Cavaliers Place Strong at Penn State Open
Garland and Fenstermaker Advance to Finals
STATE COLLEGE, Pa.--Virginia's Craig Fenstermaker (Hilton Head, S.C./Northampton (Pa.)) and Steve Garland (Middletown, N.Y./Middletown) both advanced to the finals of their respective weight classes at the prestigious Penn State Open Wrestling Meet this weekend. Fenstermaker competed in the 190-pound division and Garland competed in the 126-pound division. There was no team scoring at the meet and Virginia did not send a full team.
Matt Roth (Wescosville, Pa./Parkland) also competed in the 126-pound class and took fifth place as he had to default the fourth-place match due to an earlier injury. Jason Mutarelli (N. Catasauqua, Pa./Catasauqua) earned the bronze with a 3-1 decision over Isaac Greely from Pitt-Johnston. Jim Harshaw (Cranberry Township, Pa./Seneca Valley) also had to default his fourth-place match and took fifth in the 150-pound weight class.
Alex Leykikh (West Hartford, Conn./Hall) took fourth place in the 158 class. He advanced to the semifinals with a Martius Harding (Baltimore, Md./McDonough) competed with Fenstermaker in the 190-pound division and took the bronze with a 7-4 decision over Casey Lamb from Cornell. Jason Majestic (Patchogue, N.Y./Medford) took seventh place at heavyweight with a decision over Billy Hildbold of George Mason.
The Cavaliers will continue their season when the team travels toEvanston, Ill. to compete in the Midlands Championships, December 28-30.
Hall Continues to Elevate His GameMen's Basketball12/16/17On an afternoon when fellow guards Nigel Johnson and Kyle Guy also shined for No. 16 Virginia, Devon Hall scored a career-high 20 points and added five rebounds and five assists.Diakite's Impact Growing for CavaliersMen's Basketball12/15/17Redshirt sophomore Mamadi Diakite has been a positive presence around the basket for No. 16 Virginia, which hosts Davidson on Saturday afternoon at JPJ.Welsh Connection Adds to Bowl StorylinesFootball12/14/17Virginia (6-6) meets Navy (6-6) in the Military Bowl, Dec. 28 in Annapolis, Md. George Welsh is a former head coach of each team.
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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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