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Virginia Opens New Year At Prestigious Southern Scuffle

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
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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 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)

Scuffle Schedule:
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

Seeded Wrestlers:
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
*Wrestling Unattached

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.




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