinois) won by decision over John Hiles (Ohio), 7-0, 3-0
Round 7
Bryant Deinhardt (New York) won by decision over Jack Danilkowicz (Illinois), 4-3, 3-0
Finals
Jack Danilkowicz (Illinois) won by decision over Brendan Barlow (Ohio), 6-0, 0-3, 5-0