Oct. 14, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Tickets go on sale today (Monday, Oct. 14) for the Virginia-Virginia Tech wrestling match, which is scheduled for Nov. 24 at John Paul Jones Arena. The dual starts at 1 p.m.
Tickets for the dual are $7 for adults and $5 for youth (18 and under), seniors and staff and will go on sale Oct. 14 through the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office. All tickets are general admission.
The two programs battled at JPJ two years ago in front of a UVa-record crowd, with the spirited dual coming down to an overtime match in the final bout at heavyweight as the Hokies won 18-13.
All other Virginia home duals will be contested inside Memorial Gymnasium; there is no admission charge for matches at Mem Gym. The Cavaliers open their 2013-14 schedule at home on Nov. 2 when they play host to Anderson, Gardner-Webb and West Virginia for duals beginning at 10 a.m.
The Cavaliers return 20 letterwinners for the 2013-14 season, including 2013 All-American Nick Sulzer (R-Jr., Cleveland, Ohio). 2013 ACC Freshman of the Year George DiCamillo (Highland Heights, Ohio) also is back after winning the conference's 133-pound championship last season.
2013 NCAA Tournament qualifiers Stephen Doty (R-Sr., St. Louis, Mo.), Jon Fausey (R-Sr., Dalmatia, Pa.) and Joe Spisak (R-Jr., Boiling Springs, Pa.) also return to the lineup, as does 2012 NCAA qualifier Gus Sako (R-Jr., Cleveland, Ohio), who redshirted in 2013.
Green Adjusting to New SurroundingsWrestling10/20/17A transfer from Boise State, which dropped its wrestling program last spring, Fred Green is a candidate to start at 157 pounds for Virginia.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.
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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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