Dec. 31, 2016
|No. 24 Virginia at Southern Scuffle|
|Date/Time||Jan. 1-2 | 10 a.m.|
|Location||Chattanooga, Tenn. | McKenzie Arena|
|Live Results||Live Video|
|Additional Information||Seeded Wrestlers | Tournament Central|
|Social Media||Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The No. 24 Virginia wrestling team opens the new year in competition on Sunday, taking the mat at the Southern Scuffle hosted by Chattanooga. Competition at the two-day event begins at 10 a.m.
Fans can follow the action live through a paid stream provided by FloWrestling linked at VirginiaSports.com and through periodic updates by following the official Twitter account @UVAWrestling online.
Cavaliers in the Rankings:
The Cavaliers enter the Southern Scuffle ranked No. 24 as a team, but with three wrestlers in the national rankings in their individual weight classes. Freshman Jack Mueller (Dallas, Texas), redshirt senior George DiCamillo (Highland Heights, Ohio) and redshirt junior Andrew Atkinson (Lynchburg, Va.) all represent the Cavaliers nationally.
Jack Mueller (No. 11 at 125 pounds)
George DiCamillo (No. 10 at 141 pounds)
Andrew Atkinson (No. 18 at 157 pounds)
Sunday, Jan. 1
10:00 a.m. - Pigtail Round
10:45 a.m. - Championship Round of 32
1:30 p.m.* - First Round of Consolations
2:15 p.m.* - Championship Round of 16
4:00 p.m.* - Second Round of Consolations
5:45 p.m.* - Third Round of Consolations
7:30 p.m. Championship Quarterfinals and Fourth Round of Consolations
Monday, Jan. 2
10 a.m. - Fifth Round of Consolation
12 p.m. - Championship Semifinals and Consolation Quarterfinals
2:00 p.m.* - Consolation Semifinals
7:00 p.m. - Championship Finals and Medal Matches
*Denotes approximate start time
Virginia has three wrestlers seeded among the top 10 at their weight classes entering the competition. Mueller and DiCamillo are both seeded fifth in their weight classes, while Atkinson is sixth at his weight class. Complete seeds for each weight class can be found here.
Wrestling for Virginia:
125: Louie Hayes* and Jack Mueller
133: Will Mason and Micky Phillippi*
141: George DiCamillo
149: Sam Krivus and Chris Yankowich
157: Andrew Atkinson and Michael Murphy*
165: Ray Bethea and Cam Harrell
174: Drew Hull
184: Will Schany
197: Jay Aiello* and Chance McClure
HWT: Chuck Boddy and Tyler Love
Up Next For Virginia:
The Cavaliers will continue to wrestle on the road, traveling to Hampton, Va., to compete in the Virginia Duals. Competition at the two-day event begins on Friday, Jan. 13, and continues through Saturday, Jan. 14.
Diakite's Impact Growing for CavaliersMen's Basketball12/15/17Redshirt sophomore Mamadi Diakite has been a positive presence around the basket for No. 16 Virginia, which hosts Davidson on Saturday afternoon at JPJ.Welsh Connection Adds to Bowl StorylinesFootball12/14/17Virginia (6-6) meets Navy (6-6) in the Military Bowl, Dec. 28 in Annapolis, Md. George Welsh is a former head coach of each team.Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.
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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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