Virginia Wrestling's Rocco Caponi, Nick Smith & Adam Kimbrell Competed At The 2005 University National Championships
April 20, 2005
EVANSTON, Ill. – Three University of Virginia wrestlers competed at the 2005 University National Championships at Northwestern University. UVa’s Rocco Caponi (Uniontown, Ohio/SVSM) competed in both the Greco-Roman and Freestyle Championships, while Nick Smith (Boise, Id./Centennial) and Adam Kimbrell (Dawsonville, Ga./Dawson County) competed in the Freestyle Championships.
Caponi finished 3-2 at 185-pounds (84 kg) in the Freestyle Championships and went 1-2 at 185-pounds (84 kg) in the Greco-Roman Championships. Smith turned in a mark of 3-2 at 264.5-pounds (120 kg) in the Freestyle Championships while Kimbrell went 1-2 at 132-pounds (60 kg) in the Freestyle Championships.
Here is a look at the complete results for Caponi, Smith and Kimbrell from the 2005 University National Championships:
Wgt. Opponents Result** Rocco Caponi - Freestyle Championships (3-2) **W Rocco Caponi def. Rory McCoy 7-0, 6-0W Rocco Caponi def. Brendan Couture 6-0, 6-0L Alex Clemsen def. Rocco Caponi 2-0, 4-0W Rocco Caponi def. Ben Kelto 1-0, 0-2, 3-3L Jack Jensen def. Rocco Caponi 3-0, 4-5, 1-1
** Nick Smith – Freestyle Championships (3-2) **W Nick Smith def. Marino Eatman 1-0, 3-0L Jamie Rakevich def. Nick Smith 2-0, 2-0W Nick Smith def. Brandon Schweitzel 1-0, 3-0W Nick Smith def. Don Braatz 2-0, 2-0L Tyler Rees def. Nick Smith 1-0, 3-0
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