Cavaliers win nine of 10 weight classes in regular-season finale
Will Mason (125), Andrew Atkinson (141) and TJ Miller (149) all claim titles
Freshman wins first college title
Cavaliers top West Virginia, Gardner-Webb and Anderson (S.C.)
• Posted a 5-6 record, wrestling at 141 pounds
• Wrestled in three tournaments and three dual matches
• Competed at the Clarion Open (11/1), Mat Town Open (11/22) and Cliff Keen Invitational (12/4-12/5)
• Posted wins in dual matches vs. Grand Canyon (11/7) and VMI (1/8)
• His lone loss in a dual meet came vs. UTC (2/14)
• Posted 3-2 record at 125 pounds
• Pinned Anderson’s Keenan Simmons in UVa’s season-opening dual (11/2)
• Recorded pair of wins at Hokie Open (11/10)
• Posted 5-7 record during freshman season, primarily at 133 pounds
• Wrestled in two duals: pinned Anderson's Keenan Simmons (11/2) and went up weight class to 141 to defeat George Mason's Sahid Kargbo (2/16)
• Took runner-up honors at Appalachian State Open (1/25)
• Finished sixth at Franklin & Marshall Open (1/4)
GREELEY WEST HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-time state champion
• NHSCA sophomore national champion
• Parents are Jesus and Kellie Martinez
• Has one brother, Joseph, and one sister, Felicia; Joseph also is member of UVa wrestling team
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Success Won't Change Cavaliers' MentalityMen's Basketball10/27/16Virginia, which reached the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight in 2015-16, was picked to finish third in the ACC this season.Morse Making Seamless Transition at UVAWomen's Soccer10/26/16Midfielder Zoe Morse has played the most of any freshman for No. 8 Virginia, which closes the regular season Thursday night at Louisville.Ellis Thrilled to Back in CoachingWrestling10/24/16The newest member of the Virginia wrestling team's coaching staff is assistant Mark Ellis, who won an NCAA title as a heavyweight at Missouri.
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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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