No. 22 App State No. 9 Virginia Tech Hawkeyes
when: Friday, January 13, 2023
time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Where: Varsity Gym, Boone, NC
Admission fee: https://appstatesports.com/sports/wrestling
How to watch: https://rokfin.com/TheGrind
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- The Hawkeyes finished in the top 10 for the seventh straight week in three national polls Friday night.
- Hokies features 10 ranked wrestlers for 6 consecutive weeks.
- Individually, the Hawkeyes boast ten wrestlers ranked – No. 20 Eddie Ventresca (125 lbs), No. 6 Sam Latona (133 lbs), No. 15 Tom Crook (141 lbs), No. 11 Caleb Henson (149 lbs), No. 6 Bryce Andonian (157 lbs), No. 20 connor brady (165 lbs), No. 3 Mekhi Lewis (174 lbs), No. 7 Hunter Boren (184 lbs), No. 23 Andy Smith (197 pounds), and No. 23 Hunter Kataka (285 lbs).
- Latona moved up five places from 11th to 6th by defeating 3rd place Vito Arjau.
tale of the tape
- The Hokies have 10 ranked wrestlers and the Mountaineers have 5 ranked wrestlers.
- 5 ranked match possibilities
- No. 11 Caleb Henson Two-time, four-time SoCon Champion No. 8 Jonathan Milner will take on yet another Top 10 opponent.
- The dual includes four All-Americans, ten NCAA qualifiers and five conference champions.
- Friday night will be the second co-ranked dual at Varsity Gym.
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No. 9 Virginia Tech Hawkeyes vs. No. 22 App State Mountaineers
125 – No. 20 Eddie Ventresca vs No.21 Caleb Smith (Appli State)
133 – No.6 Sam Latona vs No.24 Sean Carter (Appli State)
141 – No. 15 Tom Crook Also Colin Gerardi vs Heath Gonier (App State)
149 – No.11 Caleb Henson vs No.8 Jonathan Milner (Appli State)
157- Clayton Ulry vs No.31 Tommy Ascii (app state)
165 – No. 20 connor brady vs No.26 Will format (app state)
174 – No.3 Mekhi Lewis vs Will Miller (app state)
184 – No. 7 Hunter Boren vs Luke Uriano (App State)
197 – No. 23 Andy Smith vs Carson Floyd (app state)
285 – No. 23 Hunter Kataka vs Mason Ficella (App State)