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Virginia men’s wrestling competed at the ACC Championships at John Paul Jones Arena Sunday to begin the postseason. Although NC State picked up their fourth-straight ACC title, the Cavaliers had eight wrestlers secure automatic berths in the NCAA championship. At the end of the day, Virginia placed fifth behind NC State, Virginia Tech, Pittsburgh, and North Carolina.
In its ACC opener, No. 2 Virginia men’s lacrosse picked up a 20-11 win over No. 9 Syracuse — its largest win against Syracuse since the series began in 1938. At Klöckner Stadium Saturday, the Cavaliers (4-0, 1-0 ACC) pulleds away from the Orange (1-2, 0-1 ACC) due to a strong offensive performance led by sophomore attack Connor Shellenberger. Shellenberger posted a game-high seven points with three goals and four assists.
After a dominant 21-11 win against Air Force, the No. 2 Virginia men’s lacrosse team looked to continue their winning streak against High Point. The Cavaliers (2-0, 0-0 ACC) managed to squeak past High Point (1-2, 0-0 SoCon) 11-10 after a game-winning save from freshman goalie Matthew Nunes with 20 seconds left in the game.
Virginia wrestling closed out its ACC road schedule Saturday against a Duke squad that has yet to pick up an ACC win this season. On the other hand, the Cavaliers (4-5, 1-3 ACC) got their first ACC victory this season against the Blue Devils (7-9, 0-4 ACC) by a score of 30-9 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Virginia won eight of the 10 matches, four of them being bonus-point victories.
Virginia wrestling returned to action Friday night against a strong NC State team that has won 19 of 20 ACC matches to start conference play on a strong note. The No. 4 Wolfpack (10-1, 3-0 ACC) overwhelmed the Cavaliers (3-5, 0-3 ACC), winning nine of the 10 duels at Reynolds Coliseum for a final score of 32-2. Although the scoreline reflects a dominant NC State performance, the matches were much closer as six of them were decided by four points or less.
The Virginia wrestling team continued ACC play on Friday night at home against No. 24 North Carolina. Despite a valiant effort, the Cavaliers (3-4, 0-2 ACC) fell to the Tar Heels (7-4, 2-0 ACC) 17-16 by way of criteria. The score was 16-16 at the end of all 10 matches, but since North Carolina edged Virginia in overall points 53-45, the criteria gave the Tar Heels the victory.
Virginia wrestling will host No. 22 North Carolina at Memorial Gymnasium Friday at 7 p.m. to continue ACC play.
Virginia wrestling kicked off ACC play against No. 18 Pittsburgh Friday. The Panthers (6-3, 1-0 ACC) defeated the Cavaliers (3-3, 0-1 ACC) by a score of 25-10. After the first six matches. The score was tied at 10, before Pittsburgh pulled away and won the final four weight classes.
In the team’s final action before the start of ACC competition, Virginia wrestling competed at the Virginia Duals in Hampton, Va. Jan. 14 and 15. The Cavaliers (3-2, 0-0 ACC) wrestled against Chattanooga, Lock Haven, Kent State, Oklahoma and South Dakota State and finished with a combined record of 19-6.
Former Virginia soccer player Daryl Dike will be taking his talents to England as the English Football League Championship club, West Bromwich Albion, announced his acquisition on Jan. 1. West Bromwich signed the 21-year old striker to a four-and-a-half year deal while also paying $9.5 million to Dike’s former club, Orlando City SC.
To begin the new year, Virginia wrestling competed at the Lehman Open Friday. After splitting duals against No 23. Northwestern and SIUE, the Cavaliers had four place winners against a competitive field in Lancaster, Pa.
After a month away from competition, Virginia wrestling traveled to Evanston, Ill. for dual meets against SIU-Edwardsville and No. 24 Northwestern on Dec. 29. The Cavaliers (3-2, 0-0 ACC) started the day defeating the Cougars (0-6, 0-0 MAC) 34-3, but then fell to the Wildcats (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten) 18-16 in a duel that came down to the final weight class.
Virginia wrestling competed in the Mat Town Open at Lock Haven University Sunday. After a tough dual meet loss to Campbell on Nov. 20, the Cavaliers bounced back with 10 place winners and four first-place finishers. The four first-place victories came from graduate student Jon Errico, senior Justin McCoy, junior Justin Phillips and graduate student Michael Battista.
Virginia’s win streak came to an end Saturday afternoon after a tight loss to Campbell. The Cavaliers (2-1, 0-0 ACC) fell to the Fighting Camels (3-2, 0-0 SoCon) 21-15 in Virginia’s home opener at the Aquatic Fitness Center. Notably, after the first eight matches, the score was tied at 15, but the Camels were able to find a second gear and win the final two weight classes to secure the victory.
On Saturday at 1 p.m. Virginia wrestling will host Campbell at the Aquatic and Fitness Center for its home opener.
After starting the season with a win against American, Virginia wrestling (2-0, 0-0 ACC) continued its early success with a strong performance against Maryland (0-1, 0-0 Big Ten) Friday night in College Park, Md. The Cavaliers’ impressive start to the season has placed them at 26th in the NWCA Coaches Poll.
Virginia and Virginia Tech football have played almost annually since 1895, battling for bragging rights in the Commonwealth and, since 1996, competing for the Commonwealth Cup. During this time, both teams have seen some of their top players continue the rivalry in the National Football League. While a few players from each school have found their way onto the same team, others have seen themselves compete against each other on opposing teams, with each player looking to secure football’s greatest prize — a Lombardi Trophy. Currently in the NFL there are three teams that contain a pair of former Virginia Tech and Virginia players.
Saturday at American
After placing fourth last season at the ACC Championship with a 2-3 record in the ACC, Virginia looks to build on last year’s shortened season. This year, Virginia will compete in 13 regular season meets before the ACC and NCAA Championships in March. Virginia returns many experienced wrestlers who will be able to show out for the Cavaliers in front of a full Memorial Gymnasium for the first time since 2020.