Dec. 31, 2015
|No. 16 Virginia at Southern Scuffle|
|Date/Time||January 1-2, 2016|
|Location||Chattanooga, Tennessee | McKenzie Arena|
|Live Results||Live Results | Live Video Stream ($)|
|Additional Information||Preseeds | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 16 Virginia wrestling team begins the spring portion of its schedule on Friday, opening competition at the Southern Scuffle hosted by UT-Chattanooga at 9 a.m. on Friday (Jan. 1).
Ten wrestlers will compete for the Cavaliers with five more wrestling unattached as each team is allowed to bring a total of 15 wrestlers to the event, though only 10 represent the University in competition.
Flowrestling and Trackwrestling provide complete coverage of the event through live video and live scoring. Links for both are on www.TheSouthernScuffle.com.
Four wrestlers enter the Southern Scuffle seeded with Joseph Martinez (Platteville, Colo.) seeded eighth at 125 pounds, George DiCamillo (Highland Heights, Ohio) seeded third at 133 pounds, Andrew Atkinson (Lynchburg, Va.) seeded ninth at 157 pounds and Zach Nye (Enola, Pa.) seeded fifth at 197 pounds.
Nye finished in eighth-place at last year’s Southern Scuffle.
Cavaliers In The Rankings:
Virginia comes in ranked as high as No. 16 in the national polls as a team prior to the Southern Scuffle and has a pair of wrestlers ranked at their weight class in DiCamillo and Nye.
Scuffle Schedule of Competition
Friday, January 1
9 a.m. – Championship Round of 64
Noon – Championship Round of 32
First Round Consolations
3 p.m. – Second Round of Consolations
5:45 p.m. – Championship Round of 16
Third Round of Consolations
Saturday, January 2
9 a.m. – Championship Quarterfinals
Fourth Round of Consolations
11:30 a.m. – Fifth Round of Consolations
12:30 p.m. – Sixth Round of Consolations
1:30 p.m. – Championship Semifinals
3:30 p.m. – Consolation Semifinals
7:00 p.m. – Championship Finals
Probable Competitors for Virginia:
125: Joseph Martinez and Will Mason
133: George DiCamillo
141: Samuel Krivus*
149: TJ Miller or Chris Yankowich
157: Andrew Atkinson and Cam Harrell*
165: Garrett Peppelman
174: Fox Baldwin
184: Tyler Askey or Will Schany
197: Zach Nye
285: Patrick Gillen and Ethan Hayes
* Competing unattached
Virginia will return to action with a dual meet against VMI at a neutral site on Friday, January 8. The Cavaliers will face the Keydets at the St. Christopher School in Richmond at 7 p.m.