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David Wesley
David  Wesley

RS Sophomore

Mineral, Va.

High School:
St. Christopher's

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 149


No. 16 Virginia Wins 18 of 20 Bouts in Movember Duals

Cavaliers down George Mason, 41-3, and Gardner-Webb, 36-3


No. 16 Cavaliers Take on George Mason, Gardner-Webb Saturday

Cavaliers face GMU at 9 a.m., G-W at 12:30 in Boiling Springs, N.C.


No. 16 Virginia Wrestling Earns Three Wins at Quad Meet

Cavaliers open the season with victories over Anderson, Chattanooga, and Ohio


No. 16 Virginia Opens Season Saturday with Home Quad Meet

Cavaliers entertain Anderson, Ohio and Chattanooga beginning at 9 a.m.


Virginia Holds Wrestle-offs in Preparation for Season Opener

Cavaliers play host to quad meet next Saturday (Nov. 3)

AT VIRGINIA: 2011-12
• Went 16-9 while competing unattached in open tournaments
• Placed in three of six tournaments in which he competed
• Took fourth at Shorty Hitchcock Classic (1/15) and Edinboro Open (2/11)
• Went 7-1, came through consolation bracket to place at Shorty Hitchcock Classic
• Placed fifth at Mat Town Open (11/26)

• National Prep Runner-up in 2010
• State champion in 2010 (160 pounds) and 2011 (152)
• NHSCA Junior National Champion in 2010
• Placed third at Beast of the East in 2011
• Holds school's record for career wins (210)
• Named Virginia Scholar Wrestler of the Year in 2011
• Team captain as a senior
• Coached by John Gordon at St. Christopher's

• Parents are Rick and Debbie Wesley
• Has one sister, Rachel
• His grandfather (Armond Taylor) and two uncles (John and Chris Taylor) wrestled at Virginia Tech, while another uncle (Mike Taylor) wrestled at Old Dominion; his aunt (TJ Taylor) played field hockey at Virginia; cousin Chris Taylor played on the UVa baseball team

Weight Overall Dual ACC Dual Dual Pts. ACC NCAA MDTFPinsFastest
Year Class Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L Pin
2011-12* 149 16-9 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 6-2 1-0 1-0 4:07
2012-13 141/149/157 5-4 0-2 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-1 1-1 2:12
Career 5-4 0-2 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-1 1-1 2:12


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