Wrestling


Antrassian, McCoy, Battista each reach podium on final day at Midlands Championsips

A trio of Cavaliers finished the year on the podium, including a third-place finish from Neil Antrassian, who led the group of three Virginia wrestlers who placed at the Midlands Championships on Friday at NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill.


Five Hoos move on to second day at Midlands Championships

Five members of the Virginia wrestling team advanced to the second day of competition at the Ken Kraft Midlands Championships after a solid opening day in the tournament at NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill., on Thursday.


Battista wins at 197 pounds at Cleveland State Open

Michael Battista claimed the title at 197 pounds to lead a group of three Virginia wrestlers in competition at the Cleveland State Open on Sunday.


Cavaliers rally for 18-16 win at Campbell Sunday

The Virginia wrestling team put together a furious comeback on Sunday, claiming the final five weight classes of the dual to erase a 16-point deficit and take an 18-16 victory at Campbell.


Olympic Sports Roundup: Godfrey tabbed as first-team All-American

Virginia junior midfielder Lia Godfrey became a three-time All-American on Friday when she was named a first team selection by the United Soccer Coaches with the release of their annual All-America team.


UVA’s Contino, Danals and Phillips each place at Mat Town Open

Rocco Contino and Hadyn Danals posted runner-up finishes at 174 pounds and 184 pounds, respectively, while Justin Phillips turned in a fourth-place finish at 174 pounds to lead the group of Virginia wrestlers.


Six UVA wrestlers set to compete at Mat Town Open

Six members of the Virginia wrestling team head north this weekend to compete at the Mat Town Open I hosted by Lock Haven on Sunday.


UVA comes up short against No. 15 Northwestern in first dual match, 20-13

The Virginia wrestling team dropped its first dual of the season on Sunday, falling to No. 15 Northwestern by a score of 20-13 at Memorial Gym. 


UVA hosts 15th-ranked Northwestern in Sunday night dual

The Virginia wrestling team hosts its first dual of the season on Sunday night when the Cavaliers take on No. 15 Northwestern at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Gym.


Olympic Sports Roundup: UVA rally comes up short in ACC title against UNC

The Virginia field hockey team suffered a 3-2 loss against No. 1 North Carolina in the final match of the 2022 ACC Field Hockey Championships on Friday at Jack Katz Stadium in Durham, N.C.


Olympic Sports Update: UVA Volleyball set to host No. 10 Pitt

The Virginia volleyball team will face its second ranked opponent of the season when it welcomes No. 10 Pittsburgh on Wednesday to round out its eight-match homestand.


UVA Wrestling announces 2022-23 schedule

Virginia head wrestling coach Steve Garland announced the 2022-23 schedule on Tuesday with a slate that features five home dates and includes three home ACC duals.


UVA finishes 11th in final LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup standings for second year in a row

NCAA championships in women’s swimming and diving and men’s tennis propelled Virginia to its second consecutive 11th-place finish in the final 2021-22 LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup competition.


Wrestling: Virginia adds Penn graduate transfer Antrassian

Neil Antrassian has joined the Virginia wrestling program as a graduate transfer, it was announced by head coach Steve Garland on Thursday.


Aiello qualifies for spot on U.S. Senior National Team

Jay Aiello of the Virginia wrestling program became the first Cavalier to secure a spot on the U.S. senior National Team roster with his win over Isaac Trumble at Final X at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday.


Aiello claims third at 92 KG World Team Trials Challenge

With his third-place finish, Jay Aiello is still in contention for a spot on the U.S. World Team.


Verkleeren qualifies for World Team Trials

Jarod Verkleeren qualified for the World Team Trials by claiming a first-place finish at 70kg in freestyle at the USAW Last Chance Qualifier to lead a trio of Virginia wrestlers at the event that ran Friday through Sunday.


Cavaliers compete at US Open Championships

Jay Aiello and Michael Battista of the Virginia wrestling team placed along with incoming signee Garrett Grice to lead a group of Virginia wrestlers at the USMC U.S. Open Championships in Las Vegas over the weekend.


Five Cavaliers named Scholar All-Americans by NWCA

Five members of the Virginia wrestling team have been named Scholar All-America selections by the National Wrestling Coaches Association.


Five Virginia wrestlers named All-ACC Academic Team selections

Five members of the Virginia wrestling team have been named to the All-ACC Academic Wrestling Team. The five selections is the second most in the league.