Jan. 12, 2017
|No. 24 Virginia at Virginia Duals|
|Date/Time||Jan. 13-14 | 11 a.m.|
|Location||Hampton, Va. | Hampton Coliseum|
|Live Results||Live Results/Video ($)|
|Additional Information||Virginia Duals Brackets | Virginia Duals Central | Meet Notes|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 24 Virginia (5-2) wrestling team opens competition at the Virginia Duals on Friday (Jan. 13), facing off against The Citadel and North Dakota State in the York River Pool of the annual event. Virginia faces The Citadel (1-2) at 11 a.m. and North Dakota State (8-1) at 1 p.m.
Competition is being hosted at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Va. The tournament features 12 teams from across the nation, including nationally-ranked Virginia, Virginia Tech, Oklahoma and Arizona State. Also competing in the event and receiving votes in the national rankings are Chattanooga and North Dakota State.
Fans can follow the action live through stats and video streams linked at VirginiaSports.com. The live stream is a subscription based feed provided by TrackWrestling.
Cavaliers In The Rankings
Virginia features three wrestlers ranked among the nation’s best in their weight classes with a trio of top 10 wrestlers. Freshman Jack Mueller (Dallas, Texas), redshirt senior George DiCamillo (Highland Heights, Ohio) and redshirt junior Andrew Atkinson (Lynchburg, Va.) all represent the Cavaliers.
Jack Mueller (No. 7 at 125 pounds)
George DiCamillo (No. 7 at 141 pounds)
Andrew Atkinson (No. 8 at 157 pounds)
*Rankings by InterMat
The Virginia Duals Field
The tournament field features 12 teams across four brackets. The Cavaliers compete in the York River Pool with The Citadel and North Dakota State. Upon completion of pool competition, teams advance to one of three brackets: Bronze, Silver or Gold to crown a winner of the event.
The bronze and silver brackets wrestle Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. before closing out Saturday morning at 10 a.m., while the gold bracket will determine the top four teams on Saturday. Wrestling in the gold bracket begins at 2 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.
Probables for the Cavaliers
125: No. 7 Jack Mueller (15-1)
133: Will Mason (7-4)
141: No. 7 George DiCamillo (12-2)
149: Sam Krivus (12-7) OR Chris Yankowich (5-8)
157: No. 8 Andrew Atkinson (14-4)
165: Ray Bethea (15-8) OR Cam Harrell (7-5) OR Garrett Peppelman (4-1)
174: Tyler Askey (7-4)
184: Will Schany (9-11)
197: Chance McClure (6-9)
285: Chuck Boddy (7-9) OR Tyler Love (11-9)
Up Next For Virginia
Virginia will continue to wrestle on the road, opening Atlantic Coast Conference competition at No. 5 Virginia Tech. The Cavaliers and the Hokies will face-off on Sunday, Jan. 22, at 4 p.m.
Butts' Bond With Benkert GrowingFootball10/18/17A redshirt junior from the Philadelphia area, UVA tight end Evan Butts has become one of quarterback Kurt Benkert's most reliable targets.Salt Evolving Into Pivotal PresenceMen's Basketball10/17/17A redshirt junior from New Zealand, 6-11 center Jack Salt has grown into a team leader for UVA, which has made four straight NCAA tournament appearances.Cavalier Men's Basketball NotebookMen's Basketball10/16/17The season starts Nov. 10 for the Cavaliers, whose third annual Pepsi Blue-White scrimmage is Sunday afternoon at JPJ.
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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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