UNC Wrestling Bio
 Frank Abbondanza

2013-14: Started all 19 duals at 197 pounds and finished 8-22 overall and 5-14 in duals • Scored a pair of wins by decision at the Hokie Duals over Timmy McCall of Wisconsin and David Heitman of Hofstra • Won twice at the Reno Tournament of Champions • Beat Maryland's Tony Gardner 12-7 in ACC regular season competition • Had one pin and one major decision.

2012-13: Started all 15 duals wrestling at 174 and 197 • Finished 8-21 overall and 2-13 in duals • Took third place at the Wolfpack Open at 174 pounds • Dual wins came against South Dakota State and NC State • Defeated NC State's Josh Lackey by major decision.

2011-12: Starter at HWT • Also wrestled at 184 and 197 • Went 3-18 in freshman season • First ACC and dual win came by a 5-2 decision over Josh Davis in UNC's dual win over NC State.

Prep: Attended Mount Sinai High School • 2011 New York State Finalist at 189 • Named First Team All-Long Island • Earned all-section honors two times • A four-time all-league selection • Posted a 71-7 record in his final two years • Captained the team his final two seasons • Named the Suffolk County Academic Wrestler of the Year as a senior • Graduated third in his class • Member of the National Honor Society • Also played football.

Personal: Frank Joseph Abbondanza is the son of Ron and Carol Abbondanza • Birthday is March 1 • Born in Mount Sinai, N.Y.

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD
2013-14   8-22 5-14 1 - 1
2012-13   8-21 2-13 - - 2
2011-12   3-18 1-14 - - -
Totals 19-61 8-41 1 - 3


Weight: 197
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mount Sinai, N.Y.
High School: Mount Sinai
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