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Scott Moore
Scott  Moore

Last College:
Penn State, 2003

Position:
Assistant Coach

Years at UVa:
3rd Season


Scott Moore enters his third season as an assistant coach at Virginia. He was instrumental in the development of 2006 ACC Freshman of the Year, Eric Albright. Moore also has helped UVa land back-to-back top 25 recruiting classes.

Moore, one of only nine UVa All-Americans, turned in one of the most prolific wrestling careers after just one season as a Cavalier.

In 2003-04, Moore etched his name into numerous categories in the UVa wrestling record books. Moore finished the season with an amazing record of 51-1 overall, 17-0 in dual match action with 34 wins coming by fall. He shattered both the UVa single-season and career record for most falls at Virginia in just one year after posting 34 falls in 2003-04. Moore's 51 single-season wins ranks him first all-time at UVa for most wins in a single season and his 17 dual match wins are the second best mark ever at UVa. His .981 winning percentage is the second best winning percentage for a single season at ever Virginia.

Moore finished third in the 2004 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships and was ranked No.1 in the country for most of the season and was the top seed at 141-pounds at the NCAA Championships. He was named the ACC Wrestler of the Week four times and had taken first place or won all seven regular season events/competitions he competed in and won his match at the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) All-Star Classic.

Moore began his wrestling career at Penn State (1999-2003) where he won a combined 125 matches (including one red-shirt season) after going 125-42 over four years of competition. In 2002-03, he set the NCAA record for most matches competed in (63) and set a PSU school record for most wins a single season after going 54-9 during an All-American season for the Nittany Lions.

He and his wife, Sherry, reside in Charlottesville.

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