Abounader won three state championships with St. Edward High School outside Cleveland, which has been a pipeline to Michigan wrestling for years.
Unlike most wrestling matches, Sunday featured duals that went to double overtime in the 125- and 184-pound weight classes.
Virginia Tech answered Michigan's best wrestlers with two wins, earning a victory at Cliff Keen Arena.
Huntley wrestled his last regular-season match Friday night at Cliff Keen Arena, winning against Purdue’s Drake Stein with an impressive 16-1 technical fall.
The Wolverines followed the same script they have been using for most of the season: Keep it close, and the big guys will close out the match.
With dominating wins at Maryland and Rutgers, the eighth-ranked Wolverines guaranteed themselves at least a third-place finish in the Big Ten.
Adam Coon, Domenic Abounader and Brian Murphy were all football stars in high school.
As it continues to plow through a challenging Big Ten schedule, the No. 8 Michigan wrestling team faced two difficult opponents over the weekend, taking on Northwestern at home on Friday and Penn State in Happy Valley on Sunday.
In a meet that saw the Wolverines struggle to get anything going, Coon was steady, winning via major decision, 15-5.
Some of the lighter-weight wrestlers have shined for Michigan as of late.