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Cavaliers Open Competition At Virginia Duals On Friday

Jan. 11, 2018

 Virginia (2-3) at Virginia Duals
 Date/Time January 12-13, 2018 |
vs. Iowa State at 9:00 a.m. (Friday)
vs. No. 10 Arizona State at 11 a.m. (Friday)
Location Hampton, Va. | Hampton Coliseum
Multimedia Live Video ($) | Live Results | Virginia Duals Brackets
 Additional Information Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia (2-3) wrestling team returns to the mat this weekend at the Virginia Duals with a pair of match-ups against Iowa State and No. 10 Arizona State on Friday morning at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Va.

Virginia will face Iowa State (1-4) at 9 a.m. before wrestling No. 10 Arizona State (3-2) at 11 a.m. The teams are competing in the James River Pool of the event. Competition will continue later Friday afternoon and Saturday with matchups determined by Friday morning results.

FOLLOW THE ACTION
Fans who can’t make the trip to the Hampton Coliseum for the event have several options for keeping up with the action. A live video stream and live stats will be provided through TrackWrestling.com. The video stream is by subscription only. Links to both mediums are available at VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also keep up with the action through the program’s official Twitter account @UVAWrestling.

CAVALIERS IN THE RANKINGS
The Cavaliers have a pair of wrestlers in the national rankings heading into the Virginia Duals according to InterMat Wrestling. Redshirt freshman Louie Hayes (Orland Park, Ill.) is ranked No. 13 at 125 pounds, while sophomore and returning All-American Jack Mueller (Dallas, Texas) is No. 3 at 133 pounds. 

Rankings by InterMat
125: No. 13 Louie Hayes
133: No. 3 Jack Mueller

PROBABLE VIRGINIA LINEUP
125: No. 13 Louie Hayes (20-4)
133:
No. 3 Jack Mueller (14-1)
141: Sam Martino (5-9)
149:
Sam Krivus (14-8)
157:
Fred Green (9-6) OR Michael Murphy (5-7)
165:
Andrew Atkinson (9-4)
174:
Will Schany (14-5)
184:
Michael Battista (1-10) OR Jack Walsh (0-7)
197:
Jay Aiello (10-7)
HWT:
Tyler Love (6-8) OR Brian Kennerly (6-6) OR Robert Scherer (6-10)
 *Rankings By InterMat

LAST TIME OUT FOR THE HOOS
Virginia is coming off a solid performance at the Southern Scuffle in Chattanooga where the Cavaliers finished seventh in the overall standings and had three place-winners, including the 133-pound champion in Mueller. Hayes and Krivus also placed with Hayes taking third at 125 pounds and Krivus taking fourth at 149 pounds. In all, five Cavaliers advanced to the second day of competition with Aiello and Schany wrestling into the second day of action.

UP NEXT FOR VIRGINIA
The Cavaliers will return to action next weekend with the start of ACC competition. Virginia will host No. 24 North Carolina at 7 p.m. at Memorial Gym. Admission is free to the public.


 

 

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