No. 17 Virginia Travels To No. 3 NC State
Jan. 16, 2016
|No. 17 Virginia (5-2) at No. 3 NC State (16-0)|
|Date/Time||January 17, 2016 | 1 p.m.|
|Location||Raleigh, N.C. | NC State Fairgrounds Dorton Arena|
|Live Results||Live Results|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The No. 17 Virginia (5-2) wrestling team opens its defense of its ACC Championship on the road at No. 3 NC State (16-0) at 1 p.m. on Sunday (Jan. 17).
The Cavaliers are coming off a neutral-site victory over Virginia Military Institute at St. Christopher’s School in Richmond this past weekend, while the Wolfpack is coming off a 4-0 performance at the Pittsburgh Duals last weekend.
Fans can follow the action live on a web stream provided at GoPack.com.
Noting The Cavaliers:
Virginia holds a 5-2 record on the season in dual meets with wins against No. 25 North Dakota State, South Dakota State, Grand Canyon, No. 15 Old Dominion and VMI. The Cavaliers’ two losses came on the road at No. 5 Ohio State and at No. 24 Minnesota.
Virginia has faced nationally-ranked foes in four of its first seven dual meets and will face another nationally-ranked foe in the third-ranked Wolfpack on Sunday. In all, Virginia has five nationally-ranked foes left on the schedule in the remaining six dual meets on the schedule.
Cavaliers In The Rankings:
Virginia comes into the dual meet ranked as highly as No. 17 in the nation in the latest Intermat and NWCA/USA Today Coaches Poll. The Cavaliers also have two wrestlers ranked nationally in their weight class.
Noting The Wolfpack:
NC State enters the dual meet with a 16-0 record on the season and has six wrestlers in the national rankings in their weight class — including the top-ranked wrestler at heavyweight in Nick Gwiazdowski. NC State is one of four undefeated teams in the nation and is 3-0 against ranked opponents this season.
The Series With NC State:
The Wolfpack picked up the win last season 22-20, rallying with victories in the final two bouts to take a 31-30-1 lead in the all-time series with the Cavaliers.
125: Nick Herrmann or Will Mason vs. Sean Fausz
133: No. 6 George DiCamillo vs. Jamaal Morris
141: Emilo Martinez or Zach Watson vs. No. 3 Kevin Jack
149: TJ Miller vs. Beau Donahue or Sam Melikian
157: Andrew Atkinson vs. No. 6 Tommy Gant or Chad Pyke
165: Garrett Peppelman or Dustin Roemer vs. No. 4 Max Rohskopf or Lee Davis
174: Fox Baldwin vs. Nickey Hall
184: Tyler Askey or Will Schany vs. No. 16 Pete Renda
197: No. 10 Zach Nye vs. No. 17 Michael Boykin or Malik McDonald
285: Patrick Gillen or Ethan Hayes vs. No. 1 Nick Gwiazdowski
*InterMat rankings listed
Up Next For The Cavaliers:
Virginia wrestle two dual meets next weekend, hosting the Duke Blue Devils at 7 p.m. on Friday night (Jan. 22) before returning to the road to face No. 24 Pittsburgh on Sunday (Jan. 24).