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    Tyler Hunt is 5-0 in duals at 141 pounds.
    Tyler Hunt is 5-0 in duals at 141 pounds.
     

    Jan. 24, 2013

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    RALEIGH, N.C. - The NC State wrestling team returns to ACC action this weekend, as the Wolfpack travels to Virginia for a dual meet on Sunday at 1 p.m.

    After starting out the season 3-0 in dual meets, the Pack dropped a pair last weekend to American and No. 9 Virginia Tech.

    Only three of the 10 wrestlers in the Pack's probable starting lineup were members of the squad last season. A pair of freshmen has led the way in the five dual meets, as Sam Speno (4-1) at 133 pounds and Tyler Hunt (5-0) at 141 pounds have recorded the most wins thus far.

    Virginia enters the dual ranked No. 11 this week, with an 11-3 overall record including a 2-1 mark in ACC meets. The Cavs fell at Virginia Tech (25-6), then defeated both North Carolina (24-9) and Duke (38-0) last weekend.

    NC State's Nijel Jones is ranked No. 20 this week at 165 pounds. The Cavs have six wrestlers ranked in the top-20 nationally: at 125, 133, 149, 157, 165 and 174 pounds.

    Following are the projected starting lineups for NC State and Virginia:

    NC State (3-2, 0-1 ACC)
    125: Joe DeAngelo
    133: Sam Speno
    141: Tyler Hunt
    149: Thomas Gantt
    157: Matt Nereim or Mardel Gabriel
    165: #20 Nijel Jones
    174: Patrick Davis
    184: Keegan Cerwinski or Bret Peltier
    197: Bill Cook
    285: Mike Kosoy

    #11 Virginia (11-3, 2-1 ACC)
    125: #9 Matt Snyder
    133: #11 George DiCamillo
    141: Joe Spisak or Jimmy Nehls
    149: #14 Derek Valenti
    157: #9 Jedd Moore or Blaise Butler
    165: #7 Nick Sulzer
    174: #18 Jon Fausey
    184: Stephen Doty
    197: Mike Salopek
    285: Derek Papagianopoulos or Pat Gillen


     

     

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