Nov. 1, 2015
CLARION, Pa. – Six Virginia wrestlers claimed championships on Sunday (Nov. 1) at the Clarion Open hosted by Clarion University, while 13 Cavaliers placed in the event
Nick Herrmann (Amarillo, Texas), George DiCamillo (Highland Heights, Ohio), T.J. Miller (Medford, N.J.), Andrew Atkinson (Lynchburg, Va.), Fox Baldwin (Kissimmee, Fla.) and Zach Nye (Enoia, Pa.) all claimed championships in their brackets at 125, 133, 149 , 157, 174 and 197, respectively.
“Today was a really good start to the season for us,” said Virginia head coach Steve Garland. “We saw a lot of good things today out of our guys. From the first years on up to the grad students, we really saw some good wrestling. As a whole, the team did very well. We also rightly recognize that we have a long way to go and a lot to work on as well. It is back to work Tuesday to get better and to improve our attack areas.”
At 125 pounds, Joseph Martinez (Platteville, Colo.) and Jabari Moody (Country Club Hills, Ill.) advanced to the semifinals, with Moody falling to Martinez, who then lost to Herrmann in the finals. Moody wrestled unattached in the event and finished fourth. Martinez finished second after falling to Herrmann in the finals.
At 141 pounds, Emilio Martinez (Platteville, Colo.) advanced to the round of 16 before falling in his weight class. Sam Krivus (Greensburg, Pa.) finished second in the weight class, while Zach Watson (Chattanooga, Tenn.) finished fifth in the weight class.
At 157 pounds, Cam Harrell (Arnold, Md.) advanced to the quarterfinals, falling to Atkinson. Dustin Roemer (Pinehurst, N.C.) advanced to the round of 16, falling to Chas Busz of Cleveland State. Harrell finished in third place.
Garrett Peppelman (Harrisburg, Pa.) advanced to the finals at 165 pounds before falling to Evan Delong of Clarion who was wrestling as an unattached competitor. Zak DePasquale (Fairfax, Va.) advanced to the quarterfinals, falling to Peppelman in the bracket.
Baldwin claimed his weight class at 174 pounds, wrestling as an unattached competitor.
At 184 pounds, Will Schany (Blair, Neb.) advanced to the quarterfinals, falling to Corey Hazel of Lock Haven. Love received a bye in the first round before defeating Tige Woodson of Penn State-Dubois by fall in 48 seconds to advance to the quarterfinals.
Patrick Gillen (Shelton, Conn.) advanced to the semifinals at heavyweight, falling to Riley Shaw of Cleveland State. Gillen finished in third place in the event.
Virginia will return to action next weekend, traveling to face North Dakota State in a dual meet on Friday, Nov. 6, before competing in a quad meet hosted by No. 24 Minnesota on Saturday, Nov. 7. Also competing at the quad meet will be Grand Canyon and South Dakota State.
Dreams Coming True for Opoku at UVAMen's Soccer9/22/17Edward Opoku, a native of Ghana, is the leading scorer for No. 9 Virginia, which hosts No. 7 North Carolina on Friday night at Klöckner Stadium.Reinkensmeyer Moves Center StageFootball9/19/17Redshirt freshman Dillon Reinkensmeyer will make his third start for Virginia -- his second at center -- at Boise State on Friday night.'Hoos Savor Emphatic VictoryFootball9/16/17Virginia, which finished 2-10 in 2016, improved to 2-1 in its second season under head coach Bronco Mendenhall with a 38-18 win over UConn.
Director of News Content
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.
Virginia Announces 2017-18 Wrestling Schedule
Wrestling | 9/21/2017
The Virginia wrestling team announced its 2017-18 schedule on Thursday, featuring home meets with...
GET TO KNOW: Zak DePasquale
Wrestling | 9/13/2017
Get to know more about senior Zak DePasquale of the Virginia wrestling team as we gear up for the...
GET TO KNOW: Cam Harrell
Wrestling | 9/5/2017
Get to know more about redshirt sophomore Cam Harrrell of the Virginia wrestling team as we...
Jeff White: Paulsons Eager to Help Elevate UVA Wrestling
Wrestling | 7/25/2017
UVA head coach Steve Garland's new assistants are twins Travis and Trent Paulson, former All-Amer...
Trent Paulson Joins Virginia Wrestling Coaching Staff
Wrestling | 5/31/2017
NCAA Champion and three-time All-American Trent Paulson has joined the Virginia wrestling...
Virginia Wrestling Announces 2017 Recruiting Class
Wrestling | 5/12/2017
Virginia head wrestling coach Steve Garland announced the 2017 recruiting class on Friday, a...
Travis Paulson Joins UVA Wrestling As Assistant Coach
Wrestling | 05/02/2017
Virginia head coach Steve Garland announced the addition of three-time All-American Travis...
Five Wrestlers Named ACC All-Academic Team Selections
Wrestling | 04/17/2017
Five Virginia wrestlers were named to the ACC All-Academic Team on Monday for excellence in the...
- Online Stores