Feb. 15, 2014
|No. 12 Virginia at George Mason|
|Date/Time||Sunday, Feb. 16, 2 p.m.|
|Location||Fairfax, Va. | Recreation and Athletic Complex|
|Additional Information||Season Stats | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The 12th-ranked Virginia wrestling team wraps up its 2013-14 regular season Sunday when it travels to George Mason for a 2 p.m. dual at GMU's Recreation and Athletic Complex in Fairfax, Va.
A link to live video is available at VirginiaSports.com; there is a subscription fee required.
The Cavaliers (17-3) have racked up the third-most dual wins in a season in program history. With another victory, UVa will match the 2007-08 squad for second most in the UVa annals. The program record is 19, set in 2010-11.
UVa completed its ACC dual schedule with a 5-1 record last week after wins over North Carolina (21-9) and NC State (22-10).
Six Cavaliers are ranked this week, with each of UVa's wrestlers from 141 through 184 pounds claiming a ranking from at least one of the national publications. Nick Sulzer (R-Jr., Cleveland, Ohio) has won 12 straight bouts and is ranked No. 2 at 165 pounds.
Gus Sako (R-Jr., Cleveland, Ohio) is No. 13 at 149 in the Amateur Wrestling News rankings, while Blaise Butler (R-So., Belvidere, Ill.) is ranked No. 14 at 157. Reigning ACC Wrestler of the Week Joe Spisak (R-Jr., Boiling Springs, Pa.) is No. 15 at 141. Stephen Doty (R-Sr., St. Louis, Mo.) is No. 16 at 174. Jon Fausey (R-Sr., Dalmatia, Pa.) earned a No. 19 ranking at 184 from InterMat.
George Mason is 6-13 this season in dual action. Sahid Kargbo holds an 18-10 mark at 141 pounds, while Greg Flournoy is 16-11 at 157. Vincent Rodriguez is 13-9 at 133.
Virginia and George Mason have met 11 times previously, with the Cavaliers holding a 7-4 edge. UVa defeated the Patriots 41-3 last season in Charlottesville.
Virginia's postseason run begins March 8 with the ACC Championships in Blacksburg, Va., followed by the NCAA Championships March 20-22 in Oklahoma City.
125: Nick Herrmann (14-8)
133: Joseph Martinez (13-12)
141: No. 15/18 Joe Spisak (18-10)
149: No. 13/12 Gus Sako (15-2) or Justin Van Hoose (10-12)
157: No. 14/15 Blaise Butler (17-6)
165: No. 2/2 Nick Sulzer (29-1)
174: No. 16/10 Stephen Doty (24-7)
184: No. -/19 Jon Fausey (12-7) or James Suvak (10-10)
197: Zach Nye (17-8)
285: Ethan Hayes (14-14)
George Mason (6-13)
125: Bill Prochniewski (7-16) or Bryce Gentry (2-10)
133: Vince Rodriguez (13-9) or Rich Lavorato (3-6)
141: Sahid Kargbo (18-10)
149: Shohei Takagi (11-10) or Ryan Hunsberger (14-13)
157: Greg Flournoy (16-11)
165: Ryan Forrest (6-11) or Matt Stull (9-9)
174: Zach Martinez (12-11) or Seth Robertson (3-10)
184: Ryan Hembury (11-13)
197: Matt Meadows (13-14) or Derek Dwyer (0-6)
285: Jake Kettler (11-12)
Spring Football NotebookFootball4/20/18As part of the inaugural Wahoowa Weekend, spring football concludes for the Cavaliers with an open practice April 28 at Scott Stadium.Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.
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.
NWCA Tabs Atkinson, Hayes As All-Academic Selections
Wrestling | 4/23/2018
The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) has tabbed Virginia wrestlers Andrew Atkinson...
Atkinson, Hayes Named To ACC All-Academic Wrestling Team
Wrestling | 4/19/2018
A pair of Virginia wrestlers were recognized by the league office for achievement in competition ...
Cavaliers' Run At NCAA Championships Ends Friday
Wrestling | 3/16/2018
Virginia's run at the NCAA Championships came to an end on Friday night as Louie Hayes and Jack...
Hayes Advances To NCAA Championships Quarterfinals
Wrestling | 3/15/2018
Redshirt freshman Louie Hayes advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships, pacing...
Virginia Opens Competition At NCAA Championships Thursday
Wrestling | 3/14/2018
Virginia begins competition at the NCAA Championships with six wrestlers taking the mat in...
Brackets, Seeds Announced For 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championships
Wrestling | 3/7/2018
Brackets and seeds were announced for the NCAA Championships on Wednesday with Louie Hayes and...
Atkinson, Schany Earn Bids To 2018 NCAA Championships
Wrestling | 03/06/2018
Andrew Atkinson and Will Schany both earned at-large bids to the 2018 NCAA Wrestling...
Four Cavaliers Place At ACC Championships Saturday
Wrestling | 03/03/2018
Four Cavaliers placed to lead Virginia at the ACC Wrestling Championships on Saturday at North...
- Online Stores