Nov. 4, 2012
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Virginia freshman wrestler George DiCamillo (Highland Heights, Ohio) won the 133-pound championship at the Hokie Open Sunday in Salem, Va. In his first college tournament and competing unattached, DiCamillo went 5-0 in the field and defeated North Carolina's Joey Ward, 3-1, in the finals.
Also competing unattached, Gus Sako (Jr., Cleveland, Ohio) rebounded from an early defeat to reel off seven wins and pull out a fifth-place finish at 149 pounds. He avenged his early loss to Duke's Marcus Cain with a 6-1 victory in the consolation semifinals and later defeated Virginia Tech's Chad Strube in the fifth-place bout.
In all, 10 Cavaliers competed unattached in the tournament. Joseph Martinez (So., Platteville, Colo.) also recorded four wins at 133 pounds.
Virginia returns to team dual competition next Saturday (Nov. 10) at the Gardner-Webb Duals. The 16th-ranked Cavaliers will take on George Mason at 9 a.m. and the host Bulldogs at 11 a.m.
'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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