March 20, 1998
CLEVELAND - The University of Virginia's wrestling team has concluded its 1997-98 season at the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Cleveland. Virginia's Matt Roth (Wescosville, Pa./Parkland) won his first round match in the consolation bracket over Doug Schwab from Iowa 11-9 before falling to Shawn Ford of Arizona State 9-5.
Other Cavaliers also won their first round consolation matches before bowing out in the second round of consolations. Steve Garland (Middletown, NY/Middletown) defeated James Butera from Harvard 7-4 before falling to Chuckie Connor of North Carolina 9-0. Jim Harshaw (Cranberry Township, Pa./Seneca Valley) defeated RJ Galioto from Seton Hall 3-1 and then lost to Jeff Whalen from Maryland 7-3. Alex Leykikh (West Hartford, CT/Hall) faced a pair of Pac-10 wreslters as he defeated Oscar Wood from Oregon State 6-3 and then fell to Matt Suter from Arizona State 4-2. Tom Shaw (Wichita, Kans./Derby) also won his first round consolation match with a defeat of Davion Peterson of Purdue.
The Cavaliers have concluded their 1997-1998 season.
'Hoos Make Themselves at Home in AtlantaMen's Basketball1/19/18No. 2 Virginia, which plays Sunday at Wake Forest, stretched its winning streak to nine games with a victory over Georgia Tech in Atlanta on Thursday night.Tyson Finds Perfect Fit at UVAWomen's Squash1/18/18Annie Tyson, who also starred in lacrosse in high school, is one of the leaders of the UVA women's squash team.No. 3 Cavaliers Keep Rolling at JPJMen's Basketball1/15/18No. 3 Virginia remained atop the ACC standings with a 68-51 victory over NC State at John Paul Jones Arena on Sunday night.
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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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