Six Cavaliers begin quest for NCAA Championships in opening round Thursday morning
Hayes earns No. 12 seed at 125 pounds, while Mueller earns No. 10 seed at 133 pounds
Hayes and Mueller take second-place finishes, while Atkinson and Krivus both take third
Strong post strong start, but strong finish by Tar Heels leads to North Carolina win
Hayes takes third place at 125 pounds while Krivus takes fourth at 149 pounds
2017 All-American – 125 pounds (6th Place)
2017 NCAA Qualifer – 125 pounds (Semifinalist)
• NCAA Semifinalist at 125 pounds to earn All-America honors
• First freshman to earn All-America honors in Virginia program history
• Sixth-place finish at NCAA Championships after injury forced medical forfeit following semifinal match
• No. 10 seed at NCAA Championships, going 3-1 before injury forced his withdrawl
• Defeated No. 7 Sean Russell (Edinboro) and No. 2 Joey Dance (Va. Tech) on the way to the semifinals
• Posted a 27-5 record, including a 14-2 mark in dual matches
• National leader in technical falls with 12
• Posted bonus-point wins in 19-of-27 victories, including 4-0 in falls and 12-0 in tech falls
• Went 4-1 in ACC dual matches to earn the No. 2 seed at the ACC Championships
• Third-place finisher at the ACC Championships
• 125-pound champion at the Clarion Open (11/6) to start the season
• Runner-up at 125 pounds at the Southern Scuffle (1/2)
• Lettered three years at Trinity Christian Academy (2013, 2014, 2016)
• Lettered one year at Wyoming Seminary in Pennsylvania (2015)
• Served as team captain in 2016 and named MVP
• Named Academy All-State selection in 2016
• 2016 Dream Team Member that won 21-6
• Four-time Prep National Champion
• Four-time Prep state champion
• Ranked No. 3 at 126 pounds by Flo Wrestling as a senior
• Ranked No. 13 by Flo Wrestling pound-for-pound
• Won the Freestyle Cadet Nationals
• Won the Freestyle Junior Nationals
• Son of Michael and Shelly Mueller
• Has three siblings
• Brother, Garrett, played rugby at Western State
• Brother, Keegan, wrestled at North Carolina
• Brother, McKenzie, played golf at Odessa Junior College
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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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