Wrestling


Wrestling: Cavaliers come up short against Wisconsin at Virginia Duals

The Virginia wrestling team claimed victories at four weight classes but dropped a dual match with Wisconsin by a score of 27-13 on Saturday afternoon at the Virginia Duals.


Wrestling: Hoos open Virginia Duals with win over Kent State

The Virginia wrestling team opened competition at the Virginia Duals with a victory on Friday when the Cavaliers took a 27-12 victory over Kent State at the Hampton Coliseum.


Wrestling: UVA splits duals with Gardner-Webb, George Mason

The Virginia wrestling team split a pair of dual matches in Richmond on Saturday, taking a 22-19 win over Gardner-Webb before dropping an 18-17 dual with George Mason.


Wrestling: Cavaliers announce newcomer class for 2023-24

The class of newcomers features a trio of state champions, multiple All-America honorees and a pair of transfers from NCAA DI institutions.


Douglass, Montes earn top honors to highlight Hoos Choice Awards

Kate Douglass and Iñaki Montes were honored as Virginia’s top female and male athletes for the 2022-23 academic year.


Wrestling: Cavaliers led by Aiello, Verkleeren at US Open Championships

Jay Aiello, a former All-American and 2022 graduate, and current Cavalier Jarod Verkleeren advanced to day two at the 2023 US Open Championships to lead a group of Virginia wrestlers in the senior men’s freestyle competition on Thursday in Las Vegas.


Wrestling: Hoos head to Vegas for US Open Championships

Seven Cavaliers will be competing in the senior division, while eight Cavaliers will be competing in the U20 division.


Wrestling: Virginia concludes season at NCAA Championships

The season came to a close for the Virginia wrestling team on Friday, as Neil Antrassian and Justin McCoy fell in the consolation brackets of the early session of the NCAA Championships at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla.


Wrestling: NCAA Championship brackets, seeds announced

The full brackets and seeds for the upcoming NCAA Wrestling Championships were announced on Wednesday, and the Cavaliers have four wrestlers in the field, led by No. 15 seed Justin McCoy who earned his fourth-straight NCAA Championship bid.


Wrestling: McCoy wins title at 165 pounds at ACC Championships

Justin McCoy claimed the title at 165 pounds to lead the Virginia wrestling team in the ACC Championships on Sunday night at NC State’s Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh.


Wrestling: UVA set to compete in ACC Championships in Raleigh

The Virginia wrestling team returns to action on Sunday when 10 members of the squad hit the mat for the ACC Championships hosted by NC State at Reynolds Coliseum.


Wrestling: No. 9 Hokies win 33-3 as Cavaliers close out dual season

The Virginia wrestling team closed out the dual season on Friday in Blacksburg, falling at No. 9 Virginia Tech by a score of 33-3 in the Smithfield Commonwealth Clash.


Wrestling: Hoos dominate Duke on Senior Night, 45-3

The Virginia wrestling team put together a complete performance on Friday, as the Cavaliers defeated Duke by a score of 45-3 in dual competition at Mem Gym.


Wrestling: Cavaliers fall at UNC; Danals, Stewart win individual titles at App State Open

The Virginia wrestling team won three weight classes on Friday night, but fell at North Carolina by a score of 30-9 in ACC action at Carmichael Arena.


Wrestling: Cavaliers host Pitt in ACC opener

The Virginia wrestling team jumps into conference action when the Cavaliers host Pittsburgh in a 7 p.m. dual at Mem Gym on Friday.


Wrestling: Battista picks up ACC Co-Wrestler of the Week honors

Michael Battista is coming off an undefeated weekend at the Virginia Duals where he helped the Cavaliers to victories over Kent State, Ohio and Navy.


Wrestling: Hoos finish weekend 3-1 at Virginia Duals

The Virginia wrestling team split a pair of duals on Saturday with a victory over Kent State before dropping a hard-fought battle with No. 23 Maryland to close out the Virginia Duals.


Olympic Sports Roundup: Two Hoos taken in NWSL Draft; Lax schedules released, and much more

A pair of Virginia women’s soccer players were selected in the first round of the National Women’s Soccer League collegiate draft on Thursday, as forwards Alexa Spaanstra and Haley Hopkins were both drafted.


Cavaliers roll to 26-6 win against George Mason

The Cavaliers turned in a strong performance up and down the lineup, as Virginia posted a 26-6 victory over previously unbeaten George Mason in the RWC Arms Classic at St. Christopher’s School in Richmond on Saturday.


Gioffre finishes fifth at Southern Scuffle

Freshman Michael Gioffre finished fifth at 149 pounds at the Southern Scuffle on Monday to close out competition for the Virginia wrestling team at the annual event hosted by Chattanooga.