Courtney's title at 141 pounds leads five UVA place-winners at National Collegiate Open Sunday
All three freshmen wrestlers placed for Virginia in Saturday event
Virginia has five wrestlers looking to place as wrestling continues Tuesday in Chattanooga
• Posted a 21-9 record in his redshirt season wrestling at 141 pounds
• Tallied 13 bonus-point wins, including nine pins, two tech falls and two major decisions
• Went 13-2 in matches decided by bonus points – including 9-0 in wins decided by fall
• Turned in a third-place finish at the Mat Town Open (11/17) with a 4-1 record
• Posted a first-place finish at the Appalachian Open (1/27)
• Took first at the National Collegiate Open (2/25) with three pins and a decision
• Went 3-2 at the Southern Scuffle with two pins and a major decision
• Four-year letterwinner at Athens Area High School under head coach Dale Jarvis
• Ranked the No. 8 wrestler at 132 pounds by InterMat
• Ranked the No. 40 overall wrestler by FloWrestling
• Two-time Pennsylvania state champion (2016, 2017)
• Also turned in third-place finish (2014) and second-place finish (2015) at PA state championships
• 2016 FloNationals Champion
• 2015 NHSCA Champion in the sophomore division
• Son of Brian and Kelly Courtney
• Has three brothers, Matt, Jake and Josh, and a sister, Michaela
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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