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February 13, 1999

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-The Cavaliers recorded a pair of falls andtook five forfeits en route to a 53-0 shutout of Norfolk State on Saturday. Virginia’s Jim Harshaw recorded his team-leading ninth pin this season at 165 to notch his 32ndwin of the season, which also leads the team.

Ryan Painter (Rainelle, W.V.) started the match for the Cavalierswith a 6-1 defeat of Rafael Butts. Virginia accepted a forfeit at 125, andat 133 Bob Seidel (Wall, N.J./Wall) defeated Derrick Green 11-9 to give theCavaliers a 12-0 lead. Virginia took another forfeit at 141 and at 149 MattOunsworth (Philadelphia, Pa./Chestnut Hill Academy) recorded a technicalfall with a 15-0 defeat of Tiree Murphy. Virginia won by forfeit at 157 totake a 29-0 lead through six matches.

At 165, Harshaw pinned his opponent 1:22 into the match, and afterVirginia took a forfeit at 174, Ryan McGrath (Blairstown, N.J./BlairAcademy) pinned his opponent 5:55 into the bout. Craig Fenstermaker (HiltonHead, S.C./Northampton (Pa.)) accepted a forfeit at 197 to give theCavaliers six more team points, making the final score 53-0.

The 53-point margin of victory is the second-largest margin ofvictory in school history, five points short of the record set last yearagainst Howard. It is also the 13th time in school history that theCavaliers have recorded a shutout in a dual match.

Virginia (7-5-1) will face ACC rival Maryland this Tuesday, Feb. 16in College Park, MD. The match is slated to start at 7:30 pm.

                                                  TeamWgt                       Result                  ScoreHWT Painter (UVA)         dec. Rafael Butts 6-1    3-0125 Noah Kaufman (UVA)    WB Forfeit               9-0133 Seidel (UVA)          dec. Green       11-9   12-0141 David Takseraas (UVA) WB Forfeit              18-0149 Ounsworth (UVA)       tech. fallMurphy 15-0   23-0157 Francesca (UVA)       WB Forfeit              29-0165 Harshaw (UVA)         WBF Pat Royster 1:22    35-0174 John Qualter (UVA)    WB Forfeit              41-0184 McGrath (UVA)         WBF John Muse 5:55      47-0197 Fenstermaker (UVA)    WB Forfeit              53-0
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