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Nov. 12, 2005

GREENSBORO, N.C. – – Damian Johnson, Brent Jones and Kyle Narkiewicz each posted 3-0 records to lead the University of Virginia wrestling team to two dual meet wins in a season opening meet at Fleming Gymnasium hosted by UNC Greensboro Saturday. The Cavaliers (2-1) defeated Gardner-Webb, 37-6, Anderson 38-3, but fell to UNC Greensboro, 25-9.

Virginia began the day with the 37-6 win over Gardner-Webb. Anthony Burke and Johnson each won by fall as Burke at 125 pounds pinned GWU’s Matt Taylor at 6:52 and Johnson at 165 registered a pin of GWU’s Dave Pelsang at 2:19. Narkiewicz earned his first decision of the day – an 8-6 win over GWU’s Brandon Beach at 184. Jones earned his first collegiate win by forfeit at 197 pounds. Eric Albright and Mike Grogan both earned decisions in their matches while Mike Sewell also won by forfeit.

Against UNC Greensboro, Johnson earned a 6-4 decision over the Spartans’ Mark Ring. Narkiewicz then earned his second decision of the day when defeated Kane Smith at 184, 5-4. Jones’ first decision for the Cavaliers came over Daren Burns, 7-5, at 197.

Burke registered his second fall of the day when he pinned Anderson’s Tyler Davis at 6:23. Johnson pinned Forrest Garner at 4:56 for his second pin of the day. Mike Grogan pinned Hunter Garner at 174 at 4:35. Virginia’s Eric Albright registered a major decision over Anthony DiCarlo at 133 pounds, 12-2. Andrew DiPasquale’s first major decision of the season came when he defeated Anderson’s Codey Bearden, 11-2. Sewell, Narkiewicz, Jones and Nick Smith each earned decisions for the Cavaliers against Anderson.

Virginia returns to action next Sunday, Nov. 20 when the Cavaliers take part in the Keystone Classic hosted by Penn.

Virginia 37, Gardner-Webb 6
125 – Anthony Burke (UVA) win by fall Matt Taylor (GWU), 6:52
133 – Eric Albright (UVA) dec. Josh Pniewski (GWU), 12-7
141 – A.J. Renteria (GWU) dec. Nick Alparone (UVA), 6-5
149 – Daniel Elliott (GWU) dec. Andrew DiPasquale (UVA), 8-6
157 – Mike Sewell (UVA) win by forfeit
165 – Damian Johnson (UVA) win by fall Dave Pelsang (GWU), 2:19
174 – Mike Grogan (UVA) dec. Chad Davis (GWU), 3-2 (rideout)
184 – Kyle Narkiewicz (UVA) dec. Brandon Beach (GWU), 8-6
197 – Brent Jones (UVA) wins by forfeit
HWT – Nick Smith (UVA) maj. Dec. Ricky Wilson (GWU), 11-1

UNCG 25, Virginia 9
125 – Joe Kemmerer (UNCG) dec. Anthony Burke (UVA), 1-0
133 – Chris Bencivenga (UNCG) dec. Eric Albright (UVA), 5-4
141 – Kevin Artis (UNCG) maj dec. Nick Alparone (UVA), 13-4
149 – Andrew Krieger (UNCG) wins by fall Andrew DiPasquale (UVA), 1:35
157 – Cody Harrington (UNCG) dec. Mike Sewell (UVA), 3-1
165 – Damian Johnson (UVA) dec. Mark Ring (UNCG), 6-4
174 – Joe Lowe (UNCG) dec. Mike Grogan (UVA), 7-4
184 – Kyle Narkiewicz (UVA) dec. Kane Smith (UNCG), 5-4
197 – Brent Jones (UVA) dec. Daren Burns (UNCG), 7-5
HWT – Tyler Shovlin (UNCG) dec. Nick Smith (UVA), 7-3 (double overtime)

Virginia 38, Anderson 3
125 – Anthony Burke (UVA) wins by fall Tyler Davis (AC), 6:23
133 – Eric Albright (UVA) maj. dec. Anthony DiCarlo (AC), 12-2
141 – Nick DiCarlo (AC) dec. Nick Alparone (UVA), 4-0
149 – Andrew DiPasquale (UVA) maj. dec. Codey Bearden (AC), 11-2
157 – Mike Sewell (UVA) dec. Herb Porter (AC), 7-1
165 – Damian Johnson (UVA) wins by fall Forrest Garner (AC), 4:56
174 – Mike Grogan (UVA) wins by fall Hunter Garner (AC), 4:35
184 – Kyle Narkiewicz (UVA) dec. Jeremy Smith (AC), 10-4
197 – Brent Jones (UVA) dec. Darryl Scott (AC), 8-4
HWT – Nick Smith (UVA) dec. Aaron Lambert (AC), 6-1

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