Cavaliers' Van Hoose posts upset victory over No. 10 Mike Racciato
Both teams win five bouts in nip-and-tuck battle
Cavaliers win seven of 10 weight classes to improve to 17-3
Cavaliers win seven of 10 bouts, highlighted by Spisak upset at 141 pounds
Spisak earns runner-up honors at 141, Sulzer takes third at 165
• Wrestled in one dual meet and at the ACC Championships
• Defeated No. 10 Mike Racciato (Pitt) in an 11-4 decision on 2/19
• Posted a 1-2 record after going 0-2 at the ACC Championships at 141 pounds
• Scored 8-3 win over Virginia Tech’s Gerald Ronnau in dual in Blacksburg (2/1)
• Five of his nine defeats came to NCAA qualifiers
• Posted 10-12 record, including 10-9 mark at 141 pounds
• Scored pair of wins at 141 in Southern Scuffle (1/1-2)
• Picked up three wins at Wolfpack Open (11/17)
• Wrestled up a weight class at 149 for UVa's ACC duals against Pitt, North Carolina and NC State
• Went 5-9 during freshman season, primarily competing in open tournaments
• Competed in one dual, falling 5-2 to Ohio's Kagan Squire (11/3)
• Posted three wins at Wolfpack Open (11/11)
KIRKSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-time Missouri state champion (112, 125, 130 and 138 pounds)
• 2012 State Wrestler of the Year
• 2011 District Wrestler of the Year
• Four-time Academic All-America and All-State honoree
• Coached by Kevin Powell
• Ran on cross country team in 2010
• Parents are Eddie and Kelley VanHoose
• Has one brother, Jacob
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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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