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George DiCamillo
George  DiCamillo

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Highland Heights, Ohio

High School:
St. Ignatius

Weight:
141


04/17/2017

Five Wrestlers Named ACC All-Academic Team Selections

Cavalier grapplers excel in the classroom and achieve success on the mat

03/28/2017

DiCamillo, Mueller Take Pair Of ACC Awards

Senior Dicamillo named ACC Wrestler of the Year, Mueller named ACC Freshman of the Year

03/18/2017

DiCamillo Finishes Runner-Up At NCAA Championships

Senior All-American matches best individual finish in program history as runner-up at 141 pounds

03/17/2017

DiCamillo Advances To Finals Of NCAA Championships

DiCamillo and freshman Jack Mueller earn All-America honors with semifinal appearances

03/16/2017

DiCamillo, Mueller Advance To NCAA Championships Quarterfinals

Pair of seeded Cavalier wrestlers go undefeated on opening day at NCAA Championships

03/21/2013

NCAA Wrestling Championships (by Matthew Holst)

Nine Virginia wrestlers competed in the NCAA Championships Thursday (March 21).

2017 NCAA Finalist – 141 pounds
2017 ACC Wrestler of the Year
2017 All-American (Runner-Up)
2017 NCAA Qualifier - 141 pounds
2013, 2015, 2016 NCAA Qualifier - 133 pounds
2013, 2015, 2016 ACC Champion - 133 pounds

Career Notes
Posted a career record of 115-29
Third NCAA Finalist in program history
Three-time ACC Champion, the seventh in UVA history
NCAA All-American as a senior in 2017
Four-time NCAA qualifier
Four-time All-ACC honoree
2017 ACC Wrestler of the Year

2016-17
NCAA Runner-Up at 141 pounds to earn All-America honors for the first time
NCAA Finalist as the No. 6 seed at the NCAA Championships
ACC Wrestler of the Year
ACC Runner-Up at 141 pounds
All-ACC selection
Posted a 25-5 record, including a 15-1 mark in dual meets
Went 4-1 at NCAA Championships, falling to only NCAA Champion and No. 1 seed Dean Heil of
Oklahoma State
His five losses on the season all came vs. the top two wrestlers in the national rankings – twice to No.
1 Dean Heil, twice to No. 2 Kevin Jack and once to No. 2 Joey McKenna
Finished as runner-up at the Southern Scuffle
Posted a 4-1 mark in ACC dual meets
Went 10-1 in matches decided by fall

2015-16
Earned All-ACC honors as ACC Champion at 133 pounds
Became seventh UVA wrestler to win three ACC Championships
Earned his third NCAA Championships berth
Posted a 29-5 mark
Posted seven falls, four tech falls and seven major decisions
Went 10-1 in dual meets and 4-0 in ACC dual meets
Opened the season 9-0 before suffering his first loss to No. 5 Johnni DiJulius at No. 5 Ohio State (11/13)
Went 5-3 vs. nationally-ranked foes
Finished third at 133 pounds at Cliff Keen Invitational (12/4-12/5)
Wins over then No. 20 Joey Palmer (Oregon State), No. 15 Zach Synon (Missouri), No. 5 Johni DiJulius by medical forfeit (Ohio State) No 7 Earl Hall (Iowa State) at Cliff Keen
Only Cliff Keen loss came to eventual national champion Nashon Garrett (Cornell)
Placed third at the Southern Scuffle (1/1-1/2)
Went 2-2 at the NCAA Championships

2014-15
• Earned automatic qualification for NCAA Championships for second time
• Was No. 12 seed at 133 pounds at NCAAs
• Finished with 28-9 record (second on team in wins)
• Cruised to his second ACC championship at 133 pounds (3/8)
• Went 2-2 at NCAAs, including wins over Kevin Norstrem of Virginia Tech (MD, 8-0) and No. 5 seed Zane Richards of Illinois (SV, 6-4)
• Both losses at NCAAs came to seeds, including eventual national champion Cody Brewer (Oklahoma) and A.J. Schopp (Edinboro)
• Was 11-8 against 2015 NCAA qualifiers
• Eight of nine defeats came to ranked opponents, all of whom were seeded at NCAAs
• Ranked No. 11 in final TheOpenMat 133 rankings, No. 12 by Flowrestling, No. 13 by AWN and WIN and No. 14 by InterMat
• Went 5-0 in ACC duals – earned bonus points in three of five (all five decided by four-plus points)
• Placed sixth at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational – suffered pair of one-point losses to top-10 opponents
• Won 133-pound championship at Hokie Open (11/10)

2013-14
• Redshirt season

2012-13
• Named ACC Freshman of the Year
• Set Virginia record for wins by a freshman as he went 33-10 on the season
• Won the ACC championship at 133 pounds - first Virginia freshman ACC champion since Gage Short at 177 pounds in 1995
• First Virginia freshman to earn a national seed at NCAA Championships (No. 11)
• Won the Hokie and Wolfpack opens at 133 pounds
• Placed fifth at 133 at Las Vegas Invitational and Southern Scuffle
• Wrestled 10 of the top 20-ranked wrestlers (in final poll) during season
• Was 13-9 against 2013 NCAA qualifiers
• Wrestled seven of the NCAA Championships' national seeds (No. 2 Tony Ramos of Iowa, No. 5 Chris Dardanes of Minnesota, No. 6 Nathan McCormick of Missouri, No. 7 Jonathon Morrison of Oklahoma State, No. 9 Levi Wolfensperger of Northern Iowa, No. 10 Scotti Sentes of Central Michigan, No. 12 Jordan Conaway of Penn State)
• Went 4-1 in ACC dual competition; lone loss came to Maryland's Geoffrey Alexander
• Lost in sudden victory time to then-No. 6 Nathan McCormick of Missouri at Las Vegas Invitational and No. 5 Chris Dardanes of Minnesota at Southern Scuffle
• Won the first two college tournaments of his career, the Hokie Open (11/4) and Wolfpack Open (11/11)
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

SAINT IGNATIUS HIGH SCHOOL
• Two-time Ohio state champion (112 pounds in 2011, 120 pounds in 2012)
• Three-time Walsh Ironman champion
• Finished with 152-7 career record
• Set school records for most wins and best career record
• Won his matches at the Dapper Dan Wrestling Classic and for Team USA at Dream Team Classic
• Coached by Mark Sullivan

PERSONAL
• Parents are Ralph and Mary Lou DiCamillo
• Has one sister, Marissa

Weight Overall Dual ACC Dual Dual Pts. ACC NCAA MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Class Record Record Record Scored W/L W/L W/L Pin
2012-13 133 33-10 11-4 4-1 34 2-0/1st 3-2 4-3 1-0 4-1 0:41
2013-14* 133 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 --
2014-15 133 28-9 14-2 5-0 57 2-0/1st 2-2 8-2 3-0 4-3 1:21
2015-16 133 29-5 10-1 4-0 51 2-0/1st 2-2 8-0 4-0 7-0 :43
Career 90-24 35-7 13-1 142 6-0 7-6 20-5 8-0 15-4 0:41
*denotes redshirt season

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