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Cavs stumble late in meet, fall to Hokies after routing GMU

The Virginia wrestling team lost to Virginia Tech 21-12 Saturday in Richmond, Va. The Cavalier mat men won the meet’s first two bouts but proved unable to sustain that momentum throughout the rest of the match. Sophomore Chris Henrich, ranked ninth in the country at 174 pounds by InterMat, and junior Brent Jones, ranked 20th at 197 pounds, both scored wins, with Henrich improving to 30-1 on the season after winning his 10th straight match. Prior to the loss against Virginia Tech, Virginia beat George Mason Friday, winning matches in eight of 10 weight classes on the way to a 28-6 rout. Jones upset No. 8 sophomore Cayle Byers, while senior Rocco Caponi, ranked 16th at 184 pounds, and Henrich also posted wins.

—compiled by Ben Gomez   

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