CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia wrestling team (4-1) heads back out on the road this weekend for dual matchups against Kent State () and Wisconsin () at the Virginia Duals. The two-day event is held at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Va., and begins on Friday.

The Cavaliers will face Kent State at 3 p.m. on Friday (Jan. 12) before taking on Wisconsin at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 13).

The duals this weekend will be streamed by FloWrestling for a subscription and fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAWrestling).


  • Virginia is 4-1 in dual action this season and is coming off a split result last weekend at the ARMS Duals with a win over Gardner-Webb and a loss to George Mason.
  • Four of the Cavaliers’ five duals have been neutral-site contests at this point of the season with the only road dual being a victory at North Dakota State.
  • The Cavaliers have two nationally-ranked wrestlers in this week’s InterMat rankings with Justin McCoy coming in at No. 13 at 174 pounds and Dylan Cedeno at No. 30 at 157 pounds.

125: Kyle Montaperto OR Sammie Hayes
133: Marlon Yarbrough OR Gable Porter
141: Jack Gioffre OR Kyren Butler
149: Erik Roggie OR Luca Errico OR Luke Roberts
157: Nick Sanko
165: Michael Murphy OR Mason Stefanelli
174: No. 13 Justin McCoy
184: Griffin Gammell OR Dylan Newsome
197: Colden Dorfman OR Krystian Kinsey
HWT: Ryan Catka OR Cooper Rudolph


  • Virginia and Kent State have met 10 times and the series is tied at 5-5 between the squads.
  • The Hoos won the last meeting with Kent State a year ago at the Virginia Duals with a 33-6 victory.
  • Virginia has won four of the last five meetings in the series and five of the last seven meetings.


  • The Cavaliers and Badgers have faced each other four times with Wisconsin leading the series 4-0.
  • The teams last met in the 2013-14 season, a 19-17 victory by the Badgers in the Hokie Duals in Salem, Va.
  • All four meetings have been neutral-site meetings with two meetings in the ACC/Big 10 Challenge hosted by North Carolina (2006, 2008) and the first meeting in Dallas in 1998.