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Dec. 5, 2002

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia wrestling team’s non-conference dual match against the James Madison Dukes for scheduled for Thursday, December 5th at 7:00 PM has been cancelled due to inclement weather in the Harrisonburg and Charlottesville areas. The dual match is expected to be rescheduled for a later date to be determined.

The Cavaliers will return to tournament action on Friday, December 20th when Virginia travels to Newark, Delaware to compete in the First Annual “Beast of the East” Collegiate Invitational. The event will be hosted by the University of Delaware at the Bob Carpenter Center.

Virginia is one of 16 schools or programs scheduled to compete in the “Beast of the East” Collegiate Invitational. Other teams joining UVa in the tournament field are: Virginia Tech, Duke, Ohio, Buffalo, Princeton, Rider, Bloomsburg, The Citadel, Drexel, Old Dominion, George Mason, Binghamton, Wagner, Delaware State and the UD club program.

Here is a look at the First Annual “Beast of the East” Collegiate Invitational Tournament Schedule:

First Annual "Beast of the East" Collegiate Invitational

Friday December 20, 2002

7:00 AM Weigh-ins

8:30 AM (Auditorium) Coaches Meeting

9:00 – 9:30 Pigtail Round (if necessary)

9:30 – Championship Round I – (6 mats)

11:30 – Consolation pig-tails ( 6 mats)

11:45 – Championship Quarter-finals (6 mats)

12:45 – Consolation Round I (6 mats)

1:45 – Consolation Round II (4 mats)1:45 – Championship Semi-finals (2 mats)

3:15 – Consolation Quarter-finals (6 mats)

3:45 – Consolation Semi-finals (6 mats)

4:30 – Consolation Finals (1 mat)4:30 – Championship Finals (1 mat)

6:00 – Awards Ceremony

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