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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.


Matmen tackle Appalachian State, ODU

The No. 11 Virginia wrestling team welcomes Appalachian State and Old Dominion this weekend for its final regular season matches as it looks to extend a four-game winning streak and gain momentum before postseason play. The Cavaliers (13-3, 4-1 ACC) earned a thrilling 21-19 win against Maryland Feb.


Matmen eye final statement

In its last conference matchup before the ACC Tournament, the No. 11 Virginia wrestling team will travel to College Park Friday to take on a Maryland team looking to exact a measure of revenge.

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