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David Wesley
David  Wesley

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Mineral, Va.

High School:
St. Christopher's

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 149

11/10/2012

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

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

11/09/2012

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.

11/03/2012

No. 16 Virginia Wrestling Earns Three Wins at Quad Meet

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

11/02/2012

No. 16 Virginia Opens Season Saturday with Home Quad Meet

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

10/27/2012

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)

PREP
• 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

PERSONAL
• 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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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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