No. 20 Virginia Travels To No. 24 Pittsburgh
Feb. 18, 2016
|No. 20 Virginia (6-6) at No. 24 Pittsburgh (9-6)|
|Date/Time||February 19, 2016 | 7 p.m.|
|Location||Pittsburgh, Pa. | Fitzgerald Fieldhouse|
|Live Coverage||=””> ESPN3|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 20 Virginia (6-6) wrestling team travels to No. 24 Pittsburgh (9-6) for the final ACC dual meet of the season for both teams at 7 p.m. on Friday (Feb. 19).
Virginia is looking to close the regular season on a high note heading into the ACC Championships at John Paul Jones Arena on March 6.
Fans can catch the action on ESPN3 and online at WatchESPN.com.
Cavaliers In The Rankings:
Virginia enters the contest ranked No. 20 in the latest edition of the NWCA/USA Today Coaches Poll. The Cavaliers are led by a pair of wrestlers ranked in the top 20 of the latest InterMat rankings with George DiCamillo and Zach Nye continuing to hold down spots among the top wrestlers in the nation at their weight class.
Potential Matchup To Watch:
The only potential matchup of the dual meet that features nationally-ranked opponents comes at 133 pounds where DiCamillo and Dom Forys could face off early in the contest. DiCamillo is 24-3 on the season, while Forys is 13-2. Both wrestlers are 4-0 in ACC competition.
125: Nick Herrmann vs. LJ Bentley OR Jake Gromacki
133: No. 6 George DiCamillo OR Joseph Martinez vs. No. 17 Dom Forys OR Tyler Kenney
141: Emilio Martinez OR Justin VanHoose vs. No. 10 Mikey Racciato OR Nick Zanetta
149: TJ Miller OR Chris Yankowich vs. Robert Lee
157: Andrew Atkinson vs. Ronnie Garbinsky
165: Fox Baldwin OR Garrett Peppelman vs. Cody Wiercioch
174: Tyler Askey vs. Te’Shan Campbell
184: Will Schany vs. Zach Bruce
197: No. 13 Zach Nye vs. Nick Bonaccorsi
285: Patrick Gillen vs. Ryan Solomon OR John Rizzo