Nine Cavaliers named to VaSID All-State Wrestling Team
Eight Cavaliers named to NWCA All-Academic Team as UVa earns fifth-best team GPA
Five Cavaliers named to All-ACC Wrestling Academic Team
By Jeff White (email@example.com)
Moore finishes sixth at 157, while Sulzer takes eighth at 165
Nine Virginia wrestlers competed in the NCAA Championships Thursday (March 21).
2013 All-American - 157 pounds
2009, 2013 NCAA Qualifier - 157 pounds
AT VIRGINIA: 2011-12
Went 19-7 during his redshirt junior season
Moved back down to 157 pounds after spending previous season at 165
Ranked No. 15 in final NCAA RPI and No. 23 in final NCAA Coaches rankings
Won seven of last eight matches entering the postseason
Three of his losses came to ranked foes (No. 1 Kyle Dake of Cornell, No. 5 Jesse Dong of Virginia Tech, No. 18 Corey Mock of UNC)
Was 3-2 in ACC action (major decisions over Colton Palmer of NC State and Immanuel Kerr-Brown of Duke, and 5-3 decision over then-No. 11 Kyle John of Maryland)
Earned ACC Wrestler of Week honors following win over John
No. 2 seed at ACC Championships but did not place
Won the NC State Open at 157 pounds (11/13)
Took seventh at Southern Scuffle (1/1-2); defeated Virginia Tech's Matt Stephens, 4-0, in seventh-place bout
Went 8-6 during the second half of the season
Returned to UVa lineup Jan. 16 after missing first two-plus months with foot injury
Finished fourth at ACC Championships; scored wins by major decision and pin to give UVa bonus points
Five of six losses came to wrestlers who were ranked at time of match
Did not compete; redshirted season while rehabbing from surgery
Went 30-15 as a freshman and qualified for the NCAA Championships
Defeated Liberty's Shaun Smith (4-1) and lost to Northwestern's Jason Welch (3-2) and No. 7 seed Matt Moley of Bloomsburg (11-1) at NCAAs
Took third place at the ACC Championships to earn automatic bid to NCAA Championships
Named to Amateur Wrestling News All-Rookie Team
Was nationally ranked for a few weeks
Earned 9-4 decision over then-No. 2 Dan Vallimont of Penn State at Sprawl and Brawl (11/23)
11 of his 15 losses came to wrestlers who were ranked at some point during the season
Won Eastern Michigan Open (11/1)
Took fourth at Southern Scuffle (12/29-30)
Named ACC Wrestler of the Week Nov. 25
MARION PLEASANT HIGH SCHOOL
Two-time Ohio state champion at 152 pounds
State runner-up in 2006 at 140
Three-time high school All-American
Three-time freestyle All-American
Served as wrestling camp counselor
Son of Russ and Simona Moore
Has a sister, Rachel, and brother, Jordan
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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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