CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia wrestling team (6-3, 0-1 ACC) heads back out on the road this weekend to face North Carolina (5-6, 1-0 ACC) in ACC competition on Friday (Jan. 27). The dual is set to begin at 7 p.m.

Friday night’s dual at North Carolina will be streamed on ACCNX which is available through the and the ESPN app to fans who have the ACC Network as part of their television package. Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAWrestling).

• It’s the first road dual of the ACC slate for the Hoos after opening conference competition with Pitt last weekend.
• Virginia has eight different wrestlers listed among the latest individual rankings, including five wrestlers ranked in the latest InterMat rankings released this week.
• Hadyn Danals has been a force for the Hoos in his matches, ranking fifth in tech falls in the NCAA in the awards rankings released this week with five tech falls in 20:37 minutes of time.
• Neil Antrassian is looking for his 20th win on the season as he enters the dual with a 19-4 mark on the year.
• Michael Battista is the only other wrestler on the squad to have surpassed the 20-win plateau already this season and sits at 22-5 on the year.

125: Patrick McCormick
133: Marlon Yarbrough II OR Keyveon Roller
141: Dylan Cedeno OR No. 29 Brian Courtney
149: No. 28 Jarod Verkleeren
157: Jake Keating
165: No. 17 Justin McCoy OR Nick Hamilton
174: Vic Marcelli
184: No. 18 Neil Antrassian
197: No. 24 Michael Battista
HWT: Ethan Weatherspoon OR Jessie Knight

125: No. 19 Jack Wagner
133: Jace Palmer or Joey Melendez
141: No. 13 Lachlan McNeil
149: No. 25 Zach Sherman or Wil Guida
157: No. 3 Austin O’Connor
165: Joey Mazzara or Gino Esposito
174: No. 9 Clay Lautt or Michael Goldfeder
184: No. 13 Gavin Kane
197: Max Shaw or Cade Lautt
285: Aydin Guttridge or Brandon Whitman

• North Carolina leads the all-time series between the teams 49-32-0.
• The Tar Heels won the last meeting 17-16 on criteria after the teams battled to a 16-16 score with each side winning five weight classes.
• Two of the last three meetings have been decided by one point as North Carolina won the 2020 dual 19-18.