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Jan. 21, 2016

Charlottesville, Va. – The Virginia athletics department has announced a number of schedule changes for this weekend due to the threat of inclement weather in the Charlottesville area on Friday and Saturday. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the Charlottesville area from Friday (Jan. 22) at 8 a.m. to Sunday (Jan. 24) at 6 a.m.

The Virginia-Syracuse men’s basketball game scheduled for Saturday (Jan. 23) at noon at John Paul Jones Arena has been re-scheduled for Sunday (Jan. 24) at 7 p.m. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for Sunday’s game. The game will be televised by ESPN2. In addition, Virginia’s game at Wake Forest on Monday (Jan. 25) at 9 p.m. has been re-scheduled for Tuesday (Jan. 26) at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast online by ESPN3.

The Virginia-Duke wrestling dual meet scheduled for Friday (Jan. 22) has been postponed to Friday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. at Memorial Gym.

The women’s tennis matches involving Virginia, BYU, Columbia, and Maryland will be played Friday (Jan. 22) and Saturday (Jan. 23) at Boar’s Head Sports Club. The men’s and women’s tennis Meet the Team Day, scheduled to be held on Sunday (Jan. 24) at the Boar’s Head Sports Club, has been canceled.

The Virginia women’s basketball home game on Sunday (Jan. 24) against Pitt will tip off at its scheduled time of 1 p.m. The National Girls and Women’s in Sports Day activities and recognition of the 1991 NCAA champion women’s lacrosse team will not take place at this game.

Additional updates regarding transportation, parking and road conditions for Sunday’s events will be posted to and UVA Athletics social media outlets. Local media agencies will also be notified.

Virginia swimming and diving’s road meets scheduled for this weekend, at NC State on Jan. 22 and at North Carolina on Jan. 23, have also been postponed. The three teams will now compete in a double dual meet next Friday, Jan. 29, in Chapel Hill. The start time of the meet has yet to be determined.

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