Jan. 7, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Virginia freshman Will Mason (Virginia Beach, Va.) took runner-up honors at 125 pounds Saturday at the Franklin & Marshall Open in Lancaster, Pa. It marked his first college placewinner finish.
Competing unattached, Mason went 3-1 in the tournament, pinning Princeton's Jake Intrator in just 1:52 in the first round before winning a 6-2 bout against Nassau Community College's John Pellegrino in the quarterfinals and an 8-2 decision over Navy's Jericho Urmenita in the semifinals. He dropped a 3-2 decision to Navy's Patrick Prada in the championship bout. Mason is now 11-9 this season.
Fellow freshmen Dusty Floyd (Alexandria, Va.), M.J. Roberson (Richmond, Va.) and Chris Yankowich (Norristown, Pa.) also competed unattached. Yankowich and Floyd each scored a pair of wins at 149 and 174, respectively, while Roberson recorded a pin over UMBC's Quentin McClain at 165.
Even-Keeled Cavaliers Ready for RematchMen's Basketball2/9/16At 8 p.m. Tuesday, No. 7 Virginia meets ACC rival Virginia Tech at John Paul Jones Arena. The Hokies upset the Cavaliers last month in Blacksburg.Short-Handed Cavaliers' Struggles ContinueWomen's Basketball2/8/16Since losing All-ACC guard Faith Randolph, the Virginia women's basketball team has lost six of eight games. UVA hosts Syracuse on Thursday night.Selflessness Fuels Cavaliers' Latest TriumphMen's Basketball2/6/16Ninth-ranked Virginia totaled 17 assists in its 64-50 win over ACC rival Pittsburgh at the sold-out Petersen Events Center on Saturday afternoon.
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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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