March 8, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Redshirt senior George DiCamillo (Highland Heights, Ohio) and freshman Jack Mueller (Dallas, Texas) earned national seeds in the NCAA Championships it was announced on Wednesday as the organization released the brackets for the annual event.
DiCamillo is the sixth seed at 141 pounds, while Mueller is the 10 seed at 125 pounds. Cavaliers also in the NCAA Championships, but unseeded, are redshirt junior Andrew Atkinson (Lynchburg, Va.) at 157 pounds and redshirt freshman Sam Krivus (Greensburg, Pa.) at 149 pounds.
The NCAA Championships begin on Thursday, March 16, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
In his first matchup of the NCAA Championships, DiCamillo is set to face the winner of a matchup between Christopher Carton of Iowa and Joshua Heil of Campbell, while Mueller is set to face Travis Piotrowski of Illinois.
Krivus is set for a first-round matchup against the No. 15 seed at 149 pounds in Kenny Theobald of Rutgers. Atkinson is set to face the No. 10 seed Brian Murphy of Michigan in his first-round matchup. Atkinson and Murphy faced-off in November in a dual meet between the Cavaliers and the Wolverines. Murphy, ranked No. 5 at the time while Atkinson was ranked No. 20, took an 11-7 decision in that meeting.
Virginia’s First-Round Matchups
125: No. 10 seed Jack Mueller vs. Travis Piotrowski (Illinois)
141: No. 6 seed George DiCamillo vs. Christopher Carton (Iowa)/Joshua Heil (Campbell)
149: Sam Krivus vs. No. 15 seed Kenny Theobald (Rutgers)
157: Andrew Atkinson vs. No. 10 seed Brian Murphy (Michigan)
'Hoos Looking to Make More HistoryMen's Tennis5/22/17A win over No. 9 seed North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon would give second-seeded Virginia its third straight NCAA men's tennis title.McKee Thriving in New SurroundingsTrack & Field, Cross Country5/22/17A transfer from Kansas, Kelly McKee will compete in the triple jump this week at the NCAA East Regional meet in Lexington, Kentucky.Cavalier Men's Basketball NotebookMen's Basketball5/16/17The Cavaliers are heading into their ninth season under head coach Tony Bennett, who has led them to four straight NCAA tournaments.
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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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