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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.


No. 13 wrestlers prepare for ACC Tournament

For any team, a demoralizing loss can transform into a source of motivation as the squad strives to find its winning ways once again. The No. 13 Virginia wrestling team will attempt to put a bitter Feb. 17 loss to No. 12 Nebraska behind them and once again exhibit dominance on the mat at the ACC Championships this weekend.