Dec. 20, 2016
|No. 24 Virginia (4-2) vs George Mason (1-6)|
|Date/Time||Wed., Dec. 21 | 7:30 p.m.|
|Location||Richmond, Va. | Scott Gymnasium at St. Christopher’s School|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 24 Virginia wrestling team (4-2) will close the 2016 portion of the season on Wednesday (Dec. 21) night in a neutral-site dual match with George Mason. Dubbed the “Rumble on the River”, the meet is hosted by the St. Christopher School in Richmond at 7:30 p.m.
The event, which is held in Scott Gymnasium, will honor Quent Alcorn who was a former St. Christopher’s School alum and student at Virginia. For result updates, follow @UVAWrestling on Twitter.
Cavaliers In The Rankings:
Three Cavaliers are in the latest edition of the national rankings with Jack Mueller (Dallas, Texas), George DiCamillo (Highland Heights, Ohio) and Andrew Atkinson (Lynchburg, Va.) all finding themselves among the nation’s top wrestlers in their respective weight classes.
Jack Mueller (No. 11 at 125 pounds)
George DiCamillo (No. 10 at 141 pounds)
Andrew Atkinson (No. 18 at 157 pounds)
Probable Lineup For Virginia:
125: No. 11 Jack Mueller
133: Will Mason
141: No. 10 George DiCamillo
149: Chris Yankowich
157: No. 18 Andrew Atkinson
165: Ray Bethea
174: MJ Roberson OR Drew Hull
184: Drew Hull OR Will Schany
197: Chance McClure
HWT: Chuck Boddy
Up Next For The Cavaliers:
Virginia will continue to wrestle on the road, ringing in the new year at the Southern Scuffle hosted by Chattanooga. The two-day event begins on Monday, Jan. 1 and runs through Tuesday (Jan. 2).
Cavalier Football Notebook -- Miami WeekFootball11/16/17Two regular-season games remain for Virginia (6-4 overall, 3-3 ACC), which plays No. 2 Miami (9-0, 6-0) at noon Saturday at Hard Rock Stadium.Torres Makes Most of Learning OpportunityWomen's Soccer11/15/17Freshman Taryn Torres has scored a team-high eight goals for Virginia, which meets Pepperdine in the NCAA tourney's second round Friday night in Los Angeles.Billiard's Return Energizes CavaliersWomen's Volleyball11/14/17Virginia has won three of its past six matches with freshman Sarah Billiard in the lineup. Billiard missed 10 matches while recovering from a knee injury.
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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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