CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia wrestling team continues to compete on the road this weekend as members of the squad will head to App State to compete in the Mountaineer Invitational & Open. Wrestling is set to begin at 9 a.m. in Varsity Gym in Boone, N.C.
HOW TO FOLLOW THE ACTION
Live results will be available through FloArena at FloWrestling.com. Fans can also get updates throughout the day by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAWrestling).
HOOS IN THE RANKINGS
The Cavaliers continued to have three wrestlers in the individual rankings according to InterMat heading into week two of the season. Justin McCoy leads the way as the No. 9 wrestler at 174 pounds. The Gioffre brothers are also ranked with Jack coming in at No. 21 at 141 pounds and Michael ranked No. 31 at 149 pounds.
VIRGINIA WRESTLERS IN THE INVITATIONAL FIELD
125: Kyle Montaperto
133: Gable Porter, Marlon Yarbrough
141: No. 21 Jack Gioffre
149: No. 31 Michael Gioffre, Erik Roggie
157: Gavin Cagle, Dylan Cedeno, Mason Stefanelli
165: Nick Hamilton
174: No. 9 Justin McCoy
197: Colden Dorfman, Ethan Weatherspoon
VIRGINIA WRESTLERS IN THE OPEN FIELD
133: Evan Buchanan*, Joe Haynes*
149: Luca Errico*
165: Michael Murphy
184: Griffin Gammell
HWT: Cooper Rudolph
* Competing unattached
- Virginia is coming off an opening weekend that saw eight Cavaliers place at the Southeast Open.
- Five Cavaliers are set for their season debut after not wrestling in the opening-weekend tournament.
- The field at the tournament is set to see 16 ranked wrestlers hit the mat this weekend.
- Also competing at the event in addition to the Cavaliers and App State are Air Force, Gardner Webb, Lander, North Carolina and Presbyterian.
ON THE HORIZON FOR VIRGINIA
Virginia continues to compete on the road next weekend as the Cavaliers will step into dual action at the Armbar In The Armory event hosted by Journeyman Wrestling. The Hoos will face LIU and Buffalo on Friday, Nov. 17, in Albany, N.Y.