May 29, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Nine Virginia Cavaliers were named to the 2013 Virginia Sports Information Directors All-State Wrestling Team. UVa freshman George DiCamillo (Highland Heights, Ohio) earned the state's Rookie of the Year award following his strong freshman campaign.
DiCamillo closed out his freshman year in the 133-pound weight class with a 33-10 overall record for the Cavaliers, including four pins. He won the ACC championship this season, while leading UVa to a runner-up finish at the ACC Championship. He went on to reach the round of 12 at the NCAA Championships, falling one win shy of All-America status.
DiCamillo was joined on the first team by teammates Jon Fausey (R-Jr., Dalmatia, Pa.), Stephen Doty (R-Jr., St. Louis, Mo.) and Mike Salopek (R-Sr., North Huntingdon, Pa.), who earned the distinction at 174, 184 and 197 pounds, respectively.
Five Cavaliers were named to the second team: Matt Snyder (R-Sr., Lewistown, Pa.) at 125, Joe Spisak (R-So., Boiling Springs, Pa.) at 141, Derek Valenti (R-Sr., Newton, N.J.) at 149, Jedd Moore (R-Sr., Mount Vernon, Ohio) at 157 and Nick Sulzer (R-So., Cleveland, Ohio) at 165. Moore and Sulzer each earned All-America honors, while all nine Cavaliers on the VaSID All-State team competed at the NCAA Championships.
2013 VaSID All-State Wrestling Team
Coach of the Year - Kevin Dresser, Virginia Tech
Rookie of the Year - George DiCamillo, Fr., Virginia
Wrestler of the Year - Pete Yates, Sr., Virginia Tech
125 - Jarrod Garnett, Sr., Virginia Tech
133 - George DiCamillo, Fr., Virginia
141 - Zach Neibert, Jr., Virginia Tech
149 - Nick Brascetta, So., Virginia Tech
157 - Jesse Dong, Sr., Virginia Tech
165 - Pete Yates, Sr., Virginia Tech
174 - Jon Fausey, Jr., Virginia
184 - Stephen Doty, Jr., Virginia
197 - Mike Salopek, Sr., Virginia
285 - Ian Jones, So., Apprentice
125 - Matt Snyder, Sr., Virginia
133 - Erik Spjut, Jr., Virginia Tech
141 - Joe Spisak, So., Virginia
149 - Kyle Spruill, Sr., Apprentice
149 - Derek Valenti, Sr., Virginia
157 - Jedd Moore, Sr., Virginia
165 - Nick Sulzer, So., Virginia
174 - Austin Gabel, Fr., Virginia Tech
184 - Josh Rodriguez, Fr., Apprentice
197 - Jacob Henderson, So., Old Dominion
285 - David Marone, Sr., Virginia Tech
Nelson Making Name for Himself in SecondaryFootball8/16/17Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a starting job in Virginia's nickel defense.DeSorbo Hits Ground Running at UVASwimming & Diving8/16/17After six seasons as NC State's associate head coach, Todd DeSorbo now oversees men's and women's swimming & diving at Virginia.Training Camp NotebookFootball8/11/17Training camp continues for UVA, whose second season under head coach Bronco Mendenhall starts Sept. 2 against William & Mary at Scott Stadium.
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.
Jeff White: Paulsons Eager to Help Elevate UVA Wrestling
Wrestling | 7/25/2017
UVA head coach Steve Garland's new assistants are twins Travis and Trent Paulson, former All-Amer...
Trent Paulson Joins Virginia Wrestling Coaching Staff
Wrestling | 5/31/2017
NCAA Champion and three-time All-American Trent Paulson has joined the Virginia wrestling...
Virginia Wrestling Announces 2017 Recruiting Class
Wrestling | 5/12/2017
Virginia head wrestling coach Steve Garland announced the 2017 recruiting class on Friday, a...
Travis Paulson Joins UVA Wrestling As Assistant Coach
Wrestling | 5/2/2017
Virginia head coach Steve Garland announced the addition of three-time All-American Travis...
Five Wrestlers Named ACC All-Academic Team Selections
Wrestling | 4/17/2017
Five Virginia wrestlers were named to the ACC All-Academic Team on Monday for excellence in the...
DiCamillo, Mueller Take Pair Of ACC Awards
Wrestling | 3/28/2017
George DiCamillo was named ACC Wrestler of the Year and Jack Mueller was named ACC Freshman of...
DiCamillo Finishes Runner-Up At NCAA Championships
Wrestling | 03/18/2017
Virginia senior George DiCamillo matched the best individual finish in program history, finishing...
DiCamillo Advances To Finals Of NCAA Championships
Wrestling | 03/17/2017
Redshirt senior George DiCamillo advanced to the NCAA Championships finals and earned All-America...
- Online Stores