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Chris Yankowich
Chris  Yankowich

Graduate Student

Norristown, Pa.

High School:
Germantown Academy



No. 12 Virginia Stands Eighth at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational

Three Cavaliers advance to semifinals on Saturday


Virginia Rolls to Three Wins in Season-Opening Quad Meet

UVa wins 25 of 30 bouts in victories over Anderson (S.C.), VMI and George Mason


Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized


Virginia Wins Its First Virginia Duals Championship

No. 13 Cavaliers top No. 14 Edinboro, 20-19, to earn title


No. 14 Virginia Wins Two of Three Matches at Hokie Duals

Cavaliers top VMI (42-3) and Kent State (29-12) and fall to No. 20 Wisconsin (19-17)

Finished in third place at the ACC Championships
Defeated Beau Donahue (NC State) twice on the way to third place
Posted a fall over Donahue in the opening round, and a SV decision in the third-place match, also
defeated Robert Lee (Pitt) by a 4-3 decision
Only loss came to Evan Henderson (UNC) who won the ACC Championship
Posted a 14-11 record at 149 pounds for the season
Finished second at the Mat Town Open (11/22), going 4-1 in the event
Dropped 4-0 decision to Ken Theobold (Rutgers) in the finals at the Mat Town Open
Finished third at the Shorty Hitchcock Memorial (1/16) going 5-1
Only loss at the Shorty Hitchcock came to Shyheim Brown (Maryland)
Named to All-ACC Academic Team

• Went 8-13 while wrestling at 149 pounds
• Took runner-up honors at Lock Haven Invitational (12/29)
• Scored two wins each at Franklin & Marshall Open (1/3) and Shorty Hitchcock Memorial (1/18)
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Went 9-13, including 2-5 in duals
• Recorded four wins at Cleveland State Open (12/14)
• Earned three victories at Wolfpack Open, including pin of VMI's Hunter Hickman (11/17)
• Picked up dual wins over Anderson's Ian Harper and VMI's Shabaka Johns

• Was 5-10 during freshman season
• Competed in five open tournaments and one dual
• Posted two wins at Hokie Open (11/4) and Franklin & Marshall Open (1/5)
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Two-time Pennsylvania State Champion at 135 pounds (2011, 2012)
• 2011 National Prep Champion at 135 pounds
• Took third at 2010 and 2012 National Prep Championships
• 2011 NHSCA Junior All-American
• Took sixth place at 2012 Beast of the East
• Four-time state placewinner (third in 2010, fifth in 2009)
• First-Team All-Southereastern PA selection in 2011, second-team honoree in 2012
• Two-time All-Inter-Ac selection (2011, 2012)
• Coached by Steve Hill

• Parents are Chris and Barbara Yankowich
• Has three sisters: Rachelle, Ryan and Riley
• Born in Seattle, Wash.

Weight Overall Dual ACC Dual Dual Pts. ACC NCAA MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Class Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L Pin
2012-13 141/149 5-10 0-1 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-1 5:37
2013-14 149 9-13 2-5 0-1 9 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 2-0 3:41
2014-15 149 8-13 0-4 0-2 0 0-0 0-0 1-4 0-0 1-2 3:51
Career 22-36 2-10 0-3 9 0-0 0-0 3-7 0-0 4-3 3:41


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