Virginia Competes At Cliff Keen Invitational
Dec. 3, 2015
|No. 19 Virginia (4-2) at Cliff Keen Invitational|
|Date/Time||December 4-5, 2015 | 9 a.m.|
|Location||Las Vegas, Nevada | Cashman Center|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 19 Virginia wrestling team continues its season this weekend, competing at the Cliff Keen Invitational held at the Cashman Center in Las Vegas. Competition begins on Friday (Dec. 4) and runs through Saturday (Dec. 5).
Competition begins at 9 a.m. PT on both days with the squads competing in a double-elimination tournament.
The Cliff Keen Invitational features 11 teams currently ranked in the top 25 as one of the toughest fields the Cavaliers will face outside of the NCAA Tournament.
Full Schedule Of Events (all times Pacific):
9:00am: Round 1 Pig Tail Championship, Round 2 of (32) Championship, Round 3 Consolation of (32), Round 4 Championship of (16), Consolation 1st of (16) Round 5 Consolation 2nd of (16)
6:00pm: Round 6 Championship Quarter Finals & Consolation Round 1st of (8)
9:00am: Round 7 Consolation 2nd of (8)
10:00am: Round 8 Championship Semi-Finals, Round 9 Consolation Semi Finals, Consolation Finals 5th & 6th, 7th & 8th Places
3:00pm: Championship Finals 1st & 2nd, 3rd & 4th Places
The Cliff Keen Invitational will not provide live updates of competition, but some video coverage of the event will be available through FloWrestling.com.
Cavaliers In The Rankings
The Cavaliers enter the Cliff Keen Invitational ranked No. 19 in the latest USA Today/NWCA Coaches Poll and No. 22 in the latest InterMat Rankings. Additionally, Virginia has a pair of wrestlers ranked nationally in their weight class.
George DiCamillo (9th at 133 pounds)
Zach Nye (8th at 197 pounds)
Wrestling For The Cavaliers
125: Nick Herrmann (7-3)
133: George DiCamillo (10-1)
141: Emilio Martinez (3-4)
149: Chris Yankowich (4-2)
157: Andrew Atkinson (10-1)
165: Garrett Peppelman (11-4)
174: Fox Baldwin (10-1)
184: Will Schany (6-6)
197: Zach Nye (10-1)
Hwt: Pat Gillen (9-4)