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Four champions highlight 10 UVA placewinners at Mat Town Open

Four members of the Virginia wrestling team claimed titles at their weight class to lead the Cavaliers in action at the Mat Town Open on Sunday at Lock Haven University. Virginia had 10 wrestlers place in the weekend event overall.


Virginia recruiting class includes six among nation’s Top 100

The Virginia wrestling program has signed a group of 10 wrestlers that includes six ranked among the top 100 nationally in the 2022 recruiting class.


Seven freshmen lead 10 Virginia placewinners at Southeast Open

The Virginia wrestling team had 10 wrestlers place, including seven freshmen, in competition at the Southeast Open held at Roanoke College’s Cregger Center on Sunday.


Virginia opens season with 33-6 win at American

The Virginia wrestling team (1-0) opened the 2021-22 season with a victory on Saturday night (Nov. 6) taking a 33-6 win over American (0-2) at Bender Arena.


Aiello claims bronze at U23 World Championships

Jay Aiello of the Virginia wrestling team won the bronze medal at 97kg in the U23 World Championships on Saturday as he represented the United States in the international event.


Aiello go go for bronze at U23 World Championships on Saturday

Jay Aiello of the Virginia wrestling team will go for a bronze medal at 97kg in the U23 World Championships on Saturday. Wrestling in the medal rounds begins at 1 p.m. ET.


Aiello opens competition at U23 World Championships Friday

Jay Aiello, a member of the Virginia wrestling team, will represent the United States in competition at the U23 World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, beginning Friday.


Virginia Wrestling announces 2021-22 newcomers

The Virginia wrestling program will have 12 new members on the squad for the 2021-22 academic year, head coach Steve Garland announced with the release of the newcomer class this week.


Aiello claims spot on World Team at UWW U23 Nationals

Jay Aiello claimed a spot on U23 World Team when he won the 97kg weight class in freestyle at United World Wrestling (UWW) U23 Nationals on Saturday.


Seven Cavaliers named VaSID Wrestling All-State selections

Seven members of the Virginia wrestling team were named All-State selections by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID).


Five Cavaliers named to All-ACC Academic Wrestling Team

Five members of the Virginia wrestling team have been named to the All-ACC Academic Wrestling Team announced this week.


Hayes finishes eighth at NCAA Championships

Louie Hayes’ run at the NCAA Wrestling Championships ended on Saturday with an eighth-place finish.


Louie Hayes locks up All-America honors at NCAA Championships

Louie Hayes (Orland Park, Ill.), a redshirt senior on the Virginia wrestling team, locked up All-America honors on Friday night at the NCAA Championships to become the 17th wrestler in program history to earn the honor.


Louie Hayes advances to quarterfinals to lead ‘Hoos on Day 1 at NCAA Championships

Redshirt senior Louie Hayes picked up a pair of wins on Thursday to earn a spot in the quarterfinals and lead a trio of Virginia wrestlers into the second day of action at the NCAA Championships.


Courtney, Marcelli earn at-large bids to NCAA Championships

Virginia wrestlers Brian Courtney and Vic Marcelli have received at-large bids to the upcoming NCAA Wrestling Championships.


Six Virginia wrestlers place at ACC Championships

Six Virginia wrestlers turned in podium finishes, including three runner-up finishes, to lead the Cavaliers to a fourth-place finish at the ACC Championship on Sunday at NC State’s Reynolds Coliseum.