The Virginia wrestling team faced a daunting weekend, traveling to Ohio State Friday before hosting Old Dominion for its first home dual meet of the season Sunday.
The Virginia wrestling team made significant efforts this weekend in the Midwest as they traveled to No. 25 North Dakota State for their first dual meet of the season on Friday, and then to Minnesota on Saturday for a quad meet, where they faced No. 24 Minnesota, South Dakota State, and Grand Canyon.
Six Virginia wrestlers won their respective weight classes Sunday at the Clarion Open hosted by Clarion University. In total, 13 Cavaliers placed in the event.
The 13th-ranked Virginia wrestling team concludes the challenging 2014-15 regular season with a Thursday night battle against No.
Thirteenth-ranked Virginia wrestling fell to No. 1 Iowa, 30-6, Sunday afternoon at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa. The match was a qualifier in the NWCA National Duals.
Twelfth-ranked Virginia fell to No. 9 Virginia Tech, 18-16, at the Moss Arts Center in Blacksburg, Va.
The Skinny on weekend competition for the Virginia indoor track and field, men’s and women’s tennis, women’s basketball and wrestling teams. A full preview for men’s basketball is available online and in Thursday’s issue of The Cavalier Daily.
Fourteenth-ranked Virginia wrestling defeated No. 10 Pittsburgh, 17-16, in a thrilling and closely contested battle Sunday at Memorial Gymnasium.
Fourteenth-ranked Virginia wrestling downed Duke, 30-9, Friday night inside an energetic Memorial Gymnasium. The Cavalier (9-3, 1-0 ACC) war machine ran at full efficiency, winning seven of the evening’s 10 contests against the Blue Devils (5-4, 1-2 ACC) and picking up bonus points in five matches.
Fourteenth-ranked Virginia wrestling begins conference action this Friday against Duke in Charlottesville. The Cavaliers (8-3) put their 30-match win streak inside Memorial Gymnasium up against a Blue Devil (5-3, 1-1 ACC) squad that is considerably better than some of its previous iterations.