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No. 13 Virginia Travels to Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational Friday and Saturday

Nick Herrmann

Dec. 5, 2013

 No. 13 Virginia at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational
 Date/Time  Fri.-Sat., Dec. 6-7, 2013 | Noon ET
 Location  Las Vegas, Nev. | Las Vegas Convention Center
 Multimedia  CKLV Home Page | FloWrestling (video) | InterMat (live blog)
 Additional Information  Season Stats | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The 13th-ranked Virginia wrestling team travels to Las Vegas this weekend to compete in the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational. Tournament action starts at noon ET on Friday and Saturday at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

There are no live results for the tournament, but FloWrestling will have some live video, while InterMat will provide a live blog.

The tournament features wrestlers from 12 of the top teams in the latest USA Today/NWCA/AWN Coaches Poll: Oklahoma (4), Cornell (6), Ohio State (8), Nebraska (10), Northern Iowa (12), Virginia Tech (14), Iowa State (16), Purdue (19), Oregon State (20), Michigan (20) and Boise State (25), in addition to the No. 13 Cavaliers.

Virginia finished its fall dual schedule by winning two of its three matches last Saturday at the Northeast Duals in Troy, N.Y. The Cavaliers defeated Clarion (21-13) and Rutgers (22-9) but lost to Lehigh (19-14). The Mountain Hawks moved into the national rankings at No. 23 this week following their win over the Cavaliers.

The invitational is Virginia's final team competition of 2013. UVa returns to team action Jan. 1-2 at the Southern Scuffle in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Virginia Probables
125: Nick Herrmann (5-3)
133: Joseph Martinez (6-3)
141: No. 19 Joe Spisak (5-3)
149: No. 11 Gus Sako (8-0)
157: Blaise Butler (6-3)
165: No. 3 Nick Sulzer (9-0)
174: No. 19 Stephen Doty (9-1)
184: James Suvak (4-2)
197: Zach Nye (4-2)
285: Ethan Hayes (2-4)
**Rankings according to Amateur Wrestling News

Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational Schedul (all times PT)
Friday (Dec. 6)
9 a.m.: Pigtail Round, Round 1, Round 2, Consolation Pigtails & Consolation Round 1
6 p.m.: Quarter Finals & Consolation Round 2 & 3

Saturday (Dec. 7)
9 a.m.: Consolation Round 4
10 a.m.: Semi-Finals and Consolation Round 5, Consolation Semi Finals, Consolation Finals (5th & 6th, 7th & 8th)
3 p.m.: Championship Finals (1st & 2nd and 3rd & 4th)




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