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Nic Sansone

Virginia Beach, Va.
High School
Nic Sansone - Wrestling - Virginia Cavaliers

• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Posted a 7-5 record competing in three open tournaments
• Competed at the Southeast Open (11/7), Mat Town Open (11/28) and Appalachian Open (1/29)
• Third place finish at the Mat Town Open with a 3-1 record on the day – only loss to teammate Jon Errico
• Went 3-2 at the Appalachian Open to close his season
• Posted two bonus-point victories with a tech fall and a major decision

• Posted a 3-5 record on the season
• Did not see action in any duals
• After starting 0-2 at the App State Individual Quad (1/2) went 3-3 in additional matches after duals
• Defeated AJ Kovacs (NC State) and Nick Lirette (UNC) in those additional matches

• Competed in four open tournaments at 165 pounds in his redshirt season with a 5-8 record
• Wrestled at the Wilkes Open (12/22), the App State Open (1/25), the Mat Town Open II (2/23) and at the National Collegiate Open (3/1)

• Ranked No. 1 at 152 pounds in Virginia in 2019
• 2019 Most Outstanding Wrestler at Virginia Duals
• 2019 Virginia 6A State Champion at 152 pounds
• Four-time Virginia All-State selection
• Four year wrestling team captain
• 2019 Kellam Male Athlete of the Year as recognized by the Virginia Beach Sports Club
• Four year lacrosse team captain and starter
• Hampton Roads All Star Lacrosse Team selection 2018 and 2019

• Son of Tony and Alli Sansone
• Has a younger sister, Mira
• His father, Tony, wrestled at Old Dominion (1990-1992)
• His great uncle, Bill Coulson, competed for the US Bobsled Team at the 1972 and 1980 Olympics
• Member of the National Honor Society and National Science Honor Society
• Volunteered for Vanguard Landing, Equi-Kids, and Trick-or-Treat So Kids Can Eat Food Drive
• Major: Kinesiology