Jan. 25, 2013
|No. 11 Virginia vs. NC State|
|Date/Time||Sun., Jan. 27, 2013 | 1 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Memorial Gymnasium|
|Additional Information||Twitter | Facebook | 2012-13 Stats/Results | Facebook | NCAA Coaches Panel Rankings|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The 11th-ranked Virginia wrestling team returns home Sunday for a 1 p.m. ACC dual with NC State at Memorial Gymnasium. Live results will be available on VirginiaSports.com.
A free youth clinic, conducted by the Virginia coaching staff, will be held from 10-11:30 a.m.
Admission is free for Virginia home wrestling matches at Memorial Gymnasium. Free parking is available in the Culbreth Road Garage. A Cavalier Team Shop table will be selling Virginia apparel throughout the match Sunday.
Virginia is 11-3 in the dual portion of its schedule, including a 2-1 mark in ACC competition. The Cavaliers rolled to a pair of ACC wins last week, winning at North Carolina, 24-9, before coming home and capturing all 10 bouts in a 38-0 shutout of Duke.
The NCAA released the first of three coaches' panel rankings for the 2012-13 season on Thursday, and UVa was represented at nine of the 10 weight classes. The final rankings are one of the tools used as part of the selection process to determine the qualifiers for the 2013 NCAA Championships. Virginia's wrestlers in the coaches' panel rankings:
125: Matt Snyder - 7
133: George DiCamillo - 10
141: Joe Spisak - 22
149: Derek Valenti - 19
157: Jedd Moore - 10
165: Nick Sulzer - 7
174: Jon Fausey - 15
184: Stephen Doty - 28
197: Mike Salopek - 28
Six Cavaliers were ranked once again this week in the InterMat rankings, headed by seventh-ranked Nick Sulzer (R-So., Cleveland, Ohio) at 165 pounds. Matt Snyder (R-Sr., Lewistown, Pa.) is ninth at 125. The Cavaliers are also represented in InterMat's top 20 by No. 13 George DiCamillo (Fr., Highland Heights, Ohio) at 133, No. 19 Derek Valenti (R-Sr., Newton, N.J.) at 149, No. 15 Jedd Moore (R-Sr., Mount Vernon, Ohio) at 157 and No. 17 Jon Fausey (R-Jr., Dalmatia, Pa.) at 174.
NC State (3-2, 0-1) has a young squad this year; only three of the 10 wrestlers in the Wolfpack's probable starting lineup were members of the team last season. NC State's Nijel Jones is ranked No. 20 this week at 165 pounds in the Amateur Wrestling News rankings.
Virginia wraps up ACC dual action next Friday (Feb. 1) at Maryland. The Cavaliers return home the following weekend for their final two home duals, as they take on Appalachian State (Feb. 9) and Old Dominion (Feb. 10).
125: No. 9 Matt Snyder (12-5)
133: No. 13 George DiCamillo (24-6)
141: Joe Spisak (16-2) or Jimmy Nehls (12-6)
149: No. 19 Derek Valenti (11-6)
157: No. 15 Jedd Moore (25-5) or Blaise Butler (12-5)
165: No. 7 Nick Sulzer (19-6)
174: No. 17 Jon Fausey (25-5)
184: Stephen Doty (11-7)
197: Mike Salopek (10-1)
285: Derek Papagianopoulos (3-4) or Patrick Gillen (2-7)
NC State Probables
125: Joe DeAngelo (2-3)
133: Sam Speno (14-6)
141: Tyler Hunt (16-6)
149: Thomas Gantt (10-5)
157: Matt Nereim (11-10) or Mardel Gabriel (6-6)
165: Nijel Jones (21-6)
174: Patrick Davis (12-12)
184: Keegan Cerwinski (0-2) or Bret Peltier (0-7)
197: Bill Cook (2-3)
HWT: Pat Kosoy (13-15)
**rankings according to InterMat
Revamped Cavaliers Ready for New SeasonMen's Soccer8/26/16Newcomers abound for the Virginia men's soccer team, which opens the season Friday night against Coastal Carolina at Klöckner Stadium.Stearns Making Mark on UniversityWomen's Soccer8/25/16A four-year starter for the Virginia women's soccer team, Morgan Stearns hold the program record for career victories by a goalkeeper.Spanish Journey Strengthens Cavaliers' BondMen's Basketball8/20/16The Virginia men's basketball team made strides on and off the court during its 10-day tour of Spain this month.
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.
Three Virginia Wrestlers Named NWCA All-Academic
Wrestling | 5/9/2016
Three members of the Virginia wrestling team were selected as NWCA All-Academic honorees the...
Five Wrestlers Named All-ACC Academic Team Selections
Wrestling | 4/26/2016
Five members of the Virginia wrestling team were named All-ACC Academic Team selections the...
Virginia Announces Addition Of Edwin Rubio For 2016-17
Wrestling | 4/13/2016
Virginia head coach announced Wednesday that heavyweight Edwin Rubio has signed a financial aid...
Jay Aiello To Join Virginia Wrestling Program
Wrestling | 4/4/2016
Virginia head coach Steve Garland announced Monday that Jay Aiello has signed a financial aid...
DiCamillo's Run Ends At NCAA Championships
Wrestling | 3/18/2016
George DiCamillo's run at the NCAA Championships ended on a late near fall Friday night in the...
DiCamillo Through To NCAA Round of 12
Wrestling | 3/18/2016
Virginia redshirt junior George DiCamillo advanced to the NCAA Round of 12 where he will face...
DiCamillo Advances To NCAA Quarterfinals
Wrestling | 03/17/2016
George DiCamillo picked up a pair of wins to advance to the NCAA quarterfinals, while Zach Nye...
Virginia Begins NCAA Championships Thursday
Wrestling | 03/16/2016
Virginia opens competition at the NCAA Championships on Thursday, marking the 10th consecutive...
- Online Stores