CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia wrestling team (3-2, 0-0 ACC) opens the ACC portion of the schedule this weekend when the Cavaliers travel to take on No. 18 Pitt (5-3, 0-0 ACC) at 7 p.m. on Friday (Jan. 21).

The dual meet will be stream on ACCNX from Pitt’s Fitzgerald Field House and is available on the ESPN app and to customers who subscribe to a television provider that carries ACC Network. A link to the stream is available at Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAWrestling).

• Virginia enters the week with seven wrestlers ranked in the latest InterMat individual rankings.
• Jay Aiello leads the way as the highest-ranked Cavalier at No. 11 at 197 pounds.
• Aiello and Justin McCoy (165) are both undefeated on the season to help the Virginia lineup.
• Michael Battista (184) is on a 10-match win streak entering the dual with Pittsburgh and is now ranked.
• Aiello returned to action in a tri-dual at Northwestern in December after missing the early part of the season following his bronze-medal outing at 97kg at the U23 World Games in Serbia in November.
• A pair of grad transfers have had a big impact for the Hoos this season with Penn State transfer Jarod Verkleeren at 149 pounds and Penn transfer Jon Errico at 157 pounds.
• Verkleeren has raced out to a 15-4 record this season, while Errico has gone 12-3 to this point.

125: Patrick McCormick (9-7)
133: No. 14 Brian Courtney (7-2)
141: Dylan Cedeno (2-2) OR Evan Buchanan (6-4)
149: No. 28 Jarod Verkleeren (14-5)
157: No. 28 Jake Keating (8-2)
165: No. 15 Justin McCoy (10-0)
174: Vic Marcelli (3-2) OR Justin Phillips (10-3)
184: No. 23 Michael Battista (11-1)
197: No. 11 Jay Aiello (7-0)
285: No. 26 Quinn Miller (9-4) 

125: No. 21 Gage Curry (10-6) OR Colton Camacho (11-5)
133: No. 7 Micky Phillipi (9-3)
141: No. 20 Cole Matthews (9-2)
149: Luke Kemerer (7-7) OR Dan Mancini (11-8)
157: No. 21 Elijah Cleary (8-4)
165: No. 13 Jake Wentzel (9-4)
174: Hunter Kernan (7-7) or James Lledo (12-6)
184: No. 31 Gregg Harvey (6-3)
197: No. 9 Nino Bnaccorsi (8-2)
285: Jake Slinger (9-9)

• Pittsburgh leads the all-time series with the Cavaliers 7-2
• Virginia won last season’s meeting 17-16 in Charlottesville clinching the dual with a win in the final bout
• In the last meeting each team won five weight classes, but UVA got a pair of major decisions to secure victory
• Both UVA wins in the series have come in Charlottesville by an identical 17-16 score

Virginia will continue ACC competition next weekend when the Cavaliers host No. 22 North Carolina in a 7 p.m. contest at Memorial Gym on January 28. Admission to all Virginia home wrestling meets is free to the public.