No. 10 Virginia Wrestles at Bucknell Saturday
Dec. 19, 2014
|No. 10 Virginia at Bucknell|
|Date/Time||Sat., Dec. 20, 2014 | 2 p.m.|
|Location||Lewisburg, Pa. | Davis Gym|
|Multimedia||Live Video (Free) | Live Results|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The 10th-ranked Virginia wrestling team competes in its final dual before the holiday break at 2 p.m. Saturday when it travels to Bucknell to compete against the Bison at Davis Gym.
The Patriot League Network will provide a live video broadcast; the links to the broadcast as well as live results will be available on VirginiaSports.com.
In the Rankings
Six Cavaliers are listed in the latest InterMat rankings:
George DiCamillo (10th at 133)
Joe Spisak (13th at 141)
Gus Sako (seventh at 149)
Nick Sulzer (second at 165)
Blaise Butler (sixth at 174)
Zach Nye (14th at 184)
The Latest on the Cavaliers
Virginia is 5-1 in its dual schedule and is competing in its first dual since Nov. 24 in a loss against Ohio State. UVa is coming off an eighth-place finish on Dec. 6 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational. Nick Sulzer (R-Sr., Cleveland, Ohio) won the 165-pound championship and remains unbeaten at 10-0 this season. Blaise Butler (R-Jr., Belvidere, Ill.) upset top-ranked Logan Storley of Minnesota en route to a runner-up finish at 174 pounds.
The Cavaliers are 8-2 all-time against Bucknell; the teams wrestled last season in Charlottesville with UVa scoring a 29-12 win.
Bucknell is wrestling in its home opener and owns an 0-1 dual record this year, with a 22-11 loss at Pitt in November. The Bison took 25th place at the Las Vegas Invitational in their last action. A pair of Bucknell wrestlers are ranked in the latest InterMat rankings: No. 16 Paul Petrov at 125 and No. 19 Joe Stolfi at heavyweight.
After the holiday break, the Cavaliers return to competition Jan. 1-2 at the Southern Scuffle in Chattanooga, Tenn. UVa next will compete in dual action Jan. 9-10 when it heads to Hampton, Va., for the Virginia Duals.
Saturday Probables (Rankings according to InterMat)
125: Will Mason (7-5)
133: No. 10 George DiCamillo (11-4)
141: No. 13 Joe Spisak (12-3)
149: No. 7 Gus Sako (0-0) or Chris Yankowich (1-6)
157: Andrew Atkinson (8-5)
165: No. 2 Nick Sulzer (10-0)
174: No. 6 Blaise Butler (9-1) or Greg Bacci (1-0)
184: James Suvak (8-2) or Tyler Askey (10-6)
197: No. 14 Zach Nye (4-0) or Chance McClure (2-5)
285: Collin Campbell (7-6)
125: No. 16 Paul Petrov (7-2)
133: Grim Gonzalez (3-3)
141: Tyler Smith (7-2)
149: Victor Lopez (9-5)
157: Rustin Barrick (5-4)
165: Robert Schlitt (3-7)
174: Rory Bonner (5-8)
184: Tom Sleigh (12-8)
197: Tyler Lyster (11-9)
285: No. 19 Joe Stolfi (13-5)