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No. 13 wrestling edges Maryland, crushes Bucknell

The No. 13 Virginia wrestling team, coming off its first ACC loss of the season, captured a pair of home wins against Maryland and Bucknell this weekend. The Cavaliers (15-3, 3-1 ACC) narrowly escaped a late comeback by the Terrapins (5-8, 1-3 ACC) to prevail 16-15 Friday. Virginia then easily downed the Bison (7-9, 3-2 EIWA) 29-12 Sunday.


No. 13 Wrestling hosts rival Maryland

The No. 13 Virginia wrestling team returns home to battle a familiar foe in Maryland on Friday. The Cavaliers, who have not wrestled in Memorial Gym in nearly three months, aim to hand the Terrapins a decisive loss in a known arena.


No. 12 matmen sweep weekend foes

The No. 12 Virginia wrestling team picked up two more wins over the weekend. The Cavaliers (13-2, 2-0 ACC) brushed aside Duke 30-6 Friday before outlasting Old Dominion 20-12 in a grueling, hard fought match.


Wrestling looks to extend win streak

Virginia looks to continue its successful season with two road matchups in the next three days. Friday, the Cavaliers (11-2, 1-0 ACC) will play at Duke before travelling to face Old Dominion two days later.


No. 13 Wrestling captures Virginia Duals title

The No. 13 Virginia wrestling team captured the Virginia Duals crown over the weekend for the first time in program history, winning all three of its bouts during the two-day tournament. The top-seeded Cavaliers earned victories against Chattanooga, fifth-seeded Kent State, and second-seeded No. 14 Edinboro on their way to the title.


No. 13 matmen begin grueling season Saturday

For No. 13 Virginia, the 2013-14 wrestling season kicks off with a quad-meet against Anderson, Gardner-Webb and West Virginia this Saturday in Memorial Gymnasium, giving the matmen their first chance to showcase the fruits of countless hours of practice. Coach Steve Garland is without the services of Jedd Moore, Matt Nelson, Matt Snyder, Mike Salopek and Derek Valenti — all spring 2013 graduates and key contributors to last year’s team. Valenti remains with the program, but he now wears a polo shirt and khakis instead of the familiar singlet.