Nov. 25, 2017
|Virginia (1-2) vs. No. 4 Missouri (4-0)|
|Date/Time||Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 | 1:00 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Memorial Gym|
|Multimedia||ACC Network Extra | Live Stats|
|Additional Information||Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia (1-2, 0-0 ACC) wrestling team returns to the mat on Sunday (Nov. 26), hosting the No. 4 Missouri Tigers (4-0, 0-0 MAC) at 1 p.m. in a dual meet at Memorial Gym.
It’s the first meeting between the two teams since the 2001-02 season when the squads met at the Virginia Duals in Hampton, Va. The Cavaliers are 0-2 against the Tigers in the two meetings between the two programs.
Admission to all Virginia wrestling matches is free.
FOLLOW THE ACTION
Fans who can’t make it out to Memorial Gym for Sunday’s dual meet can keep up with the action through several different methods. The match will be streamed live through the ACC Network Extra and is also available through live stats. Links to both mediums are available at VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also keep up with the action through the program’s official Twitter account @UVAWrestling.
CAVALIERS IN THE RANKINGS
The Cavaliers have a trio of wrestlers in the national rankings heading into the third week of competition according to InterMat Wrestling. Redshirt freshman Louie Hayes (Orland Park, Ill.) is ranked No. 15 at 125 pounds, while sophomore and returning All-American Jack Mueller (Dallas, Texas) is No. 8 at 133 pounds. Redshirt junior Will Schany (Blair, Neb.) rounds out the ranked wrestlers for UVA, coming in at No. 18 at 174 pounds.
PROBABLE VIRGINIA LINEUP
125: No. 15 Louie Hayes (7-1)
133: No. 8 Jack Mueller (2-0)
141: Sam Martino (3-5)
149: Sam Krivus (6-3)
157: Michael Murphy (4-4)
165: Andrew Atkinson (6-2)
174: No. 18 Will Schany (8-0) OR Michael Battista (1-4)
184: Chance McClure (2-2) OR Jack Walsh (0-7)
197: Jay Aiello (6-3)
HWT: Tyler Love (3-3)
*Rankings By InterMat
A LOOK AT MISSOURI
Missouri enters the weekend ranked No. 4 in the latest NWCA/USA Today Coaches poll. The Tigers also have seven individual wrestlers ranked in the latest rankings by InterMat Wrestling. Missouri is 4-0 in dual matches with wins over Illinois, Truman State, Missouri Valley and Central Missouri. The Tigers have a dual meet with Virginia Tech on Saturday night before facing the Cavaliers on Sunday afternoon.
PROBABLE MISSOURI LINEUP
125: No. 19 Barlow McGhee (5-1)
133: No. 9 John Erneste (8-0)
141: No. 4 Jaydin Eierman (9-0) OR Nick Nasenbeny (4-4)
149: No. 19 Grant Leeth (6-2) OR Alex Butler (10-1)
157: No. 2 Joey Lavallee (7-0) OR Luke Fortuna (7-1)
165: Connor Flynn (6-2)
174: No. 4 Daniel Lewis (8-0)
184: Canten Marriott (6-1) OR Wyatt Koelling (7-2)
197: No. 3 Willie Miklus (7-1)
HWT: Austin Myers (7-2)
*Rankings By InterMat
UP NEXT FOR THE HOOS
Virginia will return to the road next weekend, sending wrestlers to compete at the prestigious Cliff Keen Invitational in Las Vegas. The two-day event begins on Friday, Dec. 1.