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UVA Wrestling Wins Big On Senior Day

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The #11 Virginia wrestling team topped Old Dominion 27-6 Sunday at Memorial Gymnasium.

The match was the last at home for UVA this season, and the five Cavalier seniors were honored before the match.

The Wahoos won 8 of 10 individual matches against the Monarchs.

Sophomore Nick Sulzer won by major decision at 165 pounds, while senior Jedd Moore had a technical fall at 174 pounds.

Senior Matt Snyder moved into the Top 10 in career wins at Virginia with a 1-0 win at 125 pounds, and fellow senior Derek Valenti earned his 90th career win with a victory at 149 pounds.

Virginia will wrestle in the NWCA National Duals in Ithaca, NY, next weekend, before preparing for the ACC and NCAA Championships.

No. 11 Virginia 27, Old Dominion 6
125: No. 10/10 Matt Snyder (UVa) dec. Rob Deutsch (ODU), 1-0; UVa 3-0
133: No. 14/15 George DiCamillo (UVa) dec. Scott Festejo (ODU), 4-3; UVa 6-0
141: No. 16/15 Chris Mecate (ODU) dec. No. NR/19 Joe Spisak (UVa), 6-2; UVa 6-3
149: No. 20/15 Derek Valenti (UVa) dec. Josh Clark (ODU), 1-0; UVa 9-3
157: No. 15/9 Jedd Moore (UVa) dec. Brennan Brumley (ODU), 3-2; UVa 12-3
165: No. 7/7 Nick Sulzer (UVa) major dec. Brett Miller (ODU), 16-7; UVa 16-3
174: No. 16/15 Jon Fausey (UVa) tech fall Marcus Johnson (ODU), 16-1; UVa 21-3
184: Stephen Doty (UVa) dec. Austin Coburn (ODU), 2-0; UVa 24-3
197: Jacob Henderson dec. No. 20/NR Mike Salopek (UVa), 3-1 SV; UVa 24-6
285: Derek Papagianopoulos (UVa) dec. Matt Tourdot (ODU), 5-2; UVa 27-6
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