Oct. 27, 2012
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Virginia wrestling team held its preseason wrestle-offs on Saturday at University Hall as it continues its march toward the season opener in one week (Nov. 3). The Cavaliers are ranked as high as 14th nationally heading into the regular season.
"Overall this is the best we have looked at this point in the season," Virginia head coach Steve Garland said. "We certainly still have work to do, but I was so impressed with the wrestling I saw today."
Already owning its highest preseason ranking in program history, Virginia opens its season next Saturday with a quad meet at Memorial Gymnasium. The Cavaliers will face Anderson (S.C.) at 9 a.m., Ohio University at 10:30 and Chattanooga at noon. Admission is free.
174: Jon Fausey major dec. Billy Coggins, 15-3
**No wrestle-offs at 133, 165 or heavyweight
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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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