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Virginia Opens Season At Clarion Open Sunday

Nov. 5, 2016

 Clarion Open
 Date/Time  Sun., Nov. 6, 2016 | 9 a.m.
 Location  Clarion, Pa. | Tippin Gymnasium
 Live Results  FloWrestling Tournament Central | Live Video Stream ($)
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia wrestling program opens the 2016-17 campaign on Sunday (Nov. 6) when the squad travels to compete at the Clarion Open. Matches begin at 9 a.m. and run throughout the afternoon.

Fans can follow the action through live webcast by FloWrestling.com with a valid subscription.

Virginia returns two NCAA qualifiers from a year ago in junior Andrew Atkinson (Lynchburg, Va.) and senior George DiCamillo (Highland Heights, Ohio). DiCamillo is a three-time ACC Champion after claiming the 2016 ACC Championship at 133 pounds and posting a 29-5 record. The senior will compete at 141 pounds this season. Atkinson posted a 24-11 record a year ago at 157 pounds.

Cavaliers in the Rankings (InterMat):
George DiCamillo: 10th at 141

Competing For Virginia:
133: Alex Uhre
141: George DiCamillo
149: Sam Krivus
157: Andrew Atkinson, Cam Harrell, MJ Roberson
165: Ray Bethea
174: Corbin Allen, Tyler Askey, Drew Hull
184: Will Schany
197: Tyler Love, Chance McClure
Hwt: Chuck Boddy, Austin Knies

Competing Unattached:
125: Louie Hayes, Jack Mueller
133: Micky Phillippi
149: Sam Martino, Michael Murphy
174: Jake Shaffer
184: Jack Walsh
197: Jay Aiello
Hwt: Edwin Rubio, Robert Scherer

Up Next For The Cavaliers:
Virginia will continue to wrestle on the road, heading for a dual meet at No. 11 Michigan on Friday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. The Cavaliers will then continue to compete on the road, facing No. 18 Central Michigan at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13.


 

 

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