Wrestling: Virginia falls at #4 NC State, 32-2

Courtesy UVA Media Relations

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The Virginia wrestling team (3-5, 0-3 ACC) fell on the road Friday night at No. 4 NC State (10-1, 3-0 ACC) by a score of 32-2 at Reynolds Coliseum.

HOW IT HAPPENED

The Wolfpack raced out to the quick start, claiming the first four weight classes before Jake Keating would get the Hoos on the board with a win at 157 pounds. Trailing entering the third period, Keating recorded three takedowns in the third to take the 11-10 win over 10th-ranked Ed Scott.

NC State would go on to win the final five weight classes to close out the dual.

NOTES ON THE DUAL

  • Jake Keating posted his fifth career victory over a top-11 opponent with the win over undefeated Ed Scott who was ranked 10th.
  • Keating defeated a top-10 opponent for the second straight season in the dual vs. NC State. Last season he defeated No. 10 Thomas Bullard at 165 pounds.
  • Six of the weight classes were decided by four points or less in the dual.

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

125: No. 14 Jakob Camacho major dec. Patrick McCormick, 12-3 – NCSU 4, UVA 0

133: No. 15 Kai Orine dec. No. 22 Brian Courtney, 10-5 – NCSU 7, UVA 0

141: No. 24 Ryan Jack dec. Dylan Cedeno, 4-3 – NCSU 10, UVA 0

149: No. 3 Tariq Wilson dec. No. 30 Jarod Verkleeren, 5-1 – NCSU 13, UVA 0

157: No. 29 Jake Keating dec. No. 10 Ed Scott, 11-10 – NCSU 13, UVA 2*

165: No. 21 Thomas Bullard dec. No. 17 Justin McCoy, 4-1 – NCSU 16, UVA 2

174: No. 4 Hayden Hidlay pinned Justin Phillips, 2:56 – NCSU 22, UVA 2

184: No. 3 Trent Hidlay major dec. No. 25 Michael Battista, 16-5 – NCSU 26, UVA 2

197: No. 20 Isaac Trumble dec. No. 13 Jay Aiello, 7-5 (sv-1) – NCSU 29, UVA 2

285: No. 26 Tyrie Houghton dec. No. 31 Quinn Miller, 4-2 – NCSU 32, UVA 2
* A team penalty point deduction was made during the 157 pound weight class on the bench

EXTRA MATCHES

133: No. 22 Brian Courtney dec. Jarrett Trombley (NCSU), 4-3

157: Jon Errico major dec. Matt Fields (NCSU), 10-2

157: No. 29 Jake Keating dec. AJ Kovacs (NCSU), 3-2

285: Owen Trephan (NCSU) tech fall Jessie Knight, 24-9 (5:17)

UP NEXT FOR THE HOOS

Virginia will return to action on the road next weekend, taking on Duke in a 2 p.m. dual on Saturday (Feb. 12).

 

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