Virginia Wrestling Falls to N.C. State, 31-13
Feb. 17, 2002
RALEIGH, N.C. – The University of Virginia wrestling team dropped a 31-13 decision to the N.C. State Wolfpack this afternoon in an Atlantic Coast Conference dual match at Reynolds Coliseum. The Cavaliers pulled out to an early 6-0 lead but the Wolfpack would go on to win seven of the last nine bouts en route to an 18-point victory.
Virginia jumped out to an early 6-0 lead when Bob Seidel (Wall, N.J./Wall) pinned NCSU’s Ryan McCallum 4:10 into the match at 141. But N.C. State ran off 21 unanswered points to pull ahead 21-6 before UVa’s Jimi Massey (Williamsport, Md.Williamsport) recorded a 14-5 major decision victory over N.C. State’s Jon Godwin at 184 to make it a 21-10 contest. After the Wolfpack went ahead 24-10, the Cavaliers’ Ryan Painter (Rainelle, W.V./Rainelle) posted a 3-2 decision in the heavyweight class to pull Virginia within 24-13. However, the Wolfpack won the final two bouts to put the wraps on a 31-13 victory.
With the loss, Virginia falls to 4-10 overall, 1-2 in the ACC. The win improves N.C. State to 8-7 overall, 3-1 in the conference. The Cavaliers will return to home action on Wednesday, February 20th when UVa hosts the Maryland Terrapins in a dual match. Competition is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at Memorial Gymnasium.
Scoring SummaryVirginia 13N.C. State 31
Wgt. Opponents Result Team Score V/NCS141 Bob Seidel (UVa) def. Ryan McCallum (NCSU) Fall @ 4:10 6-0149 Jake Giamoni (NCSU) def. Paul Dunstan (UVa) 6-4 6-3157 David Miller (NCSU) def. Tim Foley (UVa) Fall @ 2:59 6-9165 Pierre Pryor (NCSU) def. Don Carlo-Clauss (UVa) Fall @ 3:44 6-15174 Dustin Kawa (NCSU) def. Brian Muir (UVa) Fall @ 4:04 6-21184 Jimi Massey (UVa) def. Jon Godwin (NCSU) MD, 14-5 10-21197 Jason Gore (NCSU) def. Andrew DeMartino (UVa) 10-4 10-24HWT Ryan Painter (UVa) def. Ngozi Collins (NCSU) 3-2 13-24125 George Cintron (NCSU) def. Byron Dunlap (UVa) MD, 10-1 13-28133 Clairence Davis (NCSU) def. Ryan Stewart (UVa) 8-4 13-31
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